Part-Time Primary Assistant

School Name: Sunnyside Mennonite Montessori School

School Location: Portland, Oregon

Sunnyside Mennonite Montessori School (SMMS) is hiring an Assistant Teacher for our program starting in August 2019. We provide high quality, affordable Montessori education to children ages 3 – 6. Located in the Hawthorne neighborhood, SMMS is a program of Portland Mennonite Church (PMC). SMMS is a single classroom program with up to 20 students, operating 4 mornings per week during the school year.

The Assistant Teacher is responsible for supporting key aspects of school operations and is integral to fulfilling the mission and vision of the school. Working with a Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher ensures that children receive an educational experience steeped in the methods and philosophies of Maria Montessori that demonstrates love, patience and respect for all children. Curriculum and activities are designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth. The Assistant Teacher models appropriate manners and behaviors and encourages the children to be independent. Methods of conflict resolution are taught and practiced with an emphasis on understanding others points of view.

This is a part-time, hourly position. Pay is commensurate with education and experience.


For a full job description, send an inquiry to Posting to close June 30, 2019.