Preschool Teacher Opening

At Marysville Cooperative Preschool we offer a shared learning experience for children and their grown -ups. Through a play- based curriculum, we work together to help children learn in a nurturing environment conducive to exploration. 

Position Description:

We are seeking to fill teaching position(s) for our 2 year old class (2’s) and 3 year old class (3’s). These classes are held Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30-11:30am (2’s) and 12:00-2:00pm (3’s). The preschool year runs September through May, adhering to the Marysville School District calendar for holidays and breaks during that time.

  • Attendance is required at member, board, and teacher meetings (monthly).
    • Board meetings occur on the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm from June through May.
    •  Member meetings occur the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm from September through May. 
    • Teacher meeting times are typically once a month during the school year on fridays at Edmonds College
  • A typical week includes classroom setup, prep time, class time.
    • Average is 10-12 teaching hours/ week, additional time will be factored in for planning, prep, and set up/ tear down purposes.

The teacher will lead class in a nurturing, energetic manner, and may direct parents in their classroom roles to facilitate children’s social development and experience. An ideal candidate will implement an age-appropriate, play-based curriculum, with the ability to remain open to collaboration from a variety of resources (parent, student, fellow preschool teachers, parent educator). 


  • Plans and prepares developmentally appropriate curriculum, including daily activities that are engaging and varied throughout the year. Maintains a balanced daily schedule fostering creative, physical, collaborative, and imaginative play opportunities  that encourage independence. 
  • Leads the class, helps direct member roles. Uses positive guidance techniques to act as a model for parents in working with young children. Familiar with conscious discipline techniques.
  • Spends class time observing, interacting, and participating in activities with the children.
  • Communicates with members, the Cooperative Board, Parent Educators, and other cooperative teachers in a supportive, caring, and consistent way.
  • Commitment to continuing education, within the co-op structure as well as outside opportunities.
  • Share classroom space and monitors supply inventory with our school’s other teachers.
  • Works closely with our preschool’s Edmonds College Parent Educator (s)
  • Attends monthly board and member meetings, occurring on the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month.
  • Attends monthly teacher meetings at Edmonds College.
  • Fulfill some commitments in Summer of 2023, including classroom set-up, summer social, member orientation, training, and co teacher planning.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in early childhood education or actively pursuing Early Childhood Education degree
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED Certification required before September
  • Must pass a background check

How To Apply:

  • Please include 2-3 references, salary requirements, and a brief sample lesson plan for a class of 14-16, 2 and/or 3 year olds. 

Salary: $17-22/hour Dependent upon qualifications and experience

Application Due Date: Open Until Position is Filled

We admit students of any race, color, or national and ethnic origin to all the rights,  privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our  schools. We do not discriminate due to an association or perceived association with a  protected class, including, but not limited to race; color; religion or national and ethnic  origin; sex; sexual orientation; gender expression or identity; disability; age; citizenship;  marital or veteran status; or genetic information in the administration of our educational  policies, admissions policies, financial assistance programs, and other school-administered  policies.