• 1. 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education covering the following areas:
Child Growth and Development
Child, Family, and Community
Preschool Curriculum (e.g. art, literature, music)
2. 6 ECE units completed and enrolled in at least 2 semester units of ECE each semester
• Compliance with Title 22 – Facility Licensing Regulations for Preschool Teacher
• 1 year experience as teacher desirable
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to use computer skills, including word processor and spreadsheets
• Patient and flexible and able to work with others
This person would report to: Program Director
Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Preschool Staff Development & Classroom Supervision. The Teacher will:
a. In class supervision, train and support of assigned teaching assistants, aides and student
Interns/practicum students through providing ongoing feedback, input for the evaluation process.
b. Attend regular Preschool staff meetings.
c. Assist in making arrangements for substitutes and/or teach classes in the absence of the lead teacher, and assist in the classroom when needed.
d. Prepare and effectively communicate lesson plans for substitute and have necessary materials available.
e. Assist in the development and evaluation of age-appropriate curriculum that meets the Preschool’s mission.
f. Assist in planning Winter & Spring Preschool programs
2. Communication and Leadership. The Teacher will:
a. Effectively communicate with the Preschool Board, parents/guardians, students, student teachers, volunteers and maintaining student confidentiality at all times.
b. Attend workshops and conferences as negotiated with supervisor and Preschool Board to maintain/update educational requirements for licensure.
c. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
3. Classroom Expectations. The Teacher will partner with the Lead teacher to:
a. Plan yearly curriculum with staff prior to the start of school year.
b. Develop and prepare high-interest lessons and activities for each day of class – according to the particular age group. Vary lessons – teacher lead vs. child lead.
c. Encourage and guide children as they interact with activities and with each other.
d. Become familiar with parents and family members of children. Share pertinent information with them concerning their own child.
e. Conduct assessments of each child within class (fall and spring). Prepare information to share with parents during conferences.
f. Prepare a brief article on classroom activities for the preschool newsletter on a monthly basis.
g. Assist staff with clean-up, room arrangement and organization of material as needed.
Work Schedule and Compensation
1. The teacher will partner with the Lead teacher daily, to provide a high quality
preschool experience for all students. Hours per week are negotiable.
2. Compensation is negotiable.
1. Experience in Early Childhood Education or related field.
2. CPR/First Aid certified.
3. TB Negative
4. Temperament and personality traits suited for work with young children and their parents.
5. Supervisory experience.
6. Basic computer skills.
7. Time-management skills, self-motivation, and good organizational skills.
8. Flexibility and openness to growth.
9. Criminal Background checkMission Valley ROP does not provide resume or application assistance. The job process is the applicants’ responsibility.