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Employment

Available Positions for the 2021-22 School Year

To apply for a position, submit letter of interest and resume to erin@cedarrivermontessori.org.

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  • 2022-23 Assistant Teacher, Upper Elementary

    Are you an empathetic, positive, patient, and joyful educator seeking to make an impact on our youngest generation of global citizens? Do you have a love of the great outdoors along with experience supporting independence, autonomy, conflict resolution, and curiosity in children?  We are looking for support staff for an assistant teacher for our upper elementary classroom (grades 4-6). Our school community values the rich cultures, traditions, and ethnicities our families come from, and we are looking for diverse applicants who represent these backgrounds. Members of the BIPOC and LGBTQ communities are encouraged to apply.

    Visit our website and social media pages to learn more about our community. For more information and to apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Head of School Erin Karnofski at erin@cedarrivermontessori.org.
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  • Barn Assistant

    Part-time Barn Assistant needed for a rescue barn that serves as a forever home for previously neglected hoofstock. This position reports to the Barn Manager and works closely with the manager to provide care to a small herd of goats, sheep, a calf, a llama, and alpaca. Applicants must have a true passion and dedication to animal care. Part-time position working approximately eight hours per week, spread out over Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, and working full days on some holidays. Serious, experienced applicants only.
     
    Requirements:
    • Degree and/or background in zoology, biology, animal sciences 
    • At least 6 months to 1 year working in an animal care setting - preferably a zoo, wildlife park, barn, veterinary practice or animal shelter
    • Experience working with large hoofstock, performing basic wellness assessments as well as more advanced animal husbandry like administering medication and proper animal restraint 
    • Familiarity with health and wellness expectations of various hoofstock: camelids, goats, sheep, cow 
    • Detail-oriented and comfortable using power tools and doing minor carpentry 
    • Able and motivated to work independently, following detailed work expectations
    • Knowledge of WA flora and fauna, including invasive and toxic species 
    • Comfortable and ready to work outside all day, year round 
    • Available to work all holidays and come in for any unexpected animal emergencies or vet appointments (previous scheduled or emergent) 
    • Reliable transportation
    • Clear background check
     
    Our community values the rich cultures, traditions, and ethnicities our families come from, and we are looking for diverse applicants who represent these backgrounds. Members of the BIPOC and LGBTQ communities are encouraged to apply.
     
    To Apply: Please submit resume and letter of interest detailing why this position interests you to Head of School Erin Karnofski at erin@cedarrivermontessori.org.
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  • Substitute Teachers

    We are always looking for great additions to our teacher and assistant substitute list. If you are interested, please send a cover letter outlining your Montessori experience, a resume, two references, and the DCYF Employment Application form to info@cedarrivermontessori.org.

Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of Cedar River Montessori School that no person shall be subject to discrimination because of race; color; age; religion or creed; national origin, immigration status, citizenship or ancestry; sex, including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; sexual orientation; gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, or sexual stereotypes; genetic information, including family medical history; disability; honorably discharged veteran or military status; marital status; status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking; or any other characteristics or activities protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all school programs, practices, policies and activities including client services and employment practices.