Looking for an opportunity to teach in a unique, creative, natural environment? Neskowin Valley School hires teachers that value creativity, exploration, and discovery. Our classrooms are designed to encourage an individualized, student-focused environment that encourages young learners to grow their interests while developing a lifelong love of learning. 


If you are a lifelong learner who is passionate about sharing your love of learning with others, we'd love to hear from. 

Current Job Openings

Head of School | $45,000/yr

Neskowin Valley School seeks a dynamic Head of School to lead our small independent school in a natural setting on the beautiful Oregon coast. The Head of School candidate must possess exceptional leadership skills and have a proven ability to build alliances that engage parents, teachers, students, board members, and the larger community in order to fulfill the NVS mission. Candidates must possess experienced financial management skills, as well as an ability to recruit, hire, manage, and retain quality personnel and staff. Candidates must be willing to engage in fundraising on behalf of the organization and be an articulate and enthusiastic spokesperson for the school and its programs. Click here to view the complete job description.


Teacher | $34,000-$36,000/yr (DOE)

Neskowin Valley School is seeking a creative, skillful, and self-motivated teacher. Set in a rural area, Neskowin Valley School is committed to the academic, social, and emotional development of each of its students with a mission to develop life-long learners.  At the heart of this mission is a strong emphasis on connecting students to the community through arts, environmental science, experiential learning, and place-based projects that immerse students in the extensive natural areas of the Oregon Coast. The ideal NVS teacher would be able to demonstrate a deep love and understanding of nature and be enthusiastic about teaching in an outdoor setting in our beautiful coastal forest environment. If you are passionate about education we would love to welcome you to join our unique and small community. 

Substitute Teacher | $18/hr

Become an NVS substitute. Substitute teachers are a big asset to our teaching team, allowing full-time teachers the opportunity to take needed days off. Become a teacher's hero today! 



We are always looking for artists, gardeners, musicians, master organizers, and other helping hands. If you have a desire to invest in our students, we'd love to meet with you.

How to apply?

To start the application process, please send a copy of your resume to our Interim Head of School, Sarah Creighton, at admin@neskowinvalleyschool.com. An interview will be arranged once your resume has been received.