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Infant & Toddler Preschool Teacher
Merage JCC of Orange County
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

Principal Responsibilities:

The Merage JCC Early Childhood Learning Center is looking for experienced, qualified, passionate, and enthusiastic individuals who want to work in a Reggio Emilia inspired Preschool environment in an Infant/Toddler classroom. Candidates must have experience as an Infant/Toddler teacher. We are looking for full-time early childhood educators that will work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.Shifts will vary during school hours, between 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The school environment is a creative, safe and nurturing place, where children explore and learn through an emergent curriculum inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy.Judaic values and traditions are incorporated into everyday learning.

Full-time employees receive the following benefits: competitive pay, paid time off, holiday pay, health and dental coverage, and more.

Primary Responsibilities for Early Childhood Employees:

Minimum Qualifications:

YOU MUST HAVE 12 or more units of Early Childhood Education coursework including:


All qualified candidates are required to e-mail a copy of official or non-official transcripts for proof of all California state licensing ECE/CD/HD coursework completion. Candidates with missing coursework will NOT be considered. Candidates must be US Citizens and have proof of US citizenship. Candidates must have adult & child CPR, first Aid & AED certification or be willing to obtain certification before hire date.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job of an Infant/Toddler Teacher in both classroom and playground environments. The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


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 where 300 children attend our Preschool .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.