Part-Time Teaching Assistant

Mustard Seed School, a program of Sacramento Loaves & Fishes, has an immediate need for a long-term substitute in our combined kindergarten through second grade classroom. Mustard Seed is a free private school for children experiencing homelessness. We provide temporary, emergency schooling and seek to provide warmth, nurturing, safety, and structure within an academic environment.

27 hours/week: M, T, Th, F: 9 am to 3 pm, Wed: 9 am to noon.


  • Be Flexible.
  • Be compassionate, professional, and respectful.
  • Desire to meet the unique needs of children experiencing homelessness.
  • Provide attention to the physical and emotional needs of children.
  • Ability to plan and teach a flexible summer curriculum for preschool students.
  • Ability to assist classroom teachers in instruction, preparation, cleaning, and all other aspects of maintaining a classroom.
  • Ability to prepare for and supervise nap program for preschoolers.
  • Ability to substitute for lead teachers as needed.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with school staff, including but not limited to, attending weekly staff meetings, retreats, and special events.


  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Must have at least 6 units of Early Childhood Education courses or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in Montessori education preferred but not required.
  • Must have a California state drivers license and be willing to transport students in school vans.
  • Position begins March 2020

Please mail resume to P.O. Box 13495 Sacramento, CA 95813, fax to Human Resources at (916) 446-9376 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by February 21, 2020.

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