City of Piedmont
  • Piedmont, CA, USA
  • 18-26
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

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Piedmont Recreation Department is hiring!

INSPIRE! CREATE! PLAY! Make a difference in a child's life while making lifelong friends. The City of Piedmont is looking for amazing staff that can bring the highest quality of spirit, commitment and caring to our community. We are currently hiring compassionate, nurturing, creative, fun-loving people who are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children.

Piedmont Recreation Department (PRD) is hiring for part-time Preschool Aides and Teachers for our PLAY-BASED Preschool Programs working with children 2-4 years of age. We are looking for creative, energetic, and fun leaders to join our caring team of teachers.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Passionate: The desire to work with children to make a difference.
  • Patient: Prepared to deal with multiple situations and children with different abilities.
  • Creative: Eager to bring fun and new learning trends to play-based learning.
  • Dedicated: Committed to bringing the best out of our learners and to our program.
  • Dependable: More reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented: Enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible: Enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

Preschool Shift Times:

Under Hillside, Skipping Stones and Pre-K

Shift Time:

  • School Year: Monday - Thursday, 8:30am to 1:30 pm (August - May)
  • Summer Session: Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 12:30pm (June-July)

Tiddlywinks Shift Time:

  • Butterflies Class (ages 2-3 years)
    • School Year: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:45 - 12:45 (August - December), Monday - Thursday, 8:45 - 12:45 (January - May)
    • Summer Session: Monday - Thursday, 8:45 - 12:45
  • Caterpillars Schedule (18 - 23 months)
    • School Year and Summer Session: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday from 8:45 -12:45 pm

Job Duties/Responsibilities

This position will require an individual to:

  • Work Outdoors rain or shine
  • Assist Program Director and conduct small learning-group activities
  • Set up and maintain outdoor classroom to encourage discovery and learning
  • Prepare, set up, implement and clean-up activities and projects
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly lesson plans
  • Maintain a welcoming, safe atmosphere
  • Enforce health and safety practices in our outdoor /indoor classroom areas
  • Work closely with other teaching staff in a team teaching situation
  • Diapering and assisting in toilet training required
  • Must to be able to lift up to 35 lbs

Our preschool programs observe the Piedmont Unified School District calendar and are closed on all major holidays, including unpaid breaks during one week in November, two weeks in December, one week in February and one week during the Spring.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Must be 18+ years or older
  • 12+ Units in Early Childhood Education/Development
  • Equivalent to the completion of 2-4 years of college; completion of coursework in education, child development or in a related field is preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience in a preschool or childcare setting (specialty infant/toddler experience preferred), or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • CPR & First Aid Certification required
  • Mandated Reporter Certificate required
  • TB Test required

Recreation Leader II / Preschool Aide ($18 - $20) - Equivalent to completion of two years college and three years experience working in a childcare or recreation program. Completion of coursework in education, child development, or a related field is preferred.

Recreation Leader III / Preschool Teacher ($20 - $26) - Equivalent to the completion of 4 years of college, and 5 years of experience working in a childcare or recreation program. Completion of coursework in education, child development or in a related field is preferred. Very specialized experience in a play-based preschool program.

Successful candidates must pass a Department of Justice live fingerprint scan, background reference checks, and a Tuberculosis screening prior to start of employment.

COVID-19 considerations:
All programs follow Alameda County Health Department safety guidelines and procedures as related to COVID-19.

Hours per week: 20-30 hours

Pay $18.00 - $26.00 per hour

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Stable: traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented: supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented: cooperative and collaborative

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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