The Oaks Parent-Child Workshop, serving Santa Barbara families since 1947, provides young families with preschool aged children with 3 things: 1) parent education; 2) a vital, inclusive and nurturing community; and 3) a play-based preschool experience for children between the ages of 2 ½ to 5 years of age. Our average adult/child ratio is 3:1, allowing for meaningful relationships, stimulating activities and ample opportunities to learn, grow and explore.

Current Opening – Afternoon Program Head Teacher

We are seeking an innovative teacher to join the teaching team at The Oaks. We seek a person who will contribute to our dynamic community and demonstrate leadership and professional excellence. The Afternoon Program Head Teacher is an important part of the staff at The Oaks, providing continuity of care for Oaks children who are currently enrolled in the morning parent cooperative program. The Head Teacher will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Afternoon Program and will report to the Director and Parent Board. The Head Teacher will work alongside and provide supervision and direction for the Afternoon Teacher and work closely with the Director to ensure that the Afternoon Program reflects the philosophy, goals and the mission of The Oaks. Current knowledge of child development tenets, and familiarity with developmentally appropriate practice, is an essential requirement of the position.  The Head Teacher will implement positive behavioral strategies and conflict resolution procedures consistent with the morning program.  Physical stamina and good health required.

If you’re interested in this position, please click here for the full job description.

If you have any questions, or to apply please contact with the documents requested in the above PDF.