Great River Charter School, St. Paul, Minnesota, is a 1-12 Montessori charter school culminating in the IB diploma program.  We serve 420 students and maintain a healthy waiting list for students.   A strong sense of community pervades the school environment. 

Current openings: For all current openings, interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.  Please note specific email addresses for each opening.

Elementary Education Assistant

Great River School seeks a classroom assistant for a lower elementary classroom. Working with ages 6-9, an effective assistant:

  • Supports the teacher
  • Prepares and maintains the environment
  • Observes behaviors
  • Models grace and courtesy
  • Preserves and protects lessons
  • Assists in the development of independence

A classroom assistant at Great River works with the lead teacher to prepare and maintain an orderly, attractive, and joyful environment. An assistant provides another pair of observant, attentive eyes and ears. Classroom assistants are also crucial in modeling courteous and respectful behavior as well as contributing to the warm, supportive, and calm atmosphere that is the signature of a Montessori classroom.

To apply, please send resume and three references to sobrien@greatriverschool.org or call 612-567-0955