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SunGarden Montessori Back of House Primary Assistant

LOCATION:

West Linn, OR

START DATE:

Immediately

DATE POSTED:

5/9/24

ABOUT THE POSITION:

SunGarden Montessori is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team in providing essential support during the school day, aiding classrooms directly, and contributing to the smooth operation of our programs. This position, which can be part-time or full-time, involves a diverse range of responsibilities, including kitchen maintenance, classroom assistance, inventory management, and more.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain kitchen cleanliness and organization, including dishwashing, countertop sanitization, and inventory management.

Provide timely breaks to classroom staff as per the daily schedule.

Manage community dishes, ensuring all are cleaned by the end of the day.

Handle classroom laundry separately and deliver dried laundry to the appropriate areas.

Keep inventory of general supplies and reorder as needed.

Aid in material making and repair tasks as requested.

Prepare snacks for classrooms.

Ability to step in and sub in a classroom for classroom staff absences.

Qualifications:

Experience working with preschool to kindergarten-aged children preferred.

Ability to maintain patience, respect, compassion, and confidence when working with children.

Capacity to remain calm and attentive in a busy, flexible environment.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Ability to maintain positive relationships with children, staff, and caregivers.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

Enrollment in the Central Background Registry (CBR).

Valid Food Handler Card, CPR/First Aid/EpiPen certification.

Completion of 15 mandatory hours of training in child care, safety, and professional development.

Physical Demands:

Ability to engage in various physical activities, including walking, sitting, standing, lifting, and running.

Capability to lift items up to 25 pounds and occasionally assist with moving furniture or materials.

Close attention to visual and auditory cues for observing children's safety.

Work Environment:

Outdoor work required in various weather conditions.

Range of noise levels from quiet to loud during regular activities.

Benefits:

Competitive compensation: $18 - $21/hour depending on experience

Paid time off: Eligible after 60 days of employment

Group health insurance: Available after 30 days of employment

Opportunity to contribute to an Oregon Saves IRA

50% school tuition discount for employees' children

Employee assistance program

Professional development fund to support ongoing learning and growth

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to employment@sungardenmontessori.org.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to employment@sungardenmontessori.org.

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