Kids Club is an all-day program located at JCC MetroWest in West Orange and is designed to provide childcare, academic support and enrichment during the current shift of in person schooling to the virtual learning format by many schools. The exact schedule will be designed to supplement the "in person" school schedules. The program will have approximately 10 children in each group with one - two teachers. Groups will stay the same in order to limit the exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ideal candidate will need to be able to assist with daily virtual learning assignments covering all elementary age subjects, manage student's virtual school schedules, keep children on task and engaged, provide educational assistance and progress reports to parents in writing and facilitate a variety of activities which may include by not be limited to arts and crafts, gym sports, cooking, drama, dance, and other playful child activities.
This position requires energy, attention to detail, creativity, professionalism and eagerness to work with others towards the common goal of creating an outstanding program. The safety of the children is the number one priority.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Meet physical, social and emotional needs of the children assigned to your group
Lead virtual learning and enrichment activities required by the schools
Must be flexible and able to adapt to different activity changes with short notice
Follow instructions and Kids Club curriculum
Responsible for check in/out procedure of children
Keep track of where every child in the group is at all times
Adhere to all Kids Club and JCC policies and procedures
Able to help multiple children with their assignments while keeping the room quiet and organized
Other responsibilities as
Please contact Sharon Gordon firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about this position.
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Associates Degree in related field
Prior experience working with children ages 5 - 10
Certified in CPR/First Aid; preferred
Must be reliable, report to work on-time, and meet established deadlines
Loves working with children and responding to their emergent needs and inquiries
Must be flexible- able to work in a team and communicate effectively with colleagues
Proficiency in all elementary school subjects
Must pass JCC/NJ State background check
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JCC MetroWest has been at the center of our community for 142 years, bringing people together while providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs.
Our main facility, the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, located in West Orange, NJ, and our 20-acre day-camp, Camp Deeny Riback, located in Flanders, NJ serve the Jewish communities west of NYC, including Essex, Morris, and Union counties.