Where can I teach with an AMI diploma?

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An AMI diploma is the gold standard of Montessori teacher training. When you choose to study to be a teacher on an AMI course, you are earning a diploma that is recognized globally for its excellence, rigor, and authenticity and issued by the worldwide leader in Montessori education. Your diploma can open the door to a variety of career opportunities both within and beyond the classroom. Many schools that are affiliated with various Montessori organizations, within the U.S. and around the world, will hire AMI-trained teachers. 

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What level of English proficiency is required?

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Course instruction is conducted entirely in English. If you are a non-native English speaker, you must provide scores from one of the following tests: TOEFL iBT TOEFL Essentials IELTS Duolingo Visit the Admissions page for more information.

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What are the observation and practice teaching requirements?

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For the Assistants to Infancy (0-3) course, 250 hours of observation and 30 hours of practice teaching are required. For the Primary (3-6) course, 90 hours of observation and 120 hours of practice teaching are required. Observation - Half of those might be done in one’s own classroom if they work in a primary Montessori classroom, with approval of the course trainer. The other half will be done in a classroom led by an AMI trained teacher (the school does not need to be AMI recognized). Your trainer will assist you in finding a school in your vicinity and must approve [...]

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How much homework can I expect?

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The amount of time each trainee takes to complete their homework varies. Most trainees undertake 1-2 hours each evening during in-person class weeks. During the weeks with Zoom class, trainees should plan for at least 3 hours of homework per week.

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Can I work while I take a diploma course?

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Yes, this is done by many trainees on our courses. Aside from at least 90% required class attendance, trainees should ensure that they have enough time and energy to complete assignments. Trainees will also need to plan for time to observe and practice teach.

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Does WMI provide housing?

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WMI does not provide housing but we will share housing resources and options for trainees where possible. Visit the specific course page for more information. 

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What is the attendance requirement on a diploma course?

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Depending on the course, there are in-person sessions and synchronous Zoom sessions. Trainees must be in attendance for 90% of the in-person and Zoom classes in order to fulfill requirements for an AMI diploma.

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