Temple Beth Sholom
Temple Beth Sholom preschool in San Leandro is a well-renowned, and beloved Jewish preschool program, with a rare opening for a teaching position. We are seeking a special, dynamic, engaging, loving, solution-oriented, team player of a preschool teacher to join our team.
We are seeking an experienced creative, positive, nurturing individual who feels comfortable working across aged based classrooms for children aged 2-5 who are looking for the opportunity to make a difference and have a passion for working with children in a supportive, enthusiastic environment. Passion for nature and climate action a plus. Musical skills a plus!
At least 12 ECE units are required for this position as well as completion of a full course of COVID-19 vaccination.
The successful candidate demonstrates:
A clear knowledge of child growth and development and various learning modalities.
Ability to work positively and respectfully with young children, manage a classroom of 12-20 students.
Support lesson planning for your classroom- both indoors and outside, with a balance between child-initiated and teacher directed activities. Incorporate small group and individual activities with whole group instruction.
Support all aspects of the whole child by focusing on language, cognitive skills, physical skills and social-emotional development in an inquiry-based educational
Cooperatively maintain an orderly and attractive environment conducive to the healthy growth, and development of the child.
Relate sensitively to children from diverse racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Work supportively with a co-teacher and a lead teacher.
Ensure positive communication with parents on a daily basis. Hold parent conferences concerning the growth and development of the child.
Participate, as requested, in staff and parent meetings, in-service education and conferences.
Maintain required reports and records.
Understanding of Community Care Licensing Regulations.
Commitment to compliance with any required COVID related safety measures required by legal and health authorities.
Perform other duties as requested by the Preschool Director, or the Temple Beth Sholom Board of Directors
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Holds a BA degree in ECE or relevant field
-2 years teaching experience
-12 ECE units or Child Development Associate Permit- Site Permit preferred
-CPR & First Aid Certification
-Negative TB test
-Criminal background clearance
-familiarity with Jewish practices and customs a plus
-Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.g. computer keyboards, filing, etc.)
-Standing, sitting, or walking for significant periods of time
-Normal range of hearing and vision to perform work and communicate
-Stooping or kneeling (e.g. to access lower shelves, attend to children, pick items up off the floor, etc.)
-Lifting and carrying light loads up to 40 lbs.
-Reaching (e.g. reaching to upper shelves, etc.
-Because the position includes the occasional need to float to other classrooms/pods, we do require this position to be fully vaccinated within 30 days of start of employment.
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