Infant Toddler Lead Teacher - Jewish Community Center

Job #100 Category: JCC

The Infant Toddler Teacher will contribute to the vision, mission, and values of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation by instructing and caring for children ages six weeks to four years old and promoting their social, physical, and intellectual growth with standards of excellence.

  1. Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and   physical health
  2. Work directly with parents and families to develop plans and best practices for students, as well as discussing any difficulties the student may be having in school
  3. Create educational goals for each individual student based on observations and in accordance with state guidelines and ODJFS
  4. Create, develop and submit engaging, exciting, and explorative lesson plans
  5. Manipulate the classroom environment to supplement lesson plans
  6. Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play
  7. Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them
  8. Attend to children’s basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers according to state guidelines, serving meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines
  9. Observe students to ensure safety according to state guidelines and ODJFS
  10. Maintain a sanitary classroom environment  
  11. Work closely with assistant teachers and floaters to achieve your vision for the classroom
  12. Communicate and cooperate with colleagues and families as part of the Early Learning team, including attending staff meetings as needed
  13. Adhere to all JCC and departmental policies
  14. Complete all additional duties as assigned by supervisor

High School diploma required. Certifications which include First Aid, CPR, Child Neglect, and Communicable Diseases to be completed within first 90 days of employment. Candidate must be able to pass an FBI/BCI background check and drug screen. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with students ages six weeks to four years and have a high level of interpersonal communication skills.

Please send resume to:
Youngstown Area Jewish federation c/o Human Resources
505 Gypsy Lane
Youngstown, OH 44504

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