Job Title Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Lead Preschool Teacher

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Lead Teacher reports to the School Leader and is responsible for not only leading their own instruction, but also supporting Associate and Assistant teachers on their team in developing and executing comprehensive, integrated units across all parts of a student’s day. Lead Teachers are tone setters for the school and are responsible for high quality instruction, culture building within and across classrooms, and strengthening home-school connections through deep engagement with families. Lead Teachers also serve as our models for how to deeply integrate academics, socio-emotional learning, and health into our classrooms on a daily basis.

Responsibilities

  • Annual, weekly, and daily instructional planning tailored to the needs of each child
  • Instructional delivery in large group, small group, and individualized formats
  • Regular assessment and analysis of quantitative and qualitative student data with the goal of tailoring responsive instruction and support
  • Ongoing support and coaching of the Associate Teacher and Assistant Teacher that make up your Classroom Team
  • Collaboration with other teachers to practice skills and jointly problem solve
  • Regular meetings with and outreach to families, including daily documentation and notes
  • Proactive collaboration and frequent engagement with The Primary School Parent Coaches and staff, and external health practitioners and partners
  • Participation in reflection and coaching, both 1:1 with the School Leader and in group context with colleagues
  • Active participation in the ongoing design and implementation of the The Primary School model through research, curriculum development, engagement with school and organizational leadership, and focused professional development
  • Coordinate family engagement activities to encourage family participation in school related events 

The critical features of this role are described above but are not all encompassing; as our school grows and evolves your responsibilities may shift accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have a Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred 
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a classroom teacher and hold deep and diverse instructional competence. (50 days of 3+ hours per day within 2 years)
  • You have a minimum of 12 units of ECE
  • Your work demonstrates a practice of creating transformative classroom culture for all kids. You are committed to social justice and take proactive steps to build an equitable classroom practice
  • You enthusiastically utilize data to understand what a student needs and to personalize instruction accordingly
  • You have a parent- and family-centered mindset
  • You recognize the multidimensional needs of children and families, because in your own way, you’ve been trying to weave education, health, and family support services together for your students
  • You get that starting a new school and organization is no easy task and are not scared - in fact, you’re energized - by the idea of putting in the long hours and deep commitment needed to bring The Primary School to life
  • You are unafraid of diversity and engage confidently across differences.
  • You are kind, humble, and collaborative

A Plus If

  • You have an understanding of early childhood education and child development.
  • You speak fluent Spanish.
  • You live in or have ties to the Hayward community.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high. 

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health benefits, 401k retirement plan with employer matching, flexible spending account (FSA), dependent care FSA, and generous paid time off, including a competitive paid parental leave benefit.

Hayward, CA 94542 2019-12-04 View
Associate Preschool Teacher

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Associate Teacher (Preschool) reports to the School Leader and is responsible for a subset of content and skills. They work with the support of the Lead Teacher and in partnership with other Associate Teachers to integrate their lessons into larger units. Associate Teachers teach multiple blocks during the day, providing them with the opportunity to quickly implement feedback and improve their practice. Responsibilities of this role will grow and deepen as the year progresses and the Associate Teacher gains more confidence and skill in leading small and whole group instruction. We believe in developing talent from within --- Associate Teachers receive regular coaching support and opportunities to practice literacy and math instruction so that they may grow into Lead Teachers. 

Responsibilities

  • Weekly and daily instructional planning tailored to the needs of each child
  • Instructional delivery in large group, small group, and individualized formats
  • Regular assessment and analysis of quantitative and qualitative student data with the goal of tailoring responsive instruction and support
  • Ongoing collaboration with the Lead Teacher to create enriching, positive, joyful classroom climate and rigorous academic content
  • Collaboration with other teachers to practice skills and jointly problem solve
  • Regular meetings with and outreach to families
  • Proactive collaboration and frequent engagement with The Primary School Parent Coaches and staff, and external health practitioners and partners
  • Participation in reflection and coaching, both 1:1 with the School Leader and in group context with colleagues

The critical features of this role are described above but are not all encompassing; as our school grows and evolves your responsibilities may shift accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have one or two years of teaching experience, or completion of a teacher preparation course or substantial experience working with students in an instructional setting, preferably serving a community similar to the city of Hayward
  • You have an Associate’s degree or are in pursuit of a college degree
  • You have a minimum of 6 ECE units
  • Your work demonstrates a practice of creating transformative classroom culture for all kids. You are committed to social justice and take proactive steps to build an equitable classroom practice
  • You have a deep commitment to all students
  • You get that starting a new school and organization is no easy task and are not scared - in fact, you’re energized - by the idea of putting in the long hours and deep commitment needed to bring The Primary School to life
  • You have a parent- and family-centered mindset

A Plus If

  • You have an understanding of early childhood education and child development
  • You speak fluent Spanish
  • You are from or have ties to the Hayward community

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high. 

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health benefits, 401k retirement plan with employer matching, flexible spending account (FSA), dependent care FSA, and generous paid time off, including a competitive paid parental leave benefit.

Hayward, CA 94542 2019-12-04 View
Infant and Preschool Childcare Center Director

Infant and Preschool Childcare Center Director

 

The Ventura First United Methodist Church is looking for a full-time director for the Happy Ventures Infant and Preschool Childcare Center. The Center currently serves approximately 45 children ages six months to pre-K with 10 staff, including teachers and instructional assistants. The Director is responsible for all aspects of the program including curriculum, personnel, finance, enrollment, and facilities, in coordination with the pastors and the Preschool Advisory Council.

 

Candidates must have strong leadership qualities, effective communication skills, experience in conflict resolution, and an ability to connect well with both children and their families. Must have enthusiasm for the mission of the United Methodist Church, and a passion for making the program an integral part of the church community.

 

Candidates must meet current State of California Dept. of Social Services Community Care Licensing requirements for Director of a Child Care program, including three units in infant / toddler studies, and have a minimum of five years teaching as a fully qualified teacher, with experience with both infants and toddlers. Candidates with experience directing a preschool and a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development are preferred.

 

Candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to Ventura First United Methodist Church, 1338 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura, 93001 or to sprc@venturafumc.org.  Please emphasize your experience working with infants and toddlers, as well as experience in program, personnel, fiscal and/or facilities management.

 

Hours: Full-time; Starting salary: $54,080 per year. Questions, call (805) 643-8621.

Ventura, CA 93001 2019-11-20 View
Executive Director

The Maggy Haves School, a progressive, child-centered preschool program based in Los Angeles, CA, is seeking an Executive Director.  Please see the linked job description for more information about the position and our school.

North Hollywood, CA 91606 2019-11-02 View
Teacher

We are searching for a fantastic teacher to complete our team! See the posting for full job description. We are a small, play based center celebrating the wonders of childhood and nature. We are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach and a child-centered, social constructivist view of early learning. Our four classroom communities are made up of 12 mixed age children with two full time co-teachers. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for early childhood, the ability to create and implement emergent curriculum based on the interests of children, a strong sense of identity as a teacher, and the ability to build a collaborative partnership with a co-teacher.   Visit the posting to learn more and apply through the USD jobs portal. We hope you will come and play with us!

San Diego, CA 92110 2019-10-18 View
Executive Director

First 5 Contra Costa
Concord, CA

Executive Director
Annual salary range: $116,699 to $169,744
Application deadline: Monday, November 11, 2019.

As a respected state leader in advocacy for young children and their families, First 5 Contra Costa helps young children start school healthy and ready to learn. The agency invests in programs and advocates for policies focused on children during their first five years, the most important time in children’s development.

Under the direction of First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, the Executive Director is responsible for implementing a coherent and comprehensive vision that drives the work of First 5, based on the Commission’s Strategic Plan. In partnership with the management team representing all facets of the agency, the Executive Director is responsible for directing a complex organization, leading a staff of thirty-two, supporting the Commission, engaging with stakeholders, and overseeing internal operations.

This position requires a deep commitment to the mission of First 5, along with highly developed leadership, management, and advocacy skills. First 5 seeks a leader who can fill three key roles: as advocate, strategist and organizational leader.

To be considered for this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit a detailed resume (indicating the size of staff and budgets you have managed and also reflecting both years and months of employment dates for positions held), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted until the late stages of the recruitment and will be coordinated with the successful candidate) by applying on our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=559

For additional information contact:

Teresa Webster
CPS HR Consulting
916-471-3462
twebster@cpshr.us

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
First 5 Contra Costa website: www.first5coco.org




First 5 Contra Costa is an equal opportunity employer.

Concord, CA 94520 2019-10-17 View
Child Care Teacher

Rainbow Rising Before and After School Care centers are looking for creative, energetic, compassionate and reliable individuals with experience in the field of childcare. Our employees take part in making a difference in children's lives in addition to helping in providing a quality, safe and enjoyable program for children to explore and thrive in.


Rainbow Rising is looking for a HIGH ENERGY staff to help lead and assist activities such as arts & crafts, math, science, as well as outdoor games, but this position is not limited to those areas! Rainbow Rising employees are expected to successfully work in a collaborative environment, effectively supervise groups of children, and lead a vast array of activities and events for ages 5-12. We are currently located at 14 Elementary Schools in Irvine, CA.

REQUIRED:
Must be age 18 or older
High school diploma
Must have availability MTTHF 2:00pm-6:00pm and Wednesdays 1:00pm-6:00pm

PREFERRED:
Experience in Childcare
12+ Early Childhood Education Units - (Related courses may qualify as well.)
CPR & First Aid Certification

Upon hire, employees will be required to obtain Pediatric CPR and First Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, pass a TB Test as well as a Health Screening and show proof of having the Measles, and Pertussis vaccines.

Irvine, CA 92606 2019-10-15 View
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