Sunstone Montessori Hiring In-House Substitute

School Name: Sunstone Montessori School

School Location: Portland, Oregon

Sunstone Montessori School, a long-established AMI school serving 150+ children ages 16 months through 12 years old in the John’s Landing neighborhood of SW Portland, is seeking an In-House Substitute for the 2020-21 school year.

The In-House Substitute is an integral member of the school community. We are looking for flexible, energetic, observant individuals who have experience working with children of all ages and who are eager to learn and develop as members of our dynamic school community.  Strong communication skills, initiative, keen attention to details, and adaptability are a must.  Previous Montessori experience will be given special consideration. The in-house substitute provides essential daily support in a variety of ways, including stepping into the classrooms to provide coverage for both planned absences as well as sick days, supporting and supervising on the playground, covering the front desk, making materials for the Guides, and more.

This is a full-time, year-round position, beginning in late June 2020. The in-house substitute must be available and flexible to work any 8-9 hour shift as needed during our program hours of 7:30 to 5:30. Responsibilities include occasional required evening/weekend hours and attendance at Whole Staff meetings.


Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
Current CPR/First Aid, RRCAN, Intro to Health and Safety, Prevention is Better Than Treatment, and Food Handlers
Ability to lift 50 pounds

Compensation: Ranges from $13-15/hour, depending on experience and training. Benefits include medical, dental, and retirement.


Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Francesca Lowes, Program Director, at: