$12 – 15/hr
Temple Israel's Barbara K. Lipman Early Learning Center offers a high-quality academic experience for young children in a Jewish setting that is nurturing, diverse, and inclusive. The faculty and staff in our nationally accredited program take delight in each child's unique development and share their love of exploring, learning, and discovering. A full day of care is offered, and exciting enrichment opportunities are available after school.
You will have primary responsibility for a group of children. For the purposes of NAEYC Accreditation a group of children is defined by the criteria for maximum group size for children of different ages/developmental levels. The teacher must spend the vast majority of time with one group of children who attend at the same time.
Major Function: In accordance with the educational philosophy of the Early Learning Center, the teacher will develop the program along established guidelines and provide a safe, nurturing, positive classroom environment. The teachers as a team to implement daily teaching and learning activities.
-Curriculum planning and instruction based upon our program's curriculum and guidelines, the Tennessee Early Learning Standards, NAEYC guidelines, and additional supplemental resources according to developmentally appropriate practices and school values.
-Knowledge of Hebrew and Jewish culture or willingness to learn
-Maintain a cheerful, nurturing, healthy, safe and clean and fun environment
-Communicate with parents, teachers and staff in a respectful and effective manner
-Work towards increasing knowledge and abilities in the field of early childhood education, Judaism and related topics
-CDA, Associate's Degree, BA/BS in Early Childhood or related field.
-Ability to meet Tennessee requirements for employment in a preschool setting
-Ability and willingness to carry out assigned tasks, accepting supervision and acting independently as needed
-Strong communication skills: oral, reading, writing
-Ability to relate to young children and adults
-Ability and willingness to work with a team
-Ability to meet the physical requirements associated with working with toddlers (going from standing to sitting to standing again, lifting children up to 40 lbs.)
-Familiarity with NAEYC and DOE guidelines
-Child CPR & First Aid certification or willingness to acquire