Careers at Assistance League of Los Angeles

Open roles

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Hollywood, CA

Read more
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
  • Works effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds and those with disabilities and special needs
  • Direct activities of the teaching team/teacher’s assistants under your supervision
  • 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
  • Attend CDE/CACFP/NAEYC licensing training and meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
  • Associate Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field (preferred) or equivalent of 60 college credits with a minimum of 30 ECE units required
  • Minimum three years’ experience working with children in a preschool setting
  • Strong written and 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
  • Teacher Permit required

Salary/Benefits:
  • Excellent benefits package offered – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) and Paid Time Off
  • $21.00/hour

Hours/Other:
  • Full Time (8 hours/day)
  • Preschool is open 7 AM – 6 PM
  • NAEYC-Accredited Preschool is a year-round school. (Age range: 3-5)

To Apply:
  Send resume to: hr@assistanceleaguela.org