Position Title: Teacher
Teachers are responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team. Each teacher functions as the class leader and/or co-teacher. The teacher plans and implements the curriculum while maintaining a safe and nurturing environment. With active participation of other members of the teaching team, the teacher works with parents and assesses the needs of the individual children. Teachers report to and are supervised by the Preschool Director. This is a non-exempt, hourly, part-time position requiring approximately 25 hours on site per week.
- Must meet all current California requirements for preschool teachers.
- Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be proficient in commonly used PC applications such as Word.
- Must be able to multi-task and interact well with others.
- Must have current pediatric first aid and CPR certification
- Must successfully pass background check/fingerprinting in accordance with California State regulation.
- Must be able to lift 30 pounds.
- For employment as a teacher must either have completed 6 semester equivalent units with passing grade in early childhood education or child development OR shall have a Child Development Assistant Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
- After employment, a teacher hired with the above shall complete with passing grades at least 2 units each semester or quarter until the education requirement of 12 post secondary semester equivalent units in early childhood education or child development is met
- A fully qualified teacher shall have at least 12 post secondary education units in early childhood education or childhood development with passing grades at an accredited or approved college or university and at least 6 months of work experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program. The units specified shall include courses that cover the general areas of child growth and development or human growth and development; child, family and community or child and family; and program curriculum. Experience shall be verified as having been performed satisfactorily at least 3 hours per day for a minimum of 50 days in a 6 month period as a paid or volunteer staff member under the supervision of a person who would qualify as a teacher or director.
- OR a current and valid Child Development Associate (CDA) credential with the appropriate age-level endorsement and at least 6 months of on the job training and/or work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group child care program. Experience shall be verified as above.
- OR one of the following permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing: Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, Child Development Teacher Permit or Child Development Master Teacher Permit.
Requirements for application:
- Letter of Introduction (Cover Letter)
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Title: Substitute Teacher
If you would like to be considered for our substitute list please email Director Carol Matzkind at email@example.com. Thank you!