4-Week Course

Montessori Early Childhood Assistant

Make sure you have the training to be a well-prepared Early Childhood Assistant. This course is perfect for new hires in the Early Childhood classroom!

What you will learn: 

  • The role and expectations of a Montessori assistant 
  • How to build relationships and trust with children
  • The Montessori way of working in the classroom and school
  • When and how to intervene, redirect and resolve conflict

Course Description

The Early Childhood Assistant’s Course is a practical approach to learning the philosophy and Montessori way of working in the classroom and school. Adult learners spend four weeks on their own schedule discovering how to truly be a Montessori professional. Through concise readings, online forums, short videos and assigned activities, they learn their role and the expectations of the job.


  • 100% Online
  • Duration: 4-Weeks
  • Tuition Cost: $349
  • Eligible Hours: 30

“This is my first year working as an assistant, so I took this class to become better equipped for my new job. I now feel more prepared to help my lead teacher and the children!”

– Course Graduate

“I’m very satisfied with this course! I liked the videos and text. The class interaction with other online students is wonderful, it’s great to connect with people all over the world.”

– Course Graduate

“I learned so much! This course has given me more confidence, wisdom, clarity, skills, tools and so much knowledge I can now use as a Private educator, surf coach, Nanny and Homeschooling tutor!...”

– Course Graduate

Upcoming Course Dates

How It Works

Step 1

Click resister now to purchase this course.

Step 2

Once your payment is processed (2-3 days) you will receive an email from Age of Montessori with your login credentials.

Step 3

After finishing this course you will receive your certification of completion via email. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to check in at specific times?

A: No, this course is completely self-led. No matter what country or time zone you are in you won’t miss a thing.

Q: Will my state recognize these hours for CEU?

A: This depends on the state. Please contact your state education officials to double check. 

Q: Is this course mediated?

A: Yes, a member of our faculty will be monitoring the forums and will be available via email for clarification of topics.

Q: Will I receive a certificate of completed hours? 

A: Yes, upon completion of the course you will receive an official certification to present to your state and school. 

to double check. 

Q: I’m a parent, will this course be useful to me?

A: Absolutely. Many parents take this course to better understand their child’s Montessori education or to aide their homeschooling efforts!

The training of the teacher is something far more than learning ideas. It includes the training of character. It is a preparation of the spirit.”

Dr. Maria Montessori