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Preschool Assistant Teacher

Category: Early Childhood Education
School: Merryhill School
Location: San Jose, CA
Date Opened: Feb 7, 2024
Job ID: 4682

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Merryhill School is a multi-location school group with campuses in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Texas offering an outstanding private education to preschool, elementary, and middle school age students. Our preschools offer the perfect balance of learning and play, while our elementary and middle schools provide a challenging and robust curriculum, innovative instruction, and a vibrant school community. A career with Merryhill offers opportunities in education, summer camps, before and after school programs, and regional management with the support of our parent company, Spring Education Group.

What We Offer

Location: 750 N. Capitol Ave Building E San Jose, CA 95133
Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
• Health, vision, and dental benefits
• 401(k) plan
• Paid holidays and sick days
• Employee Referral Bonus
• Student Tuition Discount

About the Role

We are looking for an Preschool Assistant Teacher who will work in a classroom and when not in the classroom you will be assist in the office. You will provide a nurturing and safe environment working collaboratively with your partner Teachers to ensure the successful operation of a classroom. You will demonstrate good judgment in the care of each child assigned to you. You will verbally engage the children throughout the day in addition to incorporating activities.

You will also...
Create a nurturing, responsive environment that promotes positive development of social and emotional competencies.
Collaborate with other faculty and staff members
Communicate daily with parents or guardians
Maintain a well-organized and engaging classroom environment

What We Are Looking For
• Educational background with 12 semesters or 18 quarter early childhood education units shall include courses that cover the general areas of early child development, child, family, and community, and program/curriculum or a bachelor's degree in child development
• Patience, compassion, and a genuine love for working with young children.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Prior teaching experience with preschool students is a plus

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In general, this position requires an individual to frequently walk, stand, sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, rise from the floor, twist, listen, read, write, and speak the English language. In addition, this position often requires an individual to carry, lift, use repetitive or fine hand movements, and occasionally push, pull, or bend. This position is regularly required to hear and use clear vision with or without correction. Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., and their affiliates (collectively "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

Other details

  • Job Function: Early Childhood Education
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate: $23.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $25.00
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