Preschool Teacher II & III

Easterseals Southern California - Encinitas, CA3.8

30+ days agoFull-time
Job Description

Multiple openings in Encinitas, Leucadia and Solana Beach

Part time and full time opportunities

Plan, implement, and evaluate a developmentally appropriate and inclusive educational curriculum for children. Act as Site Supervisor as designated. Act as service coordinator for assigned children. Supervise the activities of the center’s educational program.

Plan, implement, evaluate and supervise a developmentally appropriate and inclusive educational curriculum for young children, in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, policies and procedures and Easter Seals Southern California (ESSC) standards of conduct.

Serve as service coordinator for assigned children in the classroom throughout the child’s enrollment in the program. Support primary care-giving staff in meeting the personal care of children. Ensure that classroom therapy and individual child goals are implemented.

Maintain weekly lesson plans, progress and anecdotal notes. Keep paperwork up-to-date.Coordinate and supervise bi-monthly classroom team meetings. Provide input to evaluate teaching assistants, volunteers and college interns. Read, implement and provide training to designated staff regarding applicable service areas.

Actively participate in staff meetings, parent meetings, in service training, program meetings and team meetings. Participate in planning staff and parent training activities, parent meetings and workshops. Qualifications

Bachelors Degree an/or Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
Must have possession of a Associate Permit or higher issued from the State of California.
Ability to properly interpret and implement regulations, policies and procedures of the California Department of Education, Funding Terms and Conditions (Title 5), Child Development Division, the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing program regulations (Title 22), and the policies and procedures of Easter Seals Southern California, Inc.
Some experience teaching in a preschool and infant/toddler classroom setting
Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, and work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups. Must relate well to children and their families and maintain positive affect.
Possession of pediatric (infant/toddler) CPR and first aid certificate.
Training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with very young children; must develop knowledge of infant and toddler development, safety issues in infant and toddler child care settings (i.e., reducing the risk of SIDS).
Pass FBI, Department of Justice and criminal background check; Present a clear TB test;
Pass a pre-employment physical.

Additional Information

Comprehensive benefits for qualified associates includes:
Medical (HMO/PPO)

Dental (HMO/PPO)


Employee Assistance Program

Health Savings

Flexible Spending Accounts

Education Assistance

Paid Vacation

Sick Days