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It's not a job. It's a calling.

Want to make a positive difference in your community?

Support young children to help them grow and thrive?


Hyde Park Community UMC Preschool, a non-profit, play-based preschool program, is hiring a part-time ASSISTANT Preschool Teacher for the following class for the 2023-24 school year (August - May) and beyond:

  • 5-Day (Monday-Friday) 3-5 year olds

The hours for this position are roughly 8:30 AM - Noon

HPCUMC Preschool has strong beliefs and philosophies regarding child-led, play-based curriculum and empathic, respectful interactions with young children. We are looking for preschool teachers who embody these same beliefs and will treat our preschoolers with the respect and love that they deserve.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting and implementing developmentally appropriate experiences for children

  • On-going observing and assessing individual children and their needs

  • Following all state licensing regulations at all times

  • Participating in on-going staff training and professional development

  • Developing mutually trusting relationships with families through daily communication and annual parent teacher conferences


Candidates must have experience working in an early childhood classroom with a play-based curriculum. An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field is preferred but not required. Pay is based on education and experience.

Interested in applying? Please send your resume to Julie Vail @

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