Early Childhood Teacher at Hearts Leap Schools

Job Type

Full Time




2638 College Avenue
United States


Job Type: Full-Time

Location(s): Hearts Leap, Hearts Leap North, and Hearts Leap Lakeview

Schedule: Monday through Friday, mornings and afternoons

Compensation: Starting at $41,600 per year

Hearts Leap Schools are currently accepting resumes for Early Childhood teaching positions at our programs in Oakland and Berkeley!

Hearts Leap provides highly sought-after preschool programs that utilize Emergent Curriculum based on child-directed, Reggio-inspired and developmentally appropriate practices. Our infant-toddler program will incorporate respectful and relationship based practices that foster young children’s innate desire to explore and learn about their world. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing the highest quality of care of infants and toddlers. 

As a member of our team, you will:

  • Receive exceptional benefits and a competitive salary
  • Be supported by a team of educators
  • Work in a beautiful Julia Morgan building on College Avenue in Berkeley 

The preferred candidate qualities are:

  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm for education and learning
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills  
  • Flexibility  
  • The ability to promote positive parent/teacher relations
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and professional development

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Extensive knowledge of Emergent Curriculum and Responsive Care
  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field 
  • 2+ years of experience working with preschool-aged children
  • Excellent references  


Our team is here to support you learn and grow. We provide all staff with a positive environment that offers excellent benefits, including:

  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance.
  • Paid time off including paid holidays and vacation/sick days.
  • Opportunity to participate in a 403(b) retirement program, with a matching plan. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Resumes and cover letters will only be accepted via email at heartsleapnorth@gmail.com. Please visit heartsleap.org to learn more about our programs!