Early Childhood Teacher
New Orleans JCC
5342 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
The JCC Early Childhood Center is a vibrant and diverse community interested in supporting educators who find joy in engaging with young children. We are looking for educators who are passionate about supportive play-based learning in constructivist classroom environments. Here at the New Orleans JCC we are committed to making a difference in the lives of young children and their families. Our community is seeking team members who understand that the important work of early childhood education requires intentionality and flexibility. We are looking for educators who know what it means to slow down and be fully present with children through all aspects of their day. Team members should be able to provide emotionally responsive care and supervision, and engage in learning through play and inquiry. If you see yourself as a lifelong learner interested in dialogue and collaboration with children, fellow educators, and families then this may be the community for you.
Full-time position for 2023-24 academic year. Salary Range (based on 184 days, 8 hour/day): $37,000 - $44,000
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements
The physical requirements 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. Physical stamina required to bend, stand, lift up to 40 pounds, work with children on the floor, work outdoors in a variety of temperatures, and mobility to ensure the supervision and safety of children. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
$37,000 - $44,000
Our Community .. .Values Jewish culture, practice and thought, and serves as an educational resource for JCC members and for all New Orleanians with an interest in Judaism...Knows that comfortable, clean and conveniently located facilities set the tone for everything we do at the JCC...Embraces health and wellness, and JCC Fitness Centers are committed to helping members achieve positive lifestyle changes...Embraces children through education, sports and family activities...Celebrates the joys of childhood and encourages the independence of youth...Values lifelong learning, encourages friendship among adults of all ages and extends special assistance to elders.
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