Creative Preschool Teachers Wanted, Full-time and Part-time Positions Available

Job Type

Full Time


Details: hourly




3401 Canal Street
New Orleans
United States


Abeona House of Child Discovery is seeking teachers for immediate start and for the 2018-2019 school year. Lead teacher, assistant teacher, and substitute positions available.


Lead Teachers

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Experience working with young children
  • Willingness to learn about the Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Our curriculum is developed by our teachers in response to the interests of the child. Preferred candidates will demonstrate an interest in observing, making, creating, researching, and exploring.
  • One of the following:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Child Development Credential (CDA)
  • Willingness to pursue a CDA

Assistant Teachers

  • 17 years of age or older
  • Willingness to learn about the Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Experience working with young children

About Abeona House

Abeona House Child Discovery Center provides exceptional childcare and early childhood education to children ages six weeks to five years.  A non-profit childcare center inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, we serve families in the Greater New Orleans area from diverse backgrounds with joy, equity, and love. More information about our school and curriculum is available at

We are located in Mid-City, inside First Grace Church at the intersection of Canal and S Jefferson Davis Parkway.

As an organization, we value:

  • Community - connecting with our neighborhoods, and supporting local businesses and New Orleans’ recovery
  • Lifelong learning - for children, parents and teachers
  • Reciprocal relationships - and collaboration between children, families, teachers and community
  • Environment as the third teacher - filled with beauty, simplicity, nature, the warmth of home, and documentation of children’s learning
  • Socioeconomic and ethnic diversity -  celebrating each family’s uniqueness
  • Individuality of children - including diversity in ability
  • Balancing livable wages and affordable tuition -  as part of our mission to respect children, families and teachers
  • Fresh, delicious food - that supports a healthy foundation for lifelong nutrition
  • Joi de Vivre - and a loyalty to our New Orleans heritage.


All teachers receive an hourly pay and are paid on the days school is closed (totaled 30 days in the 2017-2018 school year), and receive 8 paid sick/personal days off in their first year of employment. As part of the Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System, our teachers qualify for scholarships (associates, bachelors, and masters levels) and tax credits. As a Type III licensed child care provider, teachers qualify for free child development workshops provided by Agenda for Children. Abeona House does not provide medical insurance.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Interested applications should read more about our curriculum and our program on our website: To apply, email a resume and cover letter to