School Name: Chestnut Grove Montessori

School Location: Portland, OR

Chestnut Grove Montessori, housed within a purpose-built cottage and accessible outdoor space in the heart of the Sellwood neighborhood in Portland, is searching for an Assistant to the Guide/Kitchen and Garden Lead to begin in September. We are a small, certified family childcare community consisting of 15 children ages 2-6, and two adults. The children in our year-round community spend their days indoors and out in all seasons. Our garden and food program is one aspect that sets our community apart, and we are looking for just the right person to bring their passion and leadership to this position.

The ideal candidate will:

* Have experience working in a primary Montessori community with children ages 2 to 6. (Montessori primary diploma and/or experience preferred.)

* Have a love of cooking and gardening with children, and an interest and awareness of healthy, seasonal menu planning.

* Love working with children!

In addition, the candidate will need to register with the Oregon Background Registry and obtain Child/Infant CPR and First Aid certification, as well as an Oregon Food Handler’s Card. Compensation commensurate with experience. Health care benefits are available.


To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Kim O’Hern, at