Careers

Would you like to be a part of the Young School?

The Young School is always looking for exceptional people to join our education staff. We accept resumes year round. Classroom teachers and support staff should have experience working with children and a willingness to learn more about the Young School method of education.

“Working at the Young School has been life-changing, to say the least. Everyone feels like family and I love going to work every day. The Reggio Emilia approach to learning is inspiring and I’ve learned so much over the years. The high retention rate is so refreshing and I can’t wait for many more years at the Young School!” ~ Ms. Jen

Teacher showing students a fun art project

The Young School, a Reggio Emilia inspired preschool, located in Columbia (Kings Contrivance), Maryland is accepting applications for a full time qualified Infant/Toddler Teachers (children ages 6 weeks to 2 years) and Pre-K Teachers (children ages 2-4 years). We are seeking experienced, qualified teachers and staff with a proven successful track record working with infants and young children. Those qualified must possess the required credentials, strong communication skills, and the passion for the early education profession.

At the Young School, our teachers and staff are fully contributing partners within their classroom community. Our teachers and staff are required to have the highest level of early education standards. All Young School teachers and staff work to create a respectful, nurturing, and comforting environment where children develop lifelong confidence and desire to explore their world while creating a partnership with parents for supporting the child from infancy through their preschool years.

Available Positions

Summer Preschool Support Staff (Floater)
Temporary - Summer

King’s Contrivance Location

This position works within a variety of classrooms, filling in for teachers who are on vacation or scheduled leave. This position is open from mid-May to mid-August.

Participate in short and long-range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, support children’s emotional, social, physical and cognitive development, and work directly in implementing the RIE and Reggio philosophies and curriculum when working and caring for children, maintain the cottage environment, maintain daily communication with parents.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must meet all suitability for employment criteria set by MSDE, including a criminal background check and medical report.
  • Preschool Support Staff (Floater)

Full and Part-time All Ages

Full and Part-time All Ages
Year Round Position

King’s Contrivance Location

Participate in short and long-range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, support children’s emotional, social, physical and cognitive development, and work directly in implementing the RIE and Reggio philosophies and curriculum when working and caring for children, maintain the cottage environment, maintain daily communication with parents. This position works within a variety of classrooms, filling in for teachers who are on leave, scheduled out or filling for daily lunch breaks.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must meet all suitability for employment criteria set by MSDE, including a criminal background check and medical report.
  • Full-time (40 hours per week/12 months per year) position includes a comprehensive benefit package; Group Health and supplemental health insurance options, paid holidays, vacation accrual and 401k.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $10.50 to $15.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Early Childhood: 1 year (preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (required)

Location:

  • Columbia, MD (preferred)

Work Authorization

  • United States (required)

Benefits Offered

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement

If you would like to be considered for employment by the Young School, please fill out the form below.