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Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School Montessori Primary Assistant

LOCATION:

Portland, OR

START DATE:

August 2024

DATE POSTED:

5/14/24

ABOUT THE POSITION:

We are looking for classroom assistants to work with children ages 2.5- 6.  You must have a willingness to create an inclusive learning environment by partnering with all staff to cultivate kindness and curiosity. Lewis & Clark Montessori School has been serving families since 2008.  We are a public charter school, dedicated to making Montessori accessible to all.   Our school spans Primary through Middle School.  Become part of our community, and discover what wonders the Pacific Northwest has to offer!  We are located just east of Portland, Oregon.  The area offers stunning natural beauty, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and a rich cultural scene. We are highly passionate about, experienced in, and committed to the Montessori approach.   


Consider joining our three AMI trained Primary guides as we prepare for the 2024 - 2025 school year. 


Part-Time Assistant 7:30 am - 1:00 pm,  Monday - Thursday or 11:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday As an AM Part-Time Assistant, you will work in a classroom with a trained guide, and support the three classrooms during times of transition.  Transitions include half-day dismissal, time outside, lunch, and rest time.  As a PM Part-Time Assistant, you will support transition needs, end of day dismissal, and work in the Afternoon Enrichment Program. 


Full-Time Assistant 7:30 am - 1:00 pm,  Monday - Thursday and 7:30 am - 3:30 pm, Friday or 11:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday -  Thursday and 7:30 am - 3:30 pm, Friday As an AM Full-Time Assistant, you will work in a classroom with a trained guide, and support the three classrooms during times of transition.  Transitions include half-day dismissal, time outside, lunch, and rest time.  You will also support the Friday Enrichment Program. As a PM Full-Time Assistant, you will support transition needs, end of day dismissal, and support the Afternoon and Friday Enrichment Programs. 


Qualifications: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate An enthusiasm for being with young children A deep reserve of patience, warmth, and adaptability A willingness to develop and nurture positive relationships with colleagues, students, and families Proficiency in a second language is desirable but is not required 


Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, beginning at $21.00 an hour 40 hours of paid sick time Access to a health care plan by purchase (fully paid at year 3) Eligibility to participate in the Oregon Savings & Growth Plan Paid time for training and required school activities outside of regular hours Possible sponsorship for Montessori Guide training (after 2 years) For staff children:  100% discount on school tuition and Enrichment Program fees To learn more about our school community please visit our website www.lcmcs.com.   


To apply, send a letter of interest, your resume, and two references to Kristine Coates, at:  kcoates@lcmcs.org Lewis & Clark Montessori School is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect.   We invite applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities.

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TO APPLY:

To apply, send a letter of interest, your resume, and two references to Kristine Coates, at:  kcoates@lcmcs.org

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