Parkside Montessori is looking for Upper Elementary teachers to join our growing public Montessori school for the 2022-23 school year. We’re looking for educators who are passionate, equity-minded, and inspired by great professional development potential–an expanding program, personal and professional growth, and salary and benefits exceeding private schools.

Make an Impact 

• Become a strong voice amongst a highly-engaged community of constructivist teachers committed to learning and implementing the Montessori philosophy in an inclusive public school environment – We believe in Montessori for ALL!

• Help to actively shape the vision for our brand new Middle Years program (our first sixth graders started Fall 2021!)

• Have a hand in determining the needs of the TK-8 program and facilities going forward

Develop Your Career

• Not Montessori trained? Benefit from paid, MACTE approved training and on-site trained teachers, including a Montessori Coach to support your development

• Montessori trained? Earn your California teaching credential with financial support from Parkside

• Montessori Adolescent Program – We will be hiring and training Adolescent program teachers starting in Fall of 2022

Benefit Your Future 

• Earn a competitive salary that exceeds the level of private schools in the region

• Access comprehensive benefits provided by the San Mateo Foster City School District including: paid sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement plans, and more

SMFCSD Salary Schedules      SMFCSD Benefits

Ready to join us? Email a cover letter and resume to Parkside Montessori Head of School, Nima Tahai: ntahai@smfc.k12.ca.us.

Parkside Montessori currently serves approximately 300 children, TK through 6th grade and is expanding to become a TK through 8th grade program. We are thrilled that our first cohort of 6th graders have remained in their Upper Elementary classrooms for the 2021-2022 school year. We look forward to opening our Adolescent Program for grades 7 and 8 in Fall 2022. By 2025, we aim to become accredited by the American Montessori Society while our staff continues to ensure academic proficiency on Common Core Standards through Montessori instruction. We strive to uphold the essential elements set forth by the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector. Join us and help us build a model public Montessori elementary and adolescent program option for ALL students in San Mateo and Foster City.

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