Dig Childhood Center
11700 National Blvd. L-104, Los Angeles, CA 90064

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Description, Responsibilities, & Duties
DIG Childhood Center comprises preschool and toddler programs operated by the Venice Parents Daycare and Preschool (VPDP) non-profit organization. It is characterized by its 1:4 teacher to student ratio, the outdoor classroom, child-led learning, and a strong community of teachers, parents, and alumni families. VPDP’s all-volunteer Board of Directors is seeking a preschool teacher to join our team of teachers at DIG Childhood Center.

The preschool teacher will collaborate with colleagues, executive director, and parent participants to ensure a safe and engaging environment for students to grow.


  • Provide a safe and secure environment for our children.
  • Support the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of children at all times.
  • Submit approved bi-weekly time sheets in a timely manner.
  • Support daily plans as assigned.
  • Attend and participate in mandatory meetings.
  • Support various learning experiences and activities for children.
  • Submit reports as required by leadership.
  • Collaborate with parent providers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other responsibilities

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and events
  • Follow emergency procedures and ensure children are safe
  • Support the mission of the school.
  • Abide by the rules and policies of the school.
  • Model appropriate ethical behavior for children, families, colleagues, and leadership.
  • Use appropriate channels for problem solving and communication.
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
  • Follow established DIG Childhood Center policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience

  • Education: 12 units ECE/CD including core classes OR BA/BS or higher degree.
  • Experience: 175 days of 3+ hours teaching within a four year period.


  • An understanding of developmental, play-based philosophy.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication

Working Environment

  • Sedentary desk tasks.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds.
  • Prolonged standing and walking.
  • Ability to reach children quickly in the event of an emergency situation.

Application Procedures
Email resume, philosophy of education statement, and cover letter to