The perfect candidate will have at least five years’ experience teaching preschool, an education related degree and references. A candidate in the process of getting their degree with a CDA may be eligible. CPR/Infant CPR and First Aid certifications are required. The ideal candidate will work well in a team atmosphere, follow school policies, and communicate well both verbally and in writing. The Jewish Community Center is an EOE (equal opportunity employer).
Full time and part time positions are available summer and fall. Pay is commensurate with experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Recognizes and understands the power of interactions with students and the effects on learning and behavior.
Focused on planning a safe, healthy, supportive and respectful learning environment.
Experience in planning emergent curriculum that is based on a consistent school-wide thematic framework yet is highly individualized by classroom.
Understands different approaches to learning and can differentiate based on both individual and group needs.
Is proactive in the advancement of children’s physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development.
Confident in multiple strategies to foster productive relationships with families.
Maintains a commitment to professionalism both within and outside the confines of the school.
Familiar with observing and recording children’s behavior and allowing these findings to guide instruction.
Understands and can articulate the principles of child growth and development.
Be consistent and reliable in arrival and attendance.
Ability to lift upward to 50lbs.
Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word are a bonus.
Experience with on-line share sites will be helpful.
Substitutes must have a high school diploma and experience with children — flexible hours.
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Only qualified applicants with references need apply.
Additional Salary Information: Full time and part time positions are available summer and fall!
About Jewish Community Center of Dallas - Goldberg Family Early Childhood Center
The Jewish Community Center is a 177,000 square foot facility nestled on 19 acres in North Dallas. It is part of a larger campus with other independent organizations in separate facilities and tenants utilizing space at the JCC. The JCC is a full service agency providing programs for young children to senior citizens.