Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 9:16 AM
Job Description 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 afterschool program serves 120 children, ages 4-10, and their families. Teachers offer homework help and design a variety of activities that allow for creativity and relationship building, keeping both the children and teachers active and engaged afterschool! Arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming, and special interest weekly electives are highlights of our program. Teachers collaborate together and enjoy ongoing professional development opportunities as a part of their schedule. In addition to a generous medical benefits package, teachers also receive membership to our Fitness Center including access to group fitness classes, pools, and workout facilities. Teachers are responsible for creating a warm, inviting and developmentally appropriate classroom environment. Summary: The Teacher is responsible for planning and facilitating our Treehouse after-school program for children primarily in grades TK - 5. Programs and activities include weekly swimming, arts and crafts, homework time, science, drama, and themed programming. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned. Responsible for the safety and supervision of children, including transportation from school to the PJCC. Plans and implements programs for the children, including social action and themed programming. Ensures that the afterschool program runs smoothly. Supervise, teach and interact with children. Support goals and spirit of PJCC. Responsible for orderly arrangement, appearance, and age-appropriate learning environment of classroom. Develops and implements lesson plans. Cares for, maintains, and requests supplies and equipment. Serves meals and/or healthy snacks to children. Hours: Teacher (minimum of 12 ECE units needed) - M, T, Th, F – 2 – 6pm, W – 11:30 – 6 pm (22 hrs/week). Additional hours as assigned. Benefits: Great benefits include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching contribution, holidays (10 to 16 depending on Jewish Holidays), Life, LTD and AD&D, section 125 health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, an Employee Assistance Program, full PJCC membership and access to all athletic facilities for you and your household members, and discounts on various classes, camps, after school program and our award winning pre-school. Qualifications To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Reads, writes, comprehends and speaks English proficiently. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations. Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Displays passion and optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision. . Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of PJCC policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment. Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree in Child Development or Teacher permit or credential is strongly preferred; a minimum of 12 ECE units and 2 years related experience is required. Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus. Strongly preferred to have valid state-issued driver’s license, clean driving record, and ability to drive a PJCC minivan to transport students from school to the PJCC as needed. Company Description PJCC is located in Foster City, CA. It has 10,000 members and several thousand program participants, who utilizes its high-quality 50,000 square foot fitness facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, sports and recreation programs, education programs for family, adults, and youth, early education program, afterschool program, cultural arts programs, and Jewish Life programs. Check out our website at pjcc.org. PJCC is not the typical non-profit in that it provides a multitude of community programs, although it operates as an enterprise business for the community with thousand of transactions for these programs. It operates through about 15 functional departments with programs under several of these departments. Key management staff are about 15-20, coordinator staff about 25-30, and full and part-time staff about 225.
• Location: Foster City, San Mateo
• Post ID: 81392202 sanmateo