Neck Of the Woods is currently seeking lead and assistant teachers for the early childhood education program. We serve the Mad River Community and Central Vermont region. We are hiring fun-loving, energetic teachers who have experience working with children between the ages of 0-5.Please send resume, 3 references, and include a statement in your cover letter that includes your teaching philosophy, the age groups you enjoy working with, and your views on working in a team-teaching scenario. To learn more about us, please see our website at 


We have 4 or 5 day a week work options for 40 hours full time employment. Familiarity and proficient with emergent curriculum, Reggio Emilia, child development, strengths based behavior management and a community-based philosophy, as well a willingness to have fun, be creative and silly. Lead teachers should be comfortable developing curriculum and training classroom assistants. Preferred abilities include: strong communication skills and ability to connect with parents, comfortable with Work Sampling or TSGold developmental assessments, Nature-Based programming and environmental stewardship, and restorative circles.


Lead teachers must be over the age of 21, other staff must be 18 and over. Our hours of operation are 7:30-5:00, with an academic day of 7:30-3, with after school from 3-5. Lead teachers must have 30+ credits in or related to early childhood education. All staff must meet state licensing requirements for employment, pass a background check, and be fingerprinted before beginning to work with children. Preference for teachers with BA degree and even further education.


If you are just beginning to meet the requirements, still apply! We will train the right person.


BIPOC and historically marginalized persons encouraged to apply.


Salaries for lead teachers are $17/hr and above. Associate teachers begin at $15/hr with experience. Floaters, assistant teachers and trainees are paid based on experience and education, beginning at $13.50/hr. Benefits include training costs covered, some holidays, and earned CTO. Health benefits will become a part of the benefits as we grow.