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Preschool Assistant Teacher

We are looking for a caring and committed Preschool Assistant Teacher for our wonderful Italian Immersion/Reggio Emilia inspired program in San Francisco. The position will start in August 2018. 
We are an IB accredited school, currently building a K-8 Italian immersion program. We are particularly interested in teachers with experience in the Reggio Emilia approach and IB PYP (IB Primary Years Program). Applicants should be strong team players and be very proactive and flexible. Final candidates need to be prepared for a teaching demonstration (or a video if they are overseas).



 A minimum of a BA, or Child Development Certificate, or 5+ years experience working with children required

 Experience working in a Reggio Emilia inspired school required

 Excellent communication skills and ability to present in public to both parents and other educators

 Ability to plan curriculum, lead other teachers

 4 core classes* of early childhood education:

Introduction to the Field of Child Development (3 units) CDEV 65

Child Growth and Development (3 units) CDEV 53

Child, Family and Community (3 units) CDEV 67

Curriculum for Young Children (3 units) CDEV 66

  *Assistant teachers are required to be enrolled in at least one ECE classes and complete a minimum of 3 units per semester.


Required Skills

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English/Italian

 Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills

 Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

 Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

 Excellent attendance and punctuality records


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam, TB Test and other immunization requirements.

Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.
Medical, Dental and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.


Non-Discrimination Policy

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.


To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. Click here to apply!