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Assistant Teacher
Jewish Community Center of Schenectady
2565 Balltown Rd.
Niskayuna, NY 12309

JCC Info:

Since 1921, SJCC has served the Niskayuna and greater Schenectady area as a community center, an educational resource, a Jewish cultural touchpoint, and a fitness facility where everyone is welcome! SJCC is ranked the largest Child Care Center in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review for the past three years and is the largest Silver Sneakers provider in Schenectady County. We were recently recognized by the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission for our Capital Capabilities initiative; which enlightens and informs the abled community about those with disabilities. In addition, SJCC offers a full calendar of cultural programs, adult classes, pre-school, afterschool and summer camp programs, and family friendly and inclusive events. SJCC operates an annual budget of $4,200,000. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and with a staff of more than 235, SJCC is embarking on an exciting new campaign that includes renovations to the physical plant, new hours and classes, and a new logo and branding.

Principal Responsibilities:

An Assistant Teacher aides the Lead Teacher in executing lesson plans or activities for the day. Additionally, the Assistant Teacher may be responsible for leading the class in the Lead Teacher's absence. A great Assistant Teacher is one who takes initiative, actively seeks out ways in which they can assist the teacher leading the group, is reliable, is able to easily form relationships with young children and can work in collaboration with the Lead Teacher to form a nurturing environment in the classroom.

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. This document is not to be considered a contract for employment or a guarantee of continued employment.This job description is to be used as a guideline to describe the current functions and requirements of the position. The job description may change at any time based on business needs and/or job reorganization.