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Child Development Specialist
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Greater Boston is seeking a Child Development Specialist (CDS) for the Ledgewood Programs. The CDS will provide direct service and consultation services to children, parents, preschool staff, and teachers at the Early Learning Centers of the JCC. In collaboration with external partners such as private or public agencies, schools, early intervention, and specialty services, the CDS will help the children reach their highest potential emotionally, socially, and cognitively. Working closely with teaching teams and directors, the CDS will facilitate developmentally appropriate practices within the Sheva Framework, whether in a classroom or therapeutic environment. This exciting 32-hour position will commence in September 2024 and will be based at our vibrant Newton facility. Join us at our dynamic Community Center, which also offers on-site fitness opportunities for staff.

The starting salary for this Full-Time 32 hour position is $53,250 per year. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the hours the employee will work, the scope of the position, the candidate's relevant experience, and internal equity.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


In addition to a rewarding career, JCC Greater Boston provides competitive exempt compensation packages. Benefits include:

Benefits are subject to review and change by the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

ADA Statement: Individuals must possess these criteria for knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation and using some other combination of skills and abilities.



Agency Information:

Since opening its doors in 1983, JCC Greater Boston has been committed to its mission of creating a vibrant, inclusive, and diverse community by nurturing meaningful and lasting relationships. Through our network of early learning centers, day camps, regional teen and family programs, health and wellness offerings, and adult arts and ideas classes, JCC Greater Boston provides highly valued connections, learning, and experiences for the Jewish community and friends.

JCC Greater Boston staff enjoy working in an innovative, friendly, and welcoming environment where their talents and contributions are appreciated. In our recent employee survey, staff gave a rating of close to 90% positive for their experiences in direct management and organizational alignment. If you are interested in upgrading your working experience and/or having a better work-life balance, we encourage you to explore becoming part of the JCC team!

The JCC is deeply committed to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of each constituent. We welcome staff and participants from diverse backgrounds. While being proudly Jewish, we strive in every way to provide an open and welcoming setting for all, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs, or background. We are guided by JCC Greater Boston's core values: Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration, and Transformation, which we hope resonate with all.

To learn more about what makes JCC Greater Boston a wonderful place to work, please visit our careers page at

JCC Greater Boston is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich a diverse environment, we actively encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.