Primary Lead Guide – Fall 2021

School Name: Little Oak Montessori School

School Location: White Salmon, WA

Little Oak Montessori School in White Salmon, Washington seeks an AMI-trained primary guide to begin in the Fall of 2021. Come join our dedicated staff and vibrant community in the Columbia River Gorge. Little Oak is located in White Salmon, Washington, a ten minute drive from Hood River, Oregon and one hour from Portland, Oregon. The Gorge is known for world-class outdoor recreation, abundant local organic produce and majestic Pacific Northwest beauty.

Ideal candidates will have AMI certification at the primary level and a Bachelor’s degree. Preferred candidates will have a Washington State teaching certificate (or be eligible to obtain certification) and a Master’s Degree. Both recent graduates and experienced Montessori educators are encouraged to apply.

Little Oak provides fully implemented AMI Montessori education for children ages 3 through 12 years of age. We seek an organized, warm, flexible guide who can effectively run a classroom according to the Montessori Method.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to understand and work with students having a range of learning styles. They will be able to communicate effectively and professionally with parents, students, and staff. Professionalism, a positive attitude, and sensitivity to confidentiality are essential characteristics for the ideal candidate.

Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience and competitive with independent schools in the area.

We offer: competitive salary, professional development opportunities, 401k retirement plan, MERP (Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan), paid holidays and annual PTO.

We appreciate: warmth, patience, creativity, collaboration, humor, and most important passion for working with children.

Little Oak Montessori is an incorporated non-profit 501(c)3 and equal opportunity employer.


Please send your resume and a cover letter of interest to Head of School, Lindee Lewit