Schechter Boston is looking for a dynamic and engaging Early Childhood Education Preschool Extended Day Teacher for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children.
Develop activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of children.
Clearly and effectively communicate with children, parents and staff.
Supervise children at all times.
Competitive salary; commensurate with experience
We thrive to provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that supports our faculty and staff, including: health insurance, prescription drug benefit, vision, healthcare/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long term disability, life insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, paid holidays, sick time and personal time, and early dismissal on Fridays. Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
Gan Shelanu is the early childhood program of Schechter Boston. The program is designed for children ages 15 months to 4+ years. At Gan Shelanu we believe that children’s work is their play. Our thematic curriculum is play-based, incorporating weekly specialists in music, art, literacy and physical education. Jewish life and Jewish identity are cornerstones of our program. Children learn about Jewish values, Hebrew, holidays and traditions.
Accessible by public transportation:
Schechter is accessible by NewMo, a Newton-sponsored ridesharing service from the following stations: Newtonville Station (Commuter Rail- Worcester Line), Needham Heights Station (Commuter Rail- Needham Line) Chestnut Hill Station (MBTA Green Line-D), Newton Highlands Station (MBTA Green Line- D). NewMo lets you book a ride ($2/ride) from any of these stations to the Wells Avenue Business District, where the school is located.
The ideal candidate must be warm, nurturing and passionate about working with young children.
Bachelor’s Degree required, background in education/early childhood education preferred.
Two years of relevant work experience, preferred.
Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift 50 pounds.
Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and inspired. Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly collaborative, mutually supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values:
Believing there is no limit to better
Providing honest and kind feedback
Leaning into complexity
Being kinder than necessary
Believing that together works better