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Options Full-Day Preschool provides high quality, full day, full year child care to families of low income throughout the San Gabriel Valley.  We are currently in need of a qualified Teacher to fulfill the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities and Duties:

¨       Plan and implement preschool program based on the High/Scope Curriculum.*

¨       Prepare and implement individual educational plan for each child.*

¨       Supervise and interact with children in a positive manner.*

¨       Develop and maintain learning centers which reflect the interests and needs of the children enrolled in the program.*

¨       Provide a wide variety of experiences for children with an emphasis on active learning.*

¨       Provide a well-supervised, safe environment.*

¨       Read and implement all agency/division and program policies and procedures.*

¨       Encourage language development and respect for language diversity in the classroom and community.*

¨       Plan or participate in planning and implementing parent meetings and activities, including Family Nights.

¨       Actively participate in in-service training.*

¨       Supervise Associate Teacher, and Assistant Teacher in the classroom.*

¨       Use sensitivity and good judgment when interacting with children, parents, volunteers and staff.*

¨       Cooperate with the Site Director in planning, supervision, and implementation of the overall program.*

¨       Accomplish other duties as assigned to create and maintain a quality preschool program.*

¨       Work effectively with other team members.*

¨       Provide a clean and sanitary facility (inside and out) on a daily basis according to Options center based cleaning checklist.*

¨       Recruit, train and supervise parents and other volunteers.

¨       Promote full enrollment, and participate in recruitment of children as directed.

¨       Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.*

¨       Assist the Site Director as needed.*

¨       Assist the Education Coordinator as needed.

¨       Other duties as assigned



Reporting Responsibilities:

¨       Works under direction of the Education Coordinator


* Denotes essential job functions


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

¨       Child Development Teacher Permit

¨       Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better

¨       Three years teaching experience.

¨       Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866)

¨       Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English

¨       Child Start sites only – AA degree in Child Development or related field.  ****

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $15.73 /Hour
Other Pay Excellent benefit package with cash out option.
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Education, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration, Social Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID FDP-01
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