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Toddler Teacher, Early Childhood Educator
Merage JCC of Orange County
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

Principal Responsibilities:

Seeking Experienced Toddler Teacher (Irvine, CA)

The Merage JCC Early Childhood Learning Center is looking for a qualified, enthusiastic individual who wants to work in a Reggio Emilia inspired Preschool environment. We are looking for fully qualified preschool teachers who can be part of our teaching faculty. We have an immediate opportunity for Early Childhood Educators to join our summer camp session.

The school environment is a creative, safe and nurturing place, where children explore, learn through an emergent curriculum inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophy, daily provocations, and play, and incorporate Judaic values into their everyday learning.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE 12 or more units of Early Childhood Education coursework including:
(1) Child Development
(2) Child, Family, Community
(3) Early Childhood Curriculum/Practicum/Guidance YOU MUST HAVE 12 or more units of Early Childhood Education
(4) Infant/Toddler Curriculum

For candidate consideration, you must e-mail a copy of official or non-official transcripts for proof of coursework completion. Candidates with missing coursework or no transcripts will not be considered for the position. Please let us know if you are CPR certified, as well. Being bi-lingual is always a plus!

The physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job Preschool Teacher in both class room and playground environments. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel objects, tools, or keyboards; and reach with hands and arms.
Physical demands are described as medium exert up to 30 lbs. of force occasionally and up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move/lift/carry.
Requires walking or standing for up to four (4) hours at a time with a 10 minute break.
Requires squatting to a significant degree.
Requires bending and stooping to a significant degree.
Requires reaching overhead while balancing approximately 10 lbs.
Requires pushing and pulling approximately 10 lbs.
The noise level in the environment ranges from quiet to medium to high.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Minimum Qualifications:


Agency Information:

The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County is a 220,000 square-foot facility on 30 acres of land in beautiful Orange County, California. Orange County is home to some 100,000 Jews and sits between Los Angeles and San Diego and in between the Pacific Ocean and the San Bernardino Mountains.