Principal Responsibilities :
The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) cultivates Jewish culture and values, builds community, and serves people of all ages on the North Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our excellent educational, cultural, and recreational programs create a vibrant, inviting gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages feel at home.
Our warm and caring afterschool program serves 120 children, ages 4-10, and their families. Teachers offer homework help and design a variety of activities that allow for creativity and relationship building, keeping both the children and teachers active and engaged afterschool! Arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming, and special interest weekly electives are highlights of our program.
Teachers collaborate together and enjoy ongoing professional development opportunities as a part of their schedule. In addition to a generous medical benefits package, teachers also receive membership to our Fitness Center including access to group fitness classes, pools, and workout facilities.
Teachers are responsible for creating a warm, inviting and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
Summary : The Teacher Aide is responsible for assisting the teacher in planning and facilitating our Treehouse after-school program for children primarily in grades TK -
5. Programs and activities include weekly swimming, arts and crafts, homework time, science, drama, and themed programming.
Other duties may be assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following :
Cares for, maintains, and requests supplies and equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
Interpersonal / Communication - Focuses on solving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Displays passion and optimism.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of PJCC policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
Safety Observes safety and security procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word processing software and perform email functions.
Employee may be required to work indoors and outdoors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, may become loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The PJCC is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job.
Benefits : Great benefits include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching contribution, holidays (10 to 16 depending on Jewish Holidays), Life, LTD and AD&D, section 125 health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, an Employee Assistance Program, full PJCC membership and access to all athletic facilities for you and your household members, and discounts on various classes, camps, after school program and our award winning pre-school.
Minimum Qualifications :
Education / Experience : Completed 0-6 units of approved Early Childhood Education or related course work. Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit strongly preferred.
2 years related experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus.
CPR / First Aid for Infants, Children and Adults.
Agency Information :
Welcoming with joy people of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds, our innovative Center provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to seniors.
Come work out in our 50,000 square foot Byer Athletic Center; take a class at our Koret Learning Center; create a lifetime of memories for your children at our award-
winning preschool or at Camp Keff.
At the PJCC we believe in a 'Wellness Your Way' approach to overall wellness. Wellness Your Way is an integrated approach to help youth and adults of all ages experience greater well-
being by helping you identify your own, unique wellness formula and create a plan to put that formula to work in your life.
Your personal wellness formula serves your whole life, and it is unique to you. Your formula includes Nourish, Move and Engage activities that are the building blocks of a life well-lived.