Primary / Preschool-Kindergarten Afternoon Assistant

School Name: Childpeace Montessori School

School Location: Portland, Oregon

Childpeace Montessori at The Terrace (3120 SE Stark St.) is seeking an Afternoon Assistant to begin August 26, 2019. This is an hourly position working with 3- to 6-year-olds, Monday through Friday, 12:45 – 4:45pm. The Afternoon Assistant supports our Afternoon Supervisor and our Classroom Guide in the nap room and through the aftercare hours.

The wage range for this position begins at $15.00 per hour.

We are looking for candidates who love to be with preschool – kindergarten children, who would joyfully support the Afternoon Supervisor in taking care of the children’s environments and in encouraging independence, engagement, and positive social skills under the Supervisor’s direction. Candidates must have experience working with this age group. Enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care Central Background Registry (CBR) is required before hire.

We are located within the Laurelhurst Village assisted living complex for elderly residents. We are easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace supports our staff with a competitive salary structure, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well-equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a dynamic working community of Montessori professionals. Benefits for this position also include over 25 paid vacation days and support for professional development.

Childpeace Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, physical or mental ability, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws in the admission of otherwise qualified students or in the administration of its educational policies or programs, hiring, or employment practices.

Contact:

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing where you are in your professional journey and why you are interested in this job, your resume, and two reference names/contacts to humanresources@childpeace.org. No phone calls please.