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See our current job openings below:

Preschool Director | Bilingual Preschool Teacher | Preschool Teacher | Preschool Substitute Teacher | Curriculum Specialist | Preschool Substitute Teacher | Community Education Coordinator | Mandarin Speaking Preschool Teacher

To apply, please email your resume to .

Tzu Chi Foundation USA is a nonprofit organization.
We offer competitive benefit package including paid health insurance, vacation, sick leave, and more.


 

Preschool Director

Great Love Preschool, Walnut & Monrovia CA have an immediate opening for a preschool director  . Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with knowledge of Microsoft Office. Bilingual in Chinese and English will be a plus. And also be able to work on weekends to fulfill position duties if needed. In addition, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record and a valid related requirement license is needed. Must pass the Department of Justice background check.

Title: Preschool Director

Job Description:

  • To coordinate the daily operations of the School in compliance with state licensing and comply with applicable law and regulations.

  • To direct the work of others when applicable.

  • Be able to compile materials or related reports into one article.

  • To establish the facility’s policy, program and budget.

  • To maintain financial records and school records.

  • To be a floating teacher when necessary.

  • To recruit, employ, train and evaluate qualified staff, and terminate employment of staff, if applicable to the facility.

  • To provide input in the selection, implementation and review of curriculum, equipment and resources.

  • To provide leadership, support and vision to the Tzu Chi Great Love Preschool.

  • To facilitate the development of school-wide vision, goal setting and positive school culture.

  • To correspond to Tzu Chi Philosophy of Humanity and Chinese culture.

  • To initiate opportunities for communication between parents, students, teachers, and all other school stakeholders.

  • To manage and direct safe school programs including emergency operations and student discipline.

  • To develop and implement relevant and meaningful professional development for instructional personnel.

  • To consistently supervise the implementation of Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education curriculum and guide teaching staff to insure a quality program.

  • To develop and implement relevant and meaningful professional development for instructional personnel.

  • To guide and encourage the activities of parents and Tzu Chi volunteers.

  • To maintain a professional relationship with all volunteers.

  • To develop and distribute monthly newsletters and yearly calendars.

  • To maintain the highest enrollment capacity and plan ongoing marketing strategies in the community.

  • To be in compliance with Tzu Chi dress code policy.

  • It is mandatory to attend all Tzu Chi meetings and trainings consistently.

  • To maintain confidentiality of the information regarding the children.

  • To perform any and all other duties as assigned.

Experience:

1. Four years of teaching experience in a licensed center group child care program with 15 semester units at an accredited college in early childhood education classes. Three of the required units shall be in administration or staff relations and 12 units shall include courses that cover the area of child growth and development; child, family and community; and program/curriculum.

2.Operations Experience as a manager in a childcare setting or worked as a third level helping upfront in a preschool.

Education Requirements: Master or B.A. Major: Early Childhood Education

Language Requirements: Language Proficiency in English

Special Requirements: 

Certificates – Pediatric (infant/toddler) CPR and First Aid Certificate and 15 hours of health and safety training

Licenses – Child Care Director License issued by California DFPS.

Location: Walnut/Monrovia


Bilingual Preschool Teacher

Great Love Preschool, Walnut & Monrovia CA have an immediate opening for a bilingual (English and Mandarin) preschool teacher. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with knowledge of Microsoft Office. Bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English required. And also be able to work on weekends to fulfill position duties if needed. In addition, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record and a valid related requirement license is needed. Must pass the Department of Justice background check.

Title: Bilingual Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

  • To follow Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education curriculum and design lesson plans and activities for preschool children.

  • To follow lesson plans and curriculum activities scheduled for that day.

  • To always maintain State Licensed ratio.

  • To take full responsibility in arriving to work at the scheduled time and also to be flexible in changing hours if the need arises.

  • To monitor and supervise children at all times indoors and outdoors.

  • To maintain head count sheets and daily attendance for safety reasons.

  • To establish proper and professional communication with other staff members and parents.

  • To maintain proper age appropriate interaction with children at all times.

  • To maintain a professional relationship with all volunteers.

  • To be in compliance with Tzu Chi dress code policy.

  • It is mandatory to attend all Tzu Chi meetings and trainings consistently.

  • To be responsible for the classroom decoration and setting for a better learning environment.

  • To have full responsibility of working with Bilingual Teacher as a team to implement Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education and Humanity Program.

  • To follow all licensing procedures in the classroom.

  • To be aware of the health and safety guidelines in the classroom.

  • To maintain confidentiality of the information regarding the children.

  • To keep accurate information regarding the progress of the children.

  • To work with the Preschool Director as needed.

  • To perform any and all other duties as assigned.

  • To inform the Preschool Director by 6:00 am if the employee is sick and not be able to be at school.

Experience:

At least 2 years of Preschool teaching experience preferred

Education Requirements:  Bachelor Major: Relevant Degree

Language Requirements: Language Proficiency in English and Mandarin is required

Special Requirements: 

Certificates – At least 12 ECE Units and teacher credential or permit for preschoolers preferred

Location: Walnut/Monrovia


Preschool Teacher

Great Love Preschool, Walnut & Monrovia CA have an immediate opening for a preschool teacher. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with knowledge of Microsoft Office. And also be able to work on weekends to fulfill position duties if needed. In addition, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record and a valid related requirement license is needed. Must pass the Department of Justice background check.

Title:Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

  • To follow Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education curriculum and design lesson plans and activities for preschool children.

  • To follow lesson plans and curriculum activities scheduled for that day.

  • To always maintain State Licensed ratio.

  • To take full responsibility in arriving to work at the scheduled time and also to be flexible in changing hours if the need arises.

  • To monitor and supervise children at all times indoors and outdoors.

  • To maintain head count sheets and daily attendance for safety reasons.

  • To establish proper and professional communication with other staff members and parents.

  • To maintain proper age appropriate interaction with children at all times.

  • To maintain a professional relationship with all volunteers.

  • To be in compliance with Tzu Chi dress code policy.

  • It is mandatory to attend all Tzu Chi meetings and trainings consistently.

  • To be responsible for the classroom decoration and setting for a better learning environment.

  • To have full responsibility of working with Bilingual Teacher as a team to implement Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education and Humanity Program.

  • To follow all licensing procedures in the classroom.

  • To be aware of the health and safety guidelines in the classroom.

  • To maintain confidentiality of the information regarding the children.

  • To keep accurate information regarding the progress of the children.

  • To work with the Preschool Director as needed.

  • To perform any and all other duties as assigned.

  • To inform the Preschool Director by 6:00 am if the employee is sick and not be able to be at school.

Experience:

At least 2 years of Preschool teaching experience preferred

Education Requirements:  Bachelor Major: Relevant Degree

Language Requirements: Language Proficiency in English

Special Requirements: 

Certificates – At least 12 ECE Units and teacher credential or permit for preschoolers preferred

Location: Walnut/Monrovia


Preschool Substitute Teacher/Floater

Great Love Preschool, Walnut & Monrovia CA have an immediate opening for a preschool substitute teacher. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with knowledge of Microsoft Office. And also be able to work on weekends to fulfill position duties if needed. In addition, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record and a valid related requirement license is needed. Must pass the Department of Justice background check.

Title:Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

  • To follow Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education curriculum and design lesson plans and activities for preschool children.

  • To follow lesson plans and curriculum activities scheduled for that day.

  • To always maintain State Licensed ratio.

  • To take full responsibility in arriving to work at the scheduled time and also to be flexible in changing hours if the need arises.

  • To monitor and supervise children at all times indoors and outdoors.

  • To maintain head count sheets and daily attendance for safety reasons.

  • To establish proper and professional communication with other staff members and parents.

  • To maintain proper age appropriate interaction with children at all times.

  • To maintain a professional relationship with all volunteers.

  • To be in compliance with Tzu Chi dress code policy.

  • It is mandatory to attend all Tzu Chi meetings and trainings consistently.

  • To be responsible for the classroom decoration and setting for a better learning environment.

  • To have full responsibility of working with Bilingual Teacher as a team to implement Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education and Humanity Program.

  • To follow all licensing procedures in the classroom.

  • To be aware of the health and safety guidelines in the classroom.

  • To maintain confidentiality of the information regarding the children.

  • To keep accurate information regarding the progress of the children.

  • To work with the Preschool Director as needed.

  • To perform any and all other duties as assigned.

  • To inform the Preschool Director by 6:00 am if the employee is sick and not be able to be at school.

Experience:

At least 2 years of Preschool teaching experience preferred

Education Requirements:  Bachelor Major: Relevant Degree

Language Requirements: Language Proficiency in English

Special Requirements: 

Certificates – At least 12 ECE Units and teacher credential or permit for preschoolers preferred

Location: Walnut/Monrovia


 

Curriculum Specialist & Training Assistant

The education programs within Tzu Chi’s R&D Department focus on character development of individuals as we teach students important moral values such as respect, thankfulness, compassion, and tolerance. The character education program has expanded steadily and is expected to grow at a rapid pace in the near future. We are looking for a responsible, detail-oriented professional with organizational skills and field experience in education to further develop our character education program. This curriculum specialist and training assistant must collaborate with public school educators as well as Tzu Chi volunteers across the U.S. The ideal candidate for this position is a clear communicator with experience in teaching, curriculum development, and a team player who can assist in training programs.

Title: Curriculum Specialist & Training Assistant

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, related major or 2 years of work experience in the field of education interfacing directly with kindergarten, elementary, or middle school students.

  • Fluency in written and oral English. Understand and speak basic conversational Mandarin Chinese.

  • Wear appropriate Tzu Chi uniform during work hours or as a representative of Tzu Chi during off hours.

  • Able to do domestic or international travel when required.

  • While on Tzu Chi Campus or in uniform, adapt to a vegetarian diet.

  • Expert knowledge in the use of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Language: English & Mandarin

  • Software: MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Duties and Responsibilities:

As the curriculum specialist/training assistant, you will report to the director of R&D. You will be expected to perform such specific duties and responsibilities as are related to this position and any additional duties hereafter assigned. In particular, your duties will include:

  • Support the R&D team and its team members such as teachers, staff, and volunteers, in the development and maintenance of character education lesson plans, lesson outlines and lesson mapping.

  • Attend lesson plan design sessions and create thoroughly written lesson plans independently.

  • Assist in reviewing and editing character education lesson plans.

  • Teach character education classes to multiple grades at different schools.

  • Design and create teaching materials independently.

  • Coordinate lesson plan communications with US Tzu Chi Academies and other Tzu Chi chapters.

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of character education program and any related concepts, laws, research and programs.

  • Help manage lesson plan file repository.

  • Support education conferences and camps in different regions within the U.S.

  • Assist Tzu Chi schools with understanding and implementing character education lesson plans.

  • Assist in training programs; responsibilities include coordinate training logistics, materials, and teaching training classes/workshops.

  • Design and develop training syllabus, course outline, course contents, training course material.

  • Provide data and appropriate reports to R&D Director in a timely manner.

  • Model and maintain high standards of professional and Tzu Chi code of conduct.

Location: San Dimas and Walnut, CA


 

Preschool Substitute Teacher

Tzu Chi Foundation, Great Love Preschool & Kindergarten, Walnut has an immediate opening for Preschool Substitute Teacher/ Floater. The Substitute Teacher/ Floater is responsible for promoting Tzu Chi educational mission. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with knowledge of Microsoft Office. A flexibility to work on weekends to fulfill position duties is a plus. In addition, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record and a valid related requirement license is needed. Must pass the Department of Justice background check.

Title: Preschool Substitute Teacher/Floater

Job Description:

  • To follow Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education curriculum and design lesson plans and activities for preschool children.

  • To follow lesson plans and curriculum activities scheduled for that day.

  • To always maintain State Licensed ratio.

  • To take full responsibility in arriving to work at the scheduled time and also to be flexible in changing hours if the need arises.

  • To monitor and supervise children at all times indoors and outdoors.

  • To maintain head count sheets and daily attendance for safety reasons.

  • To establish proper and professional communication with other staff members and parents.

  • To maintain proper age appropriate interaction with children at all times.

  • To maintain a professional relationship with all volunteers.

  • To be in compliance with Tzu Chi dress code policy.

  • It is mandatory to attend all Tzu Chi meetings and trainings consistently.

  • To be responsible for the classroom decoration and setting for a better learning environment.

  • To have full responsibility of working with Bilingual Teacher as a team to implement Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education and Humanity Program.

  • To follow all licensing procedures in the classroom.

  • To be aware of the health and safety guidelines in the classroom.

  • To maintain confidentiality of the information regarding the children.

  • To keep accurate information regarding the progress of the children.

  • To work with the Preschool Director as needed.

  • To perform any and all other duties as assigned.

  • To inform the Preschool Director by 6:00 am if the employee is sick and not be able to be at school.

Experience: At least 2 years of Preschool teaching experience.

Education Requirements: BA/BS degree in Education or ECE Units in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Certificates: CPR and First Aid certificate and 15 hours of health and safety training. At least 12 ECE units. Teacher credential or permit for preschool preferred.

Licenses: Child Care Director License issued by California DFPS.

Language Requirements: Proficiency in English.

Software: MS office, Windows, XP

Location: Walnut, CA


 

Community Education Coordinator

The education programs within Tzu Chi’s Continuing Education Center focus on character development of each individual student as we teach students important moral values such as respect, thankfulness, compassion, tolerance, etc. The Community Education Coordinator has expanded steadily and is expected to grow at a rapid pace in the near future. We are looking for a responsible, detail-oriented professional with organizational skills and field experience in education to further develop our character education program. This Community Education Coordinator t must collaborate with public school educators as well as Tzu Chi volunteers across the U.S. The ideal candidate for this position is a clear communicator with experience in teaching, curriculum development, and a team player who can assist in training programs.

Title:Community Education Coordinator (F/T)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, related major or 2 years of work experience in the field of

    education interfacing directly with kindergarten, elementary, or middle school students.

  • Fluency in written and oral English. Understand and speak basic conversational Mandarin

    Chinese.

  • Wear appropriate Tzu Chi uniform during work hours or as a representative of Tzu Chi during

    off hours.

  • Able to do domestic or international travel when required.

  • While on Tzu Chi Campus or in uniform, adapt to a vegetarian diet.

  • Expert knowledge in the use of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Language: Fluent in English & Mandarin

Software: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Education: Bachelor degree in Education

Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Community Education Coordinator, you will report to the director of Continuing Education Center. You will be expected to perform such specific duties and responsibilities as are related to this position and any additional duties hereafter assigned. In particular, your duties will include:

  • Assist to plan and develop courses to fulfill with Tzu Chi mission.

  • Assist in the development of short and long term plans for programs and monitor progress.

  • Identifying local interests and need for the community.

  • Assist to recruit instructors and evaluating courses.

  • Assist to coordinate, design and prepare for brochures and flyers for Community Education Programs.

  • Assist with the development of public relations and communications strategies to support program goals and increase community awareness.

  • Having strong communication skills and ability to work with volunteers and support event projects.

  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the Director.



 

Mandarin Speaking Preschool Teacher

Great Love Preschool & Kindergarden, Houston TX have an immediate opening for a full-time Mandarin speaking preschool teacher. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with knowledge of Microsoft Office. Bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English required. In addition, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record and a valid related requirement license is needed. Must pass the Department of Justice background check.

Title: Mandarin Speaking Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

  • To follow Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education curriculum and design lesson plans and activities for preschool children.

  • To follow lesson plans and curriculum activities scheduled for that day.

  • To always maintain State Licensed ratio.

  • To take full responsibility in arriving to work at the scheduled time and also to be flexible in changing hours if the need arises.

  • To monitor and supervise children at all times indoors and outdoors.

  • To maintain head count sheets and daily attendance for safety reasons.

  • To establish proper and professional communication with other staff members and parents.

  • To maintain proper age appropriate interaction with children at all times.

  • To maintain a professional relationship with all volunteers.

  • To be in compliance with Tzu Chi dress code policy.

  • It is mandatory to attend all Tzu Chi meetings and trainings consistently.

  • To be responsible for the classroom decoration and setting for a better learning environment.

  • To have full responsibility of working with Bilingual Teacher as a team to implement Tzu Chi Bilingual/Character Education and Humanity Program.

  • To follow all licensing procedures in the classroom.

  • To be aware of the health and safety guidelines in the classroom.

  • To maintain confidentiality of the information regarding the children.

  • To keep accurate information regarding the progress of the children.

  • To work with the Preschool Director as needed.

  • To perform any and all other duties as assigned.

  • To inform the Preschool Director by 6:00 am if the employee is sick and not be able to be at school.

Experience:

At least 1 year of Preschool teaching experience preferred

Education Requirements:  Bachelor Major: Relevant Degree

Language Requirements: Language Proficiency in English and Mandarin is required

Special Requirements: 

Certificates – At least one year of Preschool teaching experience or has CDA or 24 hours pre-service training

Location: Houston, TX