Learning Through Play for 70 Years

Activity Room Teacher

Annandale Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for an Activity Room Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.


Annandale Cooperative Preschool is offering the unique opportunity to teach in our nationally accredited, child centered program while maintaining work/life balance though part time hours. Join our experienced and dedicated staff to teach five mornings a week during the 2017-2018 school year. Nurture children’s growth and development with the assistance of engaged and involved parents in a cooperative setting.

Position Description


The Activity Room Teacher position will include, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Planning, preparation and monitoring of all Activity Room classes (up to 4 per day)
  • Interact positively with children and promote engagement in age-appropriate play activities
  • Collaborate with co-oping parents to maintain order and safety, and resolve conflicts
  • Completion of a minimum of 16 hours of paid professional development per year
  • Occasional coverage in classrooms for teachers
  • Act as a “floater” in classrooms and/or on the playground during free times

Position Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education is optimal.
  • Candidates must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours related to Early Childhood Education.
  • Candidates who already hold a Bachelor’s Degree in another field will also be considered for the position, provided that they have taken a minimum of 30 credits related to Early Childhood Education.
  • Experience working in a preschool setting, preferably in an instructional role
  • Excellent rapport with adults and children
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Physically capable of moving equipment and leading gross motor activities and games with preschool aged children.

This is a part-time position, and it will require the chosen applicant to be at the preschool from 9:00 am -12:15 pm, Monday through Friday, from September to May.  Additional hours may be required to attend training or assist with additional preschool business.  This will be a non-exempt position, and the starting compensation rate will be based on prior applicable experience.

Job Benefits Include:

  • Great hours and competitive pay
  • Paid days off (ACPS is closed on all Fairfax County Public School holidays, snow days, and teacher work days)
  • Working with award-winning teachers and a dedicated Director of Education
  • Being a part of a connected and caring community of parents

We welcome applicants to explore our website to get a feel for the fun and opportunity that abounds at Annandale Cooperative Preschool.

No phone calls, please.  If you have any questions regarding this position, please send an email to [email protected].