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Infant Teacher
Valley of the Sun JCC
12701 N Scottsdale Rd
Ste 201
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Principal Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

Infant Teachers care for babies during their developmentally rich first year of life. They provide for the physical, emotional, developmental and social well-being of infants. Infant Teachers find their work most rewarding and truly enjoy being in an infant classroom setting. Infant Teachers need strong social skills to interact appropriately with parents, who often need reassurance about their children's development and progress. Infant Teachers typically provide daily reports about the babies' food consumption, bowel movements, emotional state and sleep patterns, referring to detailed notes they take. They play a role in the social development of the infant by greeting the baby with smiles and reacting to achievements with genuine enthusiasm. A nurturing attitude, shown through hugs and cuddling, help children feel secure and develop trust.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Physical Needs:

Developmental Needs:

Infants develop rapidly during their first year and need intense stimulation to thrive.

Communication & Community:

Professional Development:

Leading Learning:

Minimum Qualifications:

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move from standing to crouching to sitting on the floor and back to standing. The employee use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to carry children.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Scottsdale, Arizona

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.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

SCHEDULE:M-F 9-6pm and as needed and required by the position.

STATUS: Exempt full time status

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS: Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

Required:

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required.The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

SAFETY: MUST PRACTICE AND PROMOTE SAFETY AT ALL TIMES

Agency Information:

OUR FACILITY

Located on the 32-acre Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in North Scottsdale, the aesthetics and architecture of the building are unparalleled. We strive to provide an exceptional member experience in a friendly, well-maintained, state-of-the art facility.

Cardiovascular equipment, strength training machines, functional trainers and a complete free-weight area line the perimeter of our 50,000 square foot fitness facility. The center of our fitness facility contains a flexible, sport court/indoor gym, which is an ideal space for basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. In addition, five different group fitness studios provide space for classes like dance/exercise, cycling, Pilates, TRX and functional fitness. The campus also has outdoor fields to accommodate softball, soccer, football and other outdoor recreational activities.

One racquetball courts, well-appointed men?s and women?s locker rooms with Jacuzzi and steam room, a family changing room, and massage and spa rooms, complete the picture.

The center's Olympic size pool is home to our youth swim team and offers up to eleven lanes for your daily lap routine. Individual and group swim lessons for all ages and water aerobic classes, as well as competitive swim skill-building instruction are the heart of the aquatics program. We also offer a gated-children's activity pool, splash pad and Sunday Funday poolside events, terrific for the whole family.

The campus also features seven multi-use classrooms, a dedicated game room/teen lounge, arts and crafts room, teaching kitchen and state-of-the-art Early Childhood Center for infants through Pre-K, as well as an outdoor sports court/playground and amphitheater.

As a kosher campus, the onsite Caf?; Milk and Honey serves a dairy and non-meat menu featuring American, Italian, Mexican and Israeli cusine and also offers kosher catering. The cafe and catering service are under the supervision of the Greater Phoenix Va'ad Hakashruth.

Ample, well-lighted parking is provided with special senior citizen parking added to our designated handicapped parking spaces.

The Campus offers multi-purpose social hall rental for private, community and Jewish religious events.


OUR PROGRAMS

The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (VOSJCC) offers a wide range of educational, cultural, social, fitness and recreational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.

The VOSJCC promotes active and healthy lifestyles by encouraging physical activity for all levels and age groups. We offer personal training, swimming programs and a multitude of group fitness classes for all ages as well as a wide variety of youth sports and adult leagues.

Our Early Childhood Center provides a nurturing, play-based program with experienced, passionate teachers. Children learn about Jewish holidays, customs and values in a high-quality educational environment. Additionally, preschoolers have the advantage of participating in movement classes and swim lessons.

The Center's Youth and Camping programs not only nurture your child's thirst for knowledge and adventure, but they also provide a fun and safe place to learn fundamental values that will serve them well throughout life.

We engage the community through celebration, learning and shared experiences. Members have the opportunity to make the most of each day in a variety of ways; whether be by continuing their education, pursuing their fitness goals, taking a class, attending a lecture, or participating in a hobby. Our staff takes pride in creating innovative programs that enable all segments of the community to participate.

The arts are an integral and enriching part of life at the VOSJCC and provide a memorable venue for communal events and celebrations. Music, dance, theater, lectures and art classes are just some of the featured programs. Personal creative expression is encouraged through an array of cultural classes and programs throughout the year.