Substitute Teacher - Early Childhood Education

 Early Childhood Education

Kim Sucan

Zaban Park

The Weinstein School’s teaching staff has the educational qualifications, knowledge, and professional commitment necessary to promote children’s learning and development and to support families’ diverse needs and interests. A substitute teacher is used on an as needed basis to fill in for teachers when they are absent.  Substitute teachers support the development and implementation of a quality educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school. A substitute teacher should bring a love of children and of learning and commitment to introducing children to a supportive, creative Jewish learning environment, and is well versed in child development.



  • Associate’s Degree or CDA
  • Education relating to care for children under the age of 5
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate to young children and adults
  • Ability to carry out assigned tasks, accepting supervision and acting independently as needed
  • Ability to recognize safety hazards and protect children from harm
  • Meet background check & health requirements
  • Good character and reputation
  • Child CPR & First Aid certification


Teaching & Curriculum

  • Implementation of a balanced and sound daily curriculum
  • Work and play with children, individually and in small groups
  • Nurture physical, spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual growth and development of each child
  • Provide care, protection, and guidance to the children
  • Ensure consistency of the daily curriculum with the school values statement

Administrative & Classroom

  • Provide a cheerful, nurturing, healthy, safe and clean classroom environment
  • Assist in the set-up and clean-up of class activities
  • Maintain storage, organization, and cleanliness of classroom equipment and materials

Any additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director.


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move from standing to crouching to sitting on the floor and back to standing. The employee must be able to use hands and fingers to reach, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and see, talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift children up to 50 lbs. Employee must be able to lift and carry children and equipment, spend time on the floor or child-sized furniture.

They will be expected to clean and maintain equipment and facility and must be able to move throughout the community with children.  The teacher will be working in a busy and occasionally noisy environment. There maybe a number of activities and situations happening at once, and the preschool teacher will have to supervise all children at all times. The preschool teacher may come in contact with children who are ill and /or contagious, and must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents, staff, and themselves. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. aThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.            

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required. The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.