NW Montessori Job Fair, Presented by Montessori Northwest


Thank you to everyone who participated in this wonderful event! 

See a list of participating schools here 


Registration for the 2014 Job Fair has closed.

If you would like to participate next year, please email us at office@montessori-nw.org and we will contact you with details of our 2015 event...we hope to see you there! 


Hotels Located Near Montessori Northwest

Inn at the Convention Center, 420 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR ‎ 97232

Inn at the Convention Center, 420 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR ‎ 97232

Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center, 1021 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232 

Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center, 1021 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232 

Doubletree by Hilton Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah St, Portland, OR 97232

Doubletree by Hilton Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah St, Portland, OR 97232

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center, 1441 NE 2nd Ave Portland OR 97232

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center, 1441 NE 2nd Ave Portland OR 97232


FAQs
Q: Where and when will the NW Montessori Job Fair take place?
A:
The Job Fair will take place at Montessori Northwest: 622 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214 (map).

Q: What are the hours of the Job Fair? Do I have to attend the entire event?
A:
The Fair will be a drop-in event running from 10AM-3PM.

Q: I just paid to have my resume posted at the Job Fair, what happens next?
A:
Once your payment has been confirmed, you will need to do two things:
     1) Email a PDF version of your resume to janet@montessori-nw.org

     2) Print and Mail 25 copies of your resume to
          Montessori NW, c/o Janet Lewis
          622 SE Grand, Portland, OR, 97214

Q: I just paid to have my employment opportunity posted at the Job Fair, what happens next?
A:
Once your payment has been confirmed, you will need to do two things:
     1) Email a PDF version of your job posting to janet@montessori-nw.org

     2) If you would like to have any additional printed materials about your learning community on display at the job fair (will not be returned), please mail them to:
          Montessori NW, c/o Janet Lewis
          622 SE Grand, Portland, OR, 97214

Q: Does it cost to attend?
A:
Job-seekers do not need to register nor pay to attend the NW Montessori Job Fair. There is a $50 Tabling Registration Fee for schools and job-providers to secure a table.

Q: What is included in the Tabling Registration Fee?
A:
One 6’ x 3’ table, two chairs, one 8"x11” acrylic sign stand, and your name listed online and in print. Lunch meals can be purchased for an additional charge. Access to electrical outlets is limited. Indicate your want for electrical access on your application.

Q: How do I order a lunch and are there vegetarian options?
A:
The option to purchase a meal will be offered during the online registration process. Yes, there is a vegetarian option.

Q: Do I need to be AMI/Montessori-trained to attend the Job Fair?
A:
No. We anticipate schools and administrators to post a full spectrum of employment found within Montessori learning communities. This will certainly include the need for trained guides, though other positions like teacher-aids, office staff, after-school childcare providers, and activity specialists do not typically require Montessori training.

Q: Can I attend the Job Fair as a networking event, even if I'm not really looking for a job?
A:
Absolutely! Montessori Northwest is a hub of activitiy for the Pacific Northwest Montessori community and a great way to connect with your colleagues and make new friends.

Q: Where can I go to learn more information about Montessori education?
A:
Right here!

Q: How do I register for a table?
A:
Tabling assignments will be made on a first-come-first served basis. All tablers need to complete and submit an application form. Confirmation of space will be sent to you within two weeks of receipt of the application. Register here

Q: What is the confirmation process for tabling?
A:
Specific space will be assigned and confirmed by Montessori Northwest upon receipt of full payment of fees. Please note that space is limited and the ability to table may sell out. You are encouraged to register as soon as possible.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?
A:
There will be no refunds issued for the NW Montessori Job Fair. Job-Providers acknowledge that cancellation of their contract includes forfeiture of access to table at the function.

Q: Who can I contact with additional questions?
A:
Please direct all questions regarding the Job Fair to Janet Lewis, either via phone 503.963.8992, or via Email.

Q: What if my school has a job to post but cannot attend the Job Fair?
A:
We understand that not all schools/organizations will be able to table at the NW Montessori Job Fair on February 22nd, 2014. To better serve all job-providers, those who are unable to attend can have their job-postings prominently displayed at the event by registering here, guaranteeing that your resume/CV will be seen by all attendees--There is a $25 administrative charge for this service.

Q: Am I guaranteed to find a new employee or to secure a job if I attend?
A:
No. Montessori Northwest does not endorse any employers nor applicants that are affiliated with the Job Fair. All participants are responsible for their own research about schools, positions, and interviewees. Montessori Northwest is not responsible for the quality of any applicant hired for any position.

Q: What if I’m looking for a job but cannot attend?
A:
We understand that not everyone who is currently seeking a position within a Montessori school will be able to attend the Northwest Montessori Job Fair on February 22nd, 2014. To better serve all job-seekers, applicants who are unable to attend can have their resume prominently displayed at the event by registering here, guaranteeing that your resume/CV will be seen by all attendees--There is a $15 administrative charge for this service.

Q: Is parking available?
A:
Montessori Northwest has a small parking lot that holds about ten cars on the corner of SE 6th Avenue and SE Alder Street. Look for the spots are marked “MNW RESERVED”. Ample free and metered parking can be found on the streets surrounding MNW.

For additional information on this event, please contact Janet Lewis by clicking here.