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3-6 MONTESSORI DIPLOMA COURSE

Elina Rautasalo; AMI TRAINER
4 Modules, starting November 14, 2022
Blended format
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FORMAT OF STUDY:

  • Accessible blended format
  • 4 modules over 2 years
  • 800 hours of intensive training

INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

Become a qualified Montessori teacher for children aged 3-6 years. Receive globally recognized certificate from Association Montessori International (AMI) and set off on a life-changing journey. 

  • Blended format (onsite and online participation required)
  • Guidance of AMI trainer, Elina Rautasalo
  • Certificate awarded by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
  • International students
  • Starting at 8 100€

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE

AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma Course focuses on the development of the child as well as on interdisciplinary approach to the study of human beings, their endeavours and relationship with the universe for children from three to six years of age. This hands-on Montessori training provides the framework and tools for successfully teaching what works for each child, regardless of their socioeconomic status and stage of development. You will use the principles of Montessori education to foster a hands-on, self-paced, collaborative, and joyful classroom at any school, anywhere in the world. 

WHY TO TAKE THE COURSE:

Worldwide recognition
The AMI diploma is a respected representation of achievement in a teacher-training program of quality, integrity, and authenticity, and it is
recognized worldwide. AMI training courses meet the standards, both in content and teaching staff, established
by AMI. 

WHY TO TAKE THE COURSE:

Worldwide recognition
The AMI diploma is a respected representation
of achievement in a teacher-training program
of quality, integrity, and authenticity, and it is
recognized worldwide. AMI training courses meet
the standards, both in content and teaching staff,
established by AMI. 

Authentic legacy
Dr. Maria Montessori founded AMI in 1929 with an intention of furthering her work and it is the leading authority 

Authentic legacy
Dr. Maria Montessori founded AMI in 1929 with an intention of furthering her work and it is the leading authority on Montessori education. AMI diploma courses provide education of the highest quality, authenticity and integrity with Montessori's work. 

AMI Trainer
The course is conducted by AMI trainer who has taken a very extensive and rigourous Training of Trainers Program and is dedicated, skilled pedagogue with unparalleled knowledge and understanding of Montessori principles and use. 

Career opportunities
You will be able to work in Montessori Primary class anywhere in the world. Your options are, however, not limited to the classroom only as you can also work in a Montessori school administration, become a school founder/owner, AMI consultant or get enrolled in the Training of Trainers Program and set out on a path of becoming AMI trainer. Most students get a position in a Montessori school prior to their graduation. 

on Montessori education. AMI diploma courses provide education of the highest quality, authenticity and integrity with Montessori's work. 

AMI Trainer
The course is conducted by AMI trainer who has taken a very extensive and rigourous Training of Trainers Program and is a dedicated, skilled pedagogue with unparalleled knowledge and understanding of Montessori principles and use. 

Career opportunities
You will be able to work in Montessori Primary class anywhere in the world. Your options are, however, not limited to the classroom only as you can also work in a Montessori school administration, become a school founder/owner, AMI consultant or get enrolled in the Training of Trainers Program and set out on a path of becoming AMI trainer. Most students get a position in a Montessori school prior to their graduation. 

WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO TAKE THE COURSE?

800 hours

of intensive training in the training center

140 hours

of practice with Montessori materials under supervision

600 hours

of independent reading and study and completing written assignments outside of training center

90 hours

of observation in Montessori Primary classrooms

80 hours

of practice teaching in Montessori Primary classrooms

20 books

obligatory and recommended reading

REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION

  • 90% attendance in all course activities
  • 140 hours of supervised practice with Montessori materials
  • Completion of original reference albums and other course work to the required standard
  • Completion of Observation and Teaching Practice in Montessori setting as required by AMI
  • Timely submission of written assignments in acceptable quality
  • Passing of written and oral exams

BEFORE YOU APPLY

Enrollment criteria and requirements:

  • Ability to pursue academic work
  • University or college degree
  • English proficiency at C1 or higher (both spoken and written)
  • Motivation and persistence to become a Montessori teacher
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to self-reflect
  • Being structured and orderly

Applicants without a degree can also apply and their applications will be considered individually. Students without a degree can be accepted to the course based on probation terms. Also, when translation of the course is available, we accept students without knowledge of English.

DIRECTOR OF TRAINING - Elina Rautasalo

Elina Rautasalo is an AMI 3-6 Trainer with over 30 years of experience in the field of education, working with both children and adults in her native Finland and abroad. Her Montessori journey began in London at the Maria Montessori Training Organisation, (now the Maria Montessori Institute), in the early 1990s. Elina has been a member of the MMI’s training team for over 20 years.

Elina has served as the chair of Montessori Society AMI(UK) and as a council member of Montessori Education UK. She is an AMI examiner and lectures both in the UK and internationally. In addition to London, Elina has directed AMI’s 3-6 courses in South-East Asia as well as in Prague. Presently, Elina is Director of Training at Montessori Institute Prague.
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP 1

Fill out the Application Form and pay 300€ / 7 500 Kč application fee. Once you fill it out and pay, we will get in touch with you within 5 working days.

STEP 2

 Prepare the following documents:

  • Portrait Photo
  • One page motivational essay answering the question ‘Why do you want to take the AMI 3-6 Diploma Course?’
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of highest acquired education
  • Two professional reference letters
  • Criminal record check (copy, the original can be submitted on the first day of the course)
  • Read the payment options, pick one and sign the document

Documents requiring your signature must be signed, scanned and emailed in a pdf format to courses@amiprague.cz.

STEP 3

Online Application Interview

Once all the documents above are submitted and reviewed, we will schedule an online application interview to talk about the course, answer your questions and ensure you understand the course requirements.

STEP 4

Results of the Application Process

We will contact you regarding the results of your Application Process. Good luck!

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