Young Family (0 – 5) Program Coordinator & Toddler Preschool Teacher
We are looking for a dynamic and engaging professional to coordinate young family programming and to teach in a preschool classroom setting.
Temple Emanuel strives to be a destination for young families, a hub of activity, and a thriving engaged preschool and community. The Young Family (0 – 5) Program Coordinator & Toddler Preschool Teacher will serve as a highly visible, warm, and friendly liaison between our preschool community, the greater Boston/Newton community, and the synagogue community.
- Responsible for designing, implementing, and staffing comprehensive year-round programming for young families and creating opportunities for parents and children to connect with each other and with Judaism in fun, exciting and energetic ways.
- Works closely with Preschool Director, Engagement Director, and other Temple Emanuel staff to build visibility for the Preschool and Temple Emanuel early childhood communities.
- Plans and delivers lessons designed to facilitate students' social, emotional, and cognitive development.
- Encourages self-expression through understanding, flexibility, and behavioral reinforcement.
- Mediates conflict between students and models appropriate behaviors.
- Attends parent and staff meetings.
- The ideal candidate for this position is warm, approachable, detail oriented, a creative thinker, passionate, organized and loves engaging with individuals, families and young children.
- Experience in early childhood (EEC Certification)
- BA degree preferred
- Jewish Engagement or other related experience preferred.
- Ability to work during evenings and on weekends, as required.
Temple Emanuel is a Conservative, fully egalitarian congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts. With a membership of over 1,200 families, it represents a diversity of Jews from Newton and surrounding communities. With a broad spectrum of religious, cultural, social & educational activities, there are many reasons that Temple Emanuel is a pillar of the community for Jews in the area. Additional information at www.templeemanuel.com.