Temple Isaiah in Lafayette, CA has an opening for a Preschool Teacher in our developmental program. The person selected for this position will be responsible for the curriculum development, supervision and management of a class of fourteen to twenty-four children between the ages of two and six, in partnership with one or two co-teachers. The Classroom Teachers report to the ECE Director.
The person selected for this position must be professionally prepared as a teacher in the field of Early Childhood Education. He or she must have 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education from the following areas:
• Child Growth and Development
• Child, Family and Community
• Pre-school Curriculum: Art, Literature or Music
We are looking for a compassionate individual who can relate well to both children and adults and takes both pride and pleasure in his/her work. Our teachers need to be able to lift a child weighing between 30 to 50 pounds. We seek candidates who have the personality and ability to provide leadership and creativity for our developmental program. A background or knowledge of Jewish holidays, rituals, and culture is desirable.
Temple Isaiah is a Reform congregation of 900 families located on a beautiful campus in the heart of Contra Costa County. Our Preschool, called Gan Ilan (Garden of Trees) is a loving and nurturing environment for children and parents alike and the entrée to synagogue life for our youngest families.
Excellent pay and benefits for the right person