Preschool Teacher

Mayerson JCC - Full Time

Job #23149

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Preschool Teacher, working with children 3 to 5 years old, will be responsible for providing an environment that is positive, individualized, and cohesive to learning and encourages fun through play and exploration.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Implement curriculum and activities which promote stimulation, learning, and fun.
  • Create a warm, fun and nurturing environment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe classroom.
  • Participate in all activities with children.
  • Assist with activity planning and preparation of materials and supplies for daily use.
  • Ensure compliance with licensing regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Update portfolios and provide support when needed.
  • Verify that parents are receiving correct information.
  • Foster positive communication with parents through in-person conversation and/or email.
  • Exhibit good judgment, maturity, and stability.
  • Assist in any classroom in order to be in ratio when needed.
  • Be highly mobile and physically able to easily engage in activities like standing for long time periods, walking, bending, stooping, and sitting.
  • Provide customer-oriented service at all times by responding quickly to needs, smiling, being approachable and meeting commitments.
  • Support the goals and values of the Mayerson JCC and ECS.
  • Remain flexible in rapidly changing environment.

Requirements

  • Education and Experience
    • A bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent is a plus.
    • Maintain First Aid and CPR Certifications; Communicable Disease Training and Child Abuse Training.
    • Keep abreast of current research and practices in early childhood education, and attend related trainings, workshops, and conferences.
    • Attend mandatory professional development sessions, teacher meetings and family events.
    • Versed with various educational areas such as music, art, science, literacy, mathematics, language development and physical development.
    • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Computer Skills
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Schedule
    • Monday-Friday
    • Year-Round

Industries

Childcare

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