Location and Job Title:
Early Childhood Assistant Teacher
J Los Angeles
5870 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
J Los Angeles is looking for energetic, open-minded assistant teachers to help foster curiosity, exploration, and respect with young children. Candidates should love working with children and believe that preschoolers are competent individuals worthy of a loving, engaging environment. Judaic values and traditions are incorporated into everyday learning. J Los Angeles ECC can provide you with the opportunity to dramatically impact the lives of young children and families while you grow into the teacher you want to be. We provide many professional development opportunities for teachers to learn and grow.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Interacting and connecting with children, families, and J Los Angeles partners in ways that support strong relationships, respect, and collaboration.
Working in a team to maintain a healthy, safe, and engaging classroom environment, develop curriculum and care for a group of 12-18 preschoolers.
Supporting a rich play-based curriculum based in Judaic values and traditions and a strong view of children as learners and thinkers.
Approaching conflicts as opportunities to learn and coaching children to be problem solvers.
A minimum of 12 ECE units
At least 1 year of experience working with young children in a school or center setting
Excellent communication skills
Willingness to work collaboratively and problem solve
Ability to be self-directed, manage time and complete projects
Open to learning, ability to self-reflect regularly Able to meet the physical demands of the position (i.e., care for active young children, repetitive bending and lifting)
Current pediatric CPR/First Aid certification (Must be willing to obtain)
$35,000 - $45,000
J Los Angeles's Early Childhood Center (ECC) is a community-based school with Jewish values at its core. The ECC supports the community in which it sits and, as such, our educators are supported as they take their students on journeys to explore concepts such as kindness, equity, social justice and more! Come work in a school that is supported by four pillars: Heart - a warm, welcoming, and diverse community that cares about its families; Standards - experienced, nurturing teachers who use play and art-based curriculum to inspire development; Flexibility - flexible hours and a variety of schedules to meet our families where they are; Jewish - we are proudly guided by Jewish values and open to all.
The position will remain open until the staffing need is met and may close without advance notice. J Los Angeles is an equal opportunity employer committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunity and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, veteran status, age, national origin, or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
To learn more about J Los Angeles, find us on the web at thejla.org