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Summer Preschool Teacher
Addison-Penzak JCC
14855 Oka Road
Suite 201
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Principal Responsibilities:

Summer Camp Preschool Teacher - Possibility to stay on after summer

Duties including, but not limited to:

  1. Supervise and insure safety of children at all times.
  2. Be alert to the needs of children as individuals and as a group.
  3. Plan and implement an enriching curriculum that helps move children as individuals and a group toward meeting our stated developmental goals. Work with co-teacher/ associate teacher or teacher's aide, if applicable.
  4. Plan and implement activities and projects that support children's learning in the area of Jewish culture, holidays and values.
  5. Work with teaching team to set-up and maintain classroom. Keep classroom shelves, counters, storage areas and bathrooms orderly and free of clutter.
  6. Prepare snack for children and sit with them while they eat.
  7. Conduct two individual parent/teacher conferences per year with each family in assigned class.
  8. Attend Back to School Night and Open House.
  9. Be familiar with and follow all Preschool and APJCC Policies detailed in the APJCC Employee Handbook, the APJCC Preschool Staff Handbook and the APJCC Parent Handbook.
  10. Maintain punctual and consistent attendance.
  11. Keep preschool administration informed of any special needs or concerns about individual children.
  12. Attend all staff meetings, in-service training, set up/clean up days and team planning meetings.
  13. Write informative parent newsletters monthly.
  14. Fill out all required paper work in a timely manner. This includes, but is not limited to accident reports, incident reports, curriculum plans and team meeting reports.
  15. Communicate frequently with parents in a professional and respectful manner. Areas of concern about children should be discussed with co-teacher, associate teacher and/or assistant teacher, but communicated to the parent by a teacher, or associate teacher not a teacher's assistant.
  16. Communicate with colleagues and administration in a professional and respectful manner.
  17. Always keep developmentally appropriate practice in mind when planning for and communicating with children and families.
  18. Represent the preschool and the APJCC in a positive manner both on campus and off.

Minimum Qualifications:

Physical Qualifications:

Educational Qualifications:


Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and, when possible, to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between JSV and its employees.


35,000 - 45,000

Agency Information:

Amenities include fitness center, heated pool, children's pool, lighted tennis courts, full gymnasium, event auditorium and meeting rooms, athletic field, physical therapy clinic, free parking, childcare, acclaimed preschool for ages 18 months-5 years, day camp, recreation program for children with special needs, birthday parties, teen lounge, Center for Jewish Life & Learning, holiday celebrations, Judaica and Hebrew classes, enrichment classes on a variety of topics for all ages, dance and sports programs for children and adults. Event rentals available.