Master Teacher / Infant Toddler Master Teacher – Permanent & Substitute

EHSD/Community Services Bureau - Concord, CA

Under general supervision, plans, organizes and conducts a variety of developmentally appropriate classroom activities for children 0-5 years of age enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs; provides supervision and training to subordinate staff; and performs related work as required.

Typical Tasks of Master Teacher / Infant Toddler Master Teacher include but not limited to:

  • Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department
  • Conducts daily classroom activities
  • Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization
  • Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize education delivery
  • Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities
  • Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State, and local government agencies
  • Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers
  • Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year
  • Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional manner, meeting all requirements and timelines


Here are some of the many benefits of working with our agency (SUBSTITUTE / TEMPORARY POSITIONS DO NOT QUALIFY):


•Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Training/Education Reimbursement

•Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Holiday Accrual, and 10 Paid County Holidays

•Quality Matters 4 and 5 Star Centers (Local Quality Rating & Improvement System)

•National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accredited

•Nationally and Regionally Recognized for High-Quality ECE Services

•Comprehensive Services Unit to Support Wide Variety of Clients’ Needs


Salary: $19.74 - $24.00 hourly depending on experience




  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high      school proficiency certificate, and
  • (a) BA in Early Childhood Education or Child      Development preferred, (b) AA in Early Childhood Education, (c) AA in      major relating to Early Childhood Education with twenty-eight (28) Early      Childhood Education/ Child Development units, or (c) BA in any subject and      coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education,12      ECE units and 3 ECE supervision field units, and experience teaching      preschool-age children
  • In addition, Infant Toddler Teacher position requires three      (3) Infant Toddler units


  • Two (2) years of full-time experience as a preschool teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom.


  • All Master Teaching Positions require possession of a      valid CALIFORNIA Vehicle Operator License and current Child Development      (CD) Master Teacher permit issued by California Commission on Teaching      Credentialing.
  • Successfully pass a physical exam, TB, required vaccination      (measles, whooping cough and flu) and Department of Justice fingerprint      clearance

Job Type(s): Full Time/Permanent, Temporary / Substitute


For complete job description and minimum qualifications go online to and apply online for permanent position.

To apply for a substitute position, please call CSB Personnel Unit at (925)608-5020 or email the designated representative.


How to Apply

Apply Online for permanent position at To apply for substitute/temporary position, please call 925-608-5020.

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Contact Info

Olga Kasper 925-608-5020

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Concord, CA

Salary: 19.74 - 24.00

Posted On: June 14th, 2019

Agency Details


The Community Services Bureau (CSB) is part of a national network of Community Action Agencies established by the 1964 War on Poverty to address the underlying conditions that cause poverty. In 2006, the Community Services Department was made a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department. With an annual budget of almost $30 Million and approximately 400 employees in 15 service locations across the county, CSB is the largest childcare provider in Contra Costa County. Each year we combine federal Head Start and State Child Development funds to provide primarily full-day, full-year Early Childhood Education Services to over 2,000 children and their families.

CSB is the Community Action agency for Contra Costa County Through Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funding, CSB provides direct assistance with home energy costs, weatherization, and funding for community based organizations to assist the low-income population move out of poverty.

Community Services Bureau is a part of Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department and our largest program is our Child Development program.  We are looking for great candidates to apply for our permanent and substitute Master Teacher / Infant Toddler Master Teacher positions! Come join our dynamic organization dedicated to nurturing children 0-5 years old and enhancing the lives of families!