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ami or ams school director, lead guide, and assistant teacher

POSTED ON january 17, 2018

Westside Montessori International in Beaverton, Oregon is one of the fastest growing Montessori schools for Infants, Toddlers, and Pre-K children. We are continuosly looking for teaching staff preferably with AMI or AMS background to be part of our school. We are expanding and opening up a new Toddler/Infant classroom, so we are looking for a new School Director, Lead Guide and an Assistant Teacher. We offer a competitive compensation package comensurate to one's experience and certification level. If you are interested please contact us at and/or To find out more about our school, visit our website at

School Address:

1870 NW 188th Avenue Beaverton, Oregon 97006 United States

School Website:

ami elementary directress

POSTED ON january 16, 2018

Pacific Rim Montessori Academy seeks an AMI Elementary guide (ages 6-12 years) starting September 2018 or sooner. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, dynamic teacher to lead the class with a commitment to AMI principles and philosophy. Spoken and written Spanish / French an asset. University Degree required for BC Teacher Certification. PRMA is an independent school that was founded in 2004 and has followed the high standards established by AMI and Dr. Maria Montessori.

School Address:

#100-6160 London Road Richmond, BC V7E2M4 Canada

School Website:

montessori primary teacher

POSTED ON january 12, 2018

Noe Montessori has an immediate opening for a full-time Montessori primary teacher. Noe Montessori is a new authentic Montessori in-home preschool, located in San Francisco in the vibrant neighborhood of Noe Valley. Our mission is to provide the highest quality support for the unique development of children and their families throughout the preschool years. The ideal candidate is not only passionate about teaching young children but also enthusiastic about the opportunity to join our hard-working team during our founding year, helping to build our program in service of our mission. The responsibilities of this role include: supervision and guidance for up to 12 children, ages 3-6 years old, using the materials and environment of our authentic Montessori indoor/outdoor classroom; recording of daily observation notes of each child’s development and progress in the classroom; planning and implementation of customized curriculum and lessons to support the individual development of each student; preparation and maintenance of the order and cleanliness of classroom environment; working closely with the school Director to maintain school polices, plan and implement parent educational offerings and services, and support the development of the school; participation in regular parent conferences and meetings as needed; training of additional staff members as needed; participation in additional trainings as needed; maintenance of license (with support from the school) for large family childcare facility. The ideal candidate has AMI or AMS primary level certification; experience teaching at the primary level; excellent communication and listening skills (with both children and adults); strong teamwork skills; positive, patient, and flexible disposition; willingness to work flexible hours as necessary; dedication to lifelong learning and personal growth; and commitment to creating an optimal learning environment for each child at our school. Other requirements include completion of pediatric CPR and health, safety & nutrition trainings; current TB test and state required immunizations; LiveScan fingerprint clearance; compliance with state licensing requirements for in-home family childcare; primary residency at the schoolhouse; authorization to work in the United States. We offer competitive salary (based on experience), generous Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), ample paid vacation and major US holidays, funding for professional development, and beautiful housing in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. Interested candidates may email a cover letter and CV to Diana Young,

School Address:

Jersey Street San Francisco, CA 94114 USA

School Website:


ams full-time assistant teacher

POSTED ON january 8, 2018

Nature Song Montessori is a growing licensed In-home Montessori school located in Rock Creek, Hillsboro. We are looking for a candidate who is experienced working with toddler and primary age children. Ideally someone who has a background working in a Montessori environment and is looking for a place to grow their experience and career in a friendly happy working environment. Nature Song Montessori is a small preschool in a home with plans to expand in the future. We want to bring on the right staff to grow with our amazing little school. Currently we have a capacity of 14 children with ages ranging from 2.5-6 years. You would be working along side an AMS trained guide with over 15 years experience. Qualifications include: Montessori trained or finishing up training, Montessori experience, child development units, background check, food handlers, CPR, ability to complete needed on line trainings for ORO. Hours would be 8:30-4:30 pm salary is DOE Holidays and vacations paid Interested?... Lets talk more! Set up an interview with: Jessica Gabriel 503-336-0351 21246 NW Cannes Dr Portland Or 97229 find us on facebook by searching: Nature Song Montessori

School Address:

21246 NW Cannes Dr Portland, OR 97229 Washington

School Website:

On-call substitute assistant

POSTED ON january 4, 2018

The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is seeking on-call substitute assistants for 3-6, 6-9 and 9-12 classrooms. Located on a beautiful six-acre campus in Northwest Portland with gardens and wooded trails, MSB was designed specifically to provide Montessori education for children 3-12 years old. Please visit our website at for more information about us. All classroom assistants are expected to model respectful and positive behavior, ensure safety, oversee the activities of the children according to the specifications of the teacher, conscientiously supervise children during arrival/dismissal times and recess, and maintain an orderly and clean classroom. Experience or training in Montessori is a bonus. The successful candidate is someone who feels joy in working with children, has a positive attitude, is patient, flexible, responsible, and a good observer. Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and three references to:

School Address:

11065 NW Crystal Creek Lane Portland, OR 97229 USA

School Website:

toddler aftercare assistant

POSTED ON january 3, 2018

Childpeace Montessori School, Portland, OR

Would you like 10 hours/week at a great school working with a Montessori head teacher and a group of toddlers? We are seeking a teaching assistant to join our Toddler Community Aftercare, 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Monday - Friday, beginning right away. We are looking for candidates who enjoy being with 1- and 2-year-olds, who are consistent, calm, and eager to learn from a trained Montessori head-teacher. If desired, you may also be on our substitute list for additional hours. We are located in urban NW Portland and easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace supports our staff with a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a passionate, hard working community of Montessori professionals. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and professional development. Pay scale begins at $14.50 per hour. Additional hours are possible via being on the substitute list. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position, a resume, and two reference names/phone numbers to No phone calls please. Upon hire, staff must be enrolled in the OCC Criminal Background Registry. Childpeace Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, physical or mental ability, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws in the admission of otherwise qualified students or in the administration of its educational policies or programs, hiring, or employment practices.

School Address:

1516 NW Thurman St. Portland, OR 97209 USA

School Website:

primary montessori GUIDE

POSTED ON january 2, 2018

Sunshine Montessori School in Beaverton has been serving the local community since 1995. At present we are looking for a trained Primary guide (AMI or AMS certification), for a class room that we are planing to open in near future. This is a full time , immediate opening. Candidates without teaching experience also will be considered.

School Address:

4845 SW Murray Road Beaverton., Oregon 97005 United States

School Website:

elementary GUIDE

POSTED ON december 18, 2017

Lewis & Clark Montessori Charter School seeks a Montessori-trained Elementary Guide to lead an established Elementary classroom, beginning the fall of the 2018-19 school year.

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2018, Lewis & Clark is a Public Charter School serving children in the east Portland, Oregon Metropolitan area with a fully-implemented, tuition-free Montessori program. Located in the beautiful agricultural area of Damascus, just 30 minutes from both Portland and from Mt Hood, our robust Montessori program includes two Primary 3-6 year old classrooms, a Primary class for 5 year olds without prior Montessori, four Lower Elementary and four Upper Elementary classrooms. We also boast a lively 60-student Adolescent program for 7th & 8th grades.

LCMCS has a warm, positive staff culture that supports professional learning. School leadership is AMI Montessori-trained and has broad experience in both the classroom and in administration. There is additional Montessori-trained staff to assist learning through our Student Support Services team. The school’s sponsoring school district is highly supportive of the school, and classrooms have a full complement of Montessori materials and furnishings.

The ideal candidate has three or more years of Montessori Elementary experience and Oregon State Licensure, or the ability to obtain this credential or Oregon Charter School Registry. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience, and competitive with schools in the area. The compensation package includes professional development opportunities, medical/dental insurance, paid days off, a wellness allowance, and eligibility for the Oregon PERS retirement pension plan.

Interested candidates may email a cover letter and resume to:

Tami O’Kinsella, Director of Education

Lewis & Clark Montessori Charter School

Phone: 503.427.0803 - Fax: 503.855.3017