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:

Director of Education

Beginning August 2016

Our ideal candidate will hold both AMI Elementary and Primary diplomas. To be successful the individual will need substantial classroom experience. Prior administrative experience would also be tremendously helpful. The person will oversee all classroom personnel, 6 primary guides and two elementary guides plus their 8 classroom assistants. Key responsibilities include insuring delivery of the authentic Montessori education we promise to parents of our 172 students, development of classroom personnel, and coordination of our parent education program. The secondary goal is ongoing development of our growing elementary program. This is a new positon we hope to fill by August 2016.

Primary Guide

Beginning August 2016

One of our beloved guides is leaving the classroom in June after nearly 2 decades. We are looking for a joyful and passionate individual to lead this established community of 22 children. An ability to treat children and adults with respect, sensitivity, kindness and dignity is essential. Two years’ classroom experience and M.Ed. are preferred. Fluent Spanish is a plus. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and professional development support.

Substitute Guides and Substitute Program Assistants

Desired profile for this position is someone with experience in a Montessori classroom. Calm and peaceful personality with ability to guide children through action and affirmative words is required. Typical duties of this position involve substituting when regular staff is absent. Understanding of Montessori principles, college coursework in ECE, an open-mind and sense of humor and experience working with children desired. Second language a plus. Available immediately.

Type: Non Exempt/On-Call
Hours: Varies
Salary: DOE

"In terms of the 3 R’s, our son, with two parent educators, is in a good place at home. However, the more we learn about the Montessori philosophy, the more we appreciate how seamlessly his school experience connects with that of our home."

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