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Assistant Teacher
Westside Jewish Community Center
5870 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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The Westside JCC ECC is an eight room facility with the capacity for one hundred plus children ages 20 months to 5 years. The seventeen teaching and one administrative staff members of the ECC are employed through a collective bargaining agreement. Our teachers encourage the children to explore their world through play based learning. The ECC is support by four pillars: Heart - a warm, welcoming, and diverse community that cares about its families; Standards - experienced, nurturing teachers who use play and art based curriculum in order to inspire development; Flexibility - flexible hours and a variety of schedules to meet our families where they are; Jewish - we are proudly guided by Jewish values and open to all. Assistant Teachers report to the Director of Early Childhood Education and work in collaboration and at the direction of Teachers. The position is part time non-exempt. They lead arts and craft projects, support the learning environment and supervise outdoor and indoor play, while nurturing and support the children's needs. The effective candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills who strives to engage directly with preschoolers and support their creative play.


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25,000 - 35,000

Agency Information:

Founded in 1954, Westside Jewish Community Center's (Westside JCC) mission is to build community based on Jewish values by creating opportunities for gathering and learning. Westside JCC reaches out to all Jews and the greater community by offering stimulating and innovative educational, social, cultural, recreational, and communal programs and activities fostering a strong connection to Israel. Westside JCC aspires to offer programming that provides meaning and purpose to Jewish values, and space that creates a sense of belonging for everyone it touches.

Westside JCC serves the Jewish and broader community in our neighborhood and Los Angeles. Our flagship programs are our outstanding Early Childhood Center (ECC), our growing year-round day camp program JCamp and our teen leadership and sports programs, Diller Teen Fellows and Maccabi. Other programs include our aquatics center with 2,450 swim lessons weekly, senior wellness programming, parent and me programming, fitness classes, programs for individuals with special needs and youth sports leagues.

Westside JCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunity and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, veteran status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

To learn more about Westside JCC, find us on the web at westsidejcc.org