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Full-time Children’s House Assistant - SunGarden Montessori


West Linn, OR






SunGarden Montessori Children’s House in West Linn has an immediate opening for a full-time classroom assistant.

Full-time Children’s House Assistant:
The assistant will join a strong classroom community guided by an AMI-certified Guide, in a group of 20-22 children, ages 30 months - 6 years old. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30-4:00. The position pays between $18-$21 per hour based on experience and training, with the potential for a retention bonus after 90 days. Additional/optional summer hours available through our summer session. Benefits include paid days off, and paid health care for full-time employees.

Primary tasks include:
-Work with lead Guide to create an authentic Montessori learning environment
-Assisting in the preparation of a safe and loving environment in which the children can grow and learn
-Work with children on an individual and group basis
-Collaborating with other staff to create a consistent and caring whole-school community culture
-Light cleaning and organizing of classroom
-Follow licensing guidelines as outlined by the ELD and Administration

Position Requirements:
-Current CPR/First Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers
-Meet all ELD criteria for courses and licensing
-Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
-At least one year previous classroom experience required
-Montessori, Waldorf or other child-led education experience and training preferred

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is an AMI associated program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 mos – 6. SunGarden has one toddler classroom and two Primary classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children, and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child. Come join a community where staff are respected and empowered in their work, and encouraged to collaborate in the continued development of a very special school.

For more information about our school, please visit our website at


Please submit letters of interest, resume and references to

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