About Us


Available Positions for the 2022-23 School Year

To apply for a position, submit letter of interest and resume to erin@cedarrivermontessori.org.

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  • Early Childhood Long-Term Substitute Montessori Teacher

    Maternity leave substitute needed! We’re looking for a long-term 3-6 Montessori credentialed substitute teacher from February 1 - May 1, 2023. Work hours are typically weekdays from 8 am - 4:30 pm, working with an assistant teacher and a classroom of 20 students. Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and Montessori 3-6 training from an accredited AMS, AMI, or MACTE training center. Candidates must be joyful, patient, flexible, and organized, with excellent communication skills and the ability to think creatively. Experience with and love for building a community of inclusion and belonging for students with special needs and diverse family backgrounds is important to our school and this position. In addition, candidates should be excited and motivated to incorporate social and environmental justice in the classroom.

    Opportunities for substitute teaching available when this role ends.

    Located on 12 acres of forested wetland and pasture, Cedar River Montessori is an American Montessori Society accredited, independent, non-profit school for students ages 3 through 14 in Renton, WA.  Cedar River Montessori students follow their natural interests as they explore their world, discovering the interconnectedness of personal responsibility, environmental stewardship, and social equity.  Students learn how to work independently and collaboratively, experiencing a transformative education as they grow into the next generation of engaged, global thinkers who compassionately challenge the status quo. Cedar River Montessori actively practices anti-bias, anti-racist and culturally responsive pedagogies. We affirm all personal and social identities present in our school and surrounding communities. Our students explore history and current events through the lenses of social and environmental justice. Founded in 1981, we strive to be a diverse and inclusive community. 

    Visit our social media pages to learn more about our community. To apply, please submit resume with letter of interest to Head of School Erin Karnofski at erin@cedarrivermontessori.org
  • Substitute Teachers

    We are always looking for great additions to our teacher and assistant substitute list. If you are interested, please send a cover letter outlining your Montessori experience, a resume, two references, and the DCYF Employment Application form to info@cedarrivermontessori.org.

Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of Cedar River Montessori School that no person shall be subject to discrimination because of race; color; age; religion or creed; national origin, immigration status, citizenship or ancestry; sex, including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; sexual orientation; gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, or sexual stereotypes; genetic information, including family medical history; disability; honorably discharged veteran or military status; marital status; status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking; or any other characteristics or activities protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all school programs, practices, policies and activities including client services and employment practices.