IMSP is an international school offering authentic Montessori education. Embracing each child's unique potential, we empower our students to achieve academic excellence and become confident, compassionate and engaged citizens of the world.

At IMSP, we pride ourselves on our child-centered classrooms, diversity of students and teachers, and our vibrant, caring environment.

We are excited to meet others who share our passion for fostering the next generation of empowered and socially aware global citizens. For our faculty, we seek out the same qualities that we nourish in our students: creativity, confidence, a sense of ownership and active participation in the community. If you feel that you meet these qualities and would like to contribute to our daily work, please click on our open positions below to apply to join the IMSP team.

In addition to the specific positions listed below, we are always happy to receive inquiries and meet educators who are interested in joining IMSP in any capacity. When we do have an opening, we appreciate candidates who have a relationship with our school and who may have already visited us.  Like at many schools, employment opportunities open up at IMSP at various points of the school year; the main hiring season for lead teachers is mid-Spring.

If you are interested in applying to be a substitute teacher at IMSP, please submit your CV and a brief letter of introduction to us via

We are looking for an Infant/Toddler (0-3) Lead Teacher to join us in beautiful Prague (Czech Republic) for the 2023-2024 School year!

We are an AMS-accredited Montessori school, serving 120 students, focused on delivering a strong English program with a Czech component. We inspire children 15 months to 12 years and pride ourselves on providing a nurturing, growth-focused environment for students and faculty alike.

We are seeking staff members who take initiative, have a compassionate and joyful personality, and are motivated by a strong love for children and authentic Montessori education. Our school is committed to life-long learning in our community and we are looking for a team player who is eager to learn and collaborate.  

We offer a positive working environment, supportive school leadership (Head of School is AMI trained from 0-12 and all Area Coordinators are trained in their area), competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. We are seeking a contract with a minimum of two years or longer.

Are you:

  • IMC, AMS or AMI trained?
  • Do you have at least 3 years of experience working as a lead teacher in a school setting?
  • Are you a native English speaker?
  • Are you creative and enjoy bringing new learning opportunities for children?
  • Are you warm and create a safe space around you?
  • Do you have attention to detail and can also see the big picture?
  • Are you a team player who takes initiative, yet is respectful and professional?
  • Are you able to work independently and as a part of the team? 
  • Do you have a love of learning and do you like to share your knowledge? 
  • Do you have the capability and willingness to improve processes?
  • Do you have a growth mindset and willingness to continually learn and develop as a teacher and want to develop yourself to become a leader of a small team? 
  • Physical Requirements: able to get up and down on the floor, can lift 30 pounds, and can keep up with a group of children. 

What is wonderful about being a teacher at IMSP?

Everyone in our team has a voice and their own contribution to make.

  • We focus on quality Montessori education and put the child first. 
  • We have weekly meetings to encourage communication and collaborative learning from one another.
  • We offer 4 teacher-work days a year, where students stay home, so teachers may change the materials on your shelves, organize, clean, work on newsletters, evaluations, observe other schools or go to workshops.
  • We encourage and offer opportunities for growth and career development over time. All staff are encouraged into continuing education. Besides formalized training, all staff members receive mentoring towards personal growth and development goals, as well as an annual professional development funds.
  • All Lead Teachers have 7 paid sick/personal days off each school year and 2 professional development days each school year.
  • Staff Members have 5+ weeks paid holiday during the school year (3-days fall break, 3 weeks at winter, 1-week spring break, 1 week at Easter, and all national holidays). 
  • We offer a 12-month contract, but all Lead teachers have a paid summer holiday of 6 weeks

If you would like to be part of our dynamic teaching team, please send your resume and cover letter to  For more information, visit us online at

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