Preschool Teacher & Family Programming Coordinator

Beth Jacob Congregation | Oakland, CA, United States

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Posted Date 5/16/2024
Description

Preschool Teacher & Family Programming Coordinator

We are seeking a warm, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual to serve as a Preschool Teacher & Family Programming Coordinator for our Gan Mah Tov (lit. “Really Good Preschool”) Infant/Toddler and Preschool programs. The Preschool Teacher & Family Programming Coordinator, who reports to the Gan Mah Tov Preschool Director, will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of young children within a nurturing Jewish environment. 

Responsibilities:

Preschool Teaching:

  • Engage preschool children in developmentally appropriate lesson plans that both promote cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. 
  • Rotate through the Gan Mah Tov classes to foster a love of Israel, bring Jewish values and traditions to life for the children, and enable classroom-dedicated staff to take breaks during the workday.
  • Create a nurturing classroom environment where children feel safe and respected.

Family Programming Coordination:

  • Facilitate activities for Gan children and families to encourage connections and celebrate Jewish culture and traditions.
  • Organize events that help strengthen and promote strong relationships with students, parents, synagogue members, and the broader Jewish community.
  • Organize and lead a program for parents/guardians to drop in for free play time in a safe, toy-packed space and engage in a Jewish-centered circle time with songs and stories. 

Qualifications:

  • Passion for early childhood education
  • Experience working as a preschool teacher, preferably in a Jewish educational setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of Jewish values, holidays, and traditions preferred
  • Familiarity with Hebrew language preferred
  • CPR certification preferred

Benefits:

  • $50,000 - $60,000
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance options 
  • Retirement plan and flexible spending account
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid time off, in addition to paid spring break, winter break, Jewish holidays, and federal holidays
  • Meaningful work in a supportive and collaborative environment dedicated to the well-being and development of young children that celebrates Jewish identity and values.
  • Connection to a vibrant Jewish community and resources for personal and spiritual enrichment.

Are you ready to come work with us?

  • Start date: As soon as June 2024
  • Our vibrant, nonprofit preschool of 30+ children is located in Beth Jacob Congregation, a Modern Orthodox synagogue in the beautiful Trestle Glen/Park Blvd neighborhood of Oakland.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Brian Fox ([email protected]) with subject line “Preschool Teacher & Family Programming Coordinator.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Salary50,000.00 - 60,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Early Childhood Teacher | Preschool Teacher | Programming
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Synagogue
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US
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