Interested applicants should contact School Administrator Maeve Taylor at (518) 963-7385, or e-mail admin@lakesideschoolinessex.org . To apply, applicants may submit a resumé, three references, letter of intent, and a brief personal bio. Background checks and fingerprinting is mandatory for all Lakeside School staff.

Lakeside School is Seeking the Following Positions for the 2019-20 School Year:

Sprouts Assistant Teachers

We are currently seeking Teaching Assistants to work alongside our Lead Sprouts Teacher, caring for a multi-age nursery group. We have a year-round position available now, and a temporary position starting June 22 and ending August 21, covering our 9-week summer program. The positions will work between 22 and 30 hours a week and are paid an hourly wage based on experience. The Assistant Teachers provide loving care while encouraging creative play, age appropriate movement, language development, and cooperative skills with other children in both indoor and outdoor settings. The Assistants also provide care such as serving meals, diapering and potty training, and teaching skills such as hand washing and getting dressed. In addition, the Assistants will conduct work such as cooking, dish washing, and cleaning. We are seeking individuals with child-care experience, particularly with young children, and an interest and appreciation for Waldorf education. The chosen candidates will need to complete a full background check through NY State Office of Child and Family Services, submit a physical and tb test, and take a free 5 hour on-line safety training.


The Assistants’ Duties are:

Make snacks and lunch for sprouts

Keep kitchen clean

Wash Sprouts dishes

Diaper as needed

Clean as needed

Care for children

Work w/lead teacher and assistant

Acquire understanding of Waldorf Early Childhood pedagogy

Work w/administrator and other Lakeside faculty/staff

Assist w/potty training and toileting

Assist with animals (chickens)


We are seeking an individual who is:





Able to take direction

Comfortable outdoors in all weather


Able to set and hold firm boundaries

Learn from the lead teacher


On time


For more information, please call the School Administrator at 518.963.7385. Please email us with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Maeve Taylor at admin@lakesideschoolinessex.org 

Substitute Teachers
Lakeside School is always seeking individuals who love children to sub when our faculty is sick or away. No teaching credentials necessary but experience with children is a plus. Applicants must pass a fingerprinting background check.

Lakeside School's Mission Statement 

Lakeside School's Vision Statement

We are a ferry ride away from the vibrant city of Burlington, VT and a short drive to the Adirondack High Peaks and Lake Placid.  There are ample opportunities for outdoor activities year round and a growing cultural scene.  There is a burgeoning local agriculture community with ample opportunities for local and organic food.  


For more information, please call the School Administrator at 518.963.7385. 

Please email us with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Maeve Taylor at admin@lakesideschoolinessex.org 


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