Early Childhood Head Teacher - 2024-2025 School Year

Greenburgh Hebrew Center | Dobbs Ferry, NY, United States

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Posted Date 4/30/2024

Early Childhood Head Teacher

for the 2024-2025 school year

Greenburgh Hebrew Center Early Childhood Center

About Greenburgh Hebrew Center
Greenburgh Hebrew Center (www.ghcny.org) is a warm, inclusive, egalitarian, participatory Jewish congregation located in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Our mission is to be a vibrant egalitarian Conservative Jewish community, embracing our traditions while actively participating in our changing world.

About the Greenburgh Hebrew Center Early Childhood Center
Greenburgh Hebrew Center Early Childhood Center (GHC ECC) is a private, not-for-profit preschool that offers a combined secular and Judaic curriculum in a warm, nurturing, emotionally supportive, creative, and fun atmosphere. Our children are encouraged to develop emotionally, cognitively, and physically. Our strength is built on our philosophy whereby our children are imbued with a natural curiosity that is used as a springboard to learn new skills necessary for success in school and in life. In addition, we provide a foundation for a strong, positive Jewish identity centered in Jewish values, traditions, and rituals. The school is in dedicated space at Greenburgh Hebrew Center.

Overview of Teacher Positions and Experience/Education Required:
The candidate must have experience teaching young children, specifically in the field of early childhood education, or a related field, and be able to meet the requirements of a New York State Licensing agency. This means having a master’s degree or providing proof that he/she is enrolled in as master’s degree Program in the above field to obtain permanent New York State Certification. The Head Teacher position requires strong leadership and decision-making skills, as well as a person who is a strong team player.

Overview of Responsibilities for Head Teacher:

- Be present for school hours (9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.), Monday - Friday, arrive at least 15 minutes early to set up classroom and greet parents/caregivers and children. Potential for extended hours from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. at a rate of $30 per hour.

- Gear program to the needs of individual children; treat children with dignity and respect.
- Be responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom.
- Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
- Assist in the ongoing evaluation of children, including anecdotal records.
- Maintain discipline, health and safety of group, and inform Director of any health and safety problems.
- Keep daily attendance record.
- Supervise, train and utilize classroom assistants effectively,
- Attend all staff meetings.
- In the absence of the Director, take responsibility for the staff, healthy, safety, etc.
- Discuss student related concerns with Director to develop a plan of action with parents.
- Conduct two formal parent conferences. Keep communication open with parents on children’s school adjustment and behavior. Plan and implement methods of establishing positive relationships with the parents of students.
- Actively pursue professional excellence by participating in conferences, courses, and other opportunities for professional growth.
- Always maintain professionalism and loyalty to GHC ECC.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $26.00 per hour

Expected hours: 15 per week. 




















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