Preschool Lead Teacher/ Co-Director

The Schoolhouse

13 Nov 2022

The Schoolhouse


The Schoolhouse Learning Center seeks a Lead Preschool Teacher for the older preschool classrooms  (ages 3.8 to 5) in our nature and play-based preschool program. Candidates enjoy spending a lot of time outdoors in all weather, hiking, exploring, and teaching children about the natural world. They will lead a team of classroom teachers in planning and implementing a VELS-aligned social-justice focused preschool curriculum. 

This candidate will also spend about ten hours per week working administratively on a leadership team as co-director of the preschool, overseeing enrollment, hiring, scheduling, etc. to support the day-to-day operations of the program, as well as to nurture its long-term success. 

This is a wonderful position for an experienced preschool teacher looking for an opportunity to grow into leadership opportunities while working with young children in a progressive school with a long track record of success.

This position is full-year, 30 to 40 hours a week, starting December 12, 2022.
Job Qualifications:
• Five years experience working as a licensed Vermont Early Educator preferred. Administrative experience preferred.
• BA in early childhood education or in a science/nature related field with some education credits preferred. 
•Teachers must attend 15 hours of professional development training in early childhood education each year, and have certification in First Aid/CPR.

Job Benefits:
• Pay is $18-23/hour based on experience and education, with a $500 hiring bonus,
• Generous paid time off,
• Retirement plan with employer contribution,
• Long Term Disability,
• Life Insurance,
• Employee Assistance Program,
• Telehealth and access to additional benefits like dental and vision insurance,
• Access to subsidized college training programs in early childhood education,
Reduced childcare tuition and preferred waitlist spot in our program.

About the School:
The Schoolhouse Learning Center is an approved independent school (K-8th grade) and licensed child care center that has provided quality programs for more than 50 years. Schoolhouse programs nurture each child’s innate curiosity and encourage independence of mind and resourcefulness. Families are a vital part of our community and are invited to be actively involved in our programs at all levels