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Lead Teacher - Preschool

Job Details

Full Time
$37.11 - $45.15 Hourly


Join Our Team as a Lead Preschool Teacher at Community Action Marin

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and making a positive impact through education? Are you dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and inequity? If so, we invite you to become a vital part of our team at Community Action Marin.


About Us: At Community Action Marin, we're driven by a shared commitment to creating a better world. We believe in lifting those in need and providing children with opportunities to thrive. Join us in our mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and families every day.


Position Overview: As a Lead Preschool Teacher, you'll play a crucial role in creating a nurturing environment where children can flourish. You'll ensure that our preschool programming meets the highest standards while supporting the overall functioning of our classroom.



  • Promote Equity and Inclusion: Foster equal opportunities for all children, prioritize the needs of our diverse community, and challenge cultural biases.
  • Primary Care Giving: Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of every child while building strong personal relationships.
  • Implement a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Utilize Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, practicing reflective planning and assessment.
  • Provide Positive Guidance: Employ positive techniques to support children's behavior and emotional development.
  • Build Partnerships with Parents: Establish strategies to connect home and school learning, regularly sharing information and collaborating with parents.
  • Display Professionalism: Adhere to regulations, maintain respectful relations, uphold confidentiality, and demonstrate a positive attitude and punctuality.



  • PERMIT REQUIRED: A California Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or higher is required.
  • Minimum of 24 Units in ECE or equivalent education/experience.
  • At least one year of experience working with children under five.
  • Proficient computer skills and strong communication.
  • Ability to read and write English (Spanish desirable).
  • Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain.
  • Clearance of background/criminal check and health assessments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse parents.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Deep understanding of equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Why Join Our Team? At Community Action Marin, you'll find more than just a job – you'll discover an opportunity to make a real difference. Join our compassionate community dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and inequity, one child at a time.


Apply Today! Embark on a rewarding journey as a Preschool Teacher with us. Community Action Marin is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Make a difference today!