Lead Guide - Primary
McMinnville Montessori School

McMinnville, OR

August 22nd, 2022


We are located in McMinnville, a thriving community in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine region just 30 miles south of Portland.

Founded in 1983, our school serves children ages 3 through 12. We have two primary classrooms and an elementary classroom which began in 1997. Our mission is to cultivate curiosity, independence, social responsibility, and a lifelong love of learning.

We are committed to creating an inclusive school community. Our faculty’s work is highly valued and each person has a meaningful say in the operations of our growing school. We welcome dedicated educators interested in being part of a warm, thoughtful community dedicated to the well-being of the children we serve.

Entry Requirements:
AMS or AMI Montessori Degree
1 year minimum experience working with young children
Meet all standards for Lead Teacher
Enrolled in CBR and able to provide proof of current CPR, First Aid, Food Handler’s card
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl throughout the day

What we would like from you:

A commitment to becoming an active part of our staff, parent, and child community

A strong commitment to Montessori method and philosophy

High level of flexibility

Prepare the classroom environment daily to address the needs of the children

Maintain a nurturing and patient demeanor to facilitate a calm and positive atmosphere

Provide students with effective instruction/modeling/interventions in various behavioral areas.

Document and share with parents the important milestones in a child’s day

Make and maintain regular, positive contact with parents via phone calls, email and/or home visits including communicating student progress.

Establish and maintain effective written and oral communication and rapport with students, parents and colleagues.

Participate in parent meetings, including IEP’s and Parent/Teacher Conferences.

Experience working with a diverse community of children and families, and be wiling to work as an active team member.

Salary Range 40-46k based on experience in the classroom
Health stipend
Paid holidays, PTO and breaks
10 month or 12 month contract
3% IRA contribution
$1500 continuing education allowance
Contract starts August 22nd, 2022



If this sounds like a great fit for you, please send your resume and cover letter to learning@mcminnvillemontessori.com