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Preschool Teacher

Happy Home Montessori
235 Arrowhead Drive, Vacaville, CA 95687
$18 - $22 an hour - Full-time
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Location

235 Arrowhead Drive, Vacaville, CA 95687

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Continuing education credits
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Full job description

Happy Home Montessori is seeking a full-time Teacher to join our neighborhood preschool which provides preschool, kindergarten and all-day childcare to children ages 2-6 years old. We have a peaceful and intimate environment for staff as well as children, that is inviting and nurturing.

About you:

· You have patience, compassion, and warmth when interacting with young children even before they have the verbal skills to respond.

· You understand the developmental stages of toddlers and preschoolers.

· You have previous teacher, nanny, or other childcare experience.

· You are open to feedback and willing to grow your skills as an early childhood educator.

· You are excited to join and work with a community of families.

· You are tidy but also willing to get messy during sensory play.

· You are punctual, hardworking, and reliable.

· You are excited to work in a small team to provide stellar care, maintain safe environments, and create a warm, empowering place for all staff and children to thrive.

What will be asked of you:

· Six months experience of teaching preschool age children

· Minimum of 6 ECE units with continuing education in progress

· Apply the Montessori philosophy from the training that will be provided

· Develop and maintain a friendly and ongoing rapport with children and parents

· Practice the philosophies of respectful caregiving

· Develop & implement curriculum with co-teachers

· Observe the children’s interaction and behaviors and document observations

· Interact with children with kindness and respect

· Maintain records in: Kid Kare, Brightwheel, Scope & Sequence

· Physical abilities include lifting/carrying, reaching/handling, talking/hearing, conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception/accommodation/color vision/field of vision

· Keep the learning environment sanitized and safe.

· Participate in all school activities and community events.

· Find a balance between setting helpful routines for the children and being flexible with them to support all of the changes and rapid growth their bodies and minds are doing.

Our offer to you:

· 40 hours a week, 9am-5pm, M-F

· Paid Sick & Holidays

· Flexibility with schedule

· Staff opinions are valued

· Professional development provided

· Competitive compensation based on experience

Required Certifications and Clearances

  • Livescan Fingerprint Clearance
  • Pediatric CPR & First Aid
  • TB Clearance
  • Record of immunity to TDAP, MMR
  • Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Certification

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 30 – 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Vacaville, CA 95687: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person