Toddler Classroom Assistant
Childpeace Montessori School is seeking a Toddler Classroom Assistant to work in our Toddler Community, starting July/August 2022.
Toddler Classroom Assistant shifts will be scheduled 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
This is a great opportunity for entry-level childcare professionals, students, or individuals interested in Early Childhood Education, Montessori Education, Human Development, Psychology, and/or are currently working on an undergraduate degree or an AMI diploma.
We are looking for candidates who:
• enjoy being with 1- and 2-year-olds
• are consistent and calm
• are eager to learn from a Montessori-trained lead teacher
• enjoy detailed preparations of the room for the safety and engagement of the children
The wage range for this position begins at $16.00 per hour. The position is hourly, non-exempt, year-round, and benefit eligible.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending plans, and 401(k) retirement savings. Childpeace also offers support for professional development and a staff tuition discount (for enrolled children) upon hire. Our generous paid time off allowance covers school closures and more.
All individuals must register with Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division, Central Background Registry prior to hire.
Our staff work with hundreds of toddlers through adolescents in their educational journey every year. Childpeace’s classrooms offer a beautiful, vibrant environment in northwest Portland three blocks from the Willamette River near several urban parks, walking trails, and restaurants. Our school is located within several blocks of major bike and bus routes with many staff commuting by bike and bus. Childpeace supports our staff with a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a dynamic working community of Montessori professionals.
Childpeace values responsibility, educational excellence, love of learning, sustainability, and equity as important characteristics of our learning community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds, particularly those from historically underrepresented groups, whose personal and professional experiences will help us work toward our vision to shape the future of our world through the cultivation of inquisitive minds and socially responsible young citizens.
Childpeace Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, physical or mental ability, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws in the admission of otherwise qualified students or in the administration of its educational policies or programs, hiring, or employment practices.
Interested applicants are invited to submit the following documents our employment page at: https://childpeace.org/employment.html:
•A cover letter describing where you are in your professional journey and why you are interested in this position
•A resume detailing education, professional experience, and relevant training and certifications
•Two references with their contact information and your connection with them