Join Our Team

Growing Light Montessori School of Kensington, Lafayette, Oakland & Moraga is expanding its programs and hiring new teachers to join our teams!

We provide year-round employment opportunities with competitive salaries, generous paid holiday/vacations and sick time and a matching IRA contribution. Growing Light Montessori School also provides funds for courses in Early Childhood and Montessori Education, CPR/first-aid training, mandated reporter and will sponsor classes needed to maintain your teaching credential and advance your career.

All positions require a love of young children, cheerful disposition, ability to create fun & safe activities while integrating an enriching educational and emotionally nurturing program with like minded team members. Enrichment activities such as yoga, Spanish, body movement, dance, arts & sciences are a plus as your unique talents and team spirit are always welcome.

Check out our team, philosophy, diverse and welcoming staff by visiting the following pages on our website:

Apply Now for all levels and all positions! Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Co-Lead Montessori Teacher 

Primary Class 3-6 year olds & Toddler 2 -3 Year Olds

Monday – Friday 8am – 12pm or 8am – 3pm


  • Be a Fully Certified Montessori Teacher
  • Have a Minimum of 12 ECE units
  • & 1 year of experience as Lead/Head Montessori Teacher

Preschool Teacher/Montessori Assistant & Teachers Aide  

Primary 3-6 year olds & Toddler 2-3 year olds

Monday – Friday 8am – 12pm & 8am – 3pm


  • Minimum of 6 ECE to 12 ECE units
  • 1 year of experience  

After-School Teacher

Preschool & Toddler Ages 2 to 6 years

Monday – Friday 11am – 6pm or 3pm – 6pm with added sub hours if desired.

  • Minimum of 6-12 ECE units.
  • 1 years experience.


Become a member of our substitute team with set hours or on call. Choose the shifts that work for you and our team works together to guarantee hours and shifts for the morning and afternoon programs. Salary is based on experience and willingness to be available and flexible, becoming a part of all programs we offer.

All Positions require:

  • CPR/1st Aid (GLMS offers this 2 year certification course every 6 months)
  • State Required Mandated Reporting Training- online course every 2 years,
  • water safety training- online course,
  • Physicians Health Screening,
  • TB Test, & Vaccines as required.

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]