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Substitute Teacher
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Ave.
Columbus, OH 43209

Principal Responsibilities:

On an as needed basis, follow the lead teacher's plan to implement, provide and supervise safe classroom activities which promote the emotional, social, intellectual and physical development of the children.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Knowledge and Education - Minimum Required or Preferred: AA or BS in Early Childhood Development or Elementary Education or related field.
2. Experience - Minimum Required or Preferred: Previous experience working with young children; two years minimum preferred.
3. Special skills: Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices with young children. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to work constructively with children and adults. Professional and positive attitude.
4. Physical Requirements: Young children are very active. To teach young children effectively and keep them safe, the teacher must be physically able to keep up with children.
a. Be able to lift up to 25 pounds: Move a child during an emergency; lift/carry child to quiet area during outbursts.
b. Be able to run: Reach a child quickly / protect a child during an emergency; participate in physical play with children to keep them engaged.
c. Be able to sit on the floor: Young children play on the floor. Teachers must be able to interact with children on their level. Because young children explore and change activities frequently, teachers must be physically able to get off the floor and sit back down easily.
d. Stamina: Young children move constantly throughout their day. Teachers must be able to maintain the same level of energy throughout the day.
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Agency Information:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is a human service agency offering a varied program that is Jewish in nature. It is committed to enhancing the quality of individual and family life through the promotion of physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. It provides educational and cultural programs that reflect the Jewish heritage, health related activities and many services to the community at large. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.