Teacher, Springboard to Kindergarten
Salary range: $36.68 per hour
Reports to: Site Principal or Assistant Principal
- Ability to pass a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint clearance
- Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or a related field, Master's preferred
- Experience related to teaching preschool, prekindergarten or kindergarten
- Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
- Possession of a Clear and valid California Teaching Credential, in appropriate content area, as required by the California Education Code
- Possession of an English Learner Authorization (CLAD), as per by Board policy, may be required
- Within 60 days of hire, provision of TB (tuberculin) clearance, as mandated by the California Education Code
- Develop lesson plans
- Meet the individual needs of the children
- Plan and conduct parent participation and education
- Participate in staff meetings
- Participate in professional development
- Gather data on assessment and attendance; report data to program coordinator
- Design an appropriate classroom environment to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the class
- Interact with the children to support play, exploration, and learning
- Present expectations that are appropriate to the child's age and developmental level
- Plan and implement activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
- Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff
- Build teamwork
- Use assessment tools
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Employee will frequently work at a computer and travel to attend meetings.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work environment includes working directly with children. There are a number of activities and situations happening at once, and the employee must ensure that children are supervised at all times, and that children are involved in safe and appropriate activities. The employee must be prepared to handle accidents and emergencies at any time.
The job entails potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes; exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases; and for interaction with disruptive and/or unruly individuals.
Work Year: January - June
Revision Date: 11/01/2016
Initial date: 03/22/2017
Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.