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  • Early Childhood Teacher
     

    Contact Name:

    Mandy Pankowski

    Contact Email:

    mpankowski [at] adatariel.org (mpankowskiatadatarieldotorg)

    Job Title:

    early childhood teacher

    Job Summary::

    Adat Ari El Early Childhood Center, a high quality Jewish preschool and infant/toddler program, is currently hiring for full time educators. We strive to provide the most intentional and responsive care and education to our children and families. We believe that children learn through hands-on project based learning experiences that are meaningful to their overall growth and development. We offer a rich Jewish learning environment for our students and their families.

    Status:

    full time

    Salary Range:

    $21-25

    Location:

    12020 Burbank Blvd, Valley Village, CA 91607

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    set up engaging provocations /curriculum for children, interact with children using age appropriate language, guide children in developing their social/emotional skills, communicate effectively with families, supervise children in classrooms and play yards, work collaboratively and respectfully with fellow staff, arrive promptly to your shift, be consistent with attendance,

    Minimum Qualifications:

    AA or Higher in Child Development Experience working with young children for at least one year, Has current TB clearance (at least 1 year from hire), Ability to lift children between 10-40 lbs on a regular basis, Sincere passion and love for children of all ages, Comfort in working with young children, Experience working effectively with parents, Desire to continue education and engage in professional development opportunities

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s Degree in child development, First/Aid CPR Certified (current), Ability to commit to the position for a minimum of two years, Previous experience working with young children between the ages of 6 weeks - 5 years, Previous experience with Reggio/RIE/constructivist/emergent curriculum (HIGHLY DESIRED)

    Link to Apply if applicable:


     

  • Toddler/Preschool Lead Teacher

    Contact Name:

    Chaya Sara Shelton

    Contact Email:

    ecdoffice [at] yha.org (ecdofficeatyhadotorg)

    Job Title:

    Toddler/Preschool Lead Teacher

    Job Summary::

    Provide safe and loving classroom environment Plan and execute curriculum Work collaboratively with the EC Director, Associate Director, Lead teachers, Teaching Assistants and Specialists to deliver the curriculum Where needed, work collaboratively with the grade-level team: to design and implement cross-discipline curriculum and projects · to integrate technology into the curriculum · to support students with special educational needs, both enrichment and remediation Identify and attend professional conferences Supervision duties as needed outside of the classroom, i.e. on the playground during a recess, in the Specialists’ classes, and during drop-off or pick-up times Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Principals and/or the Dean and Rav

    Status:

    Full time

    Salary Range:

    $30-$40 per hour depending on current experience

    Location:

    5353 W 3d St. Los Angeles CA

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Provide safe and loving classroom environment. Plan and execute curriculum. Work collaboratively with the EC Director, Associate Director, Lead teachers, Teaching Assistants and Specialists to deliver the curriculum. Where needed, work collaboratively with the grade-level team: to design and implement cross-discipline curriculum and projects · to integrate technology into the curriculum · to support students with special educational needs, both enrichment and remediation. Identify and attend professional conferences. Supervision duties as needed outside of the classroom, i.e. on the playground during a recess, in the Specialists’ classes, and during drop-off or pick-up times. Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Principals and/or the Dean and Rav

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Experience with children, Early Childhood/Child Development coursework

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

    Familiarity with Concious Discipline or connecion-based behavior practices. Familiarity with play-based and creative curriculum.

    Link to Apply if applicable:

  • Toddler/Preschool Assistant Teacher
     

    Contact Name:

    Chaya Sara Shelton

    Contact Email:

    ecdoffice [at] yha.org (ecdofficeatyhadotorg)

    Job Title:

    Toddler/Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Job Summary::

    Provide safe and loving classroom environment. Plan and execute curriculum. Work collaboratively with the EC Director, Associate Director, Lead teachers, Teaching Assistants and Specialists to deliver the curriculum Where needed, work collaboratively with the grade-level team: to design and implement cross-discipline curriculum and projects · to integrate technology into the curriculum · to support students with special educational needs, both enrichment and remediation Identify and attend professional conferences Supervision duties as needed outside of the classroom, i.e. on the playground during a recess, in the Specialists’ classes, and during drop-off or pick-up times. Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Principals and/or the Dean and Rav

    Status:

    Full Time

    Salary Range:

    $20-$22 per hour

    Location:

    5353 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles CA 90020

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Provide safe and loving classroom environment. Plan and execute curriculum. Work collaboratively with the EC Director, Associate Director, Lead teachers, Teaching Assistants and Specialists to deliver the curriculum Where needed, work collaboratively with the grade-level team: to design and implement cross-discipline curriculum and projects · to integrate technology into the curriculum · to support students with special educational needs, both enrichment and remediation Identify and attend professional conferences Supervision duties as needed outside of the classroom, i.e. on the playground during a recess, in the Specialists’ classes, and during drop-off or pick-up times. Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Principals and/or the Dean and Rav

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Experience with children

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

    Experience with Conscious Discipline Discipline or connection-based behavior practices. Familiarity with play-based/creative curriculum

    Link to Apply if applicable:


     

  • Assistant Director - Early Childhood

    Contact Name:

    Lauren Eskovitz

    Contact Email:

    leskovitz [at] edcjcc.org (leskovitzatedcjccdotorg)

    Job Title:

    Assistant Director - Early Childhood

    Job Summary::

    The Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center, in Washington, DC is seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our team as Assistant Director of our year-round, full day Jewish preschool. The Assistant Director will play a crucial role in supporting the overall management and administration of the preschool, ensuring the delivery of high-quality early childhood education fostering a rich learning environment that honors the interests, curiosity and creativity of young children that is rooted in Jewish values and traditions.

    Status:

    Full time

    Salary Range:

    $55,000-$75,000

    Location:

    1529 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Program Development and Administration • Assist the Director in managing daily operations, scheduling, and parent communication. • Collaborate with the Director in designing and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum infused with Jewish values, traditions, and holidays. • Support teachers in planning and executing engaging and enriching classroom activities that promote children's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. • Foster a culture of curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity among both children and teachers, emphasizing the importance of process over product in learning. Staff Management and Development: • Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to teaching staff, promoting a positive and collaborative work environment. • Assist in recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new staff members, ensuring alignment with the school's mission and values. • Conduct regular performance evaluations and professional development sessions to foster continuous growth and excellence among staff members. Licensing and Accreditation: • Stay informed about state licensing requirements, regulations, and standards relevant to early childhood education and preschool programs. • Work closely with the Director and administrative staff to ensure that the preschool meets and maintains compliance with all licensing regulations and accreditation standards. • Prepare and submit documentation, reports, and applications as required for initial licensing, renewals, and accreditation processes. • Organize and facilitate training sessions for staff members on topics related to licensing regulations, child safety, mandated reporting, and professional development. Family and Community Engagement: • Assist the Director in fostering strong partnerships with parents and families, providing regular communication, support, and resources to enhance their involvement in their child's education and the broader school community. • Represent the preschool at community events, outreach initiatives, and networking opportunities to promote enrollment and strengthen relationships with stakeholders. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, Jewish Education, or a related field; Master's degree preferred. • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a preschool or educational setting, with a strong background in constructivist pedagogy and Jewish education. • Knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions, values, and holidays, with a commitment to integrating them into the curriculum in meaningful and developmentally appropriate ways. • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teachers, families, and community members. • Familiarity with constructivist teaching practices, emergent curriculum planning, and documentation of children's learning experiences.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, Jewish Education, or a related field; Master's degree preferred. • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a preschool or educational setting, with a strong background in constructivist pedagogy and Jewish education. • Knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions, values, and holidays, with a commitment to integrating them into the curriculum in meaningful and developmentally appropriate ways. • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teachers, families, and community members. • Familiarity with constructivist teaching practices, emergent curriculum planning, and documentation of children's learning experiences

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

     

    Link to Apply if applicable:

    https://www.edcjcc.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Assistant-Director-EDCJCC-Preschool.pdf

  • Youth Education Director

    Contact Name:

    Judy Rabinowitz

    Contact Email:

    hebrewschool [at] templeshalommedford.org (hebrewschoolattempleshalommedforddotorg)

    Job Title:

    Youth Education Director

    Job Summary::

    Temple Shalom (Medford, MA) is a USCJ member synagogue with approximately 110 member families, located in Medford, Massachusetts. We are seeking a Youth Education Director to start June/July 2024. The Youth Education Director will manage the lower school (pre-K through second grade) that meets on Sunday mornings, the upper school (grades 3-7) that meets Sunday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, and our teen programs (discussion-based learning on Sunday nights, madrichim/volunteer program, and Jr and Sr USY). The director will revise and strengthen our spiraling curriculum which covers Jewish history / Bible, Israel, shira, holiday observances, values, Tefillah, and Hebrew reading / writing / vocabulary. The Youth Education Director will provide a challenging and engaging educational experience for our children, empowering them to be confident in their Judaism and giving them the foundation to be participatory Jewish adults.

    Status:

    Full Time

    Salary Range:

    75,000-95,000

    Location:

    Medford, MA

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Design Responsibilities: •Review, evaluate, and further develop religious school curriculum (pre-K through -7th grade) in ourprioritized areas of study, namely: Hebrew Literacy, Prayer Proficiency, Connection to Israel,Knowledge of Jewish Holidays, Commitment to Tikun Olam, Understanding of Jewish History, and theAbility to Apply Jewish Values and a Jewish perspective to a context beyond our congregation •Integrate classroom management approaches and varied instructional tools to create a dynamic learningenvironment that motivates staff, students, and their families, and accounts for diverse learner needs •Innovate and expand youth education offerings, in particular for teens Temple Shalom | 475 Winthrop St., Medford, MA, 02155 | https://templeshalommedford.org/ •Participate in professional development opportunities that promote growth in Jewish knowledge,professional skills, and spiritual depth Leadership/Administration Responsibilities: •Manage the Religious School (pre-K through 7th grade), which provides in-person instruction onWednesday afternoons & Sunday mornings •Recruit, hire, supervise, train, and evaluate Religious School teaching staff and madrichim (teenassistants), as well as the USY advisor •Build community and connections with school families through active communication and support, aswell as periodic family-centered educational initiatives •Oversee the twice-per-month Temple Shalom Teen Initiative (8th-9th grade) •Promote the school through outreach, meeting with prospective students, and editing/creating websitecontent, brochures, and social media The Youth Education Director will collaborate with: •Religious School Committee, lay leaders, and parent volunteers; report to the Religious SchoolCommittee chair •Teen Programming Committee; report to committee chair •Rabbi (facilitate her involvement in the religious school and teen program) •B’nei Mitzvah Coordinator and Committee

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Key Qualifications include: •A Master’s Degree in Jewish Education (or equivalent work experience in Jewish educational leadershipand/or school administration) •Experience developing and implementing curricula, special learning programs, evaluating educationalprograms, and supervising teachers and student aides •Experience working with and including diverse learners •Familiarity with the landscape and varieties of supplemental synagogue-based education •Understanding of the values and practices of Conservative Judaism and ability to be an enthusiasticadvocate for both •Flexibility, in both dealing with student needs as well as allowing for changes in weekly class plans •Demonstrated organizational, staff management, mentoring, administrative, and communication skills

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

     

    Link to Apply if applicable:

    https://www.jewishjobs.com/job/lh4e9u/youth-education-director/medford/ma/united-states

  • Preschool Director

    Contact Name:

    Brian FOX

    Contact Email:

    execdir [at] bethjacoboakland.org (execdiratbethjacoboaklanddotorg)

    Job Title:

    Job Title: Preschool Director

    Job Summary::

    Are you a kind, warm, and enthusiastic early childhood educator? We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to serve as the Director for our Gan Mah Tov (lit. “Really Good Preschool”) Infant/Toddler and Preschool programs, which serves children up to 5 years of age. The Director, who reports to the Beth Jacob Congregation Board President, will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of young children within a nurturing Jewish environment. The ideal candidate will be passionate about early childhood education and bring a deep understanding of Jewish values, traditions, and culture, along with strong leadership skills to inspire a team of educators and create a vibrant learning community.

    Status:

    Full Time Start date: July 2024 Preschool hours: 8am – 5pm Monday through Friday, except in winter when the Gan closes at 4pm on Fridays

    Salary Range:

    $85,000 - $105,000 Health, dental, and vision insurance options Retirement plan and flexible spending account 10 days of paid time off, in addition to paid spring break, winter break, Jewish holidays, and federal holidays Meaningful work in a supportive and collaborative environment dedicated to the well-being and development of young children that celebrates Jewish identity and values. Connection to a vibrant Jewish community and resources for personal and spiritual enrichment.

    Location:

    Our vibrant, nonprofit preschool of 30+ children is located in Beth Jacob Congregation, a Modern Orthodox synagogue in the beautiful Trestle Glen/Park Blvd neighborhood of Oakland.

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Responsibilities: Leadership and Management: Provide visionary leadership to the preschool staff and create a positive and collaborative work environment. Oversee day-to-day operations of the preschool, including staffing, scheduling, and budget management. Create a warm and inviting preschool environment, reflected not only on the walls of the hallways and classrooms, but embedded throughout the Gan. Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with licensing regulations and best practices in early childhood education. Curriculum Development: Collaborate with teachers to design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum that promotes the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of children. Develop and implement a curriculum that fosters a love of Jewish learning and Israel, integrating Jewish values, holidays, and traditions alongside Hebrew language into daily activities and learning experiences. Provide guidance and support to teachers in creating both engaging and developmentally appropriate lessons that reflect the richness of Jewish heritage. Partner with classroom teachers to infuse Jewish curriculum into the broader curriculum and provide support on cultural practices. Stay abreast of current research and best practices in early childhood education to continuously improve the curriculum and educational program. Enrollment Management: Manage the enrollment process from inquiry to enrollment, ensuring a seamless and positive experience for families. Conduct tours and informational sessions for prospective families to foster a welcoming environment, showcase the Gan, and answer questions. Coordinate enrollment forms and registration fees in compliance with regulatory requirements. Maintain accurate records of enrollment data, including inquiries, applications, admissions, and retention rates. Provide ongoing enrollment information and recommendations to the Board. Parent and Community Engagement: Cultivate strong relationships with parents through effective communication, regular updates, and opportunities for involvement in their child's education. Build strong relationships with parents, synagogue members, and the broader Jewish community to promote collaboration and support for the preschool program. Organize and facilitate Gan family-oriented Jewish programming and events to encourage connections and celebrate Jewish culture and traditions. Represent the preschool in the local community and establish partnerships with other organizations and resources to support the needs of children and families. Staff Development and Training: Recruit, train, and mentor a team of educators who are passionate about Jewish education and committed to providing high-quality care and instruction. Provide ongoing support and professional development opportunities for preschool staff to enhance their skills and knowledge in early childhood education. Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback to ensure the highest quality of teaching and care. Child Welfare and Safety: Ensure the safety, security, and well-being of all children and staff in accordance with Jewish values and best practices in early childhood education. Maintain a safe and clean environment that meets or exceeds licensing standards and health regulations. Serve as a floater teacher in the classroom, as needed, to provide teacher breaks or substitute when teachers are out.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Qualified per California Title 22. Knowledge of state licensing regulations for infant/toddler and preschool programs. Knowledge of Jewish traditions, rituals, and holiday observances, with a commitment to incorporating them into the curricula.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

    Previous experience in a leadership role in a preschool or early childhood education setting. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to inspire and motivate a team of educators and build positive relationships with families and community members. Passion for working with young children and their families, and a commitment to providing high-quality early childhood education.

    Link to Apply if applicable:

    Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Brian Fox (execdir [at] bethjacoboakland.org (execdiratbethjacoboaklanddotorg)) with subject line “Application for Gan Director”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

  • Assistant Preschool Teacher

    Contact Name:

    Cindy A Stansbury

    Contact Email:

    cstansbury [at] thejla.org (cstansburyatthejladotorg)

    Job Title:

    Assistant Preschool Teacher

    Job Summary::

    J Los Angeles’s Early Childhood Center (ECC) is a community-based school with Jewish values at its core. The ECC supports the community in which it sits and, as such, our educators are supported as they take their students on journeys to explore concepts such as kindness, equity, social justice and more! Come work in a school that is supported by four pillars: Heart - a warm, welcoming, and diverse community that cares about its families; Standards - experienced, nurturing teachers who use play and art-based curriculum to inspire development; Flexibility - flexible hours and a variety of schedules to meet our families where they are; Jewish - we are proudly guided by Jewish values and open to all. J Los Angeles is looking for energetic, open-minded assistant teachers to help foster curiosity, exploration, and respect with young children. Candidates should love working with children and believe that preschoolers are competent individuals worthy of a loving, engaging environment. Judaic values and traditions are incorporated into everyday learning. J Los Angeles ECC can provide you with the opportunity to dramatically impact the lives of young children and families while you grow into the teacher you want to be. We provide many professional development opportunities for teachers to learn and grow.

    Status:

    Full Time

    Salary Range:

    $17.85 - $21.75 per hou

    Location:

    5870 W Olympic Blvd

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Interacting and connecting with children, families, and J Los Angeles partners in ways that support strong relationships, respect, and collaboration. Working in a team to maintain a healthy, safe, and engaging classroom environment, develop curriculum and care for a group of 12-18 preschoolers. Supporting a rich play-based curriculum based in Judaic values and traditions and a strong view of children as learners and thinkers. Approaching conflicts as opportunities to learn and coaching children to be problem solvers.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A minimum of 12 ECE units At least 1 year of experience working with young children in a school or center setting Excellent communication skills Willingness to work collaboratively and problem solve Ability to be self-directed, manage time and complete projects Open to learning, ability to self-reflect regularly Able to meet the physical demands of the position (i.e., care for active young children, repetitive bending and lifting) Current pediatric CPR/First Aid certification (Must be willing to obtain)

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

     

    Link to Apply if applicable:

    https://www.indeed.com/job/preschool-assistant-teacher-2ab8a66f5cfab8c0

  • Elementary School Teacher (K-3)

    Contact Name:

    Chana Kaller

    Contact Email:

    office [at] tamimmiami.org (officeattamimmiamidotorg)

    Job Title:

    Elementary School Teacher (K-3)

    Job Summary::

    Tamim Academy of Miami, a forward-thinking Jewish elementary school deeply inspired by the renowned Reggio Emilia approach, is actively seeking a seasoned full-time elementary (K-3) teacher. If you're passionate about embracing the principles of the Reggio Emilia philosophy in your teaching practice and are experienced in core curriculum areas such as literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies, we invite you to join our collaborative faculty.

    Status:

    Full Time

    Salary Range:

    $45,000-$55,000

    Location:

    488 Sunny Isles Boulevard Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

    Duties and Responsibilities::

    Develop and implement lesson plans that align with curriculum standards - Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment - Use effective behavior management techniques to promote a respectful and productive learning atmosphere - Provide individualized instruction to meet the diverse needs of students - Collaborate with other teachers and staff to support student success - Communicate regularly with parents or guardians regarding student progress and behavior - Participate in professional development activities to enhance teaching skills

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree or higher in Elementary Education - 3-5 years of experience working with children in a classroom setting - Strong knowledge of curriculum development and instructional strategies - Familiarity with Reggio Emilia Philosophy is a plus

    Additional Desirable Qualifications:

    - Proficiency in literacy education, including reading, writing, and proofreading skills - Ability to incorporate physical education activities into the curriculum - Familiarity with learning technology tools and their integration into the classroom - Effective classroom management skills - Responsible for preparation of the Reggio classroom environment, materials and equipment.

    Link to Apply if applicable:

    https://www.indeed.com/job/elementary-general-studies-teacher-e99c9f228981ec2b