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Lead Teacher - San Francisco
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Kai Ming Head Start
San Francisco
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Job Announcement: Lead Teacher (Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position in San Francisco, CA)

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that  provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start preschool services to eligible children ages 3-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children ages 3-5 years old with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.


Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, plus

At least two (2) years of experience working with children 3-5 years as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.

Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.

Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children. 


Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to Fatima Sequeira at fatima.sequeira@kaiming.org