Preschool Teacher (PM Shift)
Company: Neighborhood Childcare Center
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 20, 2023
Job DescriptionNeighborhood Childcare Center, a creative,
child-centered program located on the west side of Santa Cruz, has
one afternoon teacher position open. We offer an innovative program
with a bilingual enrichment component and Montessori work time for
children ages 2 and a half to 5 years. We have a teacher-student
ratio of 1:8.
This position begins ASAP, at 30-35 hrs per week. This is for an
afternoon position, although we are also seeking temporary help in
If after successfully completing a 90 day introductory period and
being hired on permanently, you will receive medical and dental
insurance, accrue PTO, and qualify for paid holiday closures.
To be successful as a Preschool Teacher, you should have the
patience, compassion, and energy to successfully guide a class of
young children, each of whom will have different needs, abilities,
aptitudes, and emotions. The best candidate will also have
excellent administrative and organizational skills, in order to
plan curriculums and create reports on each child's progress.
- Educating children about fundamental concepts, such as colors,
letters, numbers, and shapes.
- Encouraging social interactions between children and improving
- Engaging in creative methods of learning, such as arts and
crafts, supervised play, and storytelling.
- Planning comprehensive curriculums to address early childhood
- Instilling a sense of order and discipline in the
- Ensuring the classroom is a clean, safe, and organized
- Preparing for lessons by gathering materials and setting up
- 12 ECE or Child Development Units (minimum)
- Teaching experience with preschool children is preferred.
- Fluent in Spanish is highly preferred but not required.
- Multicultural awareness.
- Ability to communicate with young children at their level.
- Patient, compassionate attitude, with a friendly, energetic
Keywords: Neighborhood Childcare Center, Santa Cruz , Preschool Teacher (PM Shift), Education / Teaching , Santa Cruz, California
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