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The Salvation Army 13-004 - Preschool Teacher (Temporary) - CAS/KROC San Diego in San Diego, California


Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Position Summary

The Preschool Teacher will ensure that children are well cared for in all aspects of the Preschool activities and provide loving, Christ-centered care and instruction for young children. The Preschool Teacher will follow all Community Care Licensing title 22 regulations.

Essential Function

  • To know, explain, and exemplify the mission, purpose, and values of the Kroc Center

  • To create a safe, engaging environment for Kroc Center associates, guests, members, volunteers, partners, and vendors

  • To provide active support of and participation in all Kroc Center campaigns and initiatives

  • To develop appropriate relationships and maintain appropriate relationship boundaries with other Kroc Center associates, guests, volunteers, partners, and vendors

  • To communicate in an appropriate, professional, responsive, and supportive manner

  • To maintain confidentiality

  • Develop and implement optimum programs, including Christian education and chapels

  • Demonstrate appropriate teaching skills, including planning, goal setting, assessments, curriculum planning, class schedules, and positive classroom management techniques

  • Ensure safety of children at all times, including but not limited to: following safety measures, Protecting the Mission policies, sign in and out procedures

Working Conditions

Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to be able to lift up to 10lbs. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinets drawers and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer, fax and telephone.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Compliance with current California Community Care Licensing Title 22 requirements

  • Must have the ability to work with, direct, and relate well with coworkers, members, and guests

  • Must be able to function in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment

  • Active and cleared live scan fingerprints through California's Community Care Licensing

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Minimum 12 units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development required. Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred.

  • Minimum six months of experience in early childhood education setting

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate well in English required; bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)