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Preschool Teacher - ECE

Job Details

Peninsula Jewish Community Center - Foster City, CA
$26.79 - $28.84 Hourly

Overview of the Role:

The role of the Preschool Teacher is to create a warm, inviting and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Creates a classroom environment that supports the needs of each individual child with concerns for their interests, individual learning style and stage of development, as well as the class as a group. Helps each child to become aware of his / her role as a member of the group while reinforcing positive self-esteem.
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.
  • Incorporates learning about Jewish holidays, values, and culture into the classroom environment
  • Instructs children in practices of self-care and help children with self-care as needed. Implement a developmentally appropriate toilet-training program in a positive and nurturing manner when needed
  • Is responsible for ordered arrangement, appearance, and age-appropriate learning environment of classroom. Develops and implements lesson plans. Cares for, maintains, and requests supplies and equipment.
  • Alternates periods of strenuous activity with periods of rest or light activity to avoid over stimulation and fatigue.
  • Helps children develop habits of caring for own clothing and picking up and putting away toys and books
  • Serves meals and healthy snacks to children
  • Communicates with families regularly through email, in-person conversation and annual parent-teacher conferences
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree or equivalent, in Child Development, a plus
  • One year experience required
  • 12 units of approved Early Childhood Education
  • Teacher permit, preferred
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions, a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word; processing software; and perform email functions

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear
  • Frequently required to sit
  • Occasionally required to climb and/or balance

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. While performing the duties of this job, the work environment can be noisy, and you may be working in close proximity to others. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as phones, computers, and printers. You will have access to a restroom, copy room and break room facilities.

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