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Beacon Hill Nursery School


Current Open Positions

Floating Teacher (Head or Associate Level)

Beacon Hill Nursery School seeks candidates for a Floating Teacher (Head or Associate Level) position working with preschool age children starting in August 2023. Floating Teachers provide support in classrooms as needed on a short-term and/or long-term basis. Duties may also include supporting office/administrative tasks. Associate’s degree and previous experience with children, including classroom experience required; bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) certification preferred, as is experience in and/or knowledge of the Reggio Emilia/play-based practice and philosophy. Hours for the position are Monday-Friday 8:00am-2:00pm; potential for additional afternoon hours and year-round employment; benefits provided. Beacon Hill Nursery School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please email your resume to Executive Director, Deb Sullivan at

About Beacon Hill Nursery School

​The mission of the Beacon Hill Nursery School is to create a nurturing community that instills a lifelong love of learning in its students. Guided by exceptional educators, we value play as purposeful and cherish children’s innate curiosity.


Founded in 1955 and located in the heart of downtown Boston in the historic Beacon Hill neighborhood, Beacon Hill Nursery School serves children ages 2 through 6. Known for its warm and nurturing community, our child-centered, play-based program is shaped by talented teachers who create an environment in which every child is known and loved. Our pedagogical approach recognizes play, movement, project-based exploration, creative expression, and open-ended discovery as essential parts of the learning process. Supporting the growth of the whole child, we incorporate developmentally appropriate readiness skills, facilitate social interaction and empathy building, and engage students in active, joyful inquiry.

The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, color, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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