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Associate Teacher - After School Program
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

Principal Responsibilities:

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) cultivates Jewish culture and values, builds community, and serves people of all ages on the North Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our excellent educational, cultural, and recreational programs create a vibrant, inviting gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages feel at home. Our warm and caring afterschool program serves 120 children, ages 4-10, and their families. Teachers offer homework help and design a variety of activities that allow for creativity and relationship building, keeping both the children and teachers active and engaged afterschool! Arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming, and special interest weekly electives are highlights of our program.

Teachers collaborate together and enjoy ongoing professional development opportunities as a part of their schedule. In addition to a generous medical benefits package, teachers also receive membership to our Fitness Center including access to group fitness classes, pools, and workout facilities. Teachers are responsible for creating a warm, inviting and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.

Summary: The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the lead teacher in planning and facilitating our Treehouse after-school program for children primarily in grades TK - 5. Programs and activities include weekly swimming, arts and crafts, homework time, science, drama, and themed programming.

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

Hours:

Associate Teacher (12 ECE units needed) - M, T, Th, F 2:15 6pm, W 11:30 6 pm (21 hrs/week)

Additional hours as assigned

Benefits: Great benefits include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching contribution, holidays (10 to 16 depending on Jewish Holidays), Life, LTD and AD&D, section 125 health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, an Employee Assistance Program, full PJCC membership and access to all athletic facilities for you and your household members, and discounts on various classes, camps, after school program and our award winning pre-school.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit or credential is strongly preferred; a minimum of 12 ECE units for Associate Teacher and 2 years related experience is required. Strongly preferred to have valid state-issued drivers license, clean driving record, and ability to drive a PJCC minivan to transport students from school to the PJCC as needed. Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus. Class B license or ability to obtain is highly desirable.

Agency Information:

Welcoming with joy people of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds, our innovative Center provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to seniors.

Come work out in our 50,000 square foot Byer Athletic Center; take a class at our Koret Learning Center; create a lifetime of memories for your children at our award-winning preschool or at Camp Keff.

At the PJCC we believe in a 'Wellness Your Way' approach to overall wellness. Wellness Your Way is an integrated approach to help youth and adults of all ages experience greater well-being by helping you identify your own, unique wellness formula and create a plan to put that formula to work in your life.

Your personal wellness formula serves your whole life, and it is unique to you. Your formula includes Nourish, Move and Engage activities that are the building blocks of a life well-lived.