Associate Teacher

Full Time

Website Blue Heron School

Nature Based Montessori School

Associate Teacher Pay Range: $25,800 - $38,760 depending on experience. The Associate Teacher is an important staff member of the Blue Heron School (BHS), at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (SLNSC). The BHS Associate Teacher supports the work of the Co-Directors and Lead Teachers in their interactions with children and parents. The Associate Teacher knows or is learning the Montessori educational philosophy, the nature preschool approach, the children, and the routines of the classroom.

Blue Heron School is a Montessori program for preschool and kindergarten, which incorporates the nature preschool philosophy and includes significant time outdoors. It is a part of the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness NH ( The mission of the Science Center is to advance understanding of ecology by exploring New Hampshire’s natural world. Through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, an informal public garden, and lake cruises, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has brought people nearer to nature since 1966.