Employment Opportunities at Arbor School

Middle Grades Assistant Teacher / Gardening Educator

Arbor School of Arts & Sciences, a non-profit independent K-8 school situated on a wooded 21 acre campus 20 minutes south of downtown Portland, Oregon is seeking an assistant teacher to work  with middle-grades students (6th, 7th, 8th) in one or more of the following areas:  

  • Gardening with children

  • Leading groups of children in campus stewardship work

  • Assisting in art and design classes

  • Assisting in music classes

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, flexible, and self-starting individual who is drawn to working closely with engaged students within a school community dedicated to developing character, intellect, and creativity. Fostering habits of curiosity, intellectual risk-taking, community service, and stewardship is at the heart of this position. 


  • Experience relevant to working with middle-grades students

  • Experience working with children in an outdoor setting

  • A demonstrated ability to build successful relationships with students of a variety of ages

  • A demonstrated ability to collaborate well with other teachers

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and letter of inquiry to: info@arborschool.org

Other Employment Opportunities

If you think that you might be a good fit with the school, regardless of current openings, we would love to review your resume.  Exemplary candidates may be asked to visit the school to speak with the director.  If you would like us to keep you in mind when next we have job openings, please mail your resume to:

Attn: Employment Inquiries
Arbor School of Arts and Sciences
4201 SW Borland Rd
Tualatin, OR 97062

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Arbor School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.