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Experienced Preschool Teachers Needed! - (Berkeley)
International Child Resource Institute (ICRI)

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International Child Resource Institute (ICRI)
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Job Summary

$37.4k-45.8k per year + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 1 day ago
Job Role
Teacher, Teaching Assistant
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education
Job Schedule

Job Description


Job Type : Full-Time

Location(s) : Hearts Leap 

Schedule : Monday through Friday, full-time OR part-time considered, beginning ASAP

Compensation : Competitive Salary plus exceptional benefits

The Hearts Leap Schools are currently accepting resumes for Early Childhood teaching positions at our programs in Oakland and Berkeley!

Hearts Leap provides highly sought-after preschool programs that utilize Emergent Curriculum based on child-directed, Reggio-inspired and developmentally appropriate practices. We incorporate respectful and relationship-based practices that foster young children’s innate desire to explore and learn about their world. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing the highest quality of care to children ages two to five.

As a member of our team, you will:

  • Receive exceptional benefits and a competitive salary
  • Be supported by a team of educators
  • Be encouraged and supported to continue your own learning and discovery
  • Have fun! 
  • Become part of the ICRI family (visit for more info)

The preferred candidate qualities are:

  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm for education and learning
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills   
  • Flexibility   
  • The ability to promote positive parent/teacher relations
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and professional development
  • A passion and joy for working with young children

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Extensive knowledge of Emergent Curriculum, Early Development, and Responsive Care
  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field 
  • 2+ years of experience working with toddlers or preschool-aged children
  • Excellent references  

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted via email. Please visit to learn more! 


Business Overview

Our Story

ICRI is an international nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of children and families around the world.  

Since our inception in 1981, International Child Resource Institute (ICRI) has sought to empower and enrich the lives of children and their families throughout the world. The work that we do deeply honors the power and effectiveness of local people to meet their own challenges and implement lasting solutions - we are partners who are welcomed as Family.

Our founder Ken Jaffe and the worldwide ICRI Family are devoted to Early Childhood Care and Education, Children's Rights, Empowerment of Women and Girls, Maternal Child Health, Emergency Health and Grassroots Community Development.

Our commitment has never diminished - we remain impassioned and dedicated to our Mission: Empower the village to raise the child;

To learn more about ICRI please visit   

Why Work With Us?

ICRI HQ is located at the Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, CA. The aesthetic qualities create a peaceful mood and encourages connection and collaboration among our team members (family). You will find support, guidance and freedom to imagine and deliver.


Culture & Perks

Employee Owned
Child Care
Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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