Silverspot Cooperative Nursery School is a parent participation co-operative pre-school school looking for an energetic and flexible individual to join our team of professionals. Our program embraces a child-centered, developmental, and play-based approach. Activities are hands on and interactive. Silverspot is located in a quiet neighborhood on a sunny hillside next to the Brisbane pool. When it is cold and foggy in San Francisco, it is usually nice and warm at the Silverspot playground. Our classroom has beautiful sunny windows and high ceilings. We have an opening for our afternoon session 11:30 AM- 5:30 PM Monday- Friday working with children from 2.5 - 5 years old and their parents. We require a minimum of 12 ECE units and 15 hours of health and safety training including CPR and children’s first aid, Live Scan clearance and two years of classroom teaching. Experience, or an interest in parent participation and project-based curriculum would be preferred. (Possibly additional hours teaching a small Pre-K Class a couple days in the AM) The position will start in ASAP. We will be offering a competitive salary DOE and a benefit package, including stipend for health.
Qualifications: · 12 Early Childhood Education accredited units · 15 hours of Health and Safety training (including child first aid and CPR training, infectious disease management, nutrition, emergency preparedness) · 2 years experience teaching in preschool setting · Ability to relate to adults and children of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds · Interest in developing creative curricula · Should be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
11:30 AM to 5:30 PM, (additional AM hours possible) (One hour on/off-site preparation a week) Monday through Friday
General Duties: · Plans activities, projects and goals consistent with the school's philosophy · Leads development and implementation of age-appropriate curriculum · Assess the needs of each child in the program (developmental levels and readiness skills) · Plans and implements approaches that specifically address those needs · Attends to all health and safety measures necessary to protect the well-being of all children and adults on sites at all times · Responsible for activating substitute list when ill · Supervises working parents and aide(s) · Attends staff meetings as planned · Attends staff-planned events, such as graduation, special parties open-house · Attendance at parent-planned social events & fundraisers is encouraged, but not required
(Brisbane is an exit past San Francisco (on 101… an easy commute…just ten minutes out of San Francisco with good parking) Please take a look at our school on-line
Our purpose is to provide a positive, safe healthy
environment in which children learn through a
play-based curriculum. A close connection with
parents, teachers, and the community at large
sets the stage for children to obtain confidence,
self-esteem and social skills. Silverspot is a
parent-run, non-profit co-operative nursery
school working to create a community of
encouragement and learning for families.
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