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Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Teachers and Assistant Teachers in Newton, Massachusetts

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JCC Early Learning Centers in Brookline, Hingham, Newton & Sharon

Are you someone who loves making a lasting difference, bringing laughter and creating happy memories for children, all while working as part of a team of dedicated professionals?

The JCC Greater Boston Early Learning Centers (ELC) are hiring now for Full Time Early Childhood Teachers and Assistant Teachers (Infant, Toddler and Preschool). We have four NAEYC accredited locations in Brookline, Hingham, Newton, and Sharon.

JCC Greater Boston ELC educators bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They support children as they become lifelong learners using a Reggio inspired, constructivist approach in an environment infused with Jewish culture, values, and traditions in the context of today's world. Families and educators of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome in our warm and inclusive preschools. Our educators are committed to making our schools successful and know that creating meaningful relationships with children, families, and colleagues play a crucial role in that success.

The health and safety of our staff and children is our top priority. We have implemented all new health and safety trainings for staff, and are currently meeting and/or exceeding all current health and safety guidelines based on Massachusetts EEC regulations, CDC, and Massachusetts Board of Health recommendations.

Join our team and be part of a caring, nurturing, community of teachers and families! Competitive salary and benefits.

Child Care Educators Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Design & implement curriculum driven by our children in a way that meets the unique needs of each child.
  • Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play, learn, and take risks.
  • Partner and communicate with families, with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children.

Benefits:

In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children's futures, JCC Greater Boston provides competitive compensation packages for educators. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Discounted childcare and camp tuition
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off & sick time
  • A free family membership to the JCC Greater Boston facility
  • Retirement savings and investment plan with employer match

Minimum Qualifications:

Child Care Educators Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day.
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning is our top priority.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively
  • Early Education and Care certification (Required for teachers, desired for floaters) 1+ year Early Childhood Education Experience, Preschool, Infant, Toddler (preferred) Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions is helpful but not required.
  • Experience in a Jewish Early Childhood environment or knowledge of constructivist approach to teaching and learning is desired but not required.
  • Energy and enthusiasm to provide an active, nurturing, safe environment for children.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Willingness and ability to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols including wearing a face mask and daily health screening

Please send your resume and cover letter to ELC-hiring@jccgb.org

We look forward to hearing from you!

Agency Information:

JCC Greater Boston is a nonprofit organization where families access a wide range of learning, fitness, camping, and enrichment resources while connecting with a vibrant local Jewish community. JCC Greater Boston serves more than 50,000 people each year. It's an exciting time for the organization and a great time to join the team. The organization offers employees competitive benefits as well as discounts to many programs and services. A fitness center and pool are located in the building and will be available to the selected applicant. JCC Greater Boston is a dynamic organization which welcomes diverse job applicants.

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston (JCC) is an equal opportunity employer. It is our goal to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. The JCC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, physical or mental disability or handicap, national origin, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Religion will not be considered a factor except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification and necessary to fulfill the Organization's mission.

Date Posted: 08/31/2020

Title: Early Childhood Teachers and Assistant Teachers

JCC: JCC Greater Boston

Location: Newton, MA

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