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Lead Teacher After School Program
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

Are you warm, cheerful, nurturing, energetic and enthusiastic? Are you someone who can create a childcare space which is safe, fun and well run? If so, JCC Greater Boston is seeking someone with your qualities to be a Lead Teacher and create happy, supportive and memorable experiences for children in grades K-5 who are attending the JCC Greater Boston Discovery Club After School. Discovery Club is an active and engaging after-school program located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Position will run from September 9, 2021 - June 17, 2022 with some hours of orientation and training the week of August 30. The Lead Teacher will manage or assist in a classroom and will be supported by the Family Programming Team. This position is ideal for someone seeking engaging part-time work where they can make a difference in children's lives while enjoying being part of a collaborative, upbeat and friendly community.

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 core values - Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration and Transformation - which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.


Minimum Qualifications:



JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff and program participants very seriously. We have aligned all of our operating procedures with guidance from the CDC and the state. Our practices include ensuring proper physical distancing, sanitation, hygiene, and use of face coverings to promote the health of our staff and program participants. COVID safety training is mandatory for all staff.


JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to share your talents with a great team, co-creating a thriving, dynamic organization which is devoted to community building and lasting impact, please send a cover letter and your resume to


Under 25,000

Agency Information:

JCC Greater Boston is a nonprofit organization with roots in earlier Settlement Houses and Young Men's Hebrew Associations; JCC Greater Boston today offers a wide range of services and program activities throughout the Greater Boston region (~50,000 individuals annually in 98 communities). The organization provides a variety of programs and services to children and adults in the Greater Boston Jewish community including: four preschools, three day camps, a regional model of Jewish family engagement, a fully equipped fitness and aquatic center, arts and culture classes, performances, lectures, and Jewish holiday celebrations.

Our vision is to create a vibrant and evolving Jewish community where everyone belongs. Our mission is to be at the heart of that community by:

This position is part of Family Engagement and Jewish Life which supports children and families through a variety of vibrant, community oriented programs and services, both formal and informal. Programming connects participants to Jewish life and identity as well as the visual and performing arts, sports, recreation, personal well-being, parenting support, and community building. JCC Greater Boston offers a beautiful work environment with a new Family Wing, a pool, a gym, a dance studio and expansive grounds. JCC Greater Boston is a fun place to work with a great team of committed professionals.