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Preschool Teacher

Little Orchard Preschool, Inc. • Loomis, CA 95650

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED PRESCHOOL TEACHER who is dedicated and motivated to provide quality care and fun, active learning experiences for children. The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified preschool teacher and have experience working with young children ages 2-4 years old. Experience should include working with children in a licensed preschool (daycare center)classroom. This is a team teaching position.


  • Develop and deliver curriculum founded on the Center's philosophy of active intentional set play based learning.
  • Set up activities in our outdoor nature explore outdoor classroom including gardening, animal care and learning to be good stewards of the earth.
  • Create a positive, engaging, and creative learning environment based on children's interests and assessment items providing children with experiences in all areas of development.
  • Use and assist children to learn appropriate ways to solve their conflicts and promote positive relationships utilizing center wide problem approach to conflict, redirection, talking, and using Jane Nelson’s Positive Discipline Approach.
  • Build positive, trusting, open communication with children, families and staff
  • Observe and record children's growth, development and behavior using a variety of methods, work samples, photos, and anecdotal notes. Prepare portfolios for each child for the end of the preschool year. Hold conferences twice as year
  • Plan, participate and attend Center-wide seasonal events including family events, staff inservices and staff meetings
  • Maintain a clean, safe and hygienic environment including cleaning, sanitizing and rotating materials
  • Prepare nutritional snacks if needed
  • Assist in personal care routines with children (diapering, handwashing, eating,sleeping, changing clothes)
  • Undertake administrative tasks as required (assessments, parent communication,lesson plans, accident reports, and others as needed)
  • Undertake any needed cleaning and environmental classroom upkeep
  • Follow all Title 22 Rules and Regulations as required.


  • Education: AA-BA Degree (preferred) in child development, early childhood education or human development. 18-24 ECE units will be considered. Must be able to provide transcripts showing child development, child, family and community, curriculum, and others as required)
  • Experience: One or more years of current teaching experience in a center based quality preschool program. Five years preferred.


  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to plan, prepare, and carry out lesson plans
  • Honest, mature, integrity, and passion for the field
  • High energy level, positive attitude and disposition throughout the day
  • Upbeat, friendly and tactful at all times


  • CLEAR fingerprint clearance completed prior to hire (no exemptions)
  • Physician's Report of Good health status and TB test clearance
  • Copies of immunization records for MMR, DTAP, and FLU (or waiver) as required by State Law
  • College Transcripts from an accredited college showing child development coursework
  • Mandated Reporter Training as required by Title 22 (online training) required every two years


  • CPR, First Aid Certificate for child care employees (online classes are not permitted)
  • Health and safety in a childcare setting course or certificate
  • Pesticide Course (1 hour) (online training) required every year

Full time employee benefits

  • Generous paidholidays
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid vacation days
  • Paid staff inservice days (4 per year)
  • 401K (employer match)
  • Medical Insurance (employer match)
  • Training in specific active learning methodology

Shift: Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00 (part time M-F will be considered)

Start Date: As soon as filled - Interviews will be scheduled for qualified candidates


  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts

Job Details

Location:  5895 Brace Rd, Loomis, CA 95650

Employment Type:   Full-Time

Compensation:  $15 - $16   hourly


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