Toddler Preschool Teachers(multiple locations)

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

FACES SF (Family and Child Empowerment Services) provides high-quality child care for low-income families; job support, training, and placement for adults; and comprehensive family support services and referrals. Our mission is to serve the needs and well-being of San Francisco’s young children and empower families to become self-sufficient. We are seeking a talented, positive Preschool and Toddler Teachers for our Bayview and Haight Ashbury Sites as well as Infant/Toddler Teachers for our Hayes Valley locationWe are seeking both Lead Teachers and Associate Teachers.

Teaching roles are full or part time, non-exempt positions and report directly to the site supervisor. If you have a site preference, please indicate your desired location on your application. All teaching roles are eligible for a $2,000 (gross) signing bonus! In addition, starting July 1, 2022, all teaching roles will start at $28/hr and will increase in scale depending on applicable units, education and/or years of experience in Early Childhood Education.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and rich learning environment
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Maintain a safe and open environment in the classroom
  • Maintain Community Care Licensing (CCL) standards and train and supervise staff regarding CCL regulations
  • Follow all necessary security procedures
  • Conduct health checks for all the children in the classroom
  • Enhance and advance physical and intellectual competence of the student
  • Be responsible for ensuring positive teacher/child interactions and relationships in the classroom
  • Lead classroom teaching team in planning lessons and activities appropriate to children’s developmental levels
  • Plan educational and fun off site activities
  • Support social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
  • Use age appropriate positive guidance techniques and models behavior for children
  • Work with the teaching team to understand appropriate developmental expectations of the age group
  • Model strong leadership skills and serves as a mentor to other

Qualifications and Skills

  • Lead Teacher– You hold or are qualified for the California Child Development Teacher permit or higher (minimum 24 units in ECE including core courses and 16 GE units)
  • Associate Teacher– You hold or are qualified for the California Child Development Associate permit or higher (minimum 12 units in ECE)
  • You have two (2) + years classroom experience in ECE setting
  • You have experience with State or Federally funded child care programs (preferred)
  • You are committed to working with a diverse population
  • You have strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • You have the ability to work cooperatively as part of an interdisciplinary team as well as ability to work independently, demonstrating strong initiative and enthusiasm
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, self-motivation and reliability are essential
  • Able and willing to travel locally for job related duties as needed
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Position subject to Live Scan Fingerprinting through the California Department of Justice, TB test, and physical exam
  • Teacher’s Aid- You hold anywhere from 0-11 ECE Units
  • You have experience with State or Federally funded child care programs (preferred)
  • You are committed to working with a diverse population
  • You have strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • You have the ability to work cooperatively as part of an interdisciplinary team as well as ability to work independently, demonstrating strong initiative and enthusiasm
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, self-motivation and reliability are essential
  • Able and willing to travel locally for job related duties as needed
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Position subject to Live Scan Fingerprinting through the California Department of Justice, TB test, and physical exam

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive Health, Welfare & Lifestyle Benefits that include a Kaiser and an Aetna Gold Plan.
  • Healthcare premiums 100% paid for employee and 25% paid for dependents.
  • Generous vacation time starting at 15 days a year.
  • 10 paid Holidays AND a paid winter closure between Christmas and New Years.
  • A retirement plan with an employer match up to 7% of your salary.
  • Ongoing professional development for all staff.
  • Management support and reimbursement opportunities for your continuing education.
  • A chance to make a difference in the lives of kids and their families.
  • A fun, dynamic and collaborative working environment.

FACES SF is proud of the diversity found in our organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $28.00 – $47.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Experience:

  • classroom experience with ages 3-5: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Minimum 12 units in early childhood education (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter and resume indicating your site preference to jobs@facessf.org.

FACES SF is a welcoming space for all, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, country of origin, religion, or ability. Candidates from a diversity of backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. FACES SF is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.