Employment Opportunities

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“I told my Executive Director that Ridgeline is one of the most ‘Montessori’ public charter schools that I have seen. You folks are doing a great job and providing a great service for the community. ”

- Debra Sheehan, Director of Montessori Center for Teacher Education.


Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School prohibits discrimination and harassment on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status, because of the perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status, or veterans’ status of any other persons with whom the individual associates.


Beyond Benefits

  • Competitive medical and dental insurance plan

  • Long-term disability, life insurance, sick and personal days

  • Professional development funds for teachers

  • Funding for several teachers to attend annual Montessori conferences

  • At least one visit from a Montessori consultant each year to enrich staff development

  • Collaborative and supportive staff committed to public Montessori education

Open Positions

Physical Education Specialist

Application Deadline: June 23, 2021 or until filled

The PE Specialist works within the school setting delivering services in Physical Education to all Ridgeline students, grades K-8. The PE Specialist is responsible for a comprehensive, standards-based physical education curriculum, classroom management when working with students, and staff/parent relations. During the 2020-21 school year, instruction will be delivered through comprehensive distance learning and possibly some hybrid learning. The Specialist has an interest in the whole school. This position reports to the school principal.

This position is 20 hours per week over a four-day period.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in education or specialized area of instruction with equivalent experience or a combination of college credits and equivalent experience.

  2. Experience teaching at assigned grade levels

  3. Current First Aid/CPR certificate, or ability and willingness to obtain certification

  4. Demonstrated experience using technology

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Oregon Certification as a Licensed Teacher, Physical Education endorsement preferred

  2. Some experience with Montessori education

  3. Specialized subject-matter training relevant to assignment

  4. Proficiency with online learning tools (Zoom, Google Classroom, SeeSaw, general tech skills etc.)

  5. Successful work on a team that serves the public

Starting Salary: $23.46 per hour

Ridgeline is responsible for developing a school where everyone actively works toward the goals of equity and inclusion for all. Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School prohibits discrimination and harassment on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status, because of the perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status of any other persons with whom the individual associates.

To apply:

Email the following to careers@ridgeline.org

  • Specialist Application (found below on this page)

  • Resume

  • Letter of interest including the following topics:

    1. Experience and commitment to culturally competent teaching practices or experience with anti-bias/anti-racist work.

    2. Work/volunteer history with students at different developmental stages

Ridgeline strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed.

Subsitutes

Application Deadline: On-going

We are looking to grow our substitute pool. With two adults in the Montessori classroom, substitutes are brought into the classroom in the role of the classroom assistant. In this role, they help to support the classroom as directed by the staff member leading the class. Substitutes may be booked for pre-planned staff absences or for same-day assignments.


Duties may include: assist with classroom management, guiding students during the work period to make successful choices and stay engaged, recess supervision, arrival, and dismissal, etc.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an educational setting

  • Strong communication skills

Required

  • Fingerprint and background check required

  • Willingness to complete the required training


Pay: $12.50/per hour ($13.00/per hour starting in the 2021-2022 school year)

Ridgeline strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed.

To apply:

Email the following to careers@ridgeline. org

  1. Resume

  2. Letter of interest

  3. Three references- at least one should be from a supervisor


Our Vision: Empowering creative learners to build community and thoughtfully shape the world through public Montessori education.


Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School prohibits discrimination and harassment on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status, because of the perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status of any other persons with whom the individual associates.