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Preschool Teacher
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

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Preschool Teacher

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
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Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 9 months ago
Job Role
Preschool Teacher
Employer's Industry
Education, Nonprofit
Job Schedule
Weekdays, Mornings, Afternoons

Job Description

About the JCC

The JCC East Bay is a welcoming, inspiring home for people of all ages and life stages. We encourage intellectual, experiential and spiritual exploration of Jewish culture and tradition, build joyful, progressive and inclusive community, and inspire the active pursuit of Tikkun Olam (repair of the world). Our programs include Jewish holiday celebrations and a myriad of literary, cultural, fitness events, lectures and concerts throughout the year.

Our award-winning preschool and highly regarded afterschool programs are known for their exciting curricula and dynamic staff. The afterschool program serves over 500 children at two public schools in Oakland, and at our JCC sites in Oakland and Berkeley. Our day camp, Camp Tzofim, is a popular choice for East Bay kids and parents during the summer, and we have a large, active delegation to the national JCC Maccabi Games every year.

The JCC East Bay Preschool program is seeking warm and loving preschool teachers for their play based preschool program. We are looking for a teacher who is available from June 24 - July 31 for a short summer session, and the position will possibly extend into the fall school year.

Must have experience working with children ages 2-5.

Must have classroom experience and a commitment to play based learning.

12 ECE units preferred or enrolled in ECE classes.

Familiarity with Judaism.

Creative, artistic and/or musical abilities highly valued.

A playful spirit is essential.


Hebrew is a plus.

Must be able to sit on floor and chair, stand, walk, move quickly, hear well, speak, & attend to needs of children and lift 50 lbs.

Union, great benefits, vacation, holidays, sick leave, med/dental 90 days

If you are an interested candidate, please describe in a cover letter, why you are uniquely qualified for this position and attach a resume. Send to:

Please note: Prior to confirming your employment, you will be required to pass a fingerprint Live Scan and provide recent proof of a negative TB test.


The JCC East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. JCC East Bay policy prohibits unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. The JCC East Bay complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require particular accommodations during the application and interview process, please inform us of your needs so that we can provide accordingly.

Business Overview

Our Story

The JCC of the East Bay provides a comfortable and warm gathering place for Jews wishing to affirm their cultural and ethnic origins. Our members and visitors represent all facets of the Jewish community and many are unaffiliated with other Jewish organizations or synagogues. All programs emphasize and celebrate Jewish values and culture, and are open to everyone. Together, with an active Board of Directors, our dedicated staff, and our strong and active volunteer teams work together to build a strong community.


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