Room to Grow (RTG) preschool, a program of Catholic Charities located in Norwalk, CT is seeking fulltime Assistant Teachers and per diem/part-time Substitute Teachers to begin immediate employment. RTG is a state-licensed and nationally-accredited facility that provides high-quality care and education for children ages three-to-five years old who reside in Norwalk.

Eligible candidates should have a degree in early childhood education, child development or human development, or a two (2) or four (4) year degree in a related field with at least twelve (12) credits in child development or early childhood education. Substitutes must have a H.S. diploma and 2 years’ experience in ECE.


  • Planning, implementing and evaluating child development experiences for the enrolled children and
    supporting and advocating for families.
  • Operating a safe, diverse and developmentally appropriate classroom in accordance with all State and local regulations and policies.

Experience required:

  • Candidates should have experience in developmentally appropriate practices and working knowledge
    of CT – ELDS (Connecticut Early Learning Development Standards), NAEYC, and DPH/ OEC licensing
    and a desire to continue their education.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience at a licensed child day care center/preschool that meets standards comparable to those in Connecticut and/or experience in group care for children three-to-five years old.

RTG offers qualified teachers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. The work week for the full-time position is Monday through Friday, 8 hours/day (40 per week), full year. Substitute Teachers will have a flexible schedule based on requirements.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

Please submit cover letter indicating interest along with resume to Nancy Owens, Director, Room to Grow at [email protected]

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).