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About Our Staff

Our staff includes teachers, a chef, administrators and substitute teachers. Each teacher has a minimum of 12 ECE units and/or Montessori training, or an AA or BA. Each of our staff members have been CPR and First Aid Trained. Our school chef prepares homemade meals in the kitchen daily using processed foods minimally. We puree fruits and vegetables and freeze them for our infants as well. We serve breakfast, lunch and two snacks daily. We believe in nutrition for a happy, healthy child. As the children get older, we also believe in serving meals and snack family style. This gives the child the opportunity to serve themselves their snacks and their meals. It teaches them independence, manners and responsibility.

Brenda Jacobson

Educational Adminstrator

Brenda Jacobson is the Educational Administrator for Montessori in the City. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development from California State University, Sacramento. She is also Montessori Certified in ages 0-3 from the San Francisco Bay Area Montessori Teacher Education Center. Brenda has been at Lincoln Plaza since 1993. She started as an assistant teacher and worked very hard to gain a greater understanding and love for the Montessori philosophy. She feels as though Lincoln Plaza Montessori is her second home and that all the children here are her children too. She feels as though her heart could be no where else but here at Lincoln Plaza Montessori.

Kristen Miller

Business Administrator

Kristen Miller is the Business Administrator for Montessori in the City. She has a Bachelor of Art degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, Sacramento. Kristen came to Lincoln Plaza Montessori in 1997 with several years experience in Montessori education and also in book keeping and office administration. Kristen started at this school as a teacher’s assistant, and has truly developed a love and respect for the children, families here at Lincoln Plaza Montessori. She feels very passionate about early childhood education and feels that parents and teachers work together to create an enriching and loving environment for children. She is married and has two children of her own. She feels privileged to be a part of the Lincoln Plaza Montessori family. 

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Career Opportunities

Make in impact in the life of a child, family and community! Montessori in the City, inc. operates the Lincoln Plaza Montessori School located in the Cal Pers State Building in Downtown Sacramento. Montessori in the City offers several opportunities for professionals in the early childhood education field to work and grow in a well functioning Montessori environment. Making a difference for a child can be a life changing experience for the child and the teacher.

If you are creative, cheerful, responsible, and passionate about working with children then we would love to have you on our team. As a staff team, we try to make everyday a special day in the lives of all who enter our school.

Some of the advantages of joining our Montessori family are…

  • Positive environment for everyone

  • Modern facility with excellent security for the protection of the children and staff

  • Competitive salary

  • Childcare discounts

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid time off

  • Medical Insurance and AFLAC

  • 401K Retirement Options

  • Life Insurance for each employee

  • Tuition Assistance for Montessori Training

  • Staff training days, meetings and conference opportunities

  • Being a part of a company that values educators, their families and the families we serve

You may email us your resume and application to or fax to (916) 795-3789. We will schedule an interview if a teaching position is available. If a position is not currently available, we will keep your information on file. We hope that we have the opportunity to have you join our Montessori family soon.

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