Primary Lead Guide
Westside Montessori International
Hillsboro or Beaverton, OR
August 15 to September 6, 2022
The Lead Guide in a Montessori classroom leads a classroom of 20 (maximum) children age 3 to 6 years old. The lead guide designs, develops, schedules, and plans lessons and activities inside the classroom as well as monitors the progress of each child under his/her care. The lead guide is in charge of the classroom and needs to direct 1 or two teacher assistants or aides to ensure that the classroom environment is safe, every child is engaged in a work or activity and that the Montessori-principles of child development is applied at all times.
The person we are looking for must possess good leadership and organizational skills, is self-motivated and most importantly someone who understands and loves being with children and committed to see the children around her develop to their full potential.
This applicant must have an AMI or AMS certification or any MACTE- accredited Montessori equivalent certification. He/She must have complete list of basic training including CBR, First Aid and CPR, and other training component required by the Early Learning Division (ELD) of the Oregon Department of Education
WMI offers a competitive compensation package for the successful applicant. salary is commensurate to relevant early childhood and/ Montessori teaching experience. This is a salaried-position, full-time 8:00-5:00 position, but schedule can be flexible.
The applicant must also be able to start by September in time for next school year, SY 2022-2023.