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Early Childhood Educator (or Naturalist)

Company: Wild Child
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

_Do you want to work in a fun, team and family-oriented environment? Are you a teacher or have classroom teaching experience?_Wild Child is looking for a dynamic, dedicated and creative educator who want to make a difference and impact a community of young learners.The purpose is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Possesses a solid understanding of development throughout early childhood and has knowledge of how to facilitate learning. Interacts with children through instructional methods to include play, music, arts and crafts, reading, writing, science and physical activities. Guides children's lifelong lessons that go beyond the classroom and supports the creative output of children's art/curriculum. Creates and maintains relationships with every child and family and assesses their needs. Ensures the parent is knowledgeable about the child's program. Creates and employs curricula that are developmentally appropriate and meets the needs of children from diverse backgrounds. Promotes and fosters each child's positive self-esteem and individual development toward fullest potential in the areas of physical, social, emotional and cognitive growth. Encourages and models language expansion, extended learning and problem solving strategies throughout the day. Support development and implementation of weekly lesson plans that are consistent with the program curriculum and pre-K guidelines. Knowledge Educator must have proficient knowledge in the following areas: Early Childhood growth and development An understanding of early childhood education curriculum Computer programs and applications needed to communicate with staff and community: Slack, Brightwheel, Google Workplace, Canva Educator Skills and Abilities The Educator must demonstrate the following skills: teamwork and collaboration supervisory skills analytical and problem solving skills decision making skills oral and written communications skills stress management skills time management skills problem analysis and assessment attention to detail and high level of accuracy delegation of authority and responsibility information gathering and monitoring Qualifications Baccalaureate degree and State certification. A baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or related field of study, or At least 6-12 units in core child development courses required and Child Development Permit issued by California Credential Certificates and Licenses: CPR & First Aid certification required after hiring and must be maintained. CA Child Care Permit or equivalent credentials Personal Attributes Educator demonstrate the following personal attributes: be honest and trustworthy be respectful possess cultural awareness and sensitivity be flexible demonstrate sound work ethics Working Conditions: Indoor/outdoor environments, preschool classrooms, playgrounds, offices.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hourBenefits: Health insurance Paid time off Professional development assistanceSchedule: 4 hour shift 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No weekendsAbility to commute/relocate: Oakland, CA 94611: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: CPR Certification (Preferred) Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Wild Child, Oakland , Early Childhood Educator (or Naturalist), Other , Oakland, California

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