Assistant Teacher

Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church Nurtury Preschool - Moraga, CA

Preschool Assistant Teacher (Full Time & Part Time)

Nurtury Preschool, Moraga

Join our professional team of loving Christian teachers at the Nurtury. We are currently hiring teachers for 202-2024 school year. Holidays are paid and summer work is optional: all-day, morning and afternoon schedules are available.


Position Title: Assistant Teacher position

  • Start Date: On-going
  • Pay: Assistant Teacher starting at $19.00 to $24.00 per hour (depending on ECE units/experience.)
  • Location: The Nurtury Preschool
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm


  • Child Development Associate Certification (preferred)
  • Associate Degree (preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 9+ ECE core units preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Negative TB test
  • Criminal background clearance

Job Description:

  • Foster the joy of learning in preschoolers (2-5 years)
  • Treat each child with love, respect, and dignity.
  • Fill the day with creative, age-appropriate learning opportunities which encourage the development of the whole child.
  • Communicate in a professional manner to parents, colleagues and supervisor.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues on curriculum and duties as a team.
  • Be open and receptive to guidance and direction
  • Understanding of Community Care Licensing Regulations to maintain a safe and healthy learning environment.



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employee Discount
  • 403b
  • Paid time off (for Full Time and Part Time employees)

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter

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Contact Info

Carolyn Nakao,

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Moraga, CA

Salary: 19.00 - 24.00

Posted On: April 18th, 2023

Agency Details


Nurtury Preschool, established in 1984, is a Christian, state-licensed preschool located on the beautiful campus of Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church. We provide a safe, loving, developmentally appropriate preschool program for children ages 2 years until kindergarten attendance. The preschool program runs Monday-Friday 9:00-12:30 with extended morning and afternoon hours from 8:00-5:00. Our calendar follows the Moraga School District Calendar with Summer Camp options.

Nurtury Preschool community welcomes all race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, socioeconomic status, or religion.

Nurtury Preschool Offers…

  • Loving, highly educated teachers with a depth of experience in Early Childhood, CPR/First Aid Certified (the majority of teachers have worked at the Nurtury for over 10 years) with very low teacher turn-over
  • Small teacher/child ratios (2’s 1:5, 3’s 1:7, 4’s 1:8, Pre-K 1:9)
  • Modern classrooms are clean, bright and cheerful
  • Classroom centers include art, craft, construction, science, cognitive skills, sensory, dramatic play, music, puppets, and storytelling
  • Two large, safe, well-shaded outdoor playgrounds with preschool-scale climbing structures, slides, trike – tracks, sandbox etc…
  • Engaging thematic curriculum taught each week (examples – community helpers, transportation, ocean life)
  • Weekly Bible stories
  • Individualized assessments and education plan
  • Afternoon enrichment classes available
  • Numerous fun-filled special event days throughout the year include Farm Days (with petting zoo), Pumpkin Patch, Christmas Play, Breakfast with Dad, Pajama Days, Mother’s Day Luncheon, Beach Days – all events are held on campus
  • Family-friendly community with organized after-school play groups, parent events, parent education opportunities and parent mentors