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Preschool Head Teacher - Eliot Pearson Children's School
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Preschool Head Teacher - Eliot Pearson Children's School
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
    Child and Social Services


The Eliot-Pearson Children's School is a laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University. The Children's School enrolls approximately 68 children. It has preschool and Pre-K and Kindergarten to first grade classrooms.  It serves as a model and demonstration school, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and opportunities for research projects.

What You'll Do

This is an academic year position with an option to add a 6-week summer program.


The Head Teacher’s responsibilities include providing a dynamic, developmental, inclusive program for preschool age children (3-4 years), curriculum planning, instruction, documentation and assessment of children, working with families, therapists, team-teaching and supervising University undergraduate and graduate students. The Head Teacher will work closely with the admin team to align with new COVID-19 new policies, regulations and programming.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience typically acquired by a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and 3 years’ experience with teaching children, including those with special needs
  • Skilled in designing classroom environments and curriculum within an inclusive setting; experience supervising University students

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