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. GLM offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for full time staff including paid vacation, paid holidays, dental and health insurance, tuition remission as well as a retirement plan.

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

Primary Level Montessori Teacher

Grand Lake Montessori is currently seeking a Primary Montessori Trained Teacher to start in the Summer/Fall of 2018.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Montessori Primary AMI or AMS training and certification
  • Previous educational experience preferably in a Montessori environment
  • Professional, prompt and punctual
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with others
  • Growth mindset
  • A commitment to GLM’s mission and vision
  • A second language is a big plus

Please submit a resume and cover letter in which you let us know why you are interested in joining GLM and what attributes you think you could bring to our community.

Updated: June 28 2018

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