General Summary: Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher will plan and implement individual and group activities designed to stimulate learning for all children.
Successful candidates will need the following:
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development, or (related field) including a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
2 years’ experience working with families and children in a preschool setting required.
1 year of experience working with developmentally disabled/delayed or behaviorally challenged children including supporting Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and/or Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) using social-emotional curriculum and inclusion methods is preferred.
Hold a current California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Teacher permit.
Ability to converse, write, and/or translate in Spanish or Armenian preferred.
Criminal Records (e.g. Live Scan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index Check, Sexual Offender Registry, Health,Tuberculosis (TB) test and Immunization clearances required.
Hold a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate upon hire or within 30 days of hire.
Must have strong organizational and leadership skills.
Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance, and clean DMV record required.
Show ability to have flexibility, maturity of judgment, and ability to work collegially.
Ability to supervise pre-school children and ensure a safe environment including the ability to monitor and respond to events going on at all times in the classroom, outdoor play areas and on field trips.
Ability to respond appropriately to an emergency or a crisis situation.
Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, families, and the community to work as part of a team, and collaborate with colleagues.
Ability to maintain all assigned workflow and a high level of customer satisfaction in a fast paced working environment.
Ability to develop an environment that is free of disruptive influences.