Preschool Teacher

SLS Preschool - San Francisco, CA

Position Description:

We are looking for a qualified Preschool Teacher to prepare young children for kindergarten by teaching a developmentally appropriate curriculum and creative play, while fostering a classroom of courtesy and joy. Our program allows for significant one-on-one interactions and looks at each child as an individual. As a faculty, we value a “can do” attitude and with expectations of collaboration and communication.



  • Teach a carefully crafted, creative program that is suitable for preschool children

  • Observe each child to help them improve and develop social competencies and build self esteem

  • Encourage collaboration and interaction among classmates and facilitate conversations when occasional disagreements occur

  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum, using a variety of educational techniques

  • Organize snack and play time and provide supervision at all times to ensure children are safe

  • Track each child’s progress and communicate with parents frequently

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues

  • Maintain a classroom that is clean and visually appealing

  • Prioritize and participate in professional development opportunities



  • Minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field preferred

  • Preschool or kindergarten teaching experience preferred

  • Excellent understanding of the principles of childhood development and preschool educational methods

  • Excellent communication and instructional skills

  • Ability to act as mediator between students, employing conflict resolution techniques 

  • A passion for children and a love of learning

  • Must have or obtain childhood CPR/First Aid training

How to Apply

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Contact Info

Jeff Escabar, Head of School (

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary: 65000.00 - 90000.00

Posted On: February 9th, 2023

Agency Details


About the School:

SLS (formerly Saint Luke’s School) in San Francisco is a highly regarded preschool, celebrating 75 years of preparing young children for kindergarten readiness. Our balanced approach of thoughtful play and pre-academic skills, along with a strong social/emotional component makes for an engaging and personalized learning environment. Our school admits children from 2.6 years of age through a Pre-K program. Our graduates matriculate into wonderful San Francisco Independent Schools.