Assistant Teacher, Early Childhood Center Job Opening

Assistant Teacher, Early Childhood Center

Bender JCC

Rockville, Maryland
$10.20 - $15.00 an hour — Full-time, Part-time
Category: Assistant Teacher

The Bender JCC Preschool seeks FT and PT Assistant Teachers for our Jewish Reggio-inspired program.

Major responsibilities involved in creating an educational experience for the students in our school and their families:

  • Participate fully in the school’s nurturing team environment, partnering with ECC Leadership, Teacher and Administrative teams.
  • Prepare, coordinate and support weekly and daily classroom lesson plans.
  • Support the learning and growth of the children in the progressive Reggio environment.
  • Maintain progress reports, regularly communicating with parents to share development information.
  • Plan for and manage the classroom in the afternoons whenever the Lead Teacher is in meetings.
  • Attend and participate fully in biweekly professional development meetings during the workday
  • Assure that snacks are provided to the classroom while maintaining the food prep area and other areas of the ECC are neat and clean.
  • Attend to the personal hygiene of students, as needed.
  • Ensuring the safety and care of the children.


Qualifications include:

  • 90-hour certificate in ECE preferred, or willingness to obtain certificate
  • Knowledge of best practices in early childhood education and a commitment to continued education
  • Strong written and spoken language skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and joyful disposition
  • Experience working with young children
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to lift a child, run with the children and supervise children well
  • Judaic knowledge, Reggio learning, experience with children with special needs a plus.

Full time and part time positions available.