Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School seeks an associate teacher to work with our early childhood classroom teachers beginning in the fall of 2018. This relationship provides the associate teacher with hands on experiences in teaching, curriculum planning, classroom management, documentation, and collaboration.
Assist in teaching, guiding, inspiring, and nurturing children in the early childhood program.
Assist in differentiating instruction for a wide range of students’ abilities and interests.
Support the Lead Teachers in the documentation of student learning and growth throughout the school year.
Assist with the preparation and/or organization of teaching materials.
Collaborate with Lead Teacher, Specials Teachers, and other Associate Teachers.
Supervise students at recess, lunch, and dropoff/pickup.
Speak professionally and respectfully with parents and caregivers.
Supporting before and/or after school supervision/programming.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience working with children.
Energy and the desire to learn and explore with teachers and children.
Awareness of Reggio inspired/Constructivist philosophy and approach.
Awareness of early literacy and math instruction.
Ability to embrace technology and new ways of extending students' learning and creative capacities; knowledge of iPads preferred.
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and administration to support and extend the objectives of the curriculum.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Appreciation of a diverse, pluralistic Jewish community.
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40 pound child.
Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl.
About Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School (www.bernardzell.org) is an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century where academic purpose, collaborative learning, and deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world. A pluralistic community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious beliefs and observance. The school combines Jewish learning and tradition with the best of innovative educational practice in a challenging and nurturing learning environment.