The Mead School

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The objectives of teaching at The Mead School include: tailoring each student's program to his or her needs, interests and abilities; nurturing life-long learners; promoting independence and dependability; and enhancing the student's social skills and sense of responsibility towards others.

Current open positions are posted below.

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

PreK Job Opening: 

Position(s) Available:  Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Experience: 3+ years experience providing care for young children, preferably in a classroom type setting.

Knowledge: Should have understanding of the early childhood years and possess ability to work with children ranging in age from 3 to 5 years.

Personality: Must be able to relate to children and adults.  Have a professional manner, be organized, take direction well and be quick to learn. Should possess a strong positive energy and communicate well with others. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills, trustworthy and maintain strict confidentiality standards.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to working in conjunction with a three person teaching team to maintain a physically safe, clean and healthy learning environment; provide a developmentally appropriate , equitable and inclusive curriculum that supports each child's emotional, social, cognitive, creative and physical development.

Education: CDA, Early Childhood Education Certificate or Associate Degree is minimum requirement

Please note: This is a full time position, Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, September thoughAugust.  Competitive salary and benefits including paid time off. 

Contact: Robyn Santagata, Assistant Head of School for Early Learning: robyn_santagata@meadschool.org

Childcare Teacher

Childcare Teacher Job Openings: 

Position(s) Available:  Infants, Toddlers and Preschool Teachers

Experience: 3+ years experience providing care for young children in a classroom setting. 

Knowledge: Should possess sound understanding of early childhood growth and development; curriculum planning; positive guidance techniques and room arrangement for children ranging in age from 3 months to 5 years. 

Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to:  Working in conjunction with a teaching team to maintain a physically safe, clean and healthy learning environment that provides a developmentally appropriate and anti-bias curriculum. and supports each child's emotional, social, cognitive, creative and physical development.

Personality: Candidates must have a warm and approachable manner, be able to take direction well and be quick to learn. Should possess a strong positive energy and communicate well with others. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills, trustworthy and maintain strict confidentiality standards.

Education:  Bachelor or Associate Degree preferred.  CDA or equivalent accepted. 

Hours:  9:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday, September through August.   We offer competitive salary and benefits.

This position is available immediately

Contact: Robyn Santagata, Assistant Head of School for Early Learning: robyn_santagata@meadschool.org

Custodian - Day

Custodial Job Opening:

Seeking a part-time Custodian for general school custodial work. Five days a week, Monday through Friday, for approximately 5 hours a day beginning at 10:00 am. Must have current or prior custodial experience and high school degree. Main job functions include cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing school surfaces.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour

Contact: George Bartlett, Head Custodian: george_bartlett@meadschool.org

Substitute Teacher

The Mead School welcomes applications for substitute teachers in our Early Learning, Elementary and Middle School Programs. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience, expertise in their content area, the ability to teach across grades, a passion for working with students, and a commitment to fostering a diverse community.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references (if available) addressed to Jeannette Baxendale, Administrative Coordinator, to substitutejobs@meadschool.org. If you meet the criteria to substitute at Mead you will be contacted to come in for an interview.

Teaching Qualifications

To apply for a teaching position, the following is required:

  • BA required
  • MA preferred
  • Strong background and knowledge of the desired discipline
  • Ability to work well with a range of able, highly motivated children
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Strong organizational skills and high energy and creativity


The Mead School's policy is to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Mead School complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.