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Lead Teacher
Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg
3301 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Principal Responsibilities:

The Brenner Family Early Learning Center is seeking talented, caring, and innovative teachers to change the lives of children in our communities. If you are looking for meaningful work, where what you do every day has purpose, then come join our team. We are an organization that thrives off allowing children to flourish and experience the extraordinary every day!

We serve children from the ages of 6 weeks through Pre-K. Our core hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Lead Teacher plans, directs and implements curriculum to create and maintain a supportive learning environment. Provides leadership for the classroom and maintains the high quality standards of the Early Learning Center. Ensures compliance with all DHS regulations and Keystone STARS standards. Provides excellent care and education for children and builds strong collaborations with families. Assists the Director with designated activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 Must be 18 years of age or older.

 Shall have attained at least one of the following qualification levels:

 A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.
 A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children.
 An associate's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children.
 An associate's degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children.

 Strong interpersonal, relationship building and leadership skills.

 Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

 An ability and willingness to occasionally work evenings and Sundays.

 Must be able to do a considerable amount of walking, standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodations.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT  Must pass a pre-employment health assessment, conducted by a physician, physician's assistant or CRNP. This includes, but is not limited to, Tuberculosis screening.  Must satisfactorily complete all pre-employment backgrounds checks required by The Child Protective Services Law (CPSL).

Salary:

25,000 - 35,000

Agency Information:

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg (JFGH) serves as the central communal organization that promotes and advances the quality and values of Jewish life in Greater Harrisburg. Our mission is to create a strong and supportive community sheltered under the umbrella of the Federation providing financial, cultural and physical support to the organizations and individual members in the Capital region and internationally, promoting the quality of Jewish life. The Federation is committed to the unity of the Jewish people, strengthening the State of Israel and meeting the needs of Jews worldwide.
Our programs and services are open to all and designed to engage the greater community.The Jewish Community Center, The Brenner Family Early Learning Center, Community Relations Council, JCC Summer and specialty Camps, Senior Adult Club, Sababa (Harrisburg Hebrew High School), Young Adult Division, PJ Library, Rabbinic Advisory Council, Holocaust Education, Community and Interfaith Outreach, Sports Fitness & Recreation, and Children's Drama, are integral parts of the Federation.

Visit our Career page at https://jewishharrisburg.org/career-opportunities