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Teacher's Aide - Treehouse
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

Principal Responsibilities:

The Teacher Aide is responsible for assisting the 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. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:


Minimum Qualifications:


Education and Experience:

Completed 0-6 of approved Early Childhood Education or related course work. Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit strongly preferred.

2 years related experience is preferred; or equivalent combination or education and experience.

Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions in a plus.


Certifications:

CPR/First Aid for Infants, Children and Adults


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other 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.

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

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.