Play-based, half day preschool is looking for an assistant teacher in our 3-year-old classroom. This is a part-time position that meets Monday – Thursday mornings (8:30-12:30) during the traditional academic year. Qualifications include experience in a classroom setting and the ability to collaborate with a lead teacher to ensure that the school fosters an environment that is inviting and nurturing for every child. Other duties include ensuring the safety of the students, communicating with the Preschool Director, lead teacher and other school staff members, communicating with parents, and acting in accordance with our team philosophy and preschool mission statement.
The position begins immediately, and our school year ends in late May 2023. We offer paid teacher workdays, PTO, several paid holidays, and opportunities for professional development throughout the year. Teachers are required to attend staff meetings and additional events throughout the school year outside of the regular school day. The assistant teacher receives additional paid monthly planning time. This is position is typically 16 hours per week (sometimes more if the school has a staff meeting or an event). As this is a part-time position, we do not offer benefits. Based on performance, this job may be renewed in August 2023.
UUMP is an inclusive and affirming preschool, and we welcome students and teachers of all faiths, religious backgrounds, sexualities, gender identities, races, and ethnicities. We are proud to be Orange County Living Wage Certified, and assistant teachers are paid $15.85/hour.