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About Us

Founded in 1911, Saint Vincent’s Day Home is Alameda County’s oldest and largest nonprofit preschool. Open year-round, the Day Home serves over 200 children between the ages of two- and six-years-old with a full-day early learning program and supportive services for families. Almost all of our families qualify for state-subsidized preschool through the California Department of Education. Our teachers and staff are a diverse, collaborative set of individuals aligned towards a collective goal–to provide all children with a quality, equitable early-learning experience.

About Our Team

We are a culturally rich work family with deep West Oakland roots. 

  • Over 90% of our staff and 99% of the students identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color.
  • Over 14 languages are spoken by Day Home families and staff.

The Day Home is committed to innovation, we embrace change and evolve our programs and practices to address the current conditions and needs of our children and families. Additionally, we approach education as a matter of social justice.

Preschool Teacher And Student Potting A Plant At Saint Vincent'S Day Home

Working at the Day Home Is Different

The Day Home offers benefits that you don’t often find in a Child Development Center. Our teachers and staff are supported in many ways. Here are some of the benefits offered: 

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401K matching plan
  • Professional development 
  • Paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Eight paid holidays
  • Paid time off and sick leave

Are You Right for the Day Home?

We are currently seeking knowledgeable teachers who demonstrate a passion for working with children and are committed to providing quality learning experiences and care. Teachers should have a strong understanding of child development and be culturally responsive.

A successful candidate will be experienced at developing engaging learning experiences and establishing a nurturing environment for children to explore and learn. Applicants should be comfortable working collaboratively, demonstrate emotional intelligence, skillfully communicate, resolve conflict, and be fluent in English.

Open Positions

We currently have the following career positions open:

Head Teacher

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Floater / Substitute

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How to Apply

Applying to an open position at the Day Home is easy. Simply send us an email. Include the job title in the subject line of your email and include a current resume, three references, and a copy of your official transcripts/any applicable credentials or permits.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us via email or phone.

David Rodriguez, Program Director
Saint Vincent’s Day Home
[email protected]
(510) 832-8324
1086 8th Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Equal Employment Opportunity

We believe our workforce should reflect and honor the diversity of our community. Saint Vincent’s Day Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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