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Floating Preschool Lead Teacher

Kai Ming Head Start San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $22 to $27 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Do you want to make a difference in children's life everyday? Join Kai Ming Head Start! Currently, Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

This position is a preschool lead teacher position but will work at multiple sites at Kai Ming.

Job Summary: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed. He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child. The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children ages 3-5 years old with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

Qualification Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, plus
* At least two (2) years of experience working with children 3-5 years as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
* Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
* Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.

Why work for us?

Are you looking for a workplace where employees are respected, valued and recognized?

Can you imagine working at the same company for 20+ years? Yes, we have staff who stayed with us for more than 25 years.

Are you a big fan of professional development? We are!

Want to check out our benefits?

• Competitive salary offering
• 100% covered medical, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance
• 100% covered medical plan for staff's young dependent(s) that are 26 years old or under• 15.00 % Employer-contribution retirement plan (no matching required)
• Medical Reimbursement Account
• 15.00 % Employer-contribution retirement plan (no matching required)
• Up to 24 days of PTO (Paid Time Off) annually
• $600/year Employee Self-Care Benefit (towards gym membership and recreation etc.)
• Commuter benefits
• Flexible Spending Accounts (towards child care & medical)

Kai Ming, Inc. is also committed to the ongoing professional development of all staff. This is demonstrated through:
Reimbursement on Tuition and Books; Training Stipends; Advanced degree stipend per year; and more.

Kai Ming Head Start

Why Work Here?

Compassionate leaders, great benefits and lots of room to grow! We serve children, families and our staff.

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start and Early Head Start services to eligible children ages 0-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education. Our mission is to not only serve the children and families, but also the staff. In order to provide quality services to our employees, Kai Ming, Inc. provides an array of quality benefits: Competitive salary Fully covered insurance for employees including: medical, vision, dental, chiropractic & acupuncture, life insurance Fully covered insurance for employee dependents who are 26 years old and under Employer contributed MRA (Medical Reimbursement Account) Employee Self-Care Benefit (reimbursement towards expenses gym, recreation) Commuter Benefits Flexible Spending Accounts (towards child care & medical) In addition, Kai Ming also offers a generous number of: Paid Holidays – 11 days per year PTO (Paid Time Off) Days- Full Time – 18-24 days per year depends on years of service Employer contributed Retirement Plan – Full Time – 15% Kai Ming, Inc. is also committed to the ongoing professional development of staff. Here are some education perks we offer: Tuition/Books – Reimbursement – up to $4,000 per yr. Training Stipends – Voluntary (Outside working hours i.e. Training/Conference/Workshops) – $50 to $100 per training Advanced degree stipend per year PhD – $2,500 Masters Degree – $2,000 Bachelor Degree (Assistant Teachers) – $1,500 Paid release time for attending class (5 hours/week) Paid time off for preparing exams (8 hours/semester)

Address

San Francisco Chinatown and Sunset Areas
San Francisco, CA
USA

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