The 12-Acre Classroom!


2020-21 School Year

To apply for a position, submit letter of interest and resume to

Middle School Teacher

Are you excited to discover and apply new approaches to guiding young adults to be the best they can be socially, emotionally, and academically?  Do you have a love for connecting current and historical events? Are you driven to inspire young adults to find their own voices in the local community and beyond?  Do you remember your adolescent years, and can you relate to and empathize with the trials and tribulations of the early teenage years?

Cedar River Montessori School is looking for a Middle School teacher specializing in social studies as well as social and environmental justice to start fall 2020. The ideal candidate will have a deep love and appreciation for early adolescents in all their glory. They will also be interested in the long-term, growing the program with the current co-teacher. There are also many opportunities for collaboration with the other classes in the school and many chances to show off to the community what middle school students can do and be.  Teachers who have Montessori (AMS or AMI) 6-12 training and want to take the next step in their career are strongly encouraged to apply; there is an opportunity for tuition reimbursement for an incoming teacher to pursue Montessori secondary training.

CRMS offers a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition remission, and paid professional development. Salary is based on education, Montessori certification,  WA state teaching certification, and experience.

To apply, please submit resume with letter of interest to Qualified candidates will be invited for an on-campus interview this spring.

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 DEL Employment Application form to

About Us

Located on 12 acres of forested wetland and pasture, Cedar River Montessori is an AMS 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. Founded in 1981, we strive to be a diverse and inclusive community.

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.

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