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Afterschool Substitute Teacher
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

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Afterschool Substitute Teacher

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

Job Summary

Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 5 days ago
Job Role
Substitute Teacher, Afterschool Teacher
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education

Job Description


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 600 children at two public schools in Oakland, and at our /CC 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.

We are currently seeking teachers for our Berkeley and Oakland sites, including our Kids Club at Joaquin Miller School in Oakland. We are also looking for substitutes for all the above locations.

Position Summary

The Afterschool Teacher participates in all functions of the Afterschool programs. Teachers prepare & direct weekly enrichment classes based on personal passions & skills. JCC East Bay welcomes qualified participants of all backgrounds and identities.

Example of Duties

  • Supervise children, including strong attention to health, safety & planning, preparation & implementation of developmentally appropriate programs for children-grades K-5. 
  • Effectively & professionally communicate with parents.
  • Participate with team in weekly staff meetings & scheduled programs.
  • Assist with daily pick-ups from schools.
  • Support maintaining all afterschool spaces in an organized, clean & operational manner.


  • Experience working with children grades K-5; plan & deliver age appropriate activities.
  • Be at least 18 years old & a High School graduate. Completion of college courses preferred.
  • Committed to development, creation & modeling positive children's learning environments.
  • Able to work well with others as an effective team member.
  • California Driver's License Class C required; Class B license especially welcome.

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

Note: prior to confirmation of your employment, you will be required to pass a background check, provide proof of recent negative TB test, & proof of MMR vaccination. 


The JCCEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer& makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. JCCEB policy prohibits unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, & local laws. The JCCEB complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act & is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require particular accommodations during the application/ interview process, inform us of your needs & we will accommodate. 

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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