Temple Beth Shalom Children’s Center interns play a key role, setting the tone by valuing each child and family as individuals. By modeling responsibility, welcoming, and caring, interns foster children’s Jewish identity and support children and their families as they learn and develop. Working under the direct supervision of lead teachers, interns have a desire to learn and grow in their own teaching practice. Teachers and interns work together to develop the classroom pedagogy to provide a quality educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school.
WHAT MAKES YOU GREAT FOR THIS ROLE
The following statements feel like they were written to describe you:
- You value and promote children’s play. You are eager to get down on the floor for a game or join in with tag on the playground.
- You are curious about the child’s perspective, seek to understand child guidance in a developmental context and are alert to the learning process for each child. You understand that young children are learning from the world around them.
- You model anti-bias practices and cultural sensitivity.
- You ask for help, and accept suggestions. You are eager to learn about young child and the art of teaching them.
- You maintain confidentiality and are diligent about health and safety, offering emotional and physical comfort and caring to your young students.
HOURS & COMPENSATION
Teaching afterschool from 3-6pm or 4-6pm at least three days per week. Additional hours available during school breaks based on your availabilty. We also pay for time before and after teaching for planning, family communication, set up and clean up. $14.25-$16/hour. If other hours fit better with your class schedule, let us know! We have some flexibility.
If you are interested in getting your teaching license, we will support the process and pay for the needed coursework.
We are taking COVID-19 prevention seriously with upgraded HVAC system, regular testing, time outdoors, and consistent classes taught by a teaching team. Covid vaccinations are required.