Primary Lead Guide

School Name: Montessori of Alameda

Montessori of Alameda in NE Portland is searching for an experienced Lead Guide for our AMS school community. We are a bilingual school with a Spanish-speaking guide or assistant in every classroom and beautiful outdoor learning environments and gardens. We are searching for a Lead Guide for one of our Primary classrooms, serving children ages 2.5 – 6.

Minimum Requirements:

AMS or AMI credential in Early Childhood

2+ years of classroom leadership experience

Current enrollment in Oregon’s Central Background Registry and current safety set training

Excellent communication skills

Reliable and punctual

Background in Conscious Discipline, PBIS, or other respect-based classroom management technique highly preferred

Ability to work a full-time schedule, 7:30 – 4:30 Monday – Friday

Knowledge or fluency in Spanish preferred but not required

We offer very competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k); paid school closures, holidays, and PTO; tuition discounts and scholarships for staff members, and ample and exciting professional growth and development opportunities.

We are so excited to meet you that we’re offering $1000 in Sign On Bonus! $500 is paid on your first paycheck and the second $500 at 6 months!


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to