Job Opening for 2024-25

Montessori Primary Guide in Portland, Oregon, US

Montessori Primary Guide
We are seeking a warm, thoughtful, compassionate Primary Guide to join our community.  You will be sharing your talents with supportive colleagues.  We have an inclusive learning environment and strive to collaborate with others who wish to cultivate kindness and curiosity.  As a team, we embrace continual learning through professional development and coaching.

Lewis & Clark Montessori School has been serving families since 2008.  We are a public charter school, dedicated to making Montessori accessible to all.   Our school spans Primary through Middle School.  Join our community, and discover what wonders the Pacific Northwest has to offer!  We are located just east of Portland, Oregon.  The area offers stunning natural beauty, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and a rich cultural scene.

We are highly passionate about, experienced in, and committed to the Montessori approach.

Bachelor’s degree and AMI Primary Certification, other MACTE accredited trainings will be considered
A deep reserve of patience, generosity, and adaptability
Prefer experience as a Lead Guide (or Assistant), with a reflective understanding and appreciation of Montessori practice and philosophy.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
The ability to build positive relationships with colleagues, families, and children
Proficiency in a second language is desirable but is not required

Competitive salary commensurate with experience
40 hours of paid sick time
Paid Health Care/Vision/Dental plan
Eligibility to participate in the Oregon Savings & Growth Plan
Participation in PERS State Retirement Program (after 6 months + 600 hours work)
For staff children:  100% discount on school tuition and Enrichment Program fees

To learn more about our school community visit our website
If you are looking to be rooted in meaningful work, we would love to hear from you.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and two references to Kristine Coates, at:

Lewis & Clark Montessori School is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect.
We invite applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities.

Special qualifications:
MACTE accredited Montessori training

This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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