Part Time

Kids Klub Head Teacher/Counselor

JCC of Greater New Haven 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge CT

OVERVIEW

Head Teacher will work with program manager for the Kids Klub program, which runs 3:00-6:00pm on normal school days and provides care during delayed openings and half days. This individual is responsible for excellent care of children ages K-6, communication with parents and school officials, set up and breakdown of the space, and directing staff on daily activities. As head teacher, this individual will be left in charge of the program on days the manager is not at the facility and will act as a second in command person when the manager is there.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 letters of recommendation from previous employers
  • Resume
  • Head Teacher Certification
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification

The following items must be completed prior to hiring:

  • Physical
  • TB Test
  • Health Status Form
  • Finger Prints (2 sets) Blue and Green forms only

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring the safety and security of children at all times
  • Signing children in & out
  • Helping children with homework
  • Setting up and cleaning up snack
  • Participating in all activities (room and gym)
  • Picking children up from classes (town hall and throughout the school)
  • Clean up: Sweeping floor, Spraying and wiping down tables, Putting all games away
  • Supervising children during special activities such as pool and playground
  • Participating in continuing education requirements
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Communicating with supervisor
  • Keeping physical and health status form up to date (every two years)
  • Maintaining professional demeanor including language, physical conduct, and overall attentiveness)
  • Refrain from personal phone calls or texting during program hours
  • Appropriate dress attire with nametag (no shirts with alcohol/beer, or other inappropriate logos etc.)
  • Flexibility- things can change on a day to day basis
  • Mandated reporter training

References are a must and background checks will be conducted.

The JCC/Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven is a non-denominational, EEO/AA employer. We encourage individuals of all faiths and backgrounds to apply.