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Preschool Teacher, St. James Academy, Solana Beach at Diocese of San Diego

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Job Information

Date Posted: 11/5/2019 Application Deadline: 11/15/2019 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 10 mos
Salary: TBD Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Christine Lang Email: clang@stjamesacademy.com
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

POSITION TITLE: Preschool Teacher, St. James Academy
STATUS/HOURS:  M,W,F  8 am-1 pm; 10 months
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
REPORTS TO: Preschool Director

Position Summary: The professional hired to work as a teacher at our school will be responsible for the general supervision and management of children between the ages of three and five years of age.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the school
  • Respecting and honoring the needs of the individual children with concern for their interests, special needs, talents, and individual style and pace of learning 
  • Considering individual children in relationship to their cultural and socioeconomic background. 
  • Treating children with dignity and respect
  • Helping children to become aware of their roles as integral member  of a group 
  • Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor and learning environment of the classroom 
  • Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping  responsibilities of the staff after the children have either departed or are under the supervision of another teacher 
  • Participating in recommended training programs , conferences, courses and other aspects of professional growth 
  • Assisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed  to assess the development levels of the children 
  • Other duties as assigned


Requirements to Apply: 
-Must possess a California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (12 ECE units) or higher; should include    courses covering child growth and development; child, family, & community; program/curriculum
-Six months of experience preferred
-Must submit a minimum of 3 professional references and resume

(Requirements upon hire)
- Fingerprint Clearance, CPR and First Aid, and cleared TB test to work in a Licensed Child Care Facility
- Completion of the Diocesan Safe Environment protocol

Applicant's Character Traits:
-Has experience teaching OR desire to teach and model Catholic values 
-Passion to work with young children and desire to grow as an educator
-Works well with others
-Has a positive attitude and enthusiasm for teaching



Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Resume

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Resume


      Application Deadline

      11/15/2019 11:55 PM Pacific

      Date Posted



      Number of Openings




      Length of Work Year

      10 mos

      Employment Type

      Part Time