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The Montessori House of St Johns is hiring!

Dear new candidates, we are looking to fill several positions:

  • Primary Teacher Assistant.
  • Afternoon Teacher Assistant.
  • Community Connections mentors.
  • Substitutes.
The Montessori House of St Johns is a strong, supportive, and vibrant community that serves families with children, 1 through 6 years of age. We have created nurturing communities for the holistic development of toddlers and preschoolers. We are a year round, bilingual (English/Spanish) community with a strong commitment to providing our community with many opportunities to explore artistic expression.We are currently interviewing for Teacher Assistants, Community Connections Mentors, and Substitutes. In addition to the descriptions below, all applicants should have experience working with young children (and love it!) and have or be able to obtain: fingerprint clearance, CPR/First Aid, training in Child Abuse/Neglect, and an Oregon Food Handler’s permit.The Primary Teacher Assistant position is for 30 hours a week, 8-2 Monday through Friday. Additional hours may be available.

The Afternoon Teacher Assistant position offers support to teachers during the afternoon work cycle and Community Connections classes. The schedule may vary but typically would be from 1-6 Monday through Friday. Assistants are responsible for the care and safety of the children, overseeing the student’s activities as directed by the classroom guide, and maintaining the classroom environments which includes organizing, preparing materials, and light cleaning. Montessori experience and/or fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. We will be hiring for some assistant positions immediately while others may not be filled until July.

Community Connections Mentors are individuals that have an art form they would like to share with the students of our community. We currently have mentors offering classes in drama, art, clay, music, and gardening. If you have a skill you think would be fun to share with young children, please contact us! Our Community Connections Classes are offered from 3:30-4:30 and 4:30-5:30 daily.

Substitutes are always needed! Preference given to applicants with Montessori experience and/or those residing in North Portland.

The Montessori House is a great group of creative, collaborative, and intentional professionals. We are seeking an open minded candidate who is excited to be a part of our dynamic St Johns neighborhood.

We are deeply committed to being active members of the neighborhood we serve. We offer competitive wages and benefits. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please email a letter of interest, at least three employer or professor references, and a resumé.

Compensation: Competitive wages based on experience
Employment type: Part-time