The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) cultivates Jewish culture and values, builds community, and serves people of all ages on the North Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our excellent educational, cultural, and recreational programs create a vibrant, inviting gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages feel at home. Our warm and caring preschool serves over 250 children, ages 2-5, and their families. Our play-based, child-led school philosophy emphasizes the values of responsibility, dignity, kindness, community, tradition, generosity and respect. Our large classrooms, beautiful outdoor spaces and wonderful enrichments including PE, Music and Gardening are highlights of our programs. Teachers collaborate together and enjoy ongoing professional development opportunities as a part of their schedule. In addition to a generous benefits package, teachers also receive membership to our Fitness Center, including access to personal trainers, group fitness classes, pools, and workout facilities.
Teachers are responsible for creating a warm, inviting and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
The PJCC is committed to maintaining a high level of cleanliness and implementing structures to promote social distancing. Each staff member must take their responsibility seriously to help keep our community clean and healthy. We must all understand and implement the following three methods to keep ourselves safe:
Maintaining cleaning protocols to exceed requirements provides a safe and caring environment for staff, children and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
20 - 37.5 hours per week available
Early Childhood Education
Monday - Friday: Between the hours of 7:30am - 6pm
Monday - Friday: Between the hours of 8am - 6pm
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word processing software and perform email functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.
Welcoming with joy people of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds, our innovative Center provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to seniors.
Come work out in our 50,000 square foot Byer Athletic Center; take a class at our Koret Learning Center; create a lifetime of memories for your children at our award-winning preschool or at Camp Keff.
At the PJCC we believe in a 'Wellness Your Way' approach to overall wellness. Wellness Your Way is an integrated approach to help youth and adults of all ages experience greater well-being by helping you identify your own, unique wellness formula and create a plan to put that formula to work in your life.
Your personal wellness formula serves your whole life, and it is unique to you. Your formula includes Nourish, Move and Engage activities that are the building blocks of a life well-lived.