Job Opportunities

Country Classroom School is currently looking for applicants for the following position.


PK- 2nd Grade Supporting Teacher  

This is a full time non-exempt position.

The responsibilities of the Supporting Teacher include:

  • Assist with PK-2nd grade instruction, Monday - Friday, 8:15 am - 3:15 pm.

  • Help students make friends, play together and learn strategies to constructively resolve interpersonal conflict.

  • Use non-punitive techniques to shape students’ behavior.

  • Plan a minimum of 2 field trips or special guests - may be virtual.

  • Introduce literacy, phonics and numbers in age-appropriate ways.

  • Supervise children during recess, lunch and transitions.

  • Communicate effectively with parents about the needs and growth of their children, as needed.

  • Participate in monthly staff meetings, bi-weekly teacher meetings, parent-teacher and student-led conferences. 

  • Complete behavioral reflections/physical incident reports as needed.

  • Help manage school supplies and a clean, tidy classroom space. 

  • Communicate effectively with the Lead Teacher and other staff, as needed.

  • Participate in professional development and goal setting.

  • Attend school functions, as possible. 

  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification.



  • Early Childhood teaching certification preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or 5 years or more experience working in Early Childhood Education.


Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience 

  • Professional environment of experienced and dedicated teachers.


  • September (Tuesday after Labor Day) - June

  • Average of 36 hours per week.

To Apply

Please thoroughly review the position description above and email with:
1. Cover letter that details why you are a good fit for this position; your strengths and weaknesses.
2. Resume with three references.
3. Your availability for interview.
4. Scanned copy of teaching certificate(s) and university degree(s), if applicable.


Country Classroom is a small, independent school and summer camp located in beautiful Schoharie County.

We value a holistic learning environment focused on academics, critical thinking, compassion, joy, creativity and reverence for nature.

We demonstrate our values with rigorous academic expectations that promote self-reflection. We model compassion and kindness with each other and with the natural world. We include creative expressions, such as music, art and dance as an integral part of our community. We welcome non-conventional and playful approaches to problem solving and we treat both nature and people with kindness, gentleness and respect.

Country Classroom provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.