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Location: Cupertino, CA
Job Hours: 2PM - 6PM
Leapstart After School is seeking experienced and dedicated substitute teachers to join our team in Cupertino, CA on a need-based contract position. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about working with children, have a strong understanding of children's developmental stages, and are able to create a safe and nurturing environment for our TK-5th grade students during after-school hours.
- Provide coverage for regular classroom teachers in their absence
- Oversee homework and provide guidance and support to students as necessary
- Build positive relationships with parents, students, and staff
- Maintain a safe and conducive learning environment for children
- Demonstrate cooperation, flexibility, and teamwork
- Ensure that the teacher to student ratio is within the required limit of 1:14
- Manage behavior according to school standards and expectations
- Be prepared and familiar with emergency and disaster procedures
- Instruct children in the practice of cleanliness and self-care
- Document incidents of injury, health, or behavior issues
- Keep materials inventoried, organized, and put away when finished
- Perform assigned housekeeping duties as needed
- Assist in the preparation of snacks and lunch
- Experience working with elementary school-aged children
- Knowledge of children's developmental stages and activities that are appropriate for each grade level
- Flexibility, patience, and calm demeanor when working with children
- Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
- Willingness to go through a detailed background and fingerprinting check
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Proof of medical/TB exam completed within 7 days of hire, Vaccinations required (MMR, COVID-19)
- Must have fingerprints cleared and child abuse index prior to hire
- Preferably certified in CPR and First Aid or willing to obtain one
- 12+ ECE units is nice to have
- Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, or Hindi is a plus and preference will be given to candidates who are well-versed in the respective culture.
This is a substitute position and schedule will vary depending on the need of the school.
About Leapstart After School:
Leapstart After School is an award-winning after-school program for children ages 4 to 14 in Cupertino, CA. We are dedicated to providing children with a safe and comfortable environment where they can learn, laugh, play, relax, and feel right at home. Our mission is to empower children to reach their full potential and provide them with the tools they need to succeed in the future.