Job Title Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Hebrew School Teacher

 

Burbank Temple Emanu El seeks passionate, creative, and energetic Hebrew School teachers for the 2021-2022 academic year. Classes will be held remotely on Tuesdays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm and in person at our Burbank campus on Sundays from 9:00 am to noon.  Previous teaching experience is a plus, but not necessary if you can engage and inspire young people ranging in age from kindergarten through 7th grade. Our mission is to strengthen our students' Jewish identity and establish their lasting connection to the religion, culture, and community of the Jewish people. Teachers will need to prepare weekly lessons in advance and attend monthly staff meetings.  Our starting salary for this part-time job is $40.00 but may be higher for experienced teachers.  Please email us your resume, and we look forward to meeting you!

Burbank, CA 91504 2021-07-06 View
Preschool teacher

The Preschool Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.

This position reports to the Preschool Director and temple Co-President.

 

Burbank, CA 91504 2021-07-06 View
Teach Baby Signs® Classes & Workshops

The Baby Signs® Program is looking for educators, therapists and other child development professionals who are passionate about working with new parents, babies and caregivers. Become certified as a Baby Signs® Independent Certified Instructor and have fun teaching:

  • Parent Workshops
  • Infant/Toddler Play Classes
  • Early Childhood Educator Training
  • Additional enrichment classes for parents and children from birth to age 5

The Baby Signs® ICI Program is designed to train, certify and support our world wide network of instructors – we provide training – in both infant sign language, early childhood development and a certification to teach the Baby Signs® Program. The ICI Program is a self-paced, distance learning training program, consisting of both written and video materials. It includes ready-to-teach curricula, business administration documents, marketing tools and resources, training DVDs and CDs and much more.

The Baby Signs® Program also offers a full line of training options for children’s health and educational organizations. Your organization can to implement this research-proven early intervention program and offer Baby Signs® classes and workshops to families in your community.

For more information visit https://babysignstoo.com/teach or email training@babysignstoo.com

*Instructors needed throughout California*

 

Throughout CA, CA 94089 2021-07-01 View
Director of Early Childhood Education

Director of Early Childhood Education

Ventana School, a Reggio-inspired Preschool (2 yrs-5 yrs) and Elementary School (K-5) located on a beautiful campus in Silicon Valley, is hiring a Director of Early Childhood Education. Our programs reflect our belief that children learn naturally through play, observation, and investigation. We value each child as an individual and a competent learner, full of ideas and eager to learn. The employee models the Ventana Values that guide the School.  Ventana School (“VS”) is an outreach project of Christ Episcopal Church of Los Altos (“CCLA”) but is not a religious school. 

The salary range for this position is 75,000 to 90,000 (commensurate with experience). We offer a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement savings. This is a 12 month position.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Demonstrate exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Have experience mentoring and coaching teachers

  • Are flexible and creative

  • Excel in collaborative environments but are able to lead independently

  • Value direct communication

  • Are positive and open-minded

  • Are committed to supporting a Reggio approach to education 

Qualifications:

  • Possess a B.A. or B.S in a related field (Child Development, Psychology, Family Studies)

  • Hold a valid Child Development Site Supervisor Permit   

  • Possess a valid Child Development Program Director Permit

  • At least 4 years teaching preschool-aged children

  • At least 2 years in a Preschool Director role (preferred)

  • Significant knowledge and experience with the Reggio Emilia Approach

Job Responsibilities

The Director of Early Childhood Education (DECE) monitors and evaluates the proper functioning of the entire preschool program. In this capacity, the DECE ensures that: 1) Ventana Preschool retains its commitment to its Reggio Emilia-inspired roots, and that 2) all preschool teachers use developmentally appropriate materials and resources as “languages” of expression, promote experiences that build a child’s relationship with the community and with the natural world, and provide social-emotional learning experiences. The DECE also ensures that Ventana is a place where learning becomes a joint venture between children, teachers, and families and where social and academic development happens within the context of childhood. The DECE makes certain that all preschool teachers practice active, emergent, project-based teaching and learning. The DECE also is responsible for maintaining the preschool parent/school relationship. Additionally, the DECE is responsible for ensuring compliance with all California Child Care Licensing laws and maintaining the good standing of the program. This position reports to the Head of School.

It is expected that the DECE will present documentation to meet the California Child Care Licensing requirements for a Preschool Director. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • In collaboration with the Head of School, provide for the short- and long-term vision of Ventana and establish the policies and procedures that move the school forward

  • Provide mentorship and coaching to preschool teachers

  • Coordinate coverage and staff support

  • Participate in the budget creation process with the Head of School

  • In collaboration with the Director of Operations, oversee sections of the budget that relate to the preschool

  • Provide teacher performance assessment of preschool faculty, including classroom maintenance (i.e. hygienic, safe, and orderly preschool spaces), and Reggio “threads” implementation, as well as support and problem-solving strategies

  • Conduct preschool teacher performance evaluations 

  • Hire/terminate preschool staff as needed

  • Work closely with Admissions team to admit qualified children, balance number of children, educate families, and give weekly tours October through January and as needed

  • Prepare, update, and monitor all preschool licensing paperwork, including monitoring status of pre-school teaching personnel regarding requirements for health and safety preparedness (schedule First Aid, CPR, immunization screening, etc.) 

  • Prepare agenda for, and lead weekly preschool staff meetings

  • Order supplies as needed

  • Represent the preschool at information night events, community activities, parent “Coffee & Conversation” events, Spring Social, or other social gatherings

  • Be available to parents to provide support, education, and address questions and/or concerns

  • Coordinate parent education and enrichment opportunities

  • Support staff relationships through community building, honest conversations, and a “teamwork” approach

  • In collaboration with the Head of School, plan Preschool Professional Development and support professional development for all staff

  • Ensure the security of all school files and records 

  • In collaboration with the Rector, assist in supporting the spiritual life of the school

  • Participate in all parish, diocesan and nationally required training, including anti-racism training and anti-sexual misconduct training

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

 

To Apply:

Please address inquiries to Amanda Stewart, Head of School. Please submit all documents by emailing them to office@ventanaschool.org.  

 

  1. Cover letter

  2. Resumé

  3. Minimum of 3 references 

 

Ventana School will not field phone calls. Resumés will be received and reviewed until the position is filled. If applying via email, be sure to note the position title in the subject heading and attach .pdf documents only. 

 

Los Altos, CA 94024 2021-06-22 View
Preschool Teaching Positions - FT & PT positions available

Work, Play, and Grow with us! 

 

We are:   

  • Play based and focused on co-creating curriculum with the children based on their emerging interests and curiosity.
  • Nurturing caregivers who provide a safe and warm space for children to take risks, learn and blossom. 
  • A community of educators who support and care about each other.  We are community builders who welcome and embrace all our families and work hard to provide the support they need. 
  • Collaborative early childhood educators who reflect and grow with each other every day and during professional development opportunities throughout the year. 
  • Jewish:  Our preschool is Jewish and our population (teachers and students) is very diverse.  We focus on Jewish values and celebrate the Jewish holidays.  

 

You are: 

  • Passionate and dedicated:  You feel called to your work with young children and approach teaching with commitment and enthusiasm. 
  • Growth oriented:  A position at the PJCC Preschool will allow you to access a variety of workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities so you can grow professionally.   
  • Collaborative:  You see the value in sharing knowledge and skills with colleagues and you seek out their feedback and contributions. 
  • Reflective: You appreciate opportunities to reflect on and evaluate what is happening in the classroom to deepen and improve the learning. 

 

Qualifications: 

- Minimum of 12 ECE units. (or 6 units, with 6 in progress). Reimbursement offered for coursework.  

- Minimum of 1 year experience 

- Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit is strongly preferred. 

- Basic Computer Skills 

 

Benefits Package: 

- FREE gym membership: including access to personal trainers, group fitness classes, pools, and workout                facilities 

- Accrued paid vacation and sick time 

- Medical/Dental 

- Retirement (403b)

- Professional Development Opportunities, including tuition reimbursement for approved Early Childhood              Education coursework. 

 

We are looking to fill Associate Teacher and Teacher positions.

 

Full-Time and Part-Time Shifts available 

Monday - Friday

Between the hours of 7:30am - 6:30pm 

 

 

 

Foster City , CA 94404 2021-06-18 View
Afterschool Program (Treehouse) Teaching Positions

Have fun working with children?

Join our family and BE AN AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM TEACHER!

We are looking for both Teachers as well as Associate Teachers

 

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center located in Foster City, CA is hiring for Teachers and Associate Teachers for our after-school program, Treehouse at the PJCC. We are looking for a positive, energetic Teachers/Associate Teachers who enjoy working with children and as part of an awesome teaching team.

Our teaching staff is responsible for planning and facilitating our Treehouse after-school program for children primarily in grades TK - 5. Programs and activities include weekly swimming, arts and crafts, homework time, science, drama, and themed programming.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities for this position: The Teaching team works closely to ensure the proper supervision of children at all times and are responsible for planning and implementing recreational activities, homework assistance, snack and enrichment opportunities that support the children’s learning.

The team is also responsible for assisting with transportation from schools to the PJCC via PJCC vans and busses.

 

Schedule:

Available from 2pm – 6pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs and Friday) and 11:30am – 6pm (Wednesday)

 

COVID-19 Considerations:
Must wear a mask at all times. Small stable groups of children. Curbside pick-up and drop-off.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided and required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

 

For Teachers:

Completed 12 units of approved Early Childhood Education or related course work in Education or Psychology. Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit strongly preferred. 2 years related experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus.

For Associate Teachers:

Completed 12 units of approved Early Childhood Education or related course work in Education or Psychology. Associate's degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit strongly preferred. 2 years related experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus.

 

Certifications/Licenses:

Valid CA Driver’s License and a clean driving record

CPR/First Aid Certification

Foster City , CA 94404 2021-06-18 View
Teacher

Provide for the health, safety and wellbeing of the young children enrolled in the Children’s Center. Assist in the planning and implementation of a well-balanced program of age appropriate experiences and activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the children in his/her classroom. This person must be able to work well with others and be willing to fulfill their responsibilities in accordance with the Center’s mission, goals and philosophy.

 

The Teacher will supervise children indoors and outdoors to ensure their safety and wellbeing, moving with children as they change location (maintenance of a clean and safe environment, staff lounge as well as classroom and schoolyards). Assist with the development and implementation of an anti-bias, emergent type curriculum which provides a safe, secure, and stimulating learning environment that meets the entirety of children’s individual needs, including areas of social, emotional, cognitive, physical development, and creative expression. The Teacher will meet the maintenance needs of the individual child (i.e. feeding, diaper-changing, hand washing, nose blowing). Plan and provide snack/nutrition in accordance with the school’s policy. Attend scheduled staff meetings and other center functions or activities. Becoming familiar with routine room paperwork (i.e. medical sheets, sign in sheets, activity sheets) and assist in completing monthly status reports in a timely manner. The Teacher will pass on information from parents to the lead teacher (e.g. medication, absences, general information), and referring parents to lead teacher as appropriate. Provide supportive assistance to new substitutes and volunteers, as well as other new staff. Flexible to meet program needs, including assisting teachers and children in other groups as needed. This position involves physical demands including: maintaining a physically healthy condition to be able to pick up children weighing up to 45 pounds as needed, and to play actively with them. Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop; occasionally run or crawl; speak clearly; see both near and far with depth perception; and hear at a conversation level.

 

 

We seek candidates who typically possess a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field. Minimum of 12 units completed in Early Childhood Education or the equivalent (as stipulated by Department of Social Services State Licensing), including 3 units in Infant/Toddler if working with children under the age of 2. Minimum 1-2 years’ work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or comparable group Child Care Program. Infant/Toddler experience preferred. Minimum 18 years of age. Some knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and NAEYC Accreditation criteria helpful. Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) and a demonstrated ability to understand and balance the needs of all of the center’s primary clients: children, parents, teachers and the LMU community. Highly developed organizational and leadership skills. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; nurturing, supportive, compassionate, responsive and conscientious. Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Photoshop/zoom browser systems.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. 

Los Angeles, CA 90045 2021-06-04 View
Church School Director

The School: Preschool and Elementary Age Before and After School Programs
The preschool is a community outreach program of East Whittier Presbyterian Church. Our purpose is to provide an educational experience in a Christian environment that is designed to promote the spiritual, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of the children in our care. We will share in the effort to help parents better understand the needs of their children. We provide children with essential group experience in learning to work, co-operate and interact with other children and adults. We encourage the development of self-esteem and self-worth. We will take our responsibilities seriously and will remain faithful to our commitment to our children and their families.


The School, an integral part of the education program of the church, is nonsectarian and open to all children without discrimination on the basis of race, religion or ancestry.


Full time and part time schedules are offered in Preschool and Before and After School programs.


We offer a Before and After School care program for elementary age children who attend Ocean View Elementary School. The program is designed to provide enrichment experiences, group play opportunities and structured homework time. The children are divided into upper and lower age groups. Staff pick up the children and bring them to our program.
The staff are fully qualified and well trained based upon Title 22 regulations.


Requirements
Minimum:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved university, with a major emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
• At least one year of successful experience as a Site Supervisor or Program Director (two years preferred)
• At least one year successful teaching experience in a licensed Preschool or child care center or comparable group child care program
• Superior organizational skills
• Ability to resolve complaints and grievances
• Established communication skills with adults and children
• Valid California Driver License
• Valid Child Development Site Supervisor or Program Director Permit issued by the CTC
• Valid CPR and First Aide training. Proof of up-to-date vaccinations (MMR, Tdap, COVID)
• Within 30 days of employment, verified completion of 16 hours of health and safety training

Whittier, CA 90605 2021-06-03 View
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