Preschool Lead Teacher (P3-certified or CE)

Temple B'nai Or | Morristown, NJ, United States

Posted Date 8/31/2022

Award-winning, educationally innovative and socially progressive preschool seeking P3-certified Lead Teacher 

Position Description 

The Frances and Herbert Brody Pre-School of Temple B’nai Or, established in 1966, is an award-winning, educationally innovative and socially progressive preschool serving children ages 2 through 6 years.  We are a proud provider and partner of the Morris School District Preschool Expansion Program, a universal preschool initiative funded by the State of New Jersey Department of Education.  Our preschool is an integral part of Temple B’nai Or (, a Reform congregation established in 1954. Our synagogue is located in a tranquil, wooded area in Morristown, New Jersey and provides our preschool community with beautiful classrooms and multiple outdoor areas for learning and play.

We are seeking a Lead Teacher (P3-certified or CE) in our public preschool expansion program.  The Lead Teacher position is a full-time, 10-month position (M-F 8:45 - 3:30pm).  The lead teacher is strongly supported by a teacher assistant, our school Family Liaison, many colleagues with decades of preschool teaching experience and the Morris School District education and administration professionals.  The lead teacher must have a P3-teaching certification, or a CE. The candidate must also be patient, loving, and enjoy working with young children.   

We offer educational training hours, benefits towards medical insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, and a competitive salary. The candidate must be willing to be fingerprinted, pass a background check, and be cleared medically. The candidate must have reliable transportation. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or related fields with at least 3 years of teaching experience in a similar position.   

Desired Attributes 

  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum® 
  • Limited Working Spanish or higher  


  • From $50,000 annually (commensurate with education qualifications and years of experience) 
  • Paid vacation 
  • Group health insurance 
  • Participation in pension plan 
  • Free tuition for your children in our private preschool program 

If you have any questions, please email Mary Fernandez, President, at [email protected].  We will contact you by email to acknowledge receipt of your application and provide an update on our search status.   

Last Updated: 8/31/2022 

Full Time
Early Childhood Lead Teacher | Preschool Teacher
Retirement Plans | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
Job Location

Share this job

Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs

Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online

Weekly Email Subscribers