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Early Childhood Teacher/Assistant Teacher
Michael-Ann Russell JCC
18900 NE 25th Ave
North Miami Beach, FL 33180

Principal Responsibilities:


The person selected for this position will be responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate preschool curriculum, as well as the general supervision and management of a classroom of children between the ages of 2 months - 2 years (ITC) and 3 years - 4 years of age (ECD).


Minimum Qualifications:

The person selected for this position must have met the requirements of the State licensing agency, as well as all requirements of the Michael-Ann Russell JCC, and be professionally prepared to be a teacher of young children. A knowledge of learning centers and their operation is imperative, plus a developmental philosophy of education for young children. The person must be able to plan curriculum appropriate for the age group and provide leadership and stability for program continuity. This person must have a warm and friendly personality, be mature and sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, and in agreement with our philosophy of discipline. It is necessary to be able to communicate and relate well with both children and adults. This person must be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the school's Teachers' Manual. This person must be able to run after and catch a child, and lift sixty (60) pounds, stand on feet for most of the day, bend, and sit on the floor.

The educational requirements for this position include the 45-hours of training required by the Department of Children and Families, as well as the Child Development Associate certificate indicating completion of this program. 24 hours of in-service training are required annually. This person must be proficient in speaking and writing the English language, and must have computer skills in Microsoft Word and email sufficient to enable the teacher to complete requirements needed in the position, including, but not limited to, writing lesson plans and documentation.

Agency Information:

The Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center/Sanford L. Ziff Campus is dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life and fosters the spiritual, emotional, and physical development of its individual members through all of life's stages and circumstances.