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.    

Upper Adolescent Program Coordinator - 2018-19

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Dean of Students - whole school - 2018-19

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               District Behavior Specialist - 2018-19

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              Special Education Coordinator - Elementary - 2018-19

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             Special Education Guide - IMMEDIATE OPENING, as well as an opening for the  2018-19 school year

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             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:

                Bike Mechanic in preparation for the Spring Bike Trip

We are looking for a mechanic who's good with young people and would like a side gig for a few months. The bike shop at GRS will be operational this year from March 26 through May 25, MTThF from 12:55pm - 2:50pm and Wednesdays 9:15-11:15am, tuning up roughly 100 student, family, faculty, and community bikes ahead of our spring trip. We would like a part-time wrench who can bring deeper shop experience to more complicated repairs, guide students in how to troubleshoot systems and perform any extra maintenance and repair tasks. GRS can pay $15/hour for these roughly 10 hours a week.

               Administrative Assistant to the Director of Administration - 2018-19

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              Community Outreach Ambassador

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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