Preschool Teacher - Mountain View

$18.00 - $22.00 hourly
  • AbilityPath
  • Apr 16, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

AbilityPath (Formerly Gatepath and Abilities United) have openings for Preschool Teachers in our Inclusive Preschool in Mountain View!

AbilityPath's Learning Links Preschool Teachers are responsible for planning curriculum, creating thoughtful lesson plans and engaging children in activities. Teachers at our Mountain View center collaborate with team members and family members to serve children in an inclusive environment with an emphasis on cognition, behavior, social-emotional development, and kindergarten readiness.


  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of preschool classroom and ensure overall health/safety of the program (including allergy awareness and other dietary restrictions) and adherence to licensing standards
  • Responsible for ongoing development, evaluation and oversight of the child-centered, play-based curriculum
  • Model exemplary behavior with children, families, and colleagues
  • Change diapers and assist with self-help skills in the restroom
  • Communicate and clarify school policies and philosophy to parents, teachers and staff; orient and mentor new parents; Conduct parent conferences in coordination with teaching team, advise and guide parents in the area of kindergarten readiness
  • Prepare DRDP reports, conduct ECERs assessments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with parents, caregivers, and team
  • Demonstrate a positive outlook and ability to adapt to change
  • Passion for the mission, by believing in the abilities of people with disabilities
  • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in supporting people with developmental disabilities

Education and Work Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and ability is qualifying, unless otherwise specified.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s in Early Childhood Education preferred
• Early Childhood Education Teaching Credential preferred
• 12+ core ECE units as per Title 22 requirements
• Experience teaching children ages 2 – 5 years old

Licensing Requirements:
• Valid California Driver’s License/ID
• Proof of negative TB test results
• Verification of good physical health by physician
• Ability to obtain criminal fingerprint clearance
• 18 years of age

Physical Activity:
• Ability to physically respond to children with special needs
• Ability to lift at least 25 lbs. as needed
• Ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend frequently
• Ability to sit and keyboard as needed

Please attach RESUME and TRANSCRIPTS with application


The mission of Learning Links Preschool is to provide the highest quality care, while creating a nurturing and supportive community of children, parents and highly skilled staff. Through an inclusive program that attends to the whole child, we seek to enrich every child's experience. Through a partnership of parents and staff, we provide a model community that will sustain and enrich our children throughout their lives. See our website for more information:

Equal Employment Opportunity

AbilityPath is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry (including language-use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license), citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, domestic partner status, family care status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, military or veteran status, or other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. AbilityPath will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination against, harassment of, or disrespectful or unprofessional conduct toward an employee based upon any of the protected characteristics listed above or based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

Gatepath and Abilities United have a new name – AbilityPath – that more effectively conveys our mission of acceptance, respect, and inclusion! Learn more at

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