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Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School Montessori Primary Guide


Portland, OR


August 2024




We are seeking a warm, thoughtful, compassionate Primary Guide to join our community.  You will be sharing your talents with supportive colleagues.  We have an inclusive learning environment and strive to collaborate with others who wish to cultivate kindness and curiosity.  As a team, we embrace continual learning through professional development and coaching.   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.  Join 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. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and AMI Primary Certification A deep reserve of patience, generosity, and adaptability Prefer experience as a Lead Guide (or Assistant), with a reflective understanding and appreciation of Montessori practice and philosophy. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills The ability to build positive relationships with colleagues, families, and children Proficiency in a second language is desirable but is not required 

Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience 40 hours of paid sick time Paid Health Care/Vision/Dental plan Eligibility to participate in the Oregon Savings & Growth Plan Participation in PERS State Retirement Program (after 6 months + 600 hours work) For staff children:  100% discount on school tuition and Enrichment Program fees To learn more about our school community visit our website If you are looking to be rooted in meaningful work, we would love to hear from you.  

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and two references to Kristine Coates, at: Lewis & Clark Montessori School is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect.   We invite applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities.

Montessori Primary Guide


Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and two references to Kristine Coates, at:

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