Primary Classroom Assistant
West Hills Montessori School

Portland, OR

August 22, 2022


West Hills Montessori School is seeking Primary Assistants to join our team for the 2022-2023 school year.  Curiosity, exploration and independence are the foundation of our Primary classrooms. The assistant will support the Guide and the children to develop mastery of self and environment. The classroom assistant is an essential member of the community and we are looking for candidates who have the desire to be a part of something special! Experience working with children and Montessori are essential.

WHMS was founded in 1968 with the mission to establish lifelong success with Montessori education and a community focus. We are a rich and diverse learning community. Today more than 200 children, from Toddler through Elementary, are enrolled at our two campuses. Over the years our classrooms have multiplied but our mission has remained the same. Generations of children have passed through our doors and gone on to succeed in secondary school and in life. This is our proud legacy.

We offer:
- A warm, positive staffing community who truly enjoy working together
- Delightful, well-prepared students
- Lovely indoor and outdoor spaces
- Fully equipped classrooms
- Encouragement for professional growth and development
- Competitive compensation and benefits

Requirements include:
- Active enrollment in Oregon’s Central Background Registry
- Current Infant/Child CPR & First-Aid training
- Food Handler’s Certificate
- Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect training (RRCAN)
- Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety training (ICCHS)
- Prevention is Better Than Treatment  training (PBTT)

Any applicant who has not already completed the above qualifications, will have up to 30 days after their hire-date to meet these requirements.

General Information:
- Position starts: August 22, 2022 (summer employment may be possible if desired)
- Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm, hours may vary to meet our program needs
- Job opportunities located at both our Vermont Street and Lake Oswego locations
- Hourly wage range:  $17.50 - $19.00 per hour depending on experience

A friendly atmosphere, fun on the job, and a fantastic school community await you!

It is West Hills Montessori’s policy to hire and promote without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or handicap unrelated to job performance.



To apply please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Kelsey Silva, Office Director, at: kelsey@westhills-montessori.com.