Title:    Community Outreach Ambassador

Organization description:

 Great River School is a Montessori Public Charter School committed to Montessori pedagogy for all students and serves grades 1-12. Opened in 2004 to serve grades 7-12, Great River expanded a 1st-6th year elementary program in 2012, and will enroll 615 students in 2018-19.

Classification:  Part-time, seasonal and event based work during specified time periods throughout the school year.  Hours per events (generally 2-8 per week) vary in January/Feb/March; May/June; August/Sept

Qualifications: Interest in Montessori method of education; a person connected to the communities of the geographic area around Great River School;  a passion for interacting and connecting with people of various backgrounds, races, religions, origins, and identities. Multi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply. Candidates with specific knowledge and connection to community organizations in the North End, Frogtown, & Hamline/Midway neighborhoods especially sought.

Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in a second language; Experience &/or knowledge of Montessori children’s house programs in the twin cities; connection to Montessori recruiting efforts for diverse populations throughout the twin cities region;  experience/knowledge with community organizations in and around the Frogtown, North End, Hamline/Midway, Saint Anthony Park & Como Neighborhoods; experience in a charter school setting;

an understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges of a Montessori program serving ages 6-18.

Reports to:  Head of School

General Description:

This position provides outreach to families and community members in the geographic area of Great River School.  The ideal candidate would be able to convey the heart of the Great River School mission - preparing students for their unique roles as responsible and engaged citizens of the world- to potential students and their families at numerous community events and festivals throughout the year.  

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Please send a letter of interest, resume and contact information & relationship for three professional references (e-mail of application materials is preferred) to:

Sam O'Brien ~ Head of School


Great River School

1326 Energy Park Drive

St. Paul, MN 55108