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Preschool Lead Teacher

Diamond Little People Academy Oakland, CA
  • Posted: 14 days ago
  • Full-Time

We are Diamond Little People Academy, a new preschool program opening March 2, 2020, helping children shine for the future! Our program goals are to offer: appropriate teacher-child ratios, a friendly staff team, relaxing and supportive environment, supportive family community, well-stocked classrooms, as well as well-maintained classrooms and playground, making this a wonderful place for children to learn and grow. We have built our program on what we can Biblical principles, building on kindness, love, gratitude, etc. We truly believe that having this foundation breeds a safe space for our team, a place of support, trust, transparency, and unity. If working in a loving environment with supportive, caring staff sounds like something you'd like- we’d love to meet you!

We are looking for an individual who is: flexible, a team player, a good communicator, energetic, patient, creative, and has a natural love for children. Since we are play-based, teachers must understand the value of play-based learning and enjoy actively playing with children, finding ways to inspire them, using the themes of the month for activities/crafts/learning in general. Competitive applicants must have early childhood education units and experience working with toddlers and/or preschool ages.

Fully Qualified Teacher - 12 core semester units in early childhood education/development semester units 6 months experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

Minimum requirements for our Head Teacher:

  • 12 ECE CORE units and 3 in Infant/Toddler Development

2 . Experience working with children 2-5 year olds

  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
  • Live Scan and cleared through FBI and DOJ
  • Current TB test
  • Proof of Measles and Pertussis vaccinations
  • Current First Aid/CPR
  • Able to work collaboratively in a group setting
  • Experience planning age-appropriate curriculum

Diamond Little People Academy

Why Work Here?

Enjoy your work community while inspiring the next generation!

We are excited to announce our Diamond Little People Academy expansion! We are opening our second location near downtown Oakland, enrolling toddlers and preschool ages for our play-based preschool center. We are honored to offer a place for children to experience a fun, safe, and inspirational environment! Children thrive by learning through play because, for them, it IS very serious business. Our team loves working with children, has much experience, and a passion to teach them the tools they'll need in the world around us. We also use Biblical principles to teach children concepts that we believe are important for navigating through life as they grow; teaching kindness, love, gratitude, etc. Our goal is to provide a place of joy, consistency, freedom, creativity, and most of all, love! From circle times to exercising motor skills; to crafts, paint, music, and sounds; to imaginary play and reading; from field trips and riding on AC Transit to nature walks; to nap times and potty training; your little one will enjoy every day as an adventure, full of learning and fun!

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