Licensed Toddler Teacher

Staff / Full-Time

John Winthrop School for Young Children, Boston, MA

Rare Opportunity to join a kind, tenured, well-respected team of teachers!

John Winthrop School for Young Children is located in the historic Back Bay of Boston and has served multiple generations of families in the area for 50 years. Our mission is to foster the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of young children. The school consists of a community of learners, including children, teachers, and families, where all are welcome, work together, and are respected. Our dedicated staff employ a whole family approach to supporting learning. We support families through the first years of schooling by conversing about children’s development in a real-world context, celebrating milestones, and supporting the transition to kindergarten and beyond.

We are looking for a Licensed Toddler Teacher to join our team. The Teacher is responsible for classroom management, curriculum design, implementation and documentation, developing and maintaining relationships with families, and working collaboratively with fellow teachers and administration to ensure the continued excellence in early childhood education at John Winthrop School.

The right candidate for the Licensed Toddler Teacher position will have a strong background in early childhood education, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be warm, enthusiastic, and energetic. He or she will also have:

  • EEC Lead Teacher-certified, Toddler and/or Preschool
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience in a child care setting
  • Meet MA state background check requirements
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education is a plus

We offer a generous healthcare and retirement plan match package, generous holiday & paid time off, training, and opportunity for professional growth. 100% of healthcare premiums and the majority of the healthcare deductible is covered. This position is 40 hours per week, 8am-4pm for 10 months, as well as the opportunity for additional paid work during the summer. Visit us at to learn more about our school.

Applicants can submit their resume and cover letter via email:

Salary: $50,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift, 8am – 4pm
  • Monday to Friday


  • Early childhood education: 3 years (Required)


  • Teaching Certification (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person, Back Bay, Boston, MA

John Winthrop School for Young Children

Boston, MA
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood
All Gender