Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 28-35 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time



Job Title: Associate Teacher

Department: Center for Family Life

Reports to: Director, The Bert and Sandra Wasserman Center for Family Life and Director of Programs for Infants + Young Children

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Date: 11/21/22

Job Overview: Positions are available for the 2022-2023 school year Sept-June in our Turning 2s class for the pre-nursery program.

Turning 2s is designed to be a young child's first drop-off experience in a classroom setting. Our pre-nursery programs are play-based, open-ended classes that encourage exploration, growth and discovery. We strive to create inclusive and engaging environments where children and families can become part of a community and develop lasting connections.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain the safety, happiness, and growth of children in classes.
  • Work collaboratively on a teaching team.
  • Communicate with families through reflection emails, posts of photos, etc.
  • Plan innovative, open-ended, developmentally appropriate, child-centered curriculum
  • Organize and maintain a classroom.


  • Prior experience with young children in a classroom or informal setting.
  • Proactive, open to learning and growing with mentoring from supervisor and co-teachers.
  • Excellent ability to interact, communicate, and build relationships with parents and caregivers
  • Familiarity with Reggio Emilia, play-based and child-centered learning a plus.
  • Knowledge of development and learning for children under 3.
  • Knowledge of Shabbat, Jewish holidays, and values a plus.
  • Certification in infant/child CPR and First Aid a plus.
  • A kind, warm, welcoming, and reflective demeanor.

Salary Range: $28.00-$35.00

Hourly Range: Monday-Tuesday 8:30-11:30 am (class time is 9:00-11:00 am) and additional time for team planning, supervisory, and full staff meetings.

Location and Commitments: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Yael Kahn Pinto at

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
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