Under the direction of the Preschool Supervisor and/or the Facility
Supervisor, assists in the planning and implementation of the Early
Childhood Education program. A teachersí primary job will be to
encourage social, emotional and intellectual development, as well as to
provide a safe and nurturing environment for the children enrolled in
The following tasks
are essential for this position. Incumbents in this classification may
not perform all of these tasks, or may perform similar related tasks not
Provide supervision and guidance to function as a
teacher and role model for new teachers and or teacher assistants.
Responsible for planning the curriculum, organizing
and managing the classroom environment designed to promote the
physical, cognitive, emotional, creative and social skills of
Participates in the development and
maintenance of moderately complex spreadsheet programs.
Provide information to co-teachers, as well as to
parents regarding specific activities in the classroom, including
techniques of working with children; participate in the
instructional program, and parent conferences and general parent
Work with small and large groups of children in a
variety of age-appropriate, developmental activities such as
creative experiences, mathematics, perceptual motor skills, science,
language, environment awareness and social studies, both in the
indoor and outdoor environment according to the planned schedule.
Develop goals for individual children in addition to
pre- and post-evaluations; must be attentive, flexible and
supportive of children and their families by demonstrating good
communication skills in dealing with parents.
Continuous interaction with the children; respect and
observe childrenís interests and intervene when needed to maintain a
healthy classroom atmosphere.
Prepare instructional materials; maintain a variety
of classroom records that meet all licensing requirements.
Attend staff meetings and engage in continuing
ongoing professional development activities.
Perform related duties as assigned which may include
opening/closing the school, monitoring standards such as safety,
health and cleanliness of the school and its environment.
Assists in moderately complex research
data collection and report preparation.
Maintain first aid and CPR status as required by
Conduct and participate in events involving parents,
i.e. school fund raisers.
Conduct on-going assessments and evaluations of
children (anecdotal, monthly and semester summary).
Write a monthly (or quarterly) newsletter based on
the selected theme and based upon related events and activities
taking place in the classroom.
Performs other related duties as required.
confidentially with discretion;
and practices used in early childhood education;
methods and techniques;
observing, evaluating and recording child behaviors and to adopt an
effective course of action;
General needs and
behavior of children of various ethnic, racial and cultural
and procedures for all of the childrenís programs and activities;
Oral and written
skills with an emphasis on tact, patience and courtesy.
equivalent to a Child Development Centerís licensing requirements
(minimum of 12 ECE units) or an AA/BA degree in child development, plus
two years current experience in a developmentally appropriate program.
Possession of a valid
California driverís license.
First Aid and CPR
certified and Livescan fingerprinting.
Requirements and Working Conditions:
Require vision (which may be corrected) to read small
Require mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of
hands to grasp and manipulate small objects. Lower body mobility
may not be required.
Perform lifting, pushing and/or pulling which does
not exceed 50 pounds and is an infrequent aspect of the job.
Is subject to inside and outside environmental
Required to work to stand for prolonged periods.
complete a City of Calabasas application, and may also include any other
materials, such as a resume or
transcripts. Position is open until filled.
Applications are available on the
Cityís website at
or by calling 818-224-1600. Faxed or
emailed applications and/or resumes are not accepted.
Applications should be submitted to:
City of Calabasas
Human Resources Division
100 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302
The Human Resources
Department may be reached via e-mail at