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.

"My wife and I can’t thank the school enough for helping not only our son, but also us as we try to provide a consistent learning environment in our home."