Preschool Center Manager

Wu Yee Children Services - San Francisco, CA

Summary of Position:

Working with the Center team, the Infant Toddler Associate Teacher creates a safe and nurturing environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the families served. Promotes the development and well-being of all children by providing consistent and responsive care.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculums for children ages 0-3 in collaboration with Center staff.
  • Ensures visual supervision of children at all times and maintains required teacher – child ratio in accordance with Early Head Start performance standards and CA Department of Education regulations.
  • Maintains a safe environment by monitoring daily activities, identifying challenges and needs for special family support and services.
  • Accurately and promptly completes required formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessment reports of children
  • Coordinates program requirements with staff, and maintains timely and accurate documentation of family/child records.
  • Communicates and records children’s developmental strengths, progress or needs to staff and families, accurately and timely. 
  • Conducts parent teacher conferences, home visits, case conferences, multi-disciplinary meetings and directs resource referrals.
  • Follows established health and safety procedures in the classroom, playground, restroom and kitchen areas. 
  • Models and teaches children appropriate social skills, health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, toilet training, hand washing, etc.
  • Encourages and promotes families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Family Committee and Policy Council.
  • As required assumes Lead Teacher responsibilities and when necessary adjusts work schedule and work location to meet program needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bilingual in English/Chinese or English/ Spanish preferred
  • One year+ experience working with children and family services
  • Experience working with diverse populations and low income families
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Education:

  • Must have valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit
  • Must have completed 3 Infant/Toddler units
  • AA degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education is a plus

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to humanresources@wuyee.org

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Contact Info

humanresources@wuyee.org

Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary: 63000.00 - 70000.00

Posted On: August 9th, 2019

Agency Details

Website: http://www.wuyee.org

Who we are:

Wu Yee delivers comprehensive services throughout the City of San Francisco. We serve over 7,000 children, families and childcare providers each year.

Wu Yee’s programs focus on prevention, early intervention, education, and advocacy. We offer a variety of services through center-based infant/toddler and preschool care, family childcare (FCC), and home-based services designed to support families with educational opportunities, resources, and to prepare children to be successful in school.

Wu Yee delivers a comprehensive range of Child Development, Family, and Provider Services — including Early Head Start, Head Start, and State Preschool programs, the Joy Lok Family Resource Center, public benefits assistance, childcare Resource and Referrals, childcare subsidies, childcare provider training, a food program for childcare providers, and the Family Child Care Quality Network (FCCQN).  

The phrase “wu yee” means “protector of children” in Cantonese, and truly, children are at the heart of everything we do. If you’d like to learn more about who we are, please visit wuyee.org.