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:

Part Time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

The Portland Montessori School is currently seeking a Part Time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist in the afternoon to provide front desk coverage and administrative support to the school. Other duties include managing incoming calls & visitors, ordering supplies, and maintaining school records.

Must have A.A. Degree, 2 or more years of administrative/secretarial experience and 6 or more months experience with children ages 3-6 in a qualified childcare facility. Strong knowledge of MS Office (including MS Word, Outlook and Excel) and database software desirable. Demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with parents, students, staff and the public in a school setting. Experience in a Montessori school preferred. Must be personable, punctual, organized and a team player. Hours are Monday through Friday from 12:30-6pm, includes sick leave and holiday pay.

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.