Head Teacher Position Available at Orinda Nursery School

Do you have a passion for true play-based childhood education? If so, consider joining our wonderful and experienced teaching team in Orinda!

We are hiring a full-time, head teacher with compensation between $42,000 and $45,000 per year.

St. Mark's Nursery School is a small, well-established (and growing) preschool nestled against the hills of Orinda. We are looking for qualified, early childhood education specialists who love kids, play and project-based curriculum!

Our students are ages two through five and are on site from 8:00am to 5:30pm, M-F. We embrace emergent, project-based curriculum. Projects range from cooking to life-science projects that can span weeks or even months! Our fun, close-knit staff enjoys great camaraderie in a team-teaching environment with the opportunity for growth and paid professional development.

Competitive hourly wage, 8 paid days off, 3 weeks paid vacation, paid professional development, and staff bonus program are just a few of the amazing things about working at St. Mark's Nursery School!

If you are interested in learning more about our program and the positions we have open, please first take a look at our website: www.stmarksnurseryschool.org. Reply to this ad with a resume and note that includes your philosophy on teaching young children. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email for an interview.

St. Mark's Nursery School is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $42,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

St. Mark's is a play-based preschool for children ages 2 - 5.


The philosophy of early childhood education at St. Mark?s Nursery School embraces teacher guided, child-driven, play-based curriculum in a structured, nurturing environment. Our curriculum provides children with daily opportunities to develop across all areas (social-emotional, cognitive and physical). Our smaller class sizes promote a sense of community allowing teachers to model verbal conflict resolution skills and help children enter into play with their peers. Our program is designed to strengthen critical thinking skills and engage children's natural curiosity leading to a life long love of learning.

We are located in Orinda, CA and primarily serve Orinda, Lafayette, and Moraga families. Established in 1962, many families have happily called St. Mark's "our preschool" for over 50 years.

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