Temple Beth Sholom in Santa Ana is looking for an innovative, passionate, flexible, energetic, and nurturing educator to teach in our early childhood program. We seek an experienced professional who loves early childhood education and is excited and engaged in the classroom. Someone with a collaborative spirit who can help create a rich Jewish environment with children ages 3 to 5 years.
Substantial knowledge and experience with TK is desirable.
If you value and promote children's play, are invested in the child's perspective, understand child guidance in a developmental context, and are alert to the learning process for each child, we would love to meet you.
Available hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am-4:30 pm. Part time morning 8:00 am - 2:00 pm or afternoon 1:00 - 6:00 pm hours are available if desired. Our school provides paid holidays during the school year and subsidized benefits.
Physical requirements include the ability to actively participate in children's play and care including reaching, running, sitting on the floor, kneeling, stooping, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead.
Job Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Child Development is preferred. • 12 units in child development (preferred) • 6 core units in Early Childhood Education (minimum) • Experience working effectively with parents • Desire to continue education and engage in professional development opportunities • Experience with or knowledge of emergent curriculum.