Head Preschool Teacher


The Schoolhouse Learning Center is seeking a Head Teacher for the older preschool classroom (ages 3 to 5) in our nature and play-based preschool program. Candidates should enjoy spending a lot of time outdoors in all weather, hiking, exploring, and teaching children about the natural world, as well as overseeing a social-justice focused preschool curriculum.

This position is full-year, 30+ hours a week, with the option of reducing hours for the summer months.

Job Qualifications:
3+ years experience as a Head Teacher in a preschool classroom. BA in early childhood or elementary education or a BA in a science/nature related field desired. Other education may be accepted if the teacher has extensive proven experience, interest in nature/play-based education, and a willingness to further education according to licensing expectations. Teachers must attend 15 hours of professional development training in early childhood education each year, and obtain certification in First Aid/CPR.

Job Benefits:

  • Generous paid time off

  • Retirement plan with employer contribution

  • Telehealth

  • Position enables employee to access subsidized college training programs in early childhood education

About the School:
The Schoolhouse Learning Center is an accredited elementary school and licensed child care center that has provided quality programs for over 40 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.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of The Schoolhouse Learning Center, Inc. (“The Schoolhouse”) to be inclusive of and not to discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, age, military/uniformed service or veteran’s status, disability, or other legally protected classification in the provision and administration of its educational programs, activities, services, and access provided to its students and students’ family members, its applicants, and to the public, in accordance with and to the limits of applicable requirements of state and federal laws. The Schoolhouse complies with the American Disabilities Act and the Vermont Public Accommodations Act, as well as any other applicable state and federal laws with respect to accommodating individuals with disabilities.