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ADOLESCENT GUIDES

POSTED ON december 11, 2017

Fort Collins Montessori School is a public charter school in its fourth year of operations in lovely Fort Collins, Colorado (one hour north of Denver). We currently have 135 students in primary - 6th grade. We are seeking 2 experienced, Montessori trained guides for our developing adolescent program, which will launch August 2018. Please see our full job announcement/description at the link below, and apply accordingly. Open until filled:

https://focomontessori.org/wp-content/uploads/FCMS-Middle-School-Adolescent-Guide-Job-Description-12052017.pdf

School Address:

Fort Collins Montessori School 1900 S. Taft Hill Rd. Fort Collins, Colorado 80521 USA

School Website:

http://www.focomontessori.org

 


Part-Time program assistant and on-call program assistant

POSTED ON december 7, 2017

The Portland Montessori School is hiring! Part-Time Program Assistant, 11:30 AM - 5:45 PM, Part-Time Program Assistant, 10:00-3:30 PM and On-Call Program Assistant, variable hours. The Portland Montessori School, celebrating its sixth decade of serving families and children, is seeking a Part-time and On-Call Program Assistants. We are searching for qualified candidates who are enthusiastic, energetic and compassionate with the ability to peacefully and effectively guide young children. 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. We offer competitive pay and professional development support. The On-Call position's flexible hours are ideal for students. This position is a way to learn about a progressive philosophy. We offer coaching and training for those new to Montessori. Must be on the Oregon Central Background Registry. Current CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers and RRCAN training is a plus. See our website to learn more about our amazing school community! Please email resume together with cover letter to: employment@portlandmontessori.org

School Address:

205 NE 50th Avenue Portland, OR 97213 United States

School Website:

http://www.portlandmontessori.org


 

lower elementary assistant

POSTED ON december 11, 2017

Lewis & Clark Charter Montessori School (LCMCS) is hiring for a skilled educational assistant at the Lower Elementary (1st through 3rd grade) level beginning, January or February 2018. Beginning its tenth year in September 2017, LCMCS is an Oregon Public Charter School serving children east of the Portland, Oregon area with a high-quality, tuition-free Montessori program. Located in the beautiful agricultural area of Damascus, just 30 minutes both from Portland and from Mt Hood, our fully-implemented Montessori program includes three Primary classes, four Lower Elementary and four Upper Elementary classrooms, as well as a lively Adolescent program. We are seeking a few great individuals to support the student’s learning journey. Montessori is a brain-based, developmentally sensitive, constructive educational method. The sponsoring school district is supportive of the school’s program. Our classrooms have a full complement of Montessori materials and furnishings. LCMCS has a warm, positive staff culture that encourages professional learning. The Head of School is AMI Montessori trained and experienced. The ideal candidate has Montessori training and/or experience, or a solid grounding in early childhood and/or elementary education and human development. We seek confident, competent candidates that are willing and able to work as a team. Salary is competitive for the Portland Metro area, and is commensurate with experience and credentials. The compensation package includes professional development opportunities, medical/dental insurance, a wellness allowance, paid sick leave, and eligibility to enroll in the Oregon PERS retirement fund. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: Tami O’Kinsella, Director of Education Phone: 503.427.0803 - Fax: 503.855.3017 Email: tokinsella@lcmcs.org

School Address:

15600 SE 232ND DR Damascus, Oregon 97089-8172 United States

School Website:

http://lcmcs.org

 


 middle school assistant

POSTED ON december 6, 2017

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy is looking for an applicant to fill our Middle School Assistant position. St. Francis Academy is a long-established Montessori Middle School Program in outer SE Portland. With over 40 students, the Assistant position plays a vital support role for the Adolescent Guides and students. The Middle School program, both on and off campus, is a great opportunity for someone that enjoys working with adolescents in a variety of settings. This 37 ½ hour per week position will be available beginning January 2018. Please send your resume to Sister Therese Gutting, FSE, Head of School. sistertheresegutting@fmes.org

School Address:

14750 SE Clinton Portland, OR 97236 United States


AMI Montessori Elementary guide to co-direct a bilingual class (English/French)

POSTED ON december 4, 2017

The Bilingual Montessori School of Paris (www.montessori-paris.com) is seeking an experienced  AMI Montessori Elementary guide to co-direct a bilingual class (English/French) of approximately 35 children from September 2018. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 4 years of experience and would be comfortable with the following responsibilities: - classroom management; - working with 9-12s, above 6-9 year old children; - assisting parents, with the help of the Administration, when the time comes for their children to integrate 6th grade or 7th grade, test-preparation, etc; - keeping abreast of national curriculum standards for French and International traditional schools, whether public or private. To start preferably in June 2018. Competitive salary. We prefer European nationals, or someone with working papers for France, but will assist with Visa for the right candidate. Please email your résumé and letter of intent to: info@montessori-paris.com AND to team8@montessori-paris.com

School Address:

65 quai d'Orsay Paris, IdF 75007 France

School Website:

https://www.montessori-paris.com/


toddler community assistant, portland, or, usa

POSTED ON december 4, 2017

Montessori Children’s House is seeking a temporary Toddler Community Assistant from January 3rd through March 23rd. Hours are 10:30am - 6:00pm. Salary starts at $13.75/hr. Training and orientation to take place prior to start date. Continued employment at MCH beyond March 23rd is a possibility. MCH is located on Portland’s Southwest waterfront and is easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Our program is rooted in AMI standards and is composed of joyful, passionate, and hardworking Montessori professionals. This position requires flexibility, spontaneity, and a positive attitude. Applicants ideally have experience working with young children and are patient, gentle, calm, well-spoken, learn quickly, and follow directions well. Responsibilities will include working with the children, indoors and outdoors, as well as maintaining the cleanliness and order of the environment. Child care licensing requirements include enrollment in Oregon's Central Background Registry prior to start date, along with completion of Infant/Child CPR & First Aid, Food Handlers, RRCAN and INCCHS trainings within 30 days of hire. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position, a resume, and two reference phone numbers to Nick Stocco, Administrator nick@childrenshousepdx.com. Montessori Children’s House celebrates the diversity of our school and local communities including race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of the world in our educational program, admissions policies, and staff hiring.

School Address:

3626 SW Bond Ave Portland, OR 97239 USA

School Website:

http://www.childrenshousepdx.com


AMI Primary Leadguide, albany, or, usa

POSTED ON december 1, 2017

Sundborn Children’s House has served the local community for over 20 years and is in Albany, Oregon, 10 miles from Oregon State University and about an hour from Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast, Portlandia, and the Cascade mountains. Our inviting campus has two Primary classrooms, is intentionally affordable and finds value in serving a broad socioeconomic spectrum. We are looking for a full-time AMI-trained Montessori Primary guide or an AMI guide-in-training to join our growing staff to start now. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are encouraged to apply immediately. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and professional development in a supportive work environment. Your AMI diploma gives you license to teach; Sundborn gives you the opportunity to learn. An equal opportunity employer, we also operate effectively as a collaborative faculty. Please submit your cover letter, resume and 3 references to karen@sundborn.org.

School Address:

1015 7th Avenue SE Albany, OR 97321-9301 USA

School Website:

http://sundborn.org


AMI Primary Lead, portland, or, usa

POSTED ON November 30, 2017

The Portland Montessori School, celebrating 55 years of serving families and children with Montessori education, is seeking an experienced AMI-trained Primary Guide to start in January 2018. We offer competitive salaries, generous health benefits, and professional development support. The successful candidate will bring joy and Montessori excellence to the classroom and will be guiding one of our six Primary classrooms. The position is open mid-year due to the current Guide moving out of state. Prior experience and M.Ed. are highly preferred. Current Central Background Registry clearance is required, along with current CPR/First Aid. Resume together with cover letter should be emailed t to employment@portlandmontessori.org.

School Address:

205 NE 50th Avenue Portland, OR 97213 United States

School Website:

http://www.portlandmontessori.org


MONTESSORI LEAD GUIDE (3y-6y), Austin, TX

POSTED ON November 14, 2017

Mariposa Montessori School is an AMS accredited private institution; we are a small Montessori school with a warm, natural and nurturing environment. We currently serve children ages 8 weeks to 12 years (6th Grade). If you are passionate about authentic Montessori education, we have a home for you at our school. We are seeking a Children's House Lead Guide (3 years to 6 years) to join our team of supportive teachers and grow with our school, for years to come. We need someone who takes initiative, has a peaceful and joyful personality, truly has a strong love for children, and embraces the Montessori Method wholeheartedly.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and maintaining the environment
  • Observing and recording milestones for each child
  • Using tracking tools
  • Keeping daily records and writing two short weekly journal entries (Birth to Three)
  • Cleaning and maintaining classroom organization and order
  • Supervision and direction of your assigned assistant guides

You are responsible for bi-weekly classroom newsletters and child & parent orientations. You will also help lead workshops and meetings on implementing the Montessori philosophy. Your attendance and contributions would be expected at all school events.

This position is full-time, five days per week per calendar year with occasional staff meetings and school events after hours. As a member of our salaried staff, you will receive paid time off days as well as all school holidays, paid. Each teacher receives a monthly classroom budget for purchasing and the creation of hand-made materials. Salary is competitive and reflective of education and experience. Candidates must hold a MACTE accredited Certification, preferably AMS or AMI.

Job Type: Full-time

Email resume and cover letter to : annie@mariposamontessori.com


PRIMARY LEAD GUIDE and TODDLER ASSISTANT TEACHER, WEST LINN, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Cascade Summit Montessori School is looking for a Primary Lead Guide to start a new classroom at our school in West Linn, OR. The Primary Lead Guide must be certified in either AMI or AMS and registered in the Oregon criminal background registry prior to employment. Our Staff also have Food Handlers, CPR/First Aid, and Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect within 90 days. We plan to open this classroom in January, for the second semester. We are in immediate need of an Assistant Teacher for one of our toddler rooms. This position requires enrollment in the Oregon criminal registry and a love for working with young children. We are Cascade Summit Montessori School, located in West Linn, OR just 20 minutes south of downtown Oregon. See our website for more details about our beautiful school!

School Address:

3100 Parker Road West Linn, OR 97068 USA

School Website:

http://www.montessori.com


HEAD OF SCHOOL, FORT COLLINS, CO, USA

POSTED ON NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Fort Collins Montessori School is seeking a Head of School with demonstrated strong commitment to classic Montessori. FCMS is a public charter school in our 4th year serving 135 children from 3-years-old through 6th grade. When fully developed, we will serve 350 students through 8th grade. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative leader who inspires staff, families and community while embodying the spirit, values, and practices of Montessori education. The ideal candidate will also have experience with school administration, including curriculum oversight, staff supervision and coaching, and budget management. He/she should hold an advanced degree and be able to obtain Colorado State Principal and Administrator licenses. For the full job announcement, visit https://focomontessori.org/wp-content/uploads/FCMS-Head-of-School-Job-Announcement-2017.11.17-FINAL.pdf. To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jsanderson@focomontessori.org by January 14, 2018 Fort Collins is a college town located one hour's drive from Rocky Mountain National Park, and adjacent to the Poudre River Canyon, with ample year-round outdoor opportunities and an average 300 days of sunshine a year.

School Address:

1900 S. Taft Hill Road Fort Collins, CO 80525 USA

School Website:

http://focomontessori.org



Lower Elementary Guide, seattle, washington, usa

POSTED ON November 14, 2017

Root Academy seeks a Montessori-trained Lower Elementary Guide to begin immediately for the 2017-18 school year. 

Root Academy is a preschool through elementary program that integrates daily Martial Arts instruction, Spanish language enrichment, and a Montessori classroom environment. The learning environment is inclusive, so that children of all abilities can grow toward their full potential. Root Academy encourages empathy, independent thinking, creative problem solving, and respect for others, to prepare students for active engagement with their local community and the world. Root Academy staff are invested in learning about each child and supporting them in whatever ways are necessary. We do not have any behavior or academic expectations for students prior to enrollment. In just the second year of operation, Root Academy has made great strides already with a cutting-edge approach to education and family-like atmosphere. 

This position fills an unexpected opening in our Lower Elementary classroom. The candidate should have Montessori Elementary experience and a Washington State Teaching License, or eligibility to obtain this credential. Experience working with children who have special needs or a history of trauma is desirable. Ideal traits in a candidate include humor, patience, compassion, a desire to be a lifelong learner, the ability to accept direction, and enjoyment of a collaborative work environment. Salary is competitive, and commensurate with credentials and experience. The compensation package includes professional development opportunities, medical/dental insurance, and paid days off. This is a year round position that includes teaching during our summer program.

Please send resume and references to jarreau@rootacademyseattle.org.