Working at GLM

Employment Options

If you are passionate about Montessori education and interested in becoming part of the Grand Lake Montessori learning community then please consider applying for one of the job openings posted below by sending a cover letter and resume to

Grand Lake Montessori, founded in 1978, is a thriving urban school in the Grand Lake neighborhood of Oakland, California. We serve approximately 175 families and our school has two toddler classrooms, six primary (preschool) classrooms and one elementary classroom. We offer a warm, passionate and supportive community, as diverse as is the exciting city of Oakland. Benefits for full time staff include paid vacation, paid holidays, dental and health insurance as well as retirement.

GLM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Current Openings


Floating Teacher

We are currently hiring a full (or part) time Floating Teacher (substitute) to start immediately. All applicants must have at least 12 Early Childhood Units and preferably some previous experience in a Montessori setting. Montessori training is a big plus. Regardless of your training or experience, we ask that you come with a strong desire to learn, as well as be open to supportive mentoring by both our teachers and administration. We expect our staff to be committed to a friendly, empathetic and professional relationship with both their co-workers and the families at our school.  

We welcome your resume if you are interested in this opportunity.

Posted: Jan 12 2018

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