Job Title: Assistant Preschool Teacher

School/Institution: Westside Jewish Community Center

Location - Area: Miracle Mile, Los Angeles CA

Job Description: The Westside JCC’s Early Childhood Center, a community-based school with Jewish values at its core, is
currently seeking a dynamic and innovative Lead Teacher to join our team! Within this school of 85 students
and growing, teachers are encouraged to get creative as they help their students to explore their world through
play-based learning. The ECC supports the community in which it sits and, as such, our educators are
supported as they take their students on journeys to explore concepts such as kindness, equity, social justice
and more! Come work in a school that is supported by four pillars: Heart – a warm, welcoming, and diverse
community that cares about its families; Standards – experienced, nurturing teachers who use play and art-based curriculum to inspire development; Flexibility – flexible hours and a variety of schedules to meet our
families where they are; Jewish – we are proudly guided by Jewish values and open to all.

Requirements: • Preferred: Have 12 semester units of early childhood education, or 6 completed semester units of early
child education course work and be enrolled with the objective of obtaining 12 completed units.
• Have current TB clearance (at least 1 year from hire)
• Be able to pass the DOJ, FBI and Child Abuse Index fingerprint clearance.
• Ability to lift children between 10-40 lbs on a regular basis
• At least 1-2 years of experience working with young children.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

School/Institution Mission: As an early childhood center, we are creating a community. A community that embraces all, celebrates where we have been and encourages our students to lead us towards where we are going. With the spirit of play in our hearts, our students are encouraged to not only explore, create and thrive as members of our community, but to embrace their role as life-long learners and members of the global community– to learn to lead with love.

Type of School: Preschool

Denomination: Community Based, Culturally Jewish and open to all

Part-time/Full-time: Full Time

Compensation: $15-$17 per hour

Benefits: The position is full time hourly non-exempt, with potential to join AFSCME, AFL0-CIO,
Local 800 union and benefits associated with union membership

How to apply: Interested applicants please email your résumé with a cover letter describing your qualifications
[email protected] Please use “Assistant Teacher” as the subject line. No phone calls please; we
will contact qualified candidates to set up interviews. Position will remain open until the staffing need is met
and may close without advance notice.