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Lead Preschool Teacher

Company: Wonderful Citrus
Location: Delano
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description We 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. Plan and provide developmentally appropriate activities across all developmental domains to create an instructional program that meets the needs of the whole child. Ensure implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum and ongoing assessment to stimulate student learning. Establish a professional level of rapport with each family to provided quality care. Collaborate with associate teachers to promote team planning and team teaching. Demonstrate a commitment to consistent, meaningful, and positive parent involvement as well as to center goals and objectives. Qualifications Associate's Early Childhood Education or related field; Bachelor's degree preferred; Must hold a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher; Must have 24 ECE/CD units, including core courses, plus 16 General Education (GE) units; Minimum experience of 175 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years; 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 exemption. Additional 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 Center Quality 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 - click here for more information

Keywords: Wonderful Citrus, Delano , Lead Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Delano, California

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