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Position Title:
Assistant Educator - Squirrel Hill
Publish Date:
01/24/2020 00
Brief Overview:
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh Early Childhood Development Center is seeking motivated and enthusiastic professionals for openings as part-time Assistant Educators in Toddler and Preschool classrooms at our Squirrel Hill location.

Should have knowledge of the Pennsylvania STARS program. Should have knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and constructivist social learning theory or a willingness to learn!

Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood with 30 EC credits. Non-related bachelor may apply, however must either be enrolled in an accredited EC program or have the willingness to earn a minimum of an Associates in EC.

A free health membership is included. This position is Monday through Friday and requires a flexible schedule.

All candidates must possess or obtain mandated reporter training, FBI and Act 33/34 clearances.

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer
Expiration Date:
Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting Lead Educator in the classroom oversight and implementation of approved curriculum in the Early Childhood Department.


Assists in overall administration of Preschool Program operations, which include, but is not limited to: oversight of gymnasium and center carpool program responsibilities, special events, etc.
Maintains continuing education requirements, as stipulated by the Department of Welfare and NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children).
Maintains calm, flexible and caring demeanor with children and parents.
Oversees maintenance standards for Preschool rooms and equipment, and ensure compliance with safety and health regulations.
Adheres to Jewish Community Center policies and procedures.
Attends staff in-service training programs, as required.
Attends staff meetings, as needed
Plans age appropriate activities for preschool age children that encourage physical, social and emotional growth.
Maintains a safe and healthy environment according to established standards.
Maintains weekly lesson plans and “what’s happening” sheets.
Prepares progress sheets on individual children and schedule parent/teacher conferences.
Interacts with parents and/or guardians on a daily basis.
Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
Actively maintains and promotes agency customer service standards.
Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.
Actively promote and maintain agency customer service standards.
Ability to verbally communicate effectively with others.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required.
(These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.)
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Required Experience
1-2 years
Required Studies:
Associates Degree
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A free health membership is included.

If Full-time position, medical, dental, vision, 401K, STD, LTD, PTO.

If Part-time position, 401K.
Expected Start/End Time:
8:00 am-4:30 pm
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Not Applicable
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5738 Forbes Avenue

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