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Early Childhood Teacher (Preschool)

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Early Childhood Teacher (Preschool)


Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 21 days ago
Job Role
Early Education, Preschool Teacher
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education
Job Schedule
Weekends, Evenings

Job Description

CEID is a non-profit organization recognized as a unique best practices site that focuses on communication and family oriented support promoting learning and growth for the whole team. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a collaborative cross disciplinary team to share progressive professional expertise and knowledge that provides a strong foundation for students, family and staff alike. For more information about CEID please check out    Sunshine Preschool and Childcare program provides an inclusive setting where children from 2 to 5 years have the opportunity to build and strengthen their pre-academic, social, emotional, and language skills under the guidance of trained staff. The children are immersed in a language-rich spoken English and sign language environment. Deaf and hard of hearing children will have full access to information in the classroom. Hearing children will have the opportunity to learn a second language.  
The teacher will lead a class of up to 15 children, ranging in age from 2 years to 5 years. The teacher will work in conjunction with other classroom staff to create lesson plans, participate in team meetings, and perform related duties as assigned. The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4pm.    



  • Provide a stimulating, developmentally      appropriate, and safe classroom environment for preschool children
  • Supervise      classroom staff
  • Lead      creation of curriculum for children aged 2-5 and work with teacher aides      for implementation
  • Maintain      California Childcare Licensing standards and complete classroom and      playground checks
  • Communicate      with parents regarding classroom activities, curriculum and their child’s      development 
  • Coordinate      snack, art, math, science, motor and cooking activities
  • Lead daily      preparation and clean up
  • Maintain      a clean classroom, including the adjoining bathroom
  • Model      appropriate language, behavior, and social development behavior and      encourage students to demonstrate the same
  • Assist      children with toileting or diapering needs
  • Maintain      confidentiality of all classroom and program operations
  • Work      cooperatively with parents and supporting staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early      Childhood Education or Related Field
  • 12+ semester units in early      childhood education
  • Minimum of 12 months teaching      experience in early childhood education programs
  • Significant experience working      collaboratively with diverse populations and in supporting cultural      competency
  • Knowledge of typical child      development and the importance of play, and ability to recognize/support      children with special needs
  • Strong, effective interpersonal      communication skills, initiative in engaging children in activities,      ability to lift small children, capable of identifying and monitoring      needs of children 
  • Skill in sign language or      willingness to learn
  • Valid Driver’s License and      current Auto insurance
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certificate      (or ability to obtain with 1 month of hire)
  • Current mandated reporter (child      abuse) credential (or ability to obtain within week of hire)


  • Minimum of 3 years teaching      experience and training in the areas of early childhood development,      parent counseling
  • Experience and knowledge of Deaf      culture and history of Deaf education
  • Experience and knowledge of      Special Needs, Special Education, and/or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Knowledge of adaptive equipment      and community resources for children with multiple special needs
  • Spanish language fluency

This is an hourly paid position. Pay will be based on experience. Position is full time, benefit package is available.    

Applicants should send their resume, a cover letter describing their qualifications and their interest in the position, and a copy of their transcript highlighting all completed ECE units to CEID via email to  

Business Overview

Our Story

Since 1980, the Center for Early Intervention on Deafness (CEID) has provided exemplary services for young children, from birth to age 5, who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have severe speech and language delays. To achieve our goal of maximizing communication potentials, we offer comprehensive programs in early education in combination with extensive therapy (language, speech, auditory, occupational, and physical therapies), home visits, and family education and support. Our community audiology services round out our center offering comprehensive audiology services to children and adults in 24 counties. Our highly qualified staff members hold Master’s degrees in deaf education, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social work, and infant mental health. We also work closely with two expert consultants: a neurodevelopmental pediatrician and a clinical psychologist.


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