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Part-time Infant or Preschool Teacher

BlueSkies for Children
3.1 out of 5
3021 Brookdale Av, Oakland, CA 94602
From $17 an hour - Part-time


3021 Brookdale Av, Oakland, CA 94602

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Full job description

BlueSkies for Children is a national model for early care and education, and is the only child care center in Oakland accredited by NAEYC; open all year for children from two months through age five. Our school is play-based and respects each child as a capable and competent learner. Teachers, parents and children each hold a special role within our learning community, cultivating an environment where all feel valued and connected.

This position speaks to an individual with infant to preschool-age experience and desires to grow in a highly collaborative work environment. You will be working with fun and loving teachers, passionate about early childhood development. This position is part-time but more hours may be available, if desired. We hope to find a committed and excited teacher who is looking for an environment where they:

Exercise adaptability, supporting varies class needs in facilitation and staff breaks;
Proactively supervise and engage children into productive outlets of play;
Exhibit nuanced understanding of teacher-child relationship building by modeling nurturing care, responsive language and consistency;
Build strong connections between school and home environments through friendly and positive dialogue with families at drop off and pick up;
Enjoy holding a flexible role within a class team, taking responsibility for the success of children, co-teachers, and program.

BlueSkies offers employees:
Competitive salaries
Support for professional and educational growth
Health (including vision) and dental insurance
Paid sick and vacation leave
Employer matched IRA
Tuition assistance for children of employees (space permitting)

Ideal candidates will have:
12 Early Childhood Education units required (Core ECE classes include: 3 units Infant Toddler Care and Development; 3 units Child Development class; 3 units Home, School and Community; 3 units Pre-School Curriculum; and 3 units Infant Toddler Care and Development - We can help you enroll and complete, if you have some units.)
Multiple years of strong experience working with preschool ages
Knowledge and ability to support play-based learning
Commitment to the BlueSkies philosophy and approach
Ability to work in a flexible and creative way, and to adapt to changes
Strong communication skills
Proven track record of reliable support in a collaborative teaching team

BlueSkies is a multicultural community, welcoming applicants of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $17.00 per hour; may be more depending on experience

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We require proof of vaccination as a prerequisite for hiring at this time. We require daily symptom and temperature checks for all staff and students, and have increased hand hygiene and cleaning procedures throughout the school.

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to submit to a background check/fingerprint clearance?
  • Are you up to date on COVID-19 vaccination?


  • Associate (Preferred)

Work Location: One location