Crystal Stairs
  • 24-Oct-2018 to 16-Jan-2019 (PST)
  • Headstart
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Associate Teacher

Location: South Los Angeles & Compton areas

The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only. Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change.

Crystal Stairs, Inc., a California nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving the lives of families through child care services, research & advocacy.

Searching for a dedicated, mission-driven Early Head Start Associate Teacher who will implement and assist with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.


  1. Candidates must have an Associate's degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associate's degree in a related field.
  2. Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above; or provide original "Verification of Completion Form (41-CDP1)" completed by an approve VOC agency.

Head Start Associate Teacher is required to:

  • Assist with and in the absence of the Lead Teacher design and plan the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum.
  • Completes child files including child assessment for designated group of preschool children including implementing the developmental and behavioral screenings, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Transitional Plans, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities.
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the CLASS.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program.
  • Engage parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development.


Valid California driver's license, motor vehicle and evidence of automobile liability insurance. Meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. CPR and Basic First Aid certificate. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

Crystal Stairs, Inc. is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture.  As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs, Inc. provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

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