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Pre-School/Pre-Kindergarten Transitional Teacher
Arthur M. Glick JCC of Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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What makes working with young children so rewarding?

The JCC is currently hiring dedicated Early Childhood Education (ECE) Teachers for full and part-time openings in their licensed, Paths to Quality Level 3 childcare center. Our ECE Teachers facilitate children's learning through implementation of unique lesson plans applying the Early Learning Foundations, integrate the interest of the children into activities and projects, and utilize the environment as a third teacher. Our school focuses on developing social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills for life so that each child in our program will be well prepared socially and academically for the years ahead. The ECE prides itself on being a second home to the children and families they serve, and a community of ECE professionals.

As a teacher at the JCC, you become a part of 100 years of serving the Indianapolis community through recreational, social, and educational programming. Extend your classroom environment by taking advantage of our 40-acre campus that includes several courtyards, woods, nature trails, an art gallery as well as inter-generational programming with the residents of Hooverwood. The ECE program provides a specialty curriculum in swimming that takes place in our indoor therapy pool and outside waterpark during the summer months. The JCC embodies a holistic approach of wellness- optimal healthy living for the mind, body and spirit not only for our members, but for the staff who serve the children and families of the Early Childhood Education program.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten Transitional Teacher, working with 3-5 year old's, will collaborate with lead and assistant teacher to provide a stimulating learning environment. The Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classroom utilizes a play-based and project learning approach in creating and implementing activities that promote constructive learning.

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WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment is fast-paced and the position requires high mobility, standing, walking, bending and sitting on the floor at the child's level. Must be able to lift and carry young children up to 40 pounds.

Agency Information:

For over 100 years, members of the Indianapolis community have enjoyed a diverse range of services for all ages and interests at the JCC Indianapolis. With recreational, educational and social programs and facilities that include a fitness center, water park, therapy pool, early childhood education center, art gallery, indoor tennis center, basketball courts and more, you can't help but find something to love at the JCC Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.jccindy.org