Preschool Assistant Teachers

Institute for Human & Social Development - South San Francisco, San Mateo and Menlo Park, CA



Locations:          South San Francisco, San Mateo and Menlo Park

Hourly Salary:   Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience




IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 






Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 


Employer Assistance Program 


Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance


Commuter Benefits


403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer


Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time


Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time


Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA






Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:


1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.


2.             Assist with planning and setting up indoor and outdoor environment.


3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.


4.             Assist with classroom record keeping (i.e. Learning Genie/Portfolios)


5.             Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled.


6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.






1.             High School graduate or equivalent.


2.             Must have a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit desirable.


3.             Previous work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group


                Child care program for at least 1 year. 


4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.


5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.


6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 






Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW  



Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402


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Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: South San Francisco, San Mateo and Menlo Park, CA

Salary: 17.00 - 0.00

Posted On: June 1st, 2020

Agency Details


At IHSD, we are committed to providing the highest quality comprehensive early care and education and family services to support the school readiness of each child. Through our child development centers, family child care homes, and home based visiting programs, we offer early care and education and family services that are built upon the needs of the children, families, and communities.

Research has continually demonstrated that high quality early care and education programs have a significant impact on a child’s chances of future success. Our mission is to provide excellent comprehensive child development and support services to the highest needs children of 0-5 years old and their families in partnership with the community of San Mateo County.