We provide a competitive salary with benefits. Salary is be determined after reviewing transcripts, completed college units, hours teaching, experience and the Child Development Permit issued by the State of California.

We are always open to qualified substitute teachers with preschool experience. Contact us if you are interested.

We seek well-educated and dynamic preschool teachers with Montessori experience or training.

Desired Qualifications
Early Childhood Education (AS or BS desired)
Montessori training (desired)
Child Development Permit

If you would like to inquire about a position, please fax your cover letter of introduction and a resume to Mandala at (408) 251-8697 or email it to Julie Saccento, Administrative Director, at If we have an opening, we will contact you to set up an interview.

Many young students like to volunteer at Mandala to obtain community service hours. Please contact Aparna Veeraraghavan, Preschool Director of Classrooms at (408) 251-2422 or email her at We have limited spaces and give preference to our Mandala alumni.

Mandala receives a number of inquiries from college students in early childhood classes who wish to do a classroom observation in one of our programs. While we are happy to accommodate as much as possible, we do limit the number of adults in our classrooms. Please call Aparna Veeraraghavan, Preschool Director of Classrooms at (408) 251-2422 or email her at to check availability.

Mandala has been identified as an exemplary preschool by the California Early Childhood Mentor Program. Our Mentor Teachers supervise students from local community colleges each semester. Many students are interested in volunteering and learning about our Montessori classroom. In order to be considered as a Mentee at Mandala Children’s House, students must work through their instructor and obtain approval from the Mentor. Click here to link to the California Mentor Teacher Program: