Preschool Teachers for new child care center

Preschool Teachers for new child care center

Little Gems of the Sierra
Truckee CA
(530) 563-8905
About Little Gems of the Sierra

JOB TITLE: Little Gems – Assistant Teachers, Lead Teachers and A Director position open

DEPARTMENT: Preschool, Infant and Toddler programs

SUPERVISOR: Little Gems Board of Directors

Little Gems of the Sierra is a Waldorf inspired preschool located in Truckee CA. We believe that Waldorf education, early education through adult, builds a critical foundation for the skills humans they need in today’s world – by enriching the hands, the heart, and the head through a holistic developmentally appropriate approach — experiential learning and play, art + music integration, prioritizing peer and teacher relationship building, and a deep connection to nature.

We have built a community of families that share the understanding of these values and have opened two locations in Truckee, CA, with a new location opening in the Fall. We are seeking qualified staff who share the importance of community.

We have secured housing options in the local Truckee area for anyone that is relocating to the area or is need of housing to stay in the local area.


Assistant Teacher is under direct supervision of Lead teacher and supports the daily routine and rhythm of this teacher.

Lead Teacher carries the class through the daily routine and schedule and is supported by an assistant teacher. Lead teacher is responsible for communication between parents, maintaining the daily routine and establishing monthly curriculum.

Seeking a qualified director to run one of our locations in Truckee CA


  • Support Teachers in daily routine and Rhythm
  • Attend to children’s basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities
  • Help children who need one on one time so lead teacher can be with the class
  • Prepare and serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines


  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students’ needs and progress
  • Follow ques and tasks of Lead teacher
  • Organize and label materials, and display students’ work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills


Prior to employment, a teacher shall meet the requirements listed online:

(See Title 22 regulations 101216.1 for more information)


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification – 8 hours of EMSA certified CPR/First Aid
  • At least six months of experience working in a licensed childcare center
  • Mandated Reporter Training certificate
  • Pass a Live Scan Background check


  • Organizational skills, communication skills, listening skills.
  • Dedication to working with young children.


  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
  • Must be in good physical health and pass a TB test.
  • Must comply with California State immunization laws – Minimum immunization record to include measles, pertussis, current influenza vaccination between Aug 1 and Dec 1 of each year

Please send resume and cover letter to

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