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Teacher - After School Program

Palo Alto Community Child Care Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $28 Hourly
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental


Part-time teacher position available:

  • 2PM - 6 PM

**opportunities for additional morning hours in our infant, toddler, & preschool programs, if interested**

If you are an energetic, committed teacher looking for a rewarding career working with kindergarten through 5th grade children, we would love to meet you! Join our team of excellent teachers who have helped our programs enrich the lives of mid-peninsula children for over 40 years! We are looking for qualified, enthusiastic individuals to complete our team! Teaching positions are part-time, 22-30 afternoon hours per week. These hours are perfect for college students attending morning or evening classes who are looking to work in the afternoons! This job opportunity will allow you to earn $$$ and gain valuable experience at PACCC!

Full benefits offered, plus EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVES (see below)!


Minimum Qualifications: Completion of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education, including Core* units, plus 6 months experience, OR Completion of 12 semester units in any area of the following: Recreation, Physical Education, Human Services, Social Welfare, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Home Economics, ECE, Child Development or School Age classes, plus 6 months experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education and experiences equivalent to graduation from a four-year college with a major in Child Development or related field (Recreation, Physical Education, Human Services, Social Welfare, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Home Economics) is preferred.

*Core Units= Child Development; Child, Family, Community; Program/Curriculum*


Under general direction, supervises children to promote their physical, cognitive and social development. Responsible for on-floor program participation with children. Assures ongoing, age-appropriate activities and development of children. Implements the curriculum and, with active participation of other members of the teaching team, works with parents and assesses the development of each child. Provides a safe environment for children at all times.


Competitive salary, based on education and experience, plus full benefits and educational incentives.

PACCC contributes, on average, $9,000 annually in basic benefits* for each employee.
This amounts to an additional $4.32 to an employee's hourly wage.

Please note that this is for illustrative purposes only.
*basic benefits include: medical, dental, vision, and retirement

PACCC offers a wonderful benefits program for all regular staff working 20+ hours per week.


  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • $40 pre-tax employee contribution for HMO or PPO
  • Employee may enroll dependents for an additional fee
  • 403(b) Retirement Fund
  • PACCC matches employee contributions up to 4%
  • Life Insurance
  • $25,000 life insurance policy
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance Options
  • Disease-Specific, Accident-related, Hospital Indemnity, Life, Short-term Disability, Dental and Vision.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • PACCC offers the following FSA’s: Healthcare/Medical, Dependent Care, and Public Transit
  • Membership at the Provider Connection
  • Serves as an education, training and professional development resource for teachers.
  • In-house resources and a lending library available
  • CARES Partner Agency
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Healthy food and beverages promoted with staff and children and provided at agency events.
  • Staff are provided opportunities to be physically active.
  • Stress management, meditation, mindfulness, nutrition and other wellness topics offered each year.
  • Child Care Rate for Employees
  • Employees receive a 50% discount on PACCC Child Care fees (depends on availability of funds).
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Vacation
  • 1-2 years= 2 weeks
  • 3-4 years= 3 weeks
  • 5+ years= 4 weeks
  • Sick Leave
  • 12 days per year
  • Holidays
  • 11 paid days per year

PACCC believes that investing in our employees’ education and professional development ensures higher quality programs and supports our vision, mission and values.


  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Up to $200 per class
  • Reimbursements can include: course fees, books and supplies, mandatory health fees, parking fees
  • Maximum annual tuition reimbursement is $1,000
  • Degree Competition Benefit
  • Associate’s = $1,000
  • Bachelor’s = $1,500
  • Master’s = $1,500
  • Permit Stipend Awards
  • Stipends range from $100-$450 (depending on permit level & renewal status)


  • Annual Staff Development Days
  • Paid, on-site CPR/First Aid Training
  • Regular staff meetings
  • Workshops
  • Reflective Practice is embraced by PACCC and our center staff
  • Reflective Practice is thinking, observing, listening, inquiring, and discovering with intention in order to enhance our personal and professional growth and learning and to inspire us as we embrace PACCC’s vision, mission, and values.
  • PACCC provides opportunities for teachers to reflect on their work and gain insights from their colleagues.
  • Participation in PACCC’s Leadership Community of Practice (LCP) is provided for all administrative staff.
  • Stipend-based leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement within PACCC

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Work with children: 1 year

Palo Alto Community Child Care

Why Work Here?

Amazing nonprofit organization, great benefits, and professional growth opportunities!

PACCC provides quality care and education individually tailored for your child's development. As a community based nonprofit, we serve children in the Palo Alto community from infancy through elementary school.


3990 Ventura Ct. Palo Alto CA 94306
Palo Alto, CA


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