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2017-2018 Preschool Associate Teacher 30 Hours Per Week
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

JCC Info:

Since moving to its new home in Foster City in 2004, the PJCC has grown to more than 10,000 members. For over 60 years, the PJCC has worked to inspire a sense of community in San Mateo County. Award winning programs in Early Childhood Education, youth sports and an array of cultural events further its mission to build a caring and connected community, develop leadership and strengthen Jewish identity and values in an environment that is welcoming to all people at every stage of life.

Principal Responsibilities:

Summary: The Associate Teacher assists the classroom teacher in teaching preschool children to grasp daily lessons. The Associate Teacher may also provide childcare before and after school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Hours:

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Interpersonal/ Communication - Focuses on solving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. - Listens and gets clarification; participates in meetings; reads, writes, comprehends and speaks English proficiently.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and optimism.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of PJCC policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Safety  Observes safety and security procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word processing software and perform email functions.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.