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

Floating Assistant

Application Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020

The floating assistant supports the smooth operation of the educational program in multiple classrooms and in physical education classes. The floating assistant aids in communication between the offices and instructional spaces and helps problem-solve incidents with high-needs students as they arise by helping connect them to office staff, the counselor or administration as appropriate. This position will also act as a substitute classroom assistant if necessary.

This position is .75 FTE (6 hours per day).

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associate’s degree required or equivalent experience

  2. Demonstrated experience working with children of a variety of ages

  3. Demonstrated experience working in an educational setting

  4. Demonstrated experience using technology

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Some experience with Montessori education

  2. Specialized subject-matter training relevant to assignment

  3. Experience with online learning tools (Zoom, Google Suites, SeeSaw, etc.)

  4. Successful work on a team that serves the public

Salary: $13.64 - $14.47 depending upon experience plus benefits

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

  • Resume

  • Letter of interest including the following topics:

    1. Ability to relate to diverse populations, experience and/or training in multicultural education programs

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

    3. Comfort level with technology

  • Complete the Floating Assistant application

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.

Physical Education Specialist

Application Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020

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 15 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


Salary: $22.00 - $25.25 per hour

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

  • Resume

  • Letter of interest including the following topics:

    1. Ability to relate to diverse populations, experience and/or training in multicultural education programs

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

  • Complete the Specialist Application


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.


Information Technology Support Coordinator

Application Deadline: Monday, October 16, 2020 (or, until filled)

The Information Technology Support Coordinator assists school staff and students in maintaining and using school technology to support the schools objectives. They serve as the initial and primary point of contact for school staff, teachers, parents and students requesting technical assistance for school computers, Chromebooks, printers and other peripherals, network connectivity issues and software applications. The Technology Support coordinator will adhere to and model Ridgeline's values in all professional interactions.

This position is 15 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. One year certificate from college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education experience.

  2. Prior experience working in help desk and troubleshooting

  3. Advanced computer and software knowledge and skills

  4. Strong problem-solving skills to ensure issue are resolved with a customer service approach

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience working in a school and/or nonprofit office setting

  2. Prior experience with network set-up

  3. Experience with online learning platforms

Salary: $13.64 to $14.47 per hour

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

  • Resume

  • Letter of interest including the following topics:

    1. Knowledge and experience using technology

    2. Ability to problem-solve technology issues and assist others (with a wide-range of ability and understanding) through that process

    3. Organizational abilities

  • IT Support Coordinator Application

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.