Thank you for your interest in Bluffview Montessori School!

We are hiring for the following positions:

Position Overview
Classroom assistants work with the lead teacher to ensure that children have an authentic Montessori experience. They help prepare and maintain an orderly, attractive, and joyful environment that allows for freedom and the development of responsibility. They regularly observe the students and share reflections with the guide. Classroom assistants are also crucial in modeling courteous and respectful behavior as well as contributing to the warm, supportive, and calm environment of a Bluffview Montessori classroom.
Licensure and Certification Requirements
Valid CPR/First Aid/Anaphylaxis certification or ability to acquire it
Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification or ability to acquire it
Minimum high school diploma
Education and Experience Preferences
Demonstrated ability to work with children
School Counselor
Position Overview
The Counselor provides quality instruction rooted in the Montessori Philosophy and aligned with state and national standards. The Counselor uses a variety of assessment strategies: diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learning.
Licensure and Certification Requirements
Valid Minnesota K-12 School Counselor License
Minimum BA/BS from an accredited university
Valid CPR/First Aid/Anaphylaxis certification or ability to acquire it
Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification or ability to acquire it
Education and Experience Preferences
Possession of or ability to acquire Secondary Guidance/Counselor, Health, Developmental/Adaptive P.E.
Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching preferred
Demonstrated continued professional development through coursework, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development

Paraprofessional–Special Education
Position Overview
Paraprofessionals provide assistance to students with disabilities by offering support needed in any and all areas to remove/overcome barriers to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) while aiding them in fulfilling the goals of their Individual Education Programs (IEP) as directed by the student’s primary teacher and special education case manager.
Licensure and Certification Requirements
Two years of college (60 semester credits) or successful completion of the paraprofessional Assessment
Crisis Prevention and Intervention training or ability to acquire it
Education and Experience Preferences
Successful previous work with children in an educational setting

We are hiring for the following substitute positions:

  • Substitute para professionals are always needed (minimum of 60 post secondary credits required OR successful completion of Para Pro Test – can arrange to complete test with the school)
  • Substitute teachers are always needed (license required)
  • Substitute teacher assistants are always needed (minimum of high school diploma required)

To apply for these positions with our school, please submit a completed application and resume, along with a copy of your license if required, to:

Sherry Lohmeyer
1321 Gilmore Avenue
Winona, MN 55987
slohmeyer@bluffviewmontessori.org