Are you a teacher who wants to join one of the first licensed Early Childhood programs in Long Beach? Woven into the fabric of the communities which we serve, we are accredited by NAEYC and have graduated thousands of children who were better prepared to take advantage of their kindergarten experience. We are so much more than a childcare center. Interested? Please continue reading!
The Long Beach Day Nursery (LBDN) is growing our early childhood full-time Teacher positions and have openings in both infant/toddler and preschool classrooms! If you are passionate about working with children, look no further!
This position has the important responsibility of instructing children in developmentally appropriate activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for child development. You will have the opportunity to supervise and assist children ages 6 weeks to 6 years old with general routines, such as feeding, mealtime, diapering, and potty-training activities. You will also prepare lesson plans, maintain an organized environment, and update all educational equipment and materials. Teachers supervise the assistant teachers, teacher aides, substitute teachers, ROP students, interns and volunteers.
We invest in every employee because we know they are the success of our centers! LBDN offers ongoing professional development opportunities including 4 paid training days, paid sick leave, generous paid vacation and paid holidays! Because we care about our employees, our health benefits for this position include employer sponsored medical benefits and 100% employer paid life insurance. Dental and vision benefits are available for purchase by the employee. Long Beach Day Nursery also offers: a 403(b) retirement plan, employee assistance program, childcare tuition discount and years of service awards.
Because we are accredited and must abide by licensing guidelines, we do have some minimum requirements. Here they are:
- Minimum of 12 ECE units required
- Minimum of 3 units in Infant and Toddler Care required to be eligible for infant/toddler classroom placement
- Must be eligible for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher)
- Maintain a collaborative, team-player attitude while working with a successful team
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent patience and enjoy creating a fun environment
- Willingness to learn
- Capable of remaining punctual with great time-management skills
- Nurturing, friendly, positive attitude and professional
- Associate Degree (or higher) in ECE, preferred
- Experience with infants and toddlers a plus
LBDN is a high quality, nationally accredited, nonprofit early childhood organization serving over 330 children annually from ages 6 weeks to 6 years old. LBDN believes in developmentally appropriate play-based curriculum and practices continuity of care.
How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest stating why you want to work for LBDN and a resume.
Thank you for your interest! Unfortunately, we are unable to accept direct inquiries about this position. Please submit your resume for consideration. Looking forward to hearing from you!
Full-time, pay range $13.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on education and permit level.