Great River Charter School, St. Paul, Minnesota, is a public Montessori charter school serving grades 1-12. We enroll 430 students and maintain a healthy waiting list of students. Great River is a strong and engaged community. We seek to hire from a diverse pool of applicants who reflect the diversity of thought, heritage, and experience in our neighborhood and of our students. Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Great River Community!  


Current openings accepting applications

Licensed Positions: 

** We encourage applicants who are passionate about Montessori education - including educators who are not yet trained but are willing to attend a MACTE training at Great River School.

Great River School seeks and encourages applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, and we seek to employ adults who reflect the heritage, backgrounds, and experiences of neighborhoods where our students live. We seek employees who have a Montessori credential, but we also are excited to recruit adults who are committed to teaching at an innovative school and commit to Montessori training.    

             Special  Education Assistant - IMMEDIATE OPENNING

Great River is seeking applications for an Elementary Education Assistant, beginning as soon as possible.  Click the link above for a job description.

             Special Education Guide - 2018-19

Click the link above for a job description.

             Elementary Guide - 2018-19

Great River is seeking applications for an Elementary Guide for the 2018-19 school year to begin in August of 2018.  Click the link above for a job description.

Substitute Teacher

If you are a licensed substitute teacher, or have the ability to obtain a substitute license (hold a B.A. degree in any area) , we are seeking to add teachers to our  substitute teacher list. Please contact Head of School to inquire further.  <>

Non-licensed Positions:

               Front Office Coordinator

Great River is expanding and will be hiring for an additional front office position.  Click the link above for more information.

              Community Outreach Ambassador

Click the link above for more details on this important new position at Great River.

              Assistant - Recess Supervision - Part-time

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We are always looking for wonderful community members willing to volunteer time and talent to Great River School.  If you are interested in volunteering please contact


All interested candidates for any position can send a letter of interest, resume and  contact information for three professional  references (email is preferred) to:
Sam O'Brien, Head of School
Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108