Seeking Primary Guide Assistant for 2019-20 School Year

School Name: Happy Valley Montessori School

School Location: Happy Valley, OR

Happy Valley Montessori School is actively seeking a Primary Assistant (children 3-6 years of age) to commence September 2nd, 2019.

• Helps implement the Montessori approach in all areas of school, including classroom, playground, and gym
• Creates a warm, nurturing, and safe environment for children to develop, where individuality is respected and independence is encouraged
• Provides compassion, patience, and respect for children in an observant, supportive manner
• Supports the Lead Guide while modeling appropriate manners and behaviors for the children
• Maintains a clean and orderly classroom

• Knowledge and understanding of the normal developmental needs and tendencies of the primary-aged child
• Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (preferred)
• Experience in a Montessori environment (preferred)
• Experience with 2 1/2 to 6 year-old children (preferred)

• Background Check/enrollment in the Central Background Registry (CBR)
• Food Handlers certification
• CPR/1st Aid certification
• Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN)
• Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (INCCHS)
• Professional Development: Complete 18-20 hours of documented training each school year

* (Happy Valley Montessori will fully fund any needed certificates, licenses, and further education for qualified applicants.)

Compensation is dependent upon experience.


Interested candidates may kindly contact Jamie at (503) 698-2333 or send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Also, feel free to visit our website at to find out more information about our program. Thank you!