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At AEME, hire qualified applicants for our Montessori preschool program located in Portland, Oregon. Our Mission – Equity, Access and Choice. We increase access to high-quality, early childhood education for children and families impacted by economic and racial inequities by providing tuition-free Montessori for preschool-age children. Most of our children enter as English language learners.

In the Classroom Job Opening

Lead Primary Guide/Teacher at our Alder Montessori School

Job Posting: 08/09/2023
School Year 2023-24 – job posted until position is filled.

Are you a Montessori Guide who loves bringing a Montessori primary classroom to life, works with a collaborative approach, is committed to equity, and genuinely enjoys people (young children and adults)?

We are seeking qualified applicants for a Lead Primary Montessori Guide at our Alder Montessori School which provides high-quality Montessori early childhood education free of cost to low-Income children and families. Alder Montessori is co-located at Alder Elementary School, within the Reynolds School District, and serves children ages 3-5 within our two multi-age classrooms. Most of our children enter as English language learners. Our team works collaboratively with multiple partner organizations on behalf of our students and families. A successful candidate will be “We focused”, bring dependability, creativity, joy, positive enthusiasm, professionalism and a dedication to equity and high-quality Montessori early childhood education.

The Guide will be responsible for presenting and integrating primary (Preschool) curriculum for students, facilitating parent engagement/education and conferences, record and data management, and student assessment. The Guide will receive support from our Montessori School Manager, provide day to day coordination and oversight to the bilingual classroom assistant (s) and collaborate modeling grace, courtesy and compassion with all children and adults. Guides with less than 2 years of experience as a Lead Primary Montessori Guide will be provided active training from internal and external sources, as well as regular classroom observations/and coaching throughout the year.

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