A Teacher in the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Preschool (aka Nierman Preschool) is responsible for the day-to-day program in their assigned classroom, developing and implementing a developmental milestone curriculum within the framework of Judaic values, culture and religion. The Teacher is to provide a warm, nurturing, safe and inclusive environment. The Teacher is responsible for carrying out the goals and objectives of the program as established by the JCC and Early Childhood Parent Committee. It is each Teachers role to translate the schools philosophy and goals into effective curriculum and programs which meet the needs of students and families in the community. The Teacher provides overall leadership within the classroom with the staff team.
A minimum of 12 units required by the State of California in Child Development with a BA/BS or above preferred.
Experience as a teacher assistant or a teacher in Early Childhood.
Knowledge of Jewish holidays and culture with experience in Early Childhood setting.
Attendance of workshops, classes, or conferences for continuing education in Child Development or related fields.
Strong knowledge of early childhood education and developmental milestones.
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with parents, children, and co-workers.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Familiarity with basic office machines including, but not limited to, copy, computer, internet, phones, and digital camera.
Ability to attend conferences and workshops which may include travel.
Must move easily around the classroom, playground, gymnasium, building, deck, swimming pool, and far field.
Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Regularly required to communicate.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to lift up to 45 lbs. May be necessary, in emergency or other situations, to pick up a 45 pound child.
SALARY/STATUS: $16.00-$24.00 per hour / Full-Time Non-Exempt / 30+ hours per week
HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS
MORE DETAILS: The position has an opportunity to work up to 40 hours per week. This full-time position is eligible for a wide variety of benefits that include:
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Paid Vacation and Holidays
403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
JCC Annual Family Membership
The mission of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS is to provide social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs to individuals and families of all ages, religions, races, financial abilities, and physical and mental abilities. Likewise, the JCC provides equal opportunity employment to individuals of all religions and backgrounds. The JCC welcomes San Diego's diverse Jewish community and the community at large.
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