Preschool Teaching Assistant

About NIHAO Chinese

NIHAO Chinese is a Mandarin Immersion Learning Program focused on building community and supporting overall wellbeing at any age. We work with children ages 2-17 through onsite preschools, after-school programs, school district partnerships, and online classes to help promote a curiosity of learning and support Chinese language development at any level.

NIHAO was founded in 2012 with less than 20 students and has grown to have over 2,000 students go through our language learning program. We are excited to have a new Preschool Coordinator to join our team!

Our NIHAO Team uses our unique learning approach to work with your child to incorporate a blended curriculum consisting of language vocabulary, exploration, sensory integration, and project based learning. Our approach creates young leaders in their own educational journey. 

Join Ni Hao Chinese and be part of our exciting journey as we expand our reach and inspire young learners to embrace Mandarin. We believe that language learning should be fun, engaging, and rewarding, and we need imaginative and dedicated professionals like you to help us achieve our mission.

We offer competitive compensation packages and benefits, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment.  If you are committed to making a difference in students' language learning journey and want to join our team, please submit your application, including a resume and cover letter.  We look forward to receiving your application.

About the role

Are you a passionate educator or potential educator with a love of working with young children?  Look no further!  Ni Hao Chinese, a well-established language learning program, is seeking enthusiastic educators to join our team. With seven locations across Southern California and a range of students from preschool to AP Chinese, we provide exciting opportunities for growth and development. 

What you'll do

  • Help children with class activities.
  • Work with teachers to help students with different language backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Be able to manage a small group of students and direct them in activities.
  • Display enthusiasm, understanding, and commitment to ensure the children’s experiences are positive and underpin their educational lives.
  • Help teacher with classroom cleaning, changing diapers, and help children with potty training. 
  • Our teaching assistant also have the opportunity and responsibility to develop mini-lessons that are incorporated into the main curriculum.  
  • Communicate with parents and school personnel in person and through electronic methods, utilizing educational software and email.
  • Collaborate with fellow educators and curriculum specialists, sharing ideas, knowledge, and providing constructive feedback.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Must have at least 6 ECE units or be willing to take courses.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to evaluate, analyze, and solve challenges when working with young children (ages 2 - 6).
  • Familiarity with education software and Google Suite is a plus.
  • Excellent multitasking abilities, balancing responsibilities with children and other tasks.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least 1 year of experience in a preschool setting.

  • Company-Paid Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Free Training and Professional Development
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Appreciation and Team Building Events
Hours and Schedule

  • Part Time afternoon options available

The pay range for this role is:

17.50 - 19 USD per hour (Redondo Beach)

Teaching and Operations

Redondo Beach, CA

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