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JCC MetroWest Kid Club Head Group Leader, Full Time
JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

Principal Responsibilities:

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 assigned


Please contact Sharon Gordon sgordon@jccmetrowest.org to inquire about this position.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Associates Degree in related field

Experience:

Prior experience working with children ages 5 - 10

Certified in CPR/First Aid; preferred

Qualifications:

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


Agency Information:

Welcome to Your JCC!

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.