Support Position Opportunities
West Hills Montessori School

Portland, OR

August, 2022


West Hills Montessori School is seeking support staff candidates  to join our team for the 2022-2023 school year.  Within our classrooms, children grow in independence, confidence, and joy in learning. Our support staff  play an essential role in our community, supporting the work of Guides/teachers,  and supporting the children in their developing self-mastery.  We are seeking candidates who have the desire to be a part of something special! Experience working with children is essential, and experience working in a Montessori setting is preferred.

WHMS was founded in 1968 with the mission to deliver the highest quality Montessori education with a community focus. More than 50 years later, we are continuing to grow and learn through our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Visit our website to learn more about our history and programs!

We offer:
- A warm, positive staffing community who truly enjoy working together
- Delightful, supportive families
- 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:
- Positions start: Late August, 2022 (summer employment may be possible if desired)
- Job opportunities located at both our Vermont Street and Lake Oswego locations
- Elementary Spanish Specialist (Vermont Street)
- Support Staff/PM Care workers X 2, 11:00 am - 5:15 pm (Vermont Street)
- Support Staff/PM Care worker, 10:30 - 5:15pm Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 am - 5:15 pm Thursday and Friday (Lake Oswego)
- Support Staff/PM Care worker, 11:00 am - 5:15 pm (Lake Oswego)

West Hills offers a competitive compensation package for the successful applicant. Salary is commensurate to relevant early childhood and/or Montessori classroom experience.



If you are a person devoted to the wellbeing of children, a fun and supportive school community awaits you! To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Melissa Wilcox, Office Director, via email: melissa.wilcox@westhills-montessori.com.