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Preschool Assistant Teacher


We are searching for a caring, fun, responsible caregiver to keiki at our predominantly outdoor preschool. Our main curriculum focus will be on gratitude to the natural world, which will include outdoor play, giving back practice and simply thanking natural elements.We are located at a picturesque ranch that encompasses an organic garden, tall tree forest and open grassland that can all be used as learning spaces. The assistant teacher will help the lead teacher plan and facilitate  activities that ensure experiential projects, creativity, and active participation. The teacher is also  responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children that complies with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.


Huʻehuʻe Ranch

72-3667 Mamalahoa Hwy




  • Direction and overall supervision of a group of preschool children.

  • Performs activities that ensure the safety, involvement, and creativity of each individual in the group.

Work with teaching team in all activities, including but not limited to:

  • housekeeping, diapering, toilet training and meal service and record keeping

  • Share responsibility in the preparation of Daily Plans and the preparation of teaching materials

  • Conduct daily small-group activities for an assigned group of children, sharing responsibility for large-group activities and using appropriate adult/child interactions strategies with all children

  • Assume responsibility for a classroom at any given time

  • Observe and/or participate in parent-teacher conferences

  • Provide coverage for breaks for other staff members

  • Supervise daily lunch and playground activities, field trips and walks

  • Promote individualized attention for children by freeing teachers from routine



Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required. A Preschool CDA credential or an Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education is preferred.


Qualities we are looking for

  • Aloha ʻAina mentality - gratitude for the natural world

  • Energetic and self-motivated

  • Ability to communicate with both the learners and team members

  • Works will with children of all ages

  • Kindness and patience towards all children

  • Loves being outside

Start Date (negotiable)

Any day


Schedule (negotiable - can be 1 to 4 days/week)

M - Th    730AM - 330PM



To Apply

email your resume and statement of intent to

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