Head Start/State Preschool Teacher - Contract

San Bernardino County - San Bernardino, CA

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Head Start/State Preschool Teachers who provide teaching instruction and supervision to pre-school age children at a Head Start site or home-based program.  Teachers may develop and provide educational, nutritional, and health/safety activities; conduct home visits; attend staff and parent committee meetings, and supervise teacher aides.

These are contract positions to work approximately 9 to 12 months per year.

Applicants must meet one of the following options:
Education:  A completed/awarded Associate's degree (or higher) from an accredited university or college in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Education, Home Economics, Music, Art, Library Science, Physical Education & Recreation, Psychology, Family Studies, or other Early Childhood Education/Development related fields.
- AND -
Child Development Permit: Possess a valid CA Child Development Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, go to www.ctc.ca.gov. Applicants who possess a Children's Center Permit may also qualify under this option.
- OR -

Single/Multiple Subject Teaching Credential: Must possess a valid CA Single or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (which includes preschool) issued by the CTC. Applicants qualifying under this option requirement must show completion of 9 semester (15 quarter) units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development coursework which includes a Family, Child & Community course.
- OR -

Current Employees of the San Bernardino County Preschool Services Department:  ONLY current PSD employees may qualify under this option if they meet all of the following:  A) Possess a valid CA Child Development Associate Teacher permit issued by the CTC, B) Are currently attending school to obtain an Associate's degree in one of the fields listed above for Education in Option 1 (proof of enrollment required), and C) Obtain an approved waiver from the PSD Administrative Office.
Option 1: A copy of the required valid CA Child Development Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) and a legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) AND a copy of the degree.
Option 2: A copy of the required valid CA Single/Multiple Subject Credential and legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) indicating required ECE/CD coursework.
Option 3: A copy of the required valid CA Child Associate Teacher Permit and a legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) with proof of current enrollment. Your name must currently be included on the approved waiver list.
Required documentation must be attached to your application or submitted to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources-Employment Division, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, Attn: Head Start/State Preschool Teacher-Contract, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to gmcintyre@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: Head Start/State Preschool Teacher. Failure to provide the requested documents within 48 hours of application submittal will result in disqualification of the application.

How to Apply

For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs. Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA

Click here to visit the application page

Contact Info


Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: San Bernardino, CA

Salary: 36483.20 - 50169.60

Posted On: May 23rd, 2019

Agency Details

Website: http://www.sbcounty.gov/jobs

San Bernardino County is located in the heart of Southern California, home to over 2 million residents, encompassing 20,160 square miles from the Nevada State line and the Colorado River to the LA County line. This gives San Bernardino County a diverse climate and geography, from mountains as high as 11,502 feet, to the desert as low as 181 feet, and beautiful valleys in between. Pristine lakes and rivers, snow-capped mountain resorts, flowering deserts, and many other family-oriented recreational attractions take advantage of the natural assets of the area, most within an hour's drive. Families enjoy affordable housing, excellent schools, colleges and universities, and easy access to airports, hospitals, libraries, and parks. The County provides a safe, clean and healthy environment for residents. A variety of shopping and business opportunities abound, in this, the largest County in the contiguous United States.