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Assistant Teacher: The Nest

Westport CT

Earthplace Preschool offers a unique brand of nature-based preschool in Westport, CT. The preschool uses Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) concepts in all areas of our curriculum with an emphasis on nature. Each day children learn through exploration, investigation and experimentation! The children construct their own learning using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation.

Our new program for infants and toddlers called The Nest at Earthplace promises the same high quality of care and innovation. Teachers are given extensive professional development experiences, and trainings. At Earthplace, we encourage and expect teachers to increase their knowledge and facilitate the learning of young children!


Required Qualifications: Assistant Infant/Toddler Teacher - Entry-Level;

ECE courses and/ or 2 years working with toddlers and/or preschoolers.


In addition, we are looking for:

A passion and commitment to make a positive difference in the lives of young children and families.

Hard-working, reliable and desire to learn

Working knowledge of CT Statutes and Regulations, NAEYC criteria, and the CT ELDS

Positive Attitude


Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent Communication Skills

Computer Literacy



7:00 AM to 12:45 PM;

12:15 PM to 6:00 PM



Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Earthplace provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination.


Two positions available.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Amee Borys at a.borys@earthplace.org

Please mention how you learned of this opening.

Posted September 7, 2018

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