After School Teacher - Benefits Included!

  • Oshman Family JCC
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Oct 30, 2018
Full time Education

Job Description

Seeking full-time year-round After School Teacher


What do benefits, membership to a state-of-the-art fitness center, up to 20 paid

holidays, and working at the OFJCC have in common? Read below to find out!



Are you a childcare professional looking to make a difference? Then this might be the place for you! As a Club J Teacher, you will create and implement structured programs and promote learning in a licensed after school program serving children in grades K-6. You will be an active member in a dynamic team focused on serving our community and raising a future generation of leaders. You will receive benefits plus perks that include complimentary membership to our on-site, state-of-the-art Fitness Center.


What you’ll do: Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with curriculum and program design as necessary on an ongoing basis
  • Plan, supervise and implement developmentally appropriate experiences for the after school program
  • Create a consistent learning environment that provides for emotional, cognitive, social and physical growth in children
  • Maintain up to date records for enrollment, communication logs, child observation documents and parent communication
  • Oversee the daily procedures of the Club J afterschool program to ensure smooth daily operations
  • Assist in design interest areas to provide choices, opportunities for safe risks and challenge children to interact, learn, create and thrive while corresponding with the development and individual needs of each child
  • Responsible for daily attendance of children
  • Pick up children and safely transport them back to Club J
  • Communicate ongoing with staff to establish and maintain systems of shared supervision
  • Assist with compliance with Community Care Licensing Regulations
  • Coordinate monthly fire frills, earthquake drills and annual disaster drills
  • Handle and address parent concerns and questions promptly and appropriately
  • Be a role model to children and staff by maintaining a positive attitude when interacting with children


About you: Qualifications & Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED; Associate Degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience teaching in a licensed child care center or comparable program
  • 1 year of experience in youth program development
  • 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD) units or units recognized by Community Care Licensing as qualifying in an afterschool setting
  • Associate Teacher Permit or Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission of Teacher Credentialing
  • Cleared Background Check (Fingerprints, Child Abuse Index Check and Medical/TB exam)
  • Valid and appropriate California Driver License
  • Safe driving record which meets the OFJCC insurance requirements
  • Pediatric First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate information clearly (written and oral)
  • Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities when required
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment


Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Up to 20 paid holidays plus PTO
  • Additional offerings include free membership to our state-of-the-art fitness center for you and your family, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, discounts galore and much more!


If interested and qualified, please send cover letter and resume to

Or give us a call at (650) 223-8644 for more information.

When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.

Deadline to Apply

November 25, 2018