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Early Childhood Teachers
Gordon JCC
801 Percy Warner Blvd
Nashville, TN 37205

Principal Responsibilities:

Teacher will co-teach in our Reggio Inspired classroom at the Gordon JCC Early Childhood Learning Community. We utilize a play and project based curriculum. We promote creativity, curiosity, and independence. We also use the Sheva Center as a resource for elevating early childhood experiences and the profession as a whole.

Be a part of a team of educators who support the whole child through developmentally appropriate activities which embrace Jewish life and complements what happens at home. For more information about our program, visit https://www.nashvillejcc.org/eclc.

Please make sure resumes reflect experience accurately or you may not be contacted.

Minimum Qualifications:

Infant, toddler and young two's teachers must have at least high school diploma, though Associate degrees are preferred. Older 2's through PreK must have a Bachelor's degree.

2+ years of experience working with children infants through 5 years old.

DHS background check required. Please note if you have worked outside of the state of TN for any reason, you will have complete a supplemental background check form and a document from each state you previously lived.

Familiarity with social-emotional competence, interest based lesson planning, and Reggio preferred but not required; however, one must be open and willing to implement these practices into your classroom.

You must be patient, loving, kind, nurturing, understanding of child development and appropriate behaviors, understand developmentally appropriate curriculum, professional, and respectful of co-workers, children, parents, and administration or we may not be the place for you. Lastly, a sense of humor is a required and non-negotiable!

Agency Information:

Welcome to the Gordon Jewish Community Center. We are a membership based community center located on a secure, verdant 52 acre campus in the heart of Bellevue with easy access to Percy Warner Park, West Meade, Hillwood, Belle Meade, Sylvan Park, Franklin, Forest Hills, & Green Hills.

Our Early Childhood Program

Young children learn best through active exploration and play. At the Gordon JCC Early Childhood Learning Community (ECLC), we use a Reggio Emilia inspired approach, with hands on learning in art, music, science, literacy, and math. What seems like a great fun to a child is actually a carefully planned approach to help develop skills to assist your child in preparing for Kindergarten. We embrace character-building, joyful and inclusive rituals and celebrations, and a values-based environment through a Jewish lens. We believe creating community means participating with those who are different from us. We welcome families of all backgrounds.

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