Employment

Please email your resume and cover letter to employment@portlandmontessori.org and include the position which you are applying for in the subject line.

The Portland Montessori School is Hiring for the following:

Program Assistant

Prior experience in a Montessori classroom is highly preferred. Calm and peaceful personality with ability to guide children through redirection and affirmative words is required. An open-mind, a sense of humor and flexibility are also highly desired. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and professional development support. Hours are 11:30am - 6:00pm.

Part-Time Program Assistant

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, patient and compassionate with the ability to guide children through redirection and affirmative words. Prior experience with primary-aged children and an interest in learning about the Montessori approach are necessary. Ability to work alongside others with compassion, clarity and inspiration, an open mind, a sense of humor and flexibility are also highly desired. Duties include classroom material-making and supervising children as they go to and from the bathroom, supporting their growing independence and confidence. Hours are 10:00am - 3:00pm, year-round.

Children’s Gardener

The Portland Montessori School, celebrating its sixth decade of serving families and children, is seeking a children’s gardener to start in late August 2016. Hours are 8:00am - 3:15 pm. The successful candidate will be leading our outdoor program for children 3 - 6 years old. Minimum 6 months prior experience with children is required. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and professional development support.

Enrichment Coordinator

Work with our seasoned staff in a rich school environment specially prepared to engage children aged 2½ - 6. Our school has a large outdoor space, a beautiful garden, and is conveniently located in NE Portland. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, energetic and compassionate with the ability to guide children through redirection and affirmative words. Prior experience with primary-aged children and an interest in learning about the Montessori approach are necessary. Ability to lead other adults with compassion, clarity and inspiration, an open mind, a sense of humor and flexibility are also highly desired. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and professional development support. Hours are 10:30am – 6:00pm.

"Over the span of the past 10 years, we've had the pleasure of sending our four children to The Portland Montessori School. We're confident that it's the single most valuable investment we've made in their future."