Preschool Teachers (multiple locations)

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. Presently we are seeking talented, positive Preschool Teachers for our Bayview and Haight Ashbury locations. If you are passionate about early childhood education and want to work in a supportive and collegial environment where you can make a difference, this is the perfect role for you. This is a full time non-exempt position and reports directly to the site supervisor.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • 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 students
  • 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
  • Model strong leadership skills and serve as a mentor to others
  • Work with the teaching team to understand appropriate developmental expectations of the age group

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • You hold or are qualified for the California Child Development Associate permit or higher (minimum 12 ECE units)
  • You have two or more 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 the ability to work independently, demonstrating strong initiative and enthusiasm
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, self-motivation and reliability are essential
  • 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:

  • Hourly wage is $17 to $23 depending on experience.
  • 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 4% 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.

TO APPLY:

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

Diversity and Inclusion

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.