Careers

Job Opportunitites

CDCLA is looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals who will help our children learn and thrive in our child development programs.

We offer:

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Ongoing Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Collaborative work environments
  • NAEYC Accreditation


Current Employment Opportunities




Aide

Required Education and Experience:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate
  • Fingerprint, Child Abuse Index, TB and Health Clearances
  • First Aid and Pediatric CPR
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications. Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are a plus.
  • Ability to be flexible
Responsible for:
  • Providing primary care and safety for children under the direct supervision of a teacher.
  • Implementing appropriate activities for children each day
  • Participating in the observation and evaluation of each child’s progress and complete developmental assessments, as required
  • Assisting with the cooking and cleaning, when needed
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the classroom and common areas
  • Working cooperatively with staff members, CDCLA administration and parents
  • Actively participating in all trainings and staff meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Compensation:

Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, permanent, non-exempt position. Benefit package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days.

Selection Process:

We ask candidates to fax an employment application and their resume to our Human Resources Coordinator to (213) 244-1249.


Assistant Teacher

Required Education and Experience:
  • 6 semester units in ECE OR an ROP Certificate
  • Child Development Assistant Teacher Permit (optional)
  • Fingerprint, Child Abuse Index, TB and Health Clearances.
  • First Aid and Pediatric CPR
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of child development principles and young children.
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum planning
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications. Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are a plus
  • Ability to be flexible
Responsible for:
  • Providing primary care and safety for children
  • Implementing appropriate activities for children each day
  • Participating in the observation and evaluation of each child’s progress and complete developmental assessments, as required
  • Conducting biannual parent conferences for each child in primary group
  • Working cooperatively with staff members, CDCLA administration and parents
  • Maintaining written record of lesson plans
  • Actively participating in all trainings and staff meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Compensation:

Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, permanent, non-exempt position. Benefit package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days.

Selection Process:

We ask candidates to fax an employment application and their resume to our Human Resources Coordinator to (213) 244-1249.


Associate Teacher

Required Education and Experience:
  • 12 semester units in ECE
  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or the equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year teaching experienceFingerprint, Child Abuse Index, TB and Health Clearances.
  • Fingerprint, Child Abuse Index, TB and Health Clearances.
  • First Aid and Pediatric CPR
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of child development principles and young children.
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum planning
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications. Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are a plus.
  • Ability to be flexible
Responsible for:
  • Providing primary care and safety for children
  • Planning and implementing appropriate activities for children each day
  • Supervising Assistant Teachers, Aides, interns and volunteers
  • Participating in the observation and evaluation of each child’s progress and complete developmental assessments, as required
  • Conducting biannual parent conferences for each child in primary group
  • Working cooperatively with staff members, CDCLA administration and parents
  • Maintaining written record of lesson plans
  • Actively participating in all trainings and staff meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Compensation:

Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, permanent, non-exempt position. Benefit package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days.

Selection Process:

We ask candidates to fax an employment application and their resume to our Human Resources Coordinator to (213) 244-1249.


Teacher

Required Education and Experience:
  • 24 semester units in ECE and 16 General Education Units OR AA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  • Child Development Teacher Permit or the equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year teaching experience
  • Fingerprint, Child Abuse Index, TB and Health Clearances.
  • First Aid and Pediatric CPR
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of child development principles and young children
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum planning
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications. Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are a plus
  • Ability to be flexible
Responsible for:
  • Providing primary care and safety for children
  • Planning and implementing appropriate activities for children each day
  • Supervising Assistant Teachers, Aides, interns and volunteers
  • Participating in the observation and evaluation of each child’s progress and complete developmental assessments, as required
  • Conducting biannual parent conferences for each child in primary group
  • Working cooperatively with staff members, CDCLA administration and parents
  • Maintaining written record of lesson plans
  • Actively participating in all trainings and staff meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
Compensation:

Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, permanent, non-exempt position. Benefit package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days.

Selection Process:

We ask candidates to fax an employment application and their resume to our Human Resources Coordinator to (213) 244-1249.


Lead Teacher

Reports to Site Supervisor
Required Education and Experience:
  • AA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development OR 24 semester units in ECE and 36 General Education Units
  • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or the equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Fingerprints, Child Abuse Index, TB and Health Clearances.
  • Pediatric First Aid. Pediatric CPR, and Preventive Health and Nutrition acceptable to Licensing
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of child development principles and young children.
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum planning
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to be flexible
Responsible for:
  • Overseeing site operations and daily functions according to CDCLA policies and procedures when the Site Supervisor is not present
  • Planning and implementing appropriate program for children each day based on HighScope
  • Supervising Assistant Teachers, Aides, interns and volunteers in the classroom
  • Participating in the observation and evaluation of each child’s progress and complete developmental assessments, as required
  • Conduct biannual parent conferences for each child in the Center
  • Assist with the functioning and monitoring of nutrition and food service
  • Working cooperatively with staff members, CDCLA administration and parents
  • Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation on a timely basis
  • Actively participating in all trainings and staff meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Compensation:

Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, permanent, non-exempt position. Benefit package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days.

Selection Process:

We ask candidates to fax an employment application and their resume to our Human Resources Coordinator to (213) 244-1249.




We ask candidates to fax an employment application and their resume to our Human Resources Coordinator to (213) 244-1249.

Applications and resumes may also be emailed to the Human Resources Coordinator.

CDCLA provides child care and development services throughout greater Los Angeles County. Our child care centers are located in Downtown Los Angeles, and more.

315 W 9th St Suite 500
Los Angeles
CA
90015
United States
213-244-1240