The Overfield School is seeking enthusiastic, knowledgeable, imaginative teachers for our Preschool and Primary classrooms for the 2024-25 school year. The successful applicant will be well-versed in best practices for teaching young children, and passionate about team-teaching utilizing the inspiration of the Reggio Emilia philosophy.

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred.
  • Understands and supports the philosophy, policies, and goals of the Overfield School.
  • Has familiarity with the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education.
  • Believes in the importance of active, play-based programs for young children, and has an image of children as strong, capable, and deserving of having a central voice in their own learning.
  • Ensures a safe and inviting environment for children and parents.
  • Displays the ability to work independently and in a team environment, cooperating with co-teacher as well as Studio artist and Naturalist.
  • Generously shares ideas, time, talent, materials, and helping others achieve their best.
  • Sets up and follows a daily schedule and methods of classroom management decided along with other members of the teaching team.
  • Develops and implements curriculum appropriate to the developmental stages of the children, deciding this with the teaching team.
  • Adapts the general curriculum to meet the needs of the individual child with concern for his/her interests, special talents, challenges, style and pace of learning.
  • Provides sufficient opportunities for problem solving, both for the individual and the group.
  • Assumes share of routines for preparing materials and food, assisting children, and cleaning up.
  • Promotes the health and safety of the children.
  • Treats each child with dignity and respect, accommodating individual differences and working with the individual child when the need arises.
  • Is interested in the arts and nature, and has experience using these as an integrated part of the curriculum.

Interested candidates: Send your resume to

“Childhood is the most glorious time in life.”

– Julia Hobart, Founder of The Overfield School

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