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

Start Date
December 1, 2017

Employment Status
Non-Exempt

Job duties

This is a part-time job (17 hours per week) in which you will be working with a co-teacher to care for children ages 2-3 years old in center setting. We have 6 toddlers and 2 co-teachers in our toddler program. At the same site we have a preschool program with 30 children and 7 teachers. You will work closely with the director and other teachers in implementation of the R.I.E. and Outdoor Classroom principles. You will collaborate with fellow team members to create and maintain developmentally appropriate environment and curriculum. You will attend a weekly staff meeting and some parent meetings and special events. With your co-teacher you will clean and prep the classroom on a daily basis. Our school is play-based, non-judgmental and parent participatory. We have mixed-age grouping and our children and teachers free flow throughout the environment indoors and out. We believe children need a connection with nature in order to be whole. We believe conflict is an opportunity for growth.

Experience

Must have completed minimum of 6 semester units of ECE courses. 1st aid and CPR certified desired. Live scan fingerprinting required. Previous experience in a child care center is desirable, but not required. Experience in Outdoor Classroom, R.I.E. and Hand in Hand Parenting, and eco-parenting are desirable but not required.

Skills

Competent with computers. Be creative and flexible. Patient and ready to play indoors and outdoors with children. Ability to work and cooperate with adults. Bi-lingual is highly desirable. Ability to sit on the floor, sing, make play dough and lift heavy things. You must be able move quickly and play in the mud.

Salary

Varies depending on education and experience in this field. Salary package includes paid vacation and holidays, etc.

How to apply

Please submit a resume with 3 references and cover letter that explains what part of our philosophy speaks to you the most. Send both documents to our Director via U.S. mail to our address. No faxes, emails or phone calls please. Visit our website at www.digcenter.org to become familiar with our philosophy.