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K-2 Teacher Wanted

Little River is a small, K-12 democratic school, in Canton, New York, providing strong academic classes in a multi-age setting.  We are seeking a motivated, creative, experienced teacher to work in our Youngers program (certification not required).  We are a community of teachers, parents, and students working together to facilitate our students’ quest for knowledge and understanding.  This position is in an educational environment that provides academic freedom, choices, and support. -link to job description and application


Little River Community School is a democratic school serving 39 students, grades K-12, in a four-classroom schoolhouse, in Canton, NY. At Little River, we have a fundamental trust in children and their inherent motivation to learn about their world.

Our approach nurtures self-motivation and is characterized by the following:

  • Multi-age groups
  • 8:1 student teacher ratio
  • Commitment to nonviolence and nondiscrimination
  • Cooperation
  • Community involvement
  • Appreciation of our natural and physical world
  • Hands-on activities

Little River is located 5 miles south of Canton on the Canton-Russell Road, 1227 County Route 25.  

Call us at (315) 379-9474 or write to us at for more information.