Physical Education & Kindergarten Teacher

Mustard Seed School, a program of Sacramento Loaves & Fishes, has an immediate need for a full-time teacher to lead our morning physical education program (grades preschool through 8th) and to teach our afternoon kindergarten program. 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. This is a full time position (7:30 am to 3:30 pm M-F) including medical & dental benefits.


  • Pick up students experiencing homelessness for school and drop them off.
  • Plan and teach physical education classes for Pre K- 8th grades.
  • Plan and teach our afternoon Kindergarten program.
  • Create daily lesson plans and develop strong classroom routines.
  • Take a leadership role in meeting the needs (physical, emotional, and academic) of the students in your care.
  • Maintain accurate records on student progress; keep a portfolio for our files.
  • Use appropriate positive discipline techniques.
  • Meet and communicate with parents.
  • Participate in teacher meetings.
  • Direct the work of classroom volunteers.
  • Coordinate field trips and special events.
  • Be responsible for keeping classroom spaces clean and organized.
  • Represent Mustard Seed at community events, talks, fundraisers, etc.
  • Advocate for children in homelessness as the need arises.
  • Plan and take the lead in running our school summer program for grades K-8.


  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Prior experience in Montessori education preferred but not required.
  • Must be flexible, compassionate, professional, and respectful.
  • Livescan background check required.
  • Must have a California driver's license and a good driving record, and be willing to transport students in our school vans.

Please submit resume and one letter of recommendation relevant to the job duties to Human Resources, PO 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 no later than November 27, 2019.

Loaves & Fishes is a nonsectarian, religious, non-profit organization providing services in a spirit of love, hospitality and generosity to all those who come for assistance.

Mission Statement: in an environment of welcome, hospitality, safety and cleanliness we seek to provide an oasis for homeless men, women and children seeking survival services

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