Are you interested in working as a Substitute Floater Teacher at Guidepost Montessori for Tinycare? We are always looking to add flexible substitute guides!

This position will support multiple mixed-age Montessori classrooms. No formal Montessori training is needed to apply. We will provide training as part of your orientation and on-boarding.

This is an on-call position where we will reach out to you as-needed to provide coverage. Pay rate is $20-23/hr

The Substitute Teacher role is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door. Many of our substitutes ultimately transition into full-time Assistant Teachers with us when new openings become available. If you love children and have been looking for the right opportunity to join our school community, apply below! 

Hours for the position and days worked vary based on the needs of the school.

Tinycare was founded in 2018 on the idea of giving experienced early childhood teachers an opportunity to open their own small-ratio, well-supported at-home care centers in the vibrant communities of America’s largest cities.  By providing subsidized housing and supporting our teachers with the operational, talent, enrollment, and licensing support and access to a community of like-minded educators, this hybrid model promotes nurturing children, supporting families, and valuing educators. We are Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Waldorf inspired, believe in whole child development and creating intentional, beautiful and natural environments for children.

As a start-up organization based in Silicon Valley and in expansion to additional cities across the country, we embrace emerging technologies and tools that support the operation of consistent, high-quality care centers, but we are committed to a screen-free model that puts a primacy on rich experiences, the development of meaningful relationships, and frequent opportunities for imagination and exploration.


  • Instruct infants, toddlers or preschoolers in activities designed to promote holistic, intellectual, social-emotional, physical and creative growth
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with children, coworkers and families
  • Communicate with families in person and through brightwheel app about childrens’ milestones, daily activities, incidents, etc.
  • Maintain the health, safety and well-being of all children
  • Assist with cleaning the classroom and preparing food for children
  • Assist with nap time routines, snack time and diapering


  • At least 3 months experience working with either infants, toddlers or preschoolers
  • Some background and knowledge of early childhood education
  • Passionate about providing safe, joyful, enriching spaces for children
  • ECE units is a plus but not mandatory
  • Ability to adapt to change and manage stressful situations
  • Ability to build rapport with teammates, children, and families
  • Positive and patient demeanor with a willingness to learn, improve and receive feedback
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility


If you love children and have been looking for the right opportunity to grow, join our school community by applying below! 

Higher Ground Education, Guidepost Montessori, and Academy of Thought and Industry are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We will not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our leadership is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy. When requested, we are committed to reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or special needs that may require an accommodation.

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