Current Openings


Since 1947, The Oaks has been educating children and families in a cooperative morning preschool program setting accompanied by an afternoon program run by our staff. We are seeking a confident, caring, and creative Head Teacher to join our staff for The Oaks’ Afternoon Preschool Program. Current knowledge of child development tenets and familiarity with developmentally appropriate practice are essential requirements of the position. This position provides support and continuity of care for the Oaks children enrolled in the morning parent cooperative program.

General responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively/co-teach with the Afternoon Teacher to ensure that the Afternoon Program provides a safe, nurturing, play-based, and inclusive learning environment.

  • Nurture the spirit and curiosity of each child while supporting independence and community.

  • Model positive behavioral strategies and conflict resolution practices.

  • Collaborate with staff to build child-centered, open-ended activities for the children.

  • Communicate confidently and appropriately with the Director, parents, and staff.

  • Keep the school environment attractive.

  • Maintain punctuality and regular attendance.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Afternoon Program.

  • Ensure the Afternoon Program reflects the philosophy, goals, and mission of the Oaks Parent-Child Cooperative

  • Work under the supervision of the Director and Parent Board.

  • Attend staff meetings and Parent Board meetings (as requested).

  • Able to attend other Oaks Parent-Cooperative events throughout the year. Note: The above list is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed in this position. It does not include all the duties or skills required.

Position: Part-time

Days: Monday-Friday

Compensation: $25-$28/hour


  • Teaching: 2 years (Required)

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

  • Spanish: 1 year (Preferred)

  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)

To apply, please email