Elementary Guide


Childpeace Montessori

Elementary Guide

Childpeace Montessori is seeking an Elementary Guide to join our Elementary Program beginning August 2021.

The Elementary Guide will lead an established classroom with the support of an Assistant. Work hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. during the school year with occasional evening and weekend commitments. The wage range for this position depends on experience and begins at $52,000 on an annual basis.

Our ideal candidate is a positive person who has a Bachelor’s degree and AMI Elementary Montessori Certification, possesses strong communication and organizational skills, Montessori Elementary classroom experience, embraces professional teamwork and collaboration, and brings a kind spirit to the important work of building relationships with students, parents, and colleagues. Art/music abilities, physical education/movement skills or facility with Spanish language are helpful supportive skills.

This position is salaried, exempt, and benefit-eligible (medical, dental, and vision insurance, and more).

Requirements upon hire:

Background clearance through Department of Human Services

Within 30 days must obtain:

Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate

Food Handler Certification

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN)

Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS)

Prevention is Better Than Treatment (PBTT)

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 dynamic working community of Montessori professionals.

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following documents our employment page at: https://childpeace.org/employment.html:

• A cover letter describing where you are in your professional journey and why you are interested in this job

• Your resume detailing training and experience

• two references with names, how you are connected to them and contact information

*No phone calls please.

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.