Full-Time Lower Elementary Assistant

School Name: Montessori School of Beaverton

School Location: Portland, Oregon

The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is seeking a Lower Elementary Assistant to join our teaching team. The assistant will support the teacher in their work with the children. This will be done through supporting the teacher and children with effective communication, modeling positive conflict resolution and supporting a self-managing classroom. The assistant will give support to the practical life aspects of the classroom including care of the environment, sewing or other hands-on skills, and material making.

MSB is a private school serving the Portland metro area. The school was established in 1978 and is located in the northwest hills on a beautiful 6-acre campus. MSB is home to a thriving and vibrant community of dedicated staff and families invested in the education, development and nurturing of its 170 children, ages 3-12.

The Ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written), flexible and responsible
• Understanding of the children’s needs through observation, modeling and redirection
• Reliable, capable and able to follow the directions to support the teacher and children

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher
• AMI Elementary Diploma
• Preferred: 2-3 years’ work experience in an Elementary Montessori environment
• Support program needs including camping trips, Going Outs and other classroom projects

General Information & Benefits Include:
• Position dates: August 24, 2020 – June 9, 2021
• Typical hours 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday during the school year, may vary to meet program needs
• Paid holidays
• Hourly wage range $17.50-18.00/hour depending on experience
• Medical, dental, and vision benefits
• Retirement plan

Contact:

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to employment@msb.org. No phone calls please.
MSB is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, pregnancy, age or physical or mental disability. or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. In addition, MSB is committed to improving employment opportunities for and utilization of people who may have been denied equal opportunity in society at large.

MSB 11065 NW Crystal Creek Lane Portland, OR 97229