Child Care Provider, Teacher
San Francisco - CA
Posted 1 month ago

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$20-$26 hourly 

Monday – Friday, standard business hours


Compass Children’s Center (CCC) is an early childhood education center with a curriculum tailored to meet the specific needs of children living in extreme poverty and homelessness. The Center serves 70 children, ages 0-5, and their families each day, and addresses the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of the children, as well as the functioning and well-being of the families. 


We currently have one Teacher opening in the Infant/Toddler classroom, one in the Preschool classroom, and one Floater opening for a teacher who will work in both classrooms.

The primary responsibility of the teachers is to ensure a safe, healthy and nurturing environment for children based on a positive, non-punitive approach. Every staff member staff is responsible for providing the highest quality of care and for modeling appropriate behavior to children, families and fellow staff.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Implement the Pyramid Model of Teaching through building nurturing and responsive relationships with children, families and fellow staff and through the upkeep of a high quality, supportive environment.
  • Plan and implement hands-on activities that develop positive self-esteem and social skills; include a balance of child-directed and teacher-directed activities; and expose children to cultural diversity.
  • Plan and implement experiences that promote language, literacy and pre-reading skills; number concepts and pre-mathematic skills; and encourage interest in science by discovery, exploration and questioning the environment.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and well-stocked learning environment. This includes setting up and putting away cots; changing bedding and laundry; stocking and organizing classroom supplies; and arranging furniture and active play equipment.
  • Plan and prepare healthy meals and promote healthy eating practices by sitting and eating with the children.
  • Promote good personal hygiene habits and independent care skills. This includes diaper changing, toilet training, washing hands and face, assisting children with changing clothes, and brushing teeth.
  • Act as the “Primary Teacher” for a group of 3 children which includes primary bonding, individual observations and written documentation of development, and primary communication with families.
  • Provide first-aid in event of injuries, choking or other emergencies.
  • Complete screenings and assessments and document children’s individual developmental progress.
  • Communicate with families through daily exchanges of information and semi-annual family conferences.
  • Coordinate, orient and help supervise Foster Grandparents, interns, substitute teachers and volunteers working in the classroom.
  • Maintain all written records and logs, e.g. attendance-books, sign-out sheets, accident reports, etc.


  • Required: minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units completed, with plans to complete more in the near future and work towards a Teacher’s Permit.
  • At least 2 years of experience working directly with infants/preschool age children
  • Able to lift a child of 30 lbs.; set up and move furniture; and bend, squat, sit, kneel and stand in order to engage children at their level
  • Health screening, TB and fingerprint clearance (Department of Justice, FBI, Child Abuse Index)
  • CPR and First Aid Certificate and Infectious Disease Prevention training
  • Ability to provide leadership and accept responsibility
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging work
  • Bilingual/bicultural a plus 

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Child Care, Education


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