Employment Opportunities


The Center School is looking for a very special person: someone who can work with kids 4-14 and also with adults, in our school office, handling reception, phones, data entry, caring for sick or injured students, organizing our 2 day per week lunch program. Experience with children, office work, and First Aid and CPR certification are required.   Knowledge of Google Suite, Excel, and social media preferred. This is a part time position, 15-20 hours per week during the regular school day. Hourly rate: $15.  

Assistant Preschool Teacher

The Center School Preschool is seeking an assistant preschool teacher as a parental leave substitute from February-May. Strong candidates have studied early childhood education, and are passionate about working with our youngest Center School students. This classroom is designed to feel like a second home, where children feel free and safe to explore and develop at their own pace. We are a play-based program with teacher-led as well as emergent curriculum planning practices. Teachers in the Littles classrooms also have a strong connection to the mission of the larger Center School, and place a high value on teaching social skills and a sense of justice in all classrooms.

Age of children - 18 months to 4 years

Responsibilities include:
*assisting with essential care for children’s daily needs - feeding, diapering, potty training, napping, basic first aid as needed
*creating and caring for a dynamic, developmentally appropriate classroom that feels cozy and allows for children to make choices, take reasonable risks, and feel comfortable and loved
*maximizing children’s time spent outside, in all weather
*documenting children’s work via notes and photos
*collaborating with co-teachers and director on curriculum, as well as the daily operations of the classroom

*CPR and First Aid required

The hours of the job are approximately 30-40 per week.  There are some early (7:45-3:45) and late (9-5) days, 4-5 days per week depending on staffing levels. The pay is hourly.  

To apply, please email Kiah Tinkham, Preschool Director, with your cover letter and resume: k.tinkham@centerschool.net

Substitute Teachers for grades K-8

To set up an interview and observation visit please call Amanda in the school office. 
Tel:  413-773-1700

Teaching Interns for grades K-8

The Center School has a long-standing relationship with Antioch University’s Education Department. We take interns from their program almost every year.

We are also open to taking interns from other colleges and universities. To inquire please email Charlie Spencer, Head of School: charlie@centerschool.net.

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