The Early Childhood Center at the JCC MetroWest in West Orange, NJ is searching for Infant/Toddler teachers, full-time pre-k and kindergarten assistant teachers, and afternoon, part-time assistant teachers. We have an impressive facility, supportive community, and a teamwork-oriented staff. This position is an opportunity to grow as an early childhood professional through on-going professional development and with supportive leadership. We take seriously your professionalism and expertise in child development and child-centered best practices.
Full time staff enjoy generous benefits, PTO, discounts at the school and free gym membership.
Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidates will have relevant experience and understand developmental milestones, be nurturing, patient, reliable and joyful. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with both children and co-workers.
The following additional qualifications apply as indicated:
Infant/Toddler Teachers: Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification
Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Afternoon Part-Time Assistant Teachers: Bachelor's Degree or relevant coursework in education or early childhood development preferred
Qualified candidates should include their cover letter and resume to the attention of Director Leslie Fleischman.
All applicants for employment shall be considered without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
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. Here at the J, we take every precaution to keep our community safe and healthy, as well as warm, inclusive, and welcoming.
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.