Teachers Assistant

Business Name: 
P.L.A.Y. Childcare and Preschool
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Alamo Square, San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
M-Th 9am to 3pm
Pay Range: 
$15 to $20 depending on experience, or can be used as internship

No health benefits.
Can offer mentorship/support for students studying Early Childcare Education. I have a masters degree in ECE.

Duration of Position: 

1 year or longer

Position Description: 

Work in a busy in home childcare/preschool with a maximum of 6 children a day.The Teacher Assistant supports the Teacher and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.

Position Responsibilities: 

-Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
-Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials.
-Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
-Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
-Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
-Follow all center policies and state regulations.
-Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Required Qualifications: 

-An understanding of Early Childhood Education
-High energy, calm personality
-Ability to work well with others
-Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
-Infant/child CPR Certification
-First Aid certification
-Live scan
-Appropriate vaccines
-1-2 years experience working with or around children

Preferred Qualifications: 

-More than 2 years working with children
-6 or more units in ECE

How to Apply: 

Please email your resume, a brief description of your availability, and why you love working with children to:


Application Deadline: 
Open until filled