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 for the 2017-18 year

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 Guide - Elementary - 2017-18

Great River is seeking applicants for a Special Education Guide at the Elementary Level.  Click the link above for a job description and application instructions.

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:


             Big Canoe Kids Club Program Assistant

Note: Great River is seeking applicants for the 2017-18 school year, M-F before and/or after school.  Click the link above for more information.

See instructions below for application procedure.



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