Full-Time Toddler Classroom Assistant and Primary Classroom Assistant

School Name: SunGarden Montessori

School Location: West Linn, Oregon

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House is searching for a Full Time Toddler Classroom Assistant and a Full Time Primary Classroom Assistant to join our community.

Assistant positions are full time, hourly positions with a schedule of M-F from 7:30am-4:00pm. Primary duties lie in supporting and maintaining the classroom environment, facilitating opportunities for independence and peace among the children and supporting the classroom Guide in her endeavors to cultivate a culture of stewardship, respect & growth. Wages are dependent on experience and training. Benefits include an annual $350 professional development fund, a monthly health stipend and paid days off.

Position Requirements:
-At least one year previous classroom experience (experience in Montessori education preferred)
-Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
-Current CPR/First Aid Certification, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
-Certificate of Completion, Food Handlers Certification, Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety Completion

Additional Qualifications:
-Compassion, patience & flexibility
-Collaborative nature
-Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to share with young children activities such as movement/music, cooking, gardening, arts/crafts
-Initiative and care for keeping environments clean and orderly

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House is a 39 year old AMI recognized Montessori program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 months-6 years. SunGarden has one toddler classroom, two primary classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment 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.

Contact:

Please submit your letter of interest and your current resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton via email at yvette@sungardenmontessori.org. For more information about SunGarden, please visit our website at www.sungardenmontessori.org