: $74,110.00 - $178,030.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan seeks a Head Teacher for a Maternity Leave Replacement from December-February (with the possibility of continuing through June)

2s Together is designed to be a young child's first drop-off experience in a classroom setting. Our pre-nursery programs are play-based, open-ended classes that encourage exploration, growth and discovery. We strive to create inclusive and engaging environments where children and families can become part of a community and develop lasting connections.

Job requirements:

  • Experience in classroom setting with two year olds, Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a teaching team to execute successful classroom curriculum
  • A kind, warm, welcoming and reflective demeanor
  • Excellent ability to interact, communicate, and build relationships with parents and caregivers
  • Knowledge of development and learning for children under 3
  • Pro-active, open to learning and growing with mentoring from supervisor and co-teachers
  • Familiarity with Reggio Emilia, play-based and child-centered learning a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Jewish holidays and values a plus
  • Certification in infant/child CPR and first aid a plus

Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • The hours for the position are8:30-11:30am Monday through Thursday (class time is 9:00-11:00 am each day)
  • Additional time for team planning, supervisory, and full staff meetings
  • Collaborate with co-teachers to:
  • o Communicate with families through reflection emails, Instagram posts, etc
  • o Organize and maintain a classroom
  • o Maintain the safety, happiness, and growth of children in classes
  • o Plan innovative, open-ended, developmentally appropriate, child-centered curriculum

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to Yael Kahn Pinto, ...@jccmanhattan.org

Associated topics: baby, child, daycare teachers, early, infant, kindergarten, nursery education, pre kindergarten, toddler, toddler teacher * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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