Inspired Preschool of San Mateo is a new, high quality home-based preschool in the Parkside neighborhood serving 12 children aged 2.5-5 years old. Inspired is a Reggio-influenced preschool where children are educated through child-centered projects, hands-on experiences, open-ended activities and fine arts materials.
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The owner of Inspired Preschool has 19+ years as a preschool teacher mostly in Reggio-inspired programs and is seeking an early childhood educator to join her and her co-lead teacher in building an amazing, child-centered program that values best practices for children, reflective practice, and open, honest communication with families.
*This is a temporary position starting as soon as possible until the end of June with the strong potential to stay on for the next school year (August 2019-June 2020)*
To learn more about the program please take a look at our website:
Preschool Teacher Requirements and Benefits:
Available to work between 8:15 and 5:30 (mostly 9:30-4:30 shifts, but some earlier or later hours needed from time to time), 35 hours per week total
2+ year of experience in a child care or preschool setting with children 2-5 years old
At least 12 core ECE units
CPR certified or willingness to complete before beginning
Fingerprints clearance through Department of Justice for Child Abuse Index Check and Criminal Record Statement.
Ability to relate to children and adults in a positive, professional, respectful, and nurturing manner.
Maintain written records and observations of all children in the classroom, noting their development and generating possible next steps for curriculum
Create high-quality documentation of the children’s daily life, learning, and the collaborative project work
A knowledge of Reggio-inspired practices and a desire to learn more required; experience in a Reggio-inspired environment is a huge plus.
Paid holidays (including Winter and Spring Breaks) and paid sick time
Salary range $18-20/hour depending on experience and education