School Name: Childpeace Montessori
School Location: Portland, OR
Childpeace Montessori School is seeking a Children’s House Pod Support Person to work in our Children’s House (3- to 6-year-olds) program. Pod Support Person shifts will be scheduled 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This individual will support 2 Children’s House Classrooms by providing individual student support, material making, helping with naps and recess. The position is hourly and non-exempt, school year position with opportunities to work the summers.
Pod Support Persons assist in implementing a Montessori approach to learning, preparing the environment for the children, and supporting the safety and relationships of children. Our ideal candidate has 1-2 years of experience with 3- to 6-year-olds, Associate’s degree or higher, experience with Montessori either as a student or staff member, and/or AMI Primary Training (any combination of years of experience and education to meet the requirement will be considered).
This individual must register with Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division, Central Background Registry prior to hire.
The wage range for Pod Support Person starts at $16/hour.
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 age, 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/
• A cover letter describing where you are in your professional journey and why you are interested in this job
• Your resume detailing training and experience
• two references with names, how you are connected to them and contact information