Employment at Rainbow Community School

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Why Choose Us

Loving Community

One of the first things you’ll notice about working here is how close-knit and loving our community really is.

Incredible Talent

Rainbow believes in hiring faculty and staff that shine in their field. Most teachers hold a master’s degree.

40 Years and Counting

Our school has been open since 1978. We have a rich history of providing holistic education.

Learning & Collaboration

At Rainbow, you have the freedom to explore lessons in-depth. We provide ample opportunities for collaboration and continued learning.

Whole Child Teaching

We teach to the Seven Domains and believe in giving students the freedom to be who they are while we meet them where they are.

The Heart of West Asheville

Our school is located in the beautiful community of West Asheville, with plenty of cultural and creative venues.


Current Openings

Long Term Substitute/ Assistant Teacher in Preschool

Rainbow Community School’s mission is to develop accomplished, confident, and creative learners who are prepared to be compassionate leaders in building a socially just, spiritually connected, and environmentally sustainable world.

We are unique with our Seven Domains model. We teach using the natural, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical and creative domains.

Rainbow Community School is seeking a Substitute Assistant Teacher for Preschool (4-5 year olds) to begin immediately and work full time until February 2023.

RCS Preschool Assistant Teachers are responsible for assisting the team in implementing engaging and multi-sensory learning experiences for the students in the classroom community. The Assistant Teacher works closely with the team to create a nurturing support system, aimed at providing each child with the greatest opportunity for physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. In addition, they bring in best practices from a variety of approaches to create our holistic model. The Assistant Teacher will also work collaboratively to run the PK after school program and design and implement fun, hands-on experiences for small groups in the afternoons.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred
  • Prior experience teaching in preschool setting
  • A passion for working with young 4-5 year olds in the education field.
  • Clear, consistent and respectful communicator
  • Self starter, takes initiative
  • Interest/Experience in facilitating Reggio Emilia/Montessori/Waldorf pedagogies
    Attentive listener
  • Excellent collaborator, team player
  • Upstanding ethics and integrity
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Pass state-enforced background check
  • Current CPR & First Aid certification
  • Current Medical Report & TB test

Salary Range: $17.70 per hour as a 1099 Independent Contracted employee. RCS will also pay for candidate to obtain NC Background Check, and CPR/First Aid as applicable.

Please email kate.brantley@rainbowlearning.org for more information.

Rainbow Community School is a nonprofit institution that does not discriminate in admissions or hiring practices. We welcome students and staff of any race, creed, ethnic origin, or lifestyle.

Rainbow Community School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action School, and Living Wage Certified Institution.


574 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28786