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Preschool and School Age Teacher - NAEYC Accredited Program

Children's House of Los Altos Los Altos, CA
  • Expired: 9 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Our incredible team of teachers has successfully completed the NAEYC accreditation process with top scores for the last ten years. We have two private developmental preschools and School Age Centers. Our center enjoys an excellent reputation, with full classes and waiting lists. We offer a beautiful setting and professional working opportunities, wages and benefits.

Teacher Position Job Description (two, three or four year old children):

Teaching positions are available for an immediate start for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Understanding of the theories of Gardner, Reggio, Piaget and Montessori
  • Passion for children and teaching
  • Dedication, high energy, creativity, flexibility, and ability to communicate well with children and effectively with parents and other teachers using the English language
  • Commitment to a full school year (hire date - June) or longer, summer teaching is available upon request
  • Preschool teachers must have a BA, preferably in Child Development, Human Development or Education specifically of Young Children. 12 semester Child Development units or more must be completed if you have a BA in an unrelated field
  • Previous experience with two, three or four year olds is mandatory
  • Ability to work with and openly share ideas in a team of professional and dedicated teachers
  • Ability to prepare and provide a beautiful learning environment each day in a classroom or outdoor environment
  • Knowledge in preparing a developmentally appropriate learning environment
  • Written and verbal English language skills to complete assessment reports of children's progress is required (strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary)
  • Knowledge of lesson planning and curriculum is important (we offer an array of teacher resources and exceptional mentoring)
  • Willingness to nurture and foster a specific small group of children and their parents during the school year, including constant communication

In addition the following skills and abilities are necessary:

  • Knowledge of NAEYC best practices, licensing requirements, universal precautions, child observation and assessment and unique learning styles
  • Ability to observe, see, hear and respond to children's needs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds from floor to a waist high table 10-20 times per day
  • Ability to reach a child 30 feet away within 30 seconds without danger to the staff person's health
  • Ability to crouch to child's height and maintain eye contact at child's level
  • Ability to handle the stress and tension that contact with many children and parents bring every day
  • Ability to perform movements which include grasping, touching, pushing and pulling, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination

Teaching positions are available for either part or full time. Fully qualified two year old, three year old and four year old teachers make $20-$25/hour or more depending upon length of commitment to our school, education and experience. A Child Development BA, Master Teacher, Site Supervisor or Program Director permit is highly acknowledged.

Children's House of Los Altos

Our incredible team of teachers has successfully completed the NAEYC accreditation process with top scores for the last 15 years. We are a Los Altos based private developmental preschool and school age center which opened in 1978. Our center enjoys an excellent reputation, with full classes and waiting lists. We offer a beautiful setting and professional working opportunities, wages and benefits. We educate preschool children as well as enjoy kindergarten and 1st-6th grade after school children. We have a beautiful campus in Los Altos and a second campus in Los Altos Hills. We are currently adding positions to our staff at each campus.

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770 Berry Ave, Los Altos Ca 94024
Los Altos, CA
USA

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