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Lead-qualified Toddler and Preschool Teachers

Company: Jewish Community Center
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor is seeking Lead-qualified Toddler and Preschool teachers to come and join our team.Teachers at the J are responsible for planning and executing a child-centered, emergent curriculum. Group sizes are from 6 to 20 depending on age group. Teachers work as teams of 2 or 3, also depending on age group. Our early childhood program utilizes the HighScope approach to early childhood education, which provides a flexible but predictable daily routine for children, positive and powerful adult-child interaction strategies, and great tools for sharing children's learning with families.This is a full-time position and benefits include:health & dental insuranceparticipation in a retirement planlow-cost Aflac coveragepaid personal days and vacationguaranteed hoursdegree completion assistanceJCC membership Why you want to work with us:Our mission is to build community, and our teachers are the key to making sure everyone - children, families, colleagues - feels like they belong.We don't just take care of children, we make the world a better place by helping raise responsible and compassionate citizens.We work in teams - everyone shares in the responsibilities of managing a vibrant classroom and center.We celebrate - A LOT. Not all of our families or staff are Jewish, but everyone is included in our many joyful celebrations. Salary is commensurate on qualifications and experience and ranges from $28,000 to $36,000 per year.The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer - our teachers come from diverse terested applicants should submit resume and cover letter. Minimum Qualifications:Desired qualifications:Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's in early childhood education, child development, or related field.A strong knowledge of child developmentExperience working in center-based childcare programs.Experience working with emergent curriculum approaches, particularly HighScope.Passionate about providing excellent daily care, initiating ideas and activities, and collaborating with a team of educatorsComfortable supporting and engaging parents and familiesSkilled in communication, both written and verbalMust be flexible and willing to help out where needed Salary:25,000 - 35,000 Agency Information:The JCC of Greater Ann Arbor Early Childhood Center serves children ages 2 months through 5 years . We believe that children are powerful, competent, and capable of solving problems and expressing intentions. We also believe that adults play a critical role in children's learning, by supporting their efforts to explore ideas and solve problems, by scaffolding children's ability to express their ideas and reflect on their experiences, and by establishing a positive climate for learning. Our program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is the centerpiece of a vibrant community center.

Keywords: Jewish Community Center, Ann Arbor , Lead-qualified Toddler and Preschool Teachers, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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