• Full Time
  • Salinas, CA
  • Industry Sector : Other
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Website Salinas City Elementary School District

Salinas City Elementary School District

Job Summary
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m.. to 4:30 p.m. with 1 hour unpaid lunch Preschool Coach will provide academic support to state preschool teachers.

Job Description / Essential Elements:

Preschool TEACHER

primary function

Provides an educational program for Preschool students.

responsible to

The site administrator and/or District office preschool administrator

supervises the following personnel

Plans and coordinates work of aides, teacher assistants, and other paraprofessionals.

Major duties and responsibilities

May teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, health, art, music, English Language Development, and physical education, utilizing appropriate pacing, teaching techniques and strategies.

Instructs pupils in citizenship, basic communication skills, and other general elements of the course of study specified in state law, state contract, and administrative regulations and procedures of school district.

Provides diverse learning experiences to motivate pupils.

Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.

Establishes and maintains (in cooperation with the school staff) standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents on the individual pupil’s progress. Two parent teacher/conferences per year.

Develop and maintain lesson plans following guidelines of State preschool contract and deliver appropriate instruction.

Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with Support Personnel in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitudinal and learning problems.

Classroom environment to meet requirements of State contract.  Currently Environmental rating scales.

Maintains professional competence through in-service provided by the district and/or a self-selected professional growth program.

Performs basic attendance accounting.

Conducts family workshop meetings monthly and parent orientations as indicated.

Uses technology to input data and plan for instruction.

Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.

Administers group standardized tests and other district/state tests in accordance with district testing program.  Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school of assignment and/or on a district level.

minimum qualifications

Have obtained Child Development Teacher Permit/Primary Teaching Credential
Have an AA degree
Have current CPR and First aid

Intermediate Spanish level of fluency or higher.

BA degree in Early Childhood Education or related subject.


Evidence of working in an early childhood education program.

Work effectively with children and parents in a variety of settings and different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.


•           Effectively deliver a Board approved instructional program that is aligned with district and state curricular standards;

•           Monitor and record student progress in a manner that is understandable to students and parents;

•           Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including students, parents and co-workers;

•           Represent and support the district or school in conversations with the public;

•           Understand and carry out oral and written directions;

•           Effectively communicate verbally and in writing;

•           Promote development of positive character traits.


•     Manual dexterity sufficient to write, use telephone, classroom technology (including computers);

•       Ability to see for purposes of reading printed materials;

•           Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels in person and/or on the telephone;

•           Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person, on the telephone, and addressing groups;

•           Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop and to reach overhead;

•           Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment (office, district, from school or home site-to-site);

•           Physical strength sufficient to lift 25 pounds;

•           Physical stamina sufficient to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time;

•           Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.

Requirements / Qualifications
Child Development Teacher Permit or Equivalent Experience Preferred Bilingual Preferred

Letter of Introduction Resume 3 Letters of Recommendation

$30.72 – $37.33 Per Hour

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