Classroom Assistant-SunGarden Montessori

School Name: SunGarden Montessori

School Location: West Linn, Oregon

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House is a 40-year old AMI recognized program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 months – 6 years. We offer opportunities for parent education to support the rich and a thriving community-oriented culture of the school. SunGarden has one toddler classroom and two primary classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children, and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child. Come join a community where staff are respected and empowered in their work, and encouraged to collaborate in the continued development of a very special school.

The ideal applicant will possess the following:
Positive and open communication skills.
Flexible and responsible.
Community-oriented, collaborative, and mindful of others.
Peacefully reach the whole child with compassion and a sense of humor.
Support the guide and work in partnership, accept coaching and guidance
Knowledge of child development and Montessori philosophy

Assistant Position Requirements:
At least one year previous classroom experience required, Montessori environment preferred
Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers

Assistant positions are full time hourly positions. Primary duties lie in supporting and maintaining the classroom environment, facilitating opportunities for independence and peace among the children, and supporting the Guide in her endeavors to cultivate a culture of stewardship, respect & growth. Wages are dependent on experience and training. Benefits include a monthly health stipend and paid days off.

Contact:

Please submit your letter of interest and resume to the Director of Pedagogy, Amy Grandia via email at amy@sungardenmontessori.org. For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.sungardenmontessori.org.