1st/2nd grade co-teacher

Academic Year: 2020-21

Compensation: $34,000 - $40,000 / Year

Hours: Full-Time, Exempt


  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the 1st/2nd grade program

  • Insure the program addresses and achieves its academic goals

  • Create and maintain a positive classroom community which meets students’ emotional and physical needs

  • Create a physically safe and attractive classroom environment

  • Make learning and behavior plans that suit individual students’ needs

  • Assess individual students’ progress and communicate students’ progress to parents

  • Supervise and mentor any assistants or specialists who work with your students

  • Communicate effectively and frequently with parents about program and school matters and about the needs and progress of their individual child

  • Collaborate with Elementary Director and other elementary staff to ensure that the 1st/2nd grade program is well articulated with other elementary programs

  • Collaborate with Elementary Director to cover extra and shared duties

  • Co-teaching roles: Share subject area duties, classroom duties, student management duties in an equitable way that facilitates efficiency

  • Attend faculty meetings and parent conferences

  • Participate in school events and other extensions of classroom work and school program

Start Date: August 10, 2020

To apply: Please email a cover letter and current resumé to the attention of Christopher Erickson at chris@peregrineschool.org.  PLEASE REFERENCE “Magpies” IN THE SUBJECT LINE.


Summary of Position:  

We are seeking a creative individual who would like to join Peregrine School’s teaching team as an assistant in our Elementary after-school daycare program, serving children 6-12 years old. You will be assisting the head teacher of the program in running fun and educational activities for students after school, providing a supportive environment for them to learn and play, and ensure that those who attend after-school classes make it to their classrooms and back in a safe and punctual manner.
This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to tackle a new challenge every day, and doesn't mind adjusting to meet the needs of a sometimes rapidly changing work environment.

Job Type: Part-time, Shift begins at 2:30 pm, and ends at 5:30 pm, although there may be days when opportunities arise to work until 6:00pm.

Start Date: ASAP

To apply: please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@peregrineschool.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Preschool Teachers

Summary of Job Description:

We are seeking creative individuals who would like to join Peregrine School’s teaching team as teachers in our preschool program providing educational daycare for students 18 months-5 years old. Peregrine School is currently hiring for all preschool programs for the 2019-2020 school year.


  • Twelve (12) units of child development courses that qualify a candidate to become a Teacher according to California state licensing requirements for daycare centers. At least three (3) units must be infant/toddler development courses to work in the toddler program. Applicants may start with six (6) units if they are currently enrolled in more.

  • Life-long learner with academic interests in core subjects

  • Flexibility and initiative, responsibility and reliability

  • Experience working with preschool age children

  • Willingness to support and forward a progressive philosophy of education which is child centered and inquiry based

  • Willingness and ability to engage in play-based program

  • Willingness to work out of doors in an outdoor education oriented school

  • Understanding of and ability to apply a positive discipline approach which works with preschool students

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour

To apply: please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial class transcripts. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are always accepting resumes for:

    We accept resumes for preschool and elementary teachers and aides on an ongoing basis.
    To apply: Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@peregrineschool.org

    We are currently accepting applications for substitute teachers for all Peregrine School programs: Preschool (ages 18 months to 6 years, ECE Units Required) and elementary (grades K-6). To apply: Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@peregrineschool.org

Non-discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Peregrine School is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. Peregrine School does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, or sexual orientation.


Conditions of Employment
Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment, which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance, fingerprint background check, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.


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