Community Job Fair

Are you looking for a job in Montessori? Does your school have employment to offer? Our Annual Montessori Job Fair is a great opportunity for schools who are hiring to easily connect with potential applicants in person.


Annual Montessori Northwest Job Fair

The 2020 Job Fair will take place on Saturday, March 7 from 10:00AM - 1:00PM. Check out our Job Fair FAQ section below for more information. And don't forget that Montessori Northwest features an online Montessori Job Board every day!

Did you miss the 2019 Job Fair?

Here’s a list of all schools and organizations represented. They may still be hiring or looking to connect!

Schools: Big Leaf Montessori (WA), Casa dei Bambini (CA), Cascadia School (WA), Childpeace Montessori School (OR), Cleveland Montessori School (OH), Community Roots School (OR), Desert Sky Montessori (OR), Eugene Montessori School (OR), Franciscan Montessori Earth School (OR), Frog Song Montessori Preschool (OR), Grand Lake Montessori (CA), Guidepost Montessori, Khalsa Montessori School (AZ), LePort Montessori, Lighthouse Montessori (WA), Little Star Montessori School (WA), Marin Montessori School (CA), Montessori Children’s House of Longview (WA), Manos Unidas Montessori (OR), Montessori Family School (CA), Montessori School of Beaverton (OR), Montessori Unlimited, Peace Tree School (OR), Renaissance Schools (MN) Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School (OR), Roots and Wings Montessori School (OR), Santa Cruz Montessori (CA), Skinner Montessori Elementary (WA), Southlake Montessori (TX), St. Vrain Community Montessori School (CO), SunGarden Montessori (OR), Tippytoes Montessori (OR), The Ivy School (OR), The Montessori House of St. John's (OR), The Montessori Schools Flatiron and SoHo (NY), The Portland Montessori School (OR), Three Tree Montessori School (WA), Urban Montessori Charter School (CA), and West Hills Montessori (OR).

Montessori Advocacy Organizations: Oregon Montessori Association, National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector, Alliance for Equity in Montessori Education, Montessori for Social Justice and the Pacific Northwest Montessori Association.

 The 2019 Job Fair was Saturday, March 2, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Montessori Job Fair historically has been an opportunity for job seekers to connect with potential employers at the training center in Portland. The 2019 event also served as a community gathering, reunion, open house, and more! Individuals in any career stage came to network, socialize and discover new ways to become involved in the Montessori community. Prospective students were also welcome to attend to see our facility, learn about Montessori teacher training and explore available job opportunities.

Stay tuned for next year!

Please email or call us at 503.963.8992

Job Fair Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where and when will the NW Montessori Job Fair take place?
The Job Fair typically takes place the first Saturday of March, from 10:00am to 1:00pm 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?
Job seekers can drop-in any time between 10:00am-1:00pm.

Q: Does it cost to attend?
Job-seekers do not need to register nor pay to attend the NW Montessori Job Fair. There is a $100 Tabling Registration Fee for schools and job-providers to secure a table.

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

Q: Do I need to be AMI/Montessori-trained to attend the Job Fair?
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: Where can I go to learn more information about Montessori education?
Right here!

Q: How do I register for a table?
Tabling assignments will be made on a first-come-first served basis. All participating organizations need to submit the $100 fee and fill out the online form. Confirmation will be sent to you within one week of receipt of the payment.

Q: What is the confirmation process for tabling?
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?
There will be no refunds issued for the Montessori Northwest 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?
Please direct all questions regarding the Job Fair to Emily, either via phone 503.963.8992, or via Email.

Q: Am I guaranteed to find a new employee or to secure a job if I attend?
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: Is parking available?
Ample free and metered parking can be found on the streets surrounding MNW.

hotels located near montessori northwest

Inn at the Convention Center
420 NE Holladay St
Portland, OR 97232
Hotel Eastlund
1021 NE Grand Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
Double Tree Portland
1000 NE Multnomah St.
Portland, OR 97232
Crown Plaza Portland
1441 NE 2nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97232


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