Preschool Teacher - Full-time and Part-time

All Five at Belle Haven - Menlo Park, CA

Full-time | Part-time | Contract$50,000 a year


Work as a contributing member of a teaching team, assisting in managing a group of children between the ages of 2 years 9 months and 5 years old in the classroom. Express caring and respect for the growth processes of children while assisting in providing direct care and education in a full day program. Show active learning by watching other teachers, asking questions and taking initiative in areas open for assistance. The hours of All Five are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This position’s specific hours will be determined by mutual agreement, but are preferred to be 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


  • Practice appropriate interaction and respect for each child, including setting limits.
  • Learn and model own internalization of self-regulation and team-work skills.
  • Practice problem-solving techniques with children.
  • Assist with consistency and continuity in program-wide procedures. Assist teachers and children in daily routines.
  • Observe and document children’s learning.
  • Check-in regularly with families and conduct one annual home visit and three Teacher-Parents Conferences.
  • Contribute to a healthy, interesting and safe environment; monitor health of the children.
  • Connect with parents to share the daily lives of their children in positive ways.
  • Work with all volunteers and parents in classroom program while maintaining attention on children.
  • Pursuit of on-going professional growth opportunities.


  • Alert, gentle and flexible in behavior.
  • Ability to apply academic knowledge of child growth and development to work with the children.
  • Proactive and collaborative in problem-solving with other teachers in the classroom.
  • Sensitive and responsive to children’s needs.
  • Emotionally stable in the workplace.
  • Work as a cooperative member of a teaching team.
  • Show respect for all children, staff and families.
  • Show positive approach to challenges.
  • Familiar with Emergent Curriculum model, or willingness to learn to implement this model.


  • Bend, kneel and otherwise interact with small children; be able to spend time on bent knees to continue eye-contact with small children.
  • Sit on floor with children.
  • Lift and hold children up to 40 pounds.
  • Lift equipment up to 20 pounds and put away toys.
  • In good health and able to stand and/or squat while supervising children, inside and outside even in challenging weather conditions.
  • Maintain stamina for long days with children.


  • Works both indoors and outdoors in children’s play areas – may be during cold or rainy weather.
  • Regular exposure to children’s illnesses.


  • California Early Education Teacher Permit minimum is required
  • Successfully pass physical exam, including TB test.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid for young children; or ability to become certified.
  • Complete/pass fingerprint screening.
  • Ability to read and write basic English.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Participate in and seek out ongoing training opportunities.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: $50,000.00 /year


  • preschool teacher: 1 year (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or 12 ECE units (Required)

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Paid time off

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Pay Frequency:

  • Monthly