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OPEN POSITION – Preschool Teacher / Full Time

Overview of Position:

Plans, supervises and implements an age-appropriate curriculum for children and designs activities to meet each child’s needs. Ensures the development and safety of children in compliance with relevant federal, state and municipal guidelines.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop an age-appropriate curriculum that focuses on the needs of each child in accordance with the State Department of Education, Child Development Division, Desired Results and NAEYC standards
  • Teaching staff supervise children’s safety at all times
  • Set up children’s portfolio system for organizing children’s observations and forms of evidence and documentation for CDE and NAEYC
  • Complete annual Environment Rating Scale for the designated classroom, following ECERS guidelines
  • Maintain records of each child’s progress, development and behavior for periodic reports to parents
  • Submit a weekly lesson plan based upon Desired Results and NAEYC standards
  • Maintain an attractive, safe, clean, orderly and happy classroom environment following ECERS, NAEYC and Licensing standards
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Provide weekly and monthly schedules of indoor/outdoor curriculum activities based on CDE and NAEYC standards
  • Follow CDE and CACFP nutritional guidelines with family style meals
  • Assist in the development of appropriate curriculum activities which comply with Title 22, Title V, CACFP, ECERS and NAEYC best practices
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Attend CDE/CACFP/NAEYC licensing training and meetings as needed

 Education and Experience:

  • California Teacher’s credential in Child Development or minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education units and continuing professional development
  • Minimum two years’ experience working with children in a preschool setting
  • Strong communication skills

Qualifications:

  • Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice, FBI, and Child Abuse Index
  • Health and Safety Certificate
  • Health clearance, Immunization record updated with proof of TB test and CPR/First Aid certification
  • Associate Teacher Permit or Teacher Permit Required

 

Salary/Benefits:

  • Excellent benefits package offered – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) and Paid Time Off;
  • Competitive salary;  Commensurate on experience

Hours/Other:

  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (schedule may vary)
  • NAEYC-Accredited Preschool is a year-round school.(Age range: 3-5)

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants can send cover letter/resume to:  hr@assistanceleaguela.org