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Lead Teacher

School of Early Childhood Education Los Angeles, California

USC’s School for Early Childhood Education is seeking a Child Care Teacher to join its team.

Job Summary:

This position will provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the USC-SECE environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. To develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. Considered the Teacher of Record for all children in assigned classroom and works as a team with the assigned Associate Teacher.  The position is grant funded.  The salary range for this position is $15.95-$20.00 per hour.

Preferred Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science preferred in early childhood education or child development.
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.
  • Position requires valid California Driver’s License
  • Current physical and tuberculosis screening; First Aid/CPR, and Department of Justice Clearance.

Special Instructions:

Upload Resume, Cover Letter, and Two Letters of Recommendation. Recommendation letters should be on a company/program/institution/etc. letterhead and most not be dated later than 3 months prior to the date of the application submission. All references should provide their written signature on the reference letter.


Minimum Education: Associate's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Early childhood education and experience. Must meet Child
Development Permit Matrix qualifications and requirements for position. Three to five years of experience in a preschool, day care center or other child development facility may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.


REQ20050693 Posted Date: 10/11/2017 - Thru date - 12/9/2017

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