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Early Childhood Teacher

Company: JCC of Greater Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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 celebrations.

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, particularly HighScope.

Passionate about providing excellent daily care, initiating ideas and activities, and collaborating with a team of educators

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 & dental insurance

participation in a retirement plan

low-cost Aflac coverage

paid personal days and vacation

guaranteed hours

degree completion assistance

JCC membership

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.

Keywords: JCC of Greater Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor , Early Childhood Teacher, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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