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The Child Unique Montessori School

2226 Encinal Ave, Alameda, CA

Starting at $16.40/hr

The Child Unique Montessori School was founded in 1983 and serves families with children from 2 years old through the 6th grade at 3 locations in Alameda. We seek to maintain an average ratio of 1:8, with class sizes limited to 16 students. We prize our ability to encompass both gifted and challenged students in a unique way, which only a smaller environment can do. Our mission is to create a warm, loving, secure environment that fosters creativity, curiosity, self-confidence and independence so that students may become models of peace and can succeed in an evolving world. We are committed to maintaining an environment that stimulates challenges and creates a curiosity about learning, while engendering a love, respect and understanding of self and others.
The Child Unique Montessori School partnered with the Montessori Elementary School of Alameda (MESA) and is dedicated to providing students with a learning experience that will form a foundation for their development as complete human beings. Our vision is that this foundation will open a world of positive social, emotional and educational opportunities to every student. We see an environment that will foster each student s unique strengths, guiding them thought those areas where they are challenged, and encouraging understanding and tolerance in their world. We believe that this is education for peace. Best of winner for the 3rd year in a row, we maintain a commitment to diversity and welcomes families of all types.

FAQs for finding child care in Oakland

How much does it cost to hire a child care provider in Oakland, CA?
Hiring someone on Care.com to provide child care services will cost an average of $17.75 per hour as of July 2020. This rate may vary depending on the experience each child care provider has, how many kids you will need them to watch, the age of your children, and whether you need part-time or full-time child care.
How can I find child care help near me?
Care.com currently has 573 child care providers Oakland, CA. You can search for caregivers by their distance from Oakland and by hourly pay rate. Then you can compare their experience, specific services they offer and what age groups of kids they specialize in caring for. You can also read reviews from other families in Oakland that have worked with the child care providers you're interested in.
What interview questions should I ask a child care provider?
You want to find a child care provider that will get along with your kids, but also follows many of the same parenting ideas you have. Structure your questions around how your kids behave in certain situations and what the provider thinks is the best action to take. And because there are plenty of activities to do in Oakland, you should ask questions about the fun things each child care provider would do to keep your kids happy and entertained. Finally, ask each provider about their past child care experience, references from other families in Oakland and if they are certified in first aid and CPR.