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Assistant Toddler Teacher
JCC of Binghamton
500 Clubhouse Rd
Vestal, NY 13850

Principal Responsibilities:

Title: Assistant Toddler Teacher

Reports to: Early Childhood Education Director and Assistant Director

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:30pm

Status: Full-time hourly, non-exempt

Exciting opportunity to join our team as a full- time Assistant Toddler Teacher at Binghamton JCC! The Assistant Teacher is instrumental in managing the day-to-day operations of our toddler classroom. We are seeking a proactive and compassionate individual who is dedicated to nurturing a positive learning environment for our students.

The successful candidate will support the development and implementation of our educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school. The assistant teacher will contribute knowledge, insight, ideas, and creativity as a part of the teaching team. Additionally, the assistant teacher brings a love of learning which allows them to introduce children to a supportive, creative Jewish learning environment, and is well versed in child development.

Minimum Qualifications:

Key Responsibilities:

Under the direction and supervision of the JCC Childcare Directors and Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher will be responsible for helping to carry out all aspects of the program for a group of children. The assistant teacher will assist in planning daily activities which ensure the children's social, physical, emotional, and mental development in accordance with the developmental philosophy of the ECC childcare program and the mission of the Jewish Community Center

Candidates must be dedicated to:

Principal Activities:

1. Supervising children in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments in such a manner that promotes the health and safety of all children.

2. Keeping up to date records for a group of children including attendance, health records, incident, and sickness reports.

3. Communicating in oral and written English with the staff, children and parents.

4. Communicating behavior or incidents to parents and conducting conferences as requested or required.

5. Carrying a child up to 45 pounds in an emergency and being able to sit on low chairs and floor to communicate with children at eye level.

6. Participating in large motor experiences including swimming, walking, climbing stairs and running.

7. Maintain the cleanliness of areas used by children and report any unsafe equipment to supervisors.

8. Meeting the New York State DCC Licensing Regulations, the policies in the ECC Handbook and the standards of quality necessary for NAEYC accreditation.

9. Attending a minimum of 15 hours of additional training a year.

10. Participation and support of all childcare duties and other JCC activities as assigned by the Early Childhood Education Directors




$25,000 - $35,000

Agency Information:

If you are passionate about working in a community-based organization and have a strong desire to contribute to the success of the Binghamton JCC's Early Childhood Education Center, we encourage you to apply! Please submit your resume and cover letter to Toni Dougherty at We look forward to hearing from you!

Since its inception in 1927, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Binghamton, NY has grown to become an essential part of the Broome County community. As a full-service, non-profit organization, the JCC provides educational, cultural, recreational, and physical fitness programs to enhance the quality of life for all ages, from infants to senior citizens. As a non-sectarian United Way partner, the Center welcomes participants regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, or ability to pay.

The JCC's facility houses a natatorium with a 2250 sq. ft. pool, gymnasium, small fitness center, men's and women's health clubs, steam, sauna, a fitness loft with spin bikes and Pilates reformers, stage, auditorium, and more. Over 200 children are served daily at our award-winning Early Childhood Center. Our year-round educational childcare includes UPK, after-school program, summer camp, and youth sports offerings.

The 8-acre land also features outdoor tennis/pickleball and basketball courts, pavilion, nature preserve, soccer field, and three age-appropriate playground facilities.