(Nido) Infant Assistant

School Name: Arc-en-Ciel Montessori

School Location: Portland, OR

Who we are:
Arc en Ciel Montessori School is a small Montessori school for infants, toddlers and primary age children that also offers support and education for parents. We are located in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to collaborate with families to nurture the minds and the spirits of children. We strive for equity, community, and connections with nature. We want our staff to reflect the rich diversity of our students and families.

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for an AMI trained Infant Assistant who loves being with and caring for infants and who will enjoy being part of a small Montessori school. Experience in an AMI classroom is preferred.
*In response to the COVID19 pandemic we will prioritize health and safety for students and adults and staff must wear a mask at all times while state guidelines require it.

Responsibilities:
Assist in preparing and maintaining a beautiful and safe Montessori environment
Assist the children with diaper changes and toileting
Assist in snack preparation and daily cleaning duties in the classroom
Follow all classroom procedures and participate in outside play daily
Assist in maintaining communication with parents and other staff
Assist in maintaining proper records

Qualifications and Qualities:
Basic knowledge of Montessori theory/ Priority given to those with Montessori classroom experience
Experience working with infants up to 18 months is required
Must be current in or willing to meet state licensing requirements for employment within a childcare facility. Priority to those current in CBR.
Be able to work on the floor
Be able to lift and carry infants and toddlers
Excellent communication skills
Positive attitude
Attention to detail
Basic word processing and computer skills
Preference may be given to candidates fluent in French

Compensation:
To be determined based on education on experience

Contact:

To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to:
arcencielmontessori@gmail.com

Arc en Ciel Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of: race, color, culture, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation/affectional preference, disability, age, pregnancy, marital status, family structure, economic status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance or genetic information in its employment, programs, and activities.