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Substitute Teacher/Part-Time Art Assistant

WANTED: Flexible, kind, positive, confident educator to join a faculty of passionate, energetic early childhood educators.

Are you enthusiastic about working with children ages 2-5 and early childhood educators? Join our fantastic team as a part-time Substitute or floating Assistant Teacher!

The Dora L. Lewis Family and Child Development Center at the Weinstein JCC is inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, Nature Education, and Judaics.  Our program is fully accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the state of Virginia.

Our Substitutes and floating Assistant Teachers typically work part-time, and hours will be determined based on your availability and our needs. They are helpful in every classroom, sometimes more than one classroom in a day.  The school is open from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Compensation is based on experience and credentials. Opportunities for advancement and benefits are available.

Your strengths include but are not limited to:
Kindness and sensitivity to children’s development and needs
Understanding of children’s great spectrum of abilities
Able to adjust your communication style for a child’s particular needs
Believing that behaviors are a method for communication
Effective communication skills, both spoken and written, towards co-workers, supervisors, and children
Prior experience working with young children ages 2-5
Willing to attend professional development experiences with colleagues and contribute to discussions
Understanding the value in a child’s process work in all things including arts, literacy, STEM, emotions, and the infusion between them
Willing to learn about Jewish holidays and values
Prior experience with or willing to learn about the Reggio Emilia Approach

These roles are ideal for a parent with school-aged children or students pursuing a degree in the field of early childhood.

Email resumes only to preschool@weinsteinjcc.org. No phone calls please.

Preschool Teacher, Assistant Teacher

Do you feel inspired by young children? Do you believe they are capable and competent learners? Do you prioritize the social and emotional growth of the children you work with? Yes? Please work and grow with us!

We are looking for fantastic educators to join our team in an energetic, warm, and engaging environment. Job opportunities include full-time and part-time roles with ages 2-5 years: Assistant Teachers, Teachers, Floaters, and Substitutes. Children are grouped by age in the morning and mixed-age in the afternoon.

The Dora L. Lewis Family and Child Development Center at the Weinstein JCC is inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, Judaics, and Nature Education. We promote inclusive settings for children with differing abilities. Our program is fully accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the state of Virginia.

Your strengths include but are not limited to:
Able to engage deeply with children in meaningful experiences relevant to each child.
Understand that listening and interacting authentically is a basis for positive relationships.
Positive and energetic attitude when learning new things, opportunities that arise throughout the day, and sharing skills and knowledge with co-workers and teams.
Naturally focused on the process of young children interacting with materials, building life skills, and learning to manage interpersonal relationships.
Willing to learn about Jewish holidays, values, and rituals.
Able to interact professionally and kindly with a Faculty of over 40 people, your classroom co-worker, the JCC staff, and the members or visitors of our community through writing and face-to-face experiences.
Eager to work through classroom management situations and planning with the co-worker in your classroom and investigate topics that align with children’s interests.
Dependable, responsible, and prompt.
Flexible when faced with agenda or schedule adjustments.
Regularly seeking personal and professional development.
Able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds.
Able to interact respectfully and joyfully with children ages 2-5. 
Prior experience working with young children in a preschool setting.
College degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
Able to use computer and related technology for email communication, newsletters, and other necessary needs that may arise.
Benefits available including health/dental, JCC membership, discounts, and more.

Email cover letter and resume to preschool@weinsteinjcc.org. No phone calls please. 
To learn more about our school and philosophy, visit our Preschool Program page.

Kids' Place Counselors, Van Drivers

Kids’ Place at the Weinstein JCC is hiring for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must be 18 years or older and have some experience working with children. We are hiring van drivers and counselors. Van drivers must have a clean driving record and must be 21 years or older.

Kids' Place provides a safe and caring environment filled with fun and exciting daily activities such as: cooking , gardening, swimming, arts and crafts, pottery, gym activities, enrichment activities, home work, etc. Applicants should be ready to work in a fast paced after-school setting with children grades K-8.

For an application or for more information, please contact Kids' Place Director LaVenus Harried at 545-8639 or lharried@weinsteinjcc.org.

Weinstein JCC Aquatics Department Positions

The Aquatics Department at the Weinstein JCC is now hiring for the following positions:

  • Lifeguard
  • Swim Instructor
  • Water Aerobics Instructors

Applicants should be 16 years or older and have current certifications. Strong interpersonal skills and expirence working with children and adults are a plus. Competitive pay and flexible schedules are available. For an application or for more information, please contact Aquatics Director Kelly Johannsen at 545-8640 or kjohannsen@weinsteinjcc.org.

For more information about the Weinstein JCC, please call our Front Desk at (804) 285-6500.