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Kids' Club Joaquin Miller Afterschool Teacher
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
1414 Walnut St
Berkeley, CA 94709

Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION SUMMARY

The Kids' Club Joaquin Miller Afterschool Teacher will report directly to the Kids' Club Joaquin Miller Afterschool Leadership Team and will be instrumental in the success of the JCC East Bay's Afterschool Program at Joaquin Miller Elementary. Teachers must be able to create a positive educational climate where students can learn and grow. Teachers will be responsible for preparing and implementing several weekly developmentally appropriate classes based on theirpersonal passions and skills. The Kids' Club Joaquin Miller Afterschool Teacher will work throughout the school year, from August until May, approximately 20-25 hours per week.

Classroom Planning

Student Support

Learning and Development

General

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of childcare or equivalent experience.
  • Must have experience working with children grades K-5 and be able to plan appropriate activities for different age groups.
  • BA in Education or relevant field preferred.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to organize tasks, and develop and implement plans to efficiently meet organizational goals.
  • Ability to lead a classroom of children.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to push/pull and lift/carry objects weighing 50 pounds.
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to sit on floors and chairs, and to get up and down quickly.
  • Ability to bend from knees and waist to help a child.
  • Ability to maneuver in confined lavatories to aid children with toilet needs.
  • Ability to respond without delay to the needs of young children.
  • Regular and consistent attendance and ability to work a full shift; must be available Monday through Friday from 1pm-6pm and Wednesdays 12:30pm-6pm.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Salary information will be shared one-on- one with candidates. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick pay, and holidays.

The JCC East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. JCC East Bay policy prohibits unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. The JCC East Bay complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require particular accommodations during the application and interview process, please inform us of your needs so that we can provide accordingly.

Systemic inequities in hiring have caused women, people of color, LGBTQ+ folks, and others to apply to jobs only if they meet all of the qualifications. The JCC East Bay encourages you to apply anyway, as no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

The JCC East Bay requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and applicants are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment. (As of January 31, 2022, the definition of fully vaccinated includes a booster shot.) In accordance with the law, the JCC East Bay will accommodate employees who cannot be administered the COVID-19 vaccine for medical/disability or religious reasons if to do so is not an undue hardship.

Salary:

$35,000 - $45,000

Agency Information:

The JCC East Bay is a welcoming home for people of all ages and life stages. Our mission is to create healthy communities inspired by Jewish values, culture, and tradition. We build interpersonal relationships, foster learning and inspiration, and explore Jewish life. The JCC's core programs include intergenerational Jewish holiday celebrations; early childhood education and preschool; camp and afterschool programs; and provocative cultural arts and civic engagement events. The JCC serves and reflects the diverse residents of the East Bay, offering gathering spaces for the Jewish and broader community.