School Name: Frog Song Montessori
School Location: Portland, Oregon
Frog Song Montessori Preschool is seeking a lead guide to join our warm and caring classroom community. You must be Montessori certified or have experience in a Montessori primary classroom. You will act as support guide from 11:00am to 3:00pm, and then become lead guide from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. You will work in partnership with our current lead guide to create lesson plans and give lessons, helping to create and maintain the classroom.
If you feel like you would be a great fit for the position but would prefer a morning shift (8am-3:30pm) please still apply and clarify your preference. There may be flexibility for this depending on experience/qualifications.
School hours are 8:30am-3:00pm with extended hours until 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Our program follows the Portland Public School calendar. We also offer 5 weeks of nature-themed summer camp in July and August.
Frog Song is located on 14 acres at the foot of Rocky Butte, offering endless opportunities for outdoor activity and nature exploration, an integral part of our program. As a program of Dharma Rain Zen Center, Frog Song is based on the Buddhist values of compassion, respect, mindfulness and connection to nature, but is secular in content and open to families of all beliefs.
We offer a competitive salary, generous health benefits and professional development support.
Start date: February 17, 2020 (we could accommodate a slightly later start date)