Children’s House Primary Guide (Limited Duration)


Childpeace Montessori School

Childpeace Montessori is seeking a Primary Guide (Limited Duration, approximately August 2024 – June 2025) to join our Children’s House Program. The Primary Guide will lead an established classroom with 25 students alongside a supportive Assistant. This position works within the Children’s House Program that consists of four Primary Classrooms, two After School Care Clubrooms, and an Early Childhood Program Director.

Our ideal candidate has an AMI Primary Diploma (required), Bachelor’s degree (required) or higher, experience with 3 to 6 year-olds, and knowledge of the normal developmental needs and tendencies of the primary-aged child. They will ideally possess strong communication and organizational skills, embrace professional teamwork and collaboration, and bring a kind spirit to the important work of building relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.

This individual must register with Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division, Central Background Registry prior to hire.

Schedule: Weekdays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend commitments

Rate: $58,000 – $70,000 Annually DOE

Benefit: Benefit-eligible (medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending, and more)

*Offer of employment is dependent upon successful enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care’s (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR).

About Childpeace: Our staff work with hundreds of toddlers through adolescents in their educational journey every year. Childpeace’s classrooms offer a beautiful, vibrant environment in northwest Portland, three blocks from the Willamette River near several urban parks, walking trails, and restaurants. Our school is located within several blocks of major bike and bus routes with many staff commuting by bike and bus. Childpeace values responsibility, educational excellence, love of learning, sustainability, and equity as important characteristics of our learning community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds, particularly those from historically underrepresented groups, whose personal and professional experiences will help us work toward our vision to shape the future of our world through the cultivation of inquisitive minds and socially responsible young citizens.

Childpeace Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of age, 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.