JOB SPECIFICIATIONS:

  • Full-time, 10- month work year.
  • Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required
  • Employment, responsibilities, compensation, or any other factor may be affected by changes in governmental regulations, the agency’s contracts, or at agency discretion.

SALARY: Range of Steps 1-3, $20.69/hr - $22.81/hr. Initial salary placement, Step 1

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years teaching experience.
  • Child Development Site Supervisor’s Permit.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Command of Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, or Spanish preferred.
  • A California Driver’s License, daily use of an automobile, and automobile liability insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Oversee the entire State Preschool site operations and daily functions according to Options policies and procedures while giving guidance and support to the site staff.*
  • Plan and implement preschool program based on the High/Scope Curriculum.*
  • Supervise and interact with children in a positive manner.*                                                  
  • Develop and maintain learning centers which reflect the interests and needs of the children enrolled in the program.*
  • Provide a wide variety of experiences for children with an emphasis on active learning.*
  • Provide a well-supervised, safe environment.*
  • Read and implement all Agency and programs policies and procedures.*
  • Encourage language development and respect for language diversity in the classroom and community.*
  • Facilitate monthly site staff meetings.*                                    
  • Plan or participate in planning and implementing parent meetings and activities.*
  • Actively participate in in-service trainings.
  • Use sensitivity and good judgment when interacting with children, parents, and staff.*                                                    
  • Accomplish other duties as assigned to create and maintain a quality preschool program.*
  • Work effectively with other team members.*                                                           
  • Supervise Associate Site Director/Teacher, Associate Teacher and Aide in the classroom.*
  • Provide a clean and sanitary facility (inside and out) on a daily basis according to Options center based cleaning checklist.*
  • Recruit, train and supervise parents and other volunteers.*
  • Promote full enrollment, and participate in recruitment of children as directed.
  • Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.*
  • Assist the Education Coordinator as needed.

Other duties as assigned

* Denotes essential job functions

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Works under the direction of the Education Coordinator

BENEFITS: Options for Learning provides flexible spending credits which can be applied toward the purchase of any of the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Life Insurance, Legal Assistance Plan, AFLAC, Dependent Care, 403(b) Retirement Savings, or a Cash Out option. Options for Learning also provides 9 paid holidays, Paid Personal Time Off, Basic Life Insurance coverage, Long Term Disability and an Employee Assistance Program at no additional cost to its employees.

 

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Division: State Preschool
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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