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Lead Preschool Teacher

JCCSF Careers
San Francisco, California, United States
$30 - $32 USD hourly
$30.00 - $32.00 per hour
Salary determined based on years of experience, education level, and ECE units

The JCCSF is seeking experienced and enthusiastic early childhood educators to join our outstanding team at each of our three preschool sites. Lead Teachers have multiple opportunities to grow their leadership skill set while teaching children ages 2-5 years old in a play-based setting inspired by the values of Reggio-Emilia and Jewish learning. Perks of working here include free membership to our state-of-the-art fitness center, excellent benefits, generous paid time off, and much more, see below for details.

We’re currently hiring for the school year beginning August 5, 2024.

ECE Vision Statement:
Our vision is to be an innovative early childhood education program where children, families and educators collaborate to create enriched learning experiences. Our students delight in discovering an early love of learning.
  • Support site teaching team by overseeing teacher coverage, classroom curriculum and environment
  • Facilitate and plan classroom team meetings to support planning and implementing curriculum and family experiences
  • Ensure that health and safety practices as well as the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of children are maintained in their classroom
  • Support teaching team in understanding policies, procedures, and program philosophy
  • Lead and collaborate with teaching team to conduct family conferences and other classroom family events, including any written documentation
  • Write, review and edit all written communication and documentation by classroom teaching team
  • Participate in meetings outside team meetings, such as Lead Teacher meetings or ECE Leadership Team meetings (as invited)
  • Lead professional development for the ECE program and site meetings
  • Observe children who have been identified with needs and attend goal meetings along with site leadership to coordinate services in and out of the classroom
  • As needed, provide oversight of the school in the absence of administration
  • BA in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field;
  • Minimum of 24 ECE units, including the 12 ECE Core Units and 3 units of adult supervision. Candidates with fewer units are encouraged to apply for another one of our open teaching positions.
  • 3 years’ experience teaching preschool in a Reggio Emilia-inspired setting
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication and technology
  • 100 hours of on-site professional development provided each year
  • Free membership to JCCSF gym
  • 50% off many other activities at the JCCSF
  • Family discounts on preschool, camp, swim lessons, and more
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including FSA, supplemental plans, transit, legal plans
  • 403(b) retirement benefits
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation and holiday days
  • Reimbursement for ECE courses
  • Child Development Permit renewal and application provided
  • Opportunities for leadership and upward career mobility
Benefited, non-exempt, collective bargaining position
Lead Teacher
40 hours/week, Monday – Friday