Preschool Teacher / Director

Kid Worksc Children's Center - Long Beach, CA

We are a well reputed neighborhood preschool with a wealth of personality. We thrive on creativity, freedom for our children to grow and learn, providing them with the resources to learn through play. If you follow the same philosophy then this is the school for you. If you enjoy playing in mud, then this is also the place for you!

Teaching preschoolers must be your passion. Must be fingerprint cleared, TB tested, and be CPR and First aid certified. We need someone who has flexibility with hours whether it be part-time or full-time.

Salary is dependent on experience. Medical benefits offered after a 3 month probationary period.

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Program Owner/Director, the Teacher will be primarily responsible for carrying out (with other classroom staff) a well-balanced program of age and developmentally-appropriate activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the children in his/her care.

Job Responsibilities: 1. Develops and implements a well-balanced program of open-ended activities, teacher-directed activities, and spontaneous curriculum activities designed to support the children’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills. 2. Designs and maintains an environment that provides for free exploration and curiosity, and problem solving opportunities. Responsible for the arrangement and appearance of the learning environment at all times. 3. Supervises children to ensure a safe and healthy experience. 4. Assumes an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities. 5. Conducts classroom observations and child assessments to ensure that the program is meeting individual and group needs. 6. Makes positive contact with parents every day. 7. Assists in planning and presenting parent workshop, conferences, and orientations. 8. Maintains a professional attitude and a sense of ethical responsibility at all times. 9. Participate in visibility events as needed. 10. Participate in weekly staff meetings. 11. Participate in staff development activities as needed. 12. Performs other duties as needed and assigned.


Additional Salary Information: Dependent on experience


Requirements: 1. Knowledge and experience in developmentally appropriate practice. 2. Experience working with diverse populations in a culturally sensitive manner. 3. Strong interpersonal and professional skills. 4. Excellent customer service skills. 5. Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion. 6. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and parents. 7. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential. 8. BA preferred.

Qualifications: 1. Meet Child Development Permit requirements for a Teacher (24 units in ECE). 2. A minimum of 6 years paid preschool teaching experience with children 3-6 yrs.

Time Commitment: 30-40 hours a week, Monday-Friday, very occasional weekends for special events.

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Dinuka Ranasinghe,

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Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Long Beach, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: November 26th, 2018

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