Job Description The JCC Early Childhood Center is seeking
teachers to come and join our team. Our program 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
childrens learning, by supporting their efforts to explore ideas
and solve problems, by scaffolding childrens 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. 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 dont 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
Desired qualifications: Associates degree in early childhood
education, child development, or related field.
A strong knowledge of child development
Experience working in center-based childcare programs.
Experience working with emergent curriculum approaches,
Passionate about providing excellent daily care, initiating
ideas and activities, and collaborating with a team of
Comfortable supporting and engaging parents and families
Skilled in communication, both written and verbal
Must be flexible and willing to help out where needed
This is a full-time position and benefits include: health &
participation in a retirement plan
low-cost Aflac coverage
paid personal days and vacation
degree completion assistance
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience and ranges
from $27,000 to $36,000 per year. The JCC is an Equal Opportunity
Employer our teachers come from diverse backgrounds.