Marysville Cooperative Preschool

Preschool Teacher Openings & Job Description

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 and adults learn in a nurturing environment conducive to exploration.

Position Description:

We are seeking to fill teaching position(s) for our 2’s, 3’s and 4’s classes. Class schedules are as follows: 

2’s class-Thursday and Friday 9:30 am – 11:30 pm

3’s class-Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30 am – 11:30 am

4’s class-Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm.

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 friday afternoons at Edmonds College
  • A typical week includes classroom setup, prep time, class time. Average is 6-10 hours 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 2024, 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, or within 30 days of hire.
  • Must pass a background check

Salary: $18-25/hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience

How To Apply:

  • Please send your resume or completed application form to:
  • Once your resume is received, a board member will reach out to you for a 15 to 20 minute telephone interview, followed by an in-person interview soon after as necessary.