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Preschool Teacher

Location:

Ventana School

Start Date: January 3, 2022

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

Preschool Floater / Swing Teacher Job Description

Ventana School is a Reggio-inspired preschool through 5th grade in Los Altos, CA. We are seeking a floater/swing teacher for our preschool program. We have a regular program (9:00-3:00 pm) and an extended day program (3:00-6:00) for children ages 2 through 5 years. We support children’s play, exploration, inquiry, and creative/critical thinking. We promote experiences that build a child’s relationship with the natural world and materials. Ventana School is a place where learning is a joint venture between children and teachers and where learning happens in the context of childhood. Shifts are from 12:00 – 6:00 pm.

Qualifications
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Ability to pass a background check
• Experience working with children in some capacity
• Courses or degrees in ECE. 12 semester units or in the process of earning the units.
Summary of Duties
The Preschool Swing/Floater Teacher supports all the classrooms on a rotating basis. This person also provides breaks for classroom teachers as needed and is our first go-to Substitute Teacher when a classroom teacher is unable to be at work. All Ventana teachers attend to the social- emotional needs of a diverse preschool population and collaborate and communicate effectively with colleagues, students, parents, and administrators. This job requires the person to work cooperatively with the teachers and admin as needed in a variety of roles.

Benefits for employees who work more than 30 hours per week: Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
Lay Employee Retirement Plan
Job Type: Part-time – 36 hours per week
Compensation determined by education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

– 6 ECE Units
-Continuing education of 12 units

Salary & Benefits

Benefits for employees who work more than 30 hours per week: Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
Lay Employee Retirement Plan
Job Type: Part-time – 36 hours per week
$20 per hour and compensation determined by education and experience.

Application Procedures

Send cover letter and resume

Program Description

Ventana School is a Reggio-inspired preschool through 5th grade in Los Altos, CA. We have a regular program (9:00-3:00 pm) and an extended day program (3:00-6:00) for children ages 2 through 5 years. We support children’s play, exploration, inquiry, and creative/critical thinking. We promote experiences that build a child’s relationship with the natural world and materials. Ventana School is a place where learning is a joint venture between children and teachers and where learning happens in the context of childhood.

Contact Info

Kathy Mae Sana -Office Manager

Phone Number: 650-948-2121

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