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Preschool Associate Teacher

Company: The Wonderful Company
Location: Delano
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWe strive to make The Wonderful Company true to its name through our mission to bring positive, multi-generational change to the communities we serve by leveraging our business acumen and hands-on approach to Corporate Social Responsibility. The purpose of our work is to disrupt the cycle of poverty in the Central Valley of California through a relentless focus on the social determinants of health with an unwavering commitment to helping the region's children grow up with better opportunities than their parents had.The Wonderful Company is transforming education in the Central Valley by reaching more than 117,000 students across 175 schools. Through Wonderful Education, we directly serve 6,500 Central Valley students in preschool through college to ensure ALL students have the opportunity for a bright future. Our two year-round preschools, open 12 hours a day, offer peace of mind to our employees, who know their children are thriving in a safe, nurturing play-based environment for children ages 3 to 5.The Associate Teacher embraces the individuality of each student and provides a safe and nurturing environment for all children. The Associate Teacher is responsible for supporting developmentally appropriate practices in an early childhood setting.Our work also extends beyond the Central Valley. Giving back and leaving the planet better than we found it will be our legacy. To learn more about our programs and read our entire Corporate Social Responsibility report, click---here.Job Description

  • Knowledge of and ability to comply with applicable laws and regulations regarding a Preschool Center in the State of California.
  • Support planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities across all developmental domains to meet the needs of each child.
  • Encourage children to solve conflicts on their own
  • Interact with children and parents to create a welcoming environment
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop a "child-centered" program that addresses the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical needs of young children
  • Model kindness, consideration, and respect
  • Attend and participate in all relevant staff, center, and community meetings, activities, and eventQualifications
    • H.S. Diploma or equivalent required, A.A./A.S. degree preferred;
    • Must hold a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit;
    • Must have 12 core units of child development and a minimum of 50 days of experience working in an early childhood environment.
    • Have completed pediatric CPR, first aid, and AED training through an accredited or approved program and holds a current pediatric CPR, first aid, and AED certification
    • COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemptionAdditional Information
      • Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental, and 401k with match eligibility.
      • Wonderful Giving ( -- allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice.
      • Free access to the Wonderful Wellness Clinic
      • Free access to the Wonderful Fitness CenterQuality of Life in the Central Valley: Framed by the Sierra Nevada to the east and the Coast Ranges to the west, California's Central Valley is one of the world's most productive agricultural regions and the base of The Wonderful Company's agricultural operations. This vast area enjoys a moderate climate and offers residents a high quality of life, low cost of living, and a host of diverse cultural and recreational activities. From wine tasting and hiking to rafting, fishing, skiing, and surfing -- all within a two-hour drive -- the family-friendly Central Valley has much to offer.Wonderful College Prep Academy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.Click here to view our Privacy Notice.EEO is the law

Keywords: The Wonderful Company, Delano , Preschool Associate Teacher, Education / Teaching , Delano, California

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