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Toddler Preschool Teacher
Merage JCC of Orange County
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

JCC Info:

The school environment is a creative, safe and nurturing place, where children explore, learn through an emergent curriculum inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophy and play, and incorporate Judaic values into their everyday learning. ( NOTE: toddler preschool teaching candidates are not required to be of Judaic faith, or knowledgeable of Judaic values ).

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Principal Responsibilities:

The Merage JCC Early Childhood Learning Center is looking for experienced, qualified, passionate, and enthusiastic individuals who want to work in a Reggio Emilia inspired Preschool environment in a Toddler preschool classroom (12-24 months or 24-30 months) that is committed to working the through the Summer program with potential to continue employment thereafter.

-Candidates for Toddler Preschool Teacher must have at least 1-3 years of prior experience as a Toddler teacher

-Candidates must be able to work full-time 38-40 hours per week

Minimum Qualifications:

YOU MUST HAVE 12 or more units of Early Childhood Education coursework including:

(1) Child Development

(2) Child, Family, Community

(3) Early Childhood Curriculum/Practicum/Guidance

(4) Infant/Toddler Curriculum/Development

All qualified Toddler Preschool Teacher candidates are required to e-mail a copy of official or non-official transcripts for proof of all California state licensing ECE/CD/HD coursework completion. Candidates with missing coursework will NOT be considered. Candidates must be US Citizens and have proof of US citizenship. Please let us know if you are CPR certified, as well.

Toddler Preschool Teacher Responsibilities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel objects, tools, or keyboards; and reach with hands and arms.

-Physical demands are described as medium exert up to 35 lbs. of force occasionally and up to 25 lbs. of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move/lift/carry.

-Requires walking or standing for up to four (4) hours at a time with a 10 minute break.

-Requires squatting, bending and stooping to a significant degree.

-Requires reaching overhead while balancing approximately 10 lbs.

-Requires pushing and pulling approximately 10+ lbs.

-The noise level in the environment ranges from quiet to medium to high.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.