Nursery School Teachers & Assistant Teachers

Bnai Israel Congregation | Rockville, MD, United States

Posted Date 4/28/2022
Description

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Nursery School Teachers & Assistant Teachers

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Our classroom teachers are responsible for developing meaningful relationships with our community of children, families, and staff. They create and implement play-based, intentional, and emergent curricula. They support children as they develop independence and social skills. Their classroom space is an attractive and engaging environment.  Documenting children’s work is essential to their program.  They are effective communicators and partner with families.  Being collaborative team players with coworkers and administrators to develop innovative and collaborative programming is important to them. 

WHAT MATTERS TO US:

EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a preschool or nursery school environment
  • Prior experience working as a teacher, counselor or individual responsible for Jewish learning strongly desired
  • Knowledge of best practices in early childhood education

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a collaborative, team-oriented style.
  • Love and respect for children
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Deep appreciation and knowledge of Jewish values, culture and tradition a plus.
  • A commitment to continued education in Early Childhood development

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Individuals in this position must be able to lift children up to 40lbs. The ability to stand or sit for long periods of time and bend or put items underneath or in overhead bins is required. As a member of the teaching staff you may at times be required to assist young children with their bathroom needs and or help them change clothing should they need to.

WHAT MATTERS TO YOU:

At B’nai Israel Schilit Nursery School, we offer rich learning steeped in Jewish values.  Our play-based program provides children with a multitude of experiences that spark joy, curiosity, and an opportunity to ask questions, develop theories and co-construct knowledge. Our teachers guide children’s learning and support their social development.  We believe in the capabilities of children and celebrate their independence and voices.  Our inclusive atmosphere is a place of acceptance of individual differences and developmental skills.  Our educators are life-long learners who find joy in professional growth and being a part of a collaborative community, shaping the many aspects of our school.

Are you intrigued by children’s thoughts and ideas?  Are you passionate about helping children become independent, develop social competence, and become curious learners?  Are you committed to nurturing children with warmth, patience, and kindness?  Are you a collaborative thinker who is dedicated to continued growth as a professional educator and creating a learning community with colleagues and parents? Do you have a commitment to Jewish values and learning?  If so, you are a fit for our dynamic team and we would love to meet you!

HOW TO APPLY:

Full and Part-Time positions are available to start in June 2022 for the Summer and potential to continue for the 2022-2023 School Year.  To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Rachel Siegel, Early Childhood Director, [email protected].    

 

Duration
Full Time | Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Preschool Teacher
Part Time Categories
Part Time Teaching | Preschool | Substitute Teacher | Summer Staff
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Vision
Job Location
US

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