Jobs at Family Preschool

Family Preschool is a warm, nurturing, and dynamic cooperative half-day preschool dedicated to children, parents and teachers learning together.  We are committed to offering the best preschool education in Durham. As part of that goal, we hire only the best teachers to be a part of our family. We hire teachers who are experienced, have training in the educational philosophies we embrace, and who are equally committed to our children and their development. Family Preschool is proud to pay our teachers a living wage salary that shows our commitment to and understanding of their important work.  

Current Opportunities


We're seeking an experienced, dynamic part-time director. This position is collaborative in nature due to the design of the co-op model, so we are seeking applicants who are comfortable with community building and working closely with families on a daily basis.

Responsibilities: The director is responsible for maintaining communications between parents and teachers and between teachers and the parent board; overseeing, assessing and assisting teachers in the classrooms; managing the daily aspects of the school including admissions, enrollment and finances; representing the school through professional associations; and overseeing the school's marketing initiatives and online presence.

Benefits: This position includes paid personal time and holidays as well as merit-based salary increases. 

Qualifications: Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and at least three years of work experience in early childhood education. The following skills are highly desirable: strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (written and oral), a detail-oriented mindset, and comfort engaging in community outreach. 

How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to

Family Preschool is an equal opportunities employer. We will never discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender orientation or expression, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, nationality, marital or socio-economic status.