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Preschool Teacher

St. Francis de Sales School (Sherman Oaks)






Seeking an enthusiastic and experienced professional to work as a preschool teacher. St. Francis de Sales Preschool is an integral part of our Early Childhood Program. Do you love to work with and care for very young children who are between the ages of 3 and 5 years old? Our preschool focuses on kindergarten readiness, motor and social skills, emotional and language development through music, books, play, and games. We nurture the whole child in a faith-filled, safe learning environment. You must be well-organized, professional, detail oriented, able to design age-appropriate lesson plans, and feel comfortable teaching our amazing young children.

A flexible demeanor and willingness to adapt to school schedule changes, special events, and celebration is essential.  The ideal candidate is a team player that works collaboratively with the teaching team and administration to incorporate differentiated instructional strategies for all learners.

Ability to develop and foster positive relationships with students, faculty, and parents and strong community building skills are essential. The ideal candidate must be able to supervise students effectively, both in and out of the classroom, support and follow procedures, as well as develop effective classroom procedures and management. Technology skills and ability to work with smart board, iPad/tablets, and websites to create and integrate curriculum into everyday lessons is a must.



  • Team player who loves to teach young children
  • 18 years or older
  • B.A. in Child Development or closely related field / Or in progress with required Early Childhood courses completed
  • Child Development Teacher Permit from the State of California on Teacher Credentialing preferred
  • Three years or more experience in a licensed childcare center or preschool is preferred
  • Current Certification in Pediatric/Child First Aid and C.P.R
  • Current Immunizations in accordance with SB 792
  • Must be able to carry a small child weighing 35 lbs. (fire drills/emergencies/etc.)
  • Have current TB Test and health screening report (LIC 503)
  • Must be fingerprinted through the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and Virtus trained
  • Must be able to successfully pass a Live Scan fingerprint clearance, Child Abuse Index check, Sexual offender registry, and Criminal record check.

Submit your cover letter and references via email to Please also include in the cc line of the email the following two email addresses: and Preliminary interviews may be done via zoom or in-person. Finalists will be meeting in person with a selection committee.

St. Francis de Sales School (Los Angeles)

Email your resume to attention: Jerri Ford-Preschool Director

Please include a cc line in the email with the following email addresses:

Please include in the subject heading of your email: Preschool Teacher

No phone calls please.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

FAX: 818-784-9649




Information/Application Contact

St. Francis de Sales School (Sherman Oaks)

13368 Valleyheart Drive

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423