Beacon Hill Nursery School


Current Open Positions

Floating Teacher

​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.

Beacon Hill Nursery School seeks candidates for a Floating Teacher position working with preschool age children starting in September 2021. Floating Teachers assist Head Teachers in implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum consistent with the educational philosophy of the school. 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 knowledge of the Reggio Emilia practice and philosophy. Hours for the position are Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm or 10:00am-6:00pm; competitive salary and benefits provided. Beacon Hill Nursery School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, please email your resume to Michael Coppola, Associate Director at

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.