The Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center is searching for a Child Development Specialist to become part of the preschool team. The Specialist helps children succeed in their classrooms, support parents, improve teacher skills and when necessary support parents access services outside of the JCC.
The right candidate will have a strong foundation in early childhood education, in both typical and atypical child development, classroom observation and team consultation for preschool age group. Building strong and successful parent and teacher relationships is a top priority and it is important that this candidate posses the skills to establish/extend cooperative relationships with internal colleagues, parents and outside professionals.
We are looking for someone who views children as constructivist learners and who can nurture this type of learning environment. The right candidate will also be up to date with emergent curriculum. This position requires outstanding interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and the ability to exhibit initiative and sound judgment in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must be able to work well collaboratively and help with team building.
Master's Degree in ECE/Special Education, Social Work, Developmental Psychology or related field is preferred.