Full Time


JCC GREATER Boston 333 Nahanton Street, Newton MA

JCC Greater Boston in Newton, MA is currently seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Teacher to join our team. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with students of all ages and backgrounds, with a focus on providing a positive, nurturing environment that fosters learning and growth. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, dedicated educator with a passion for helping students achieve their full potential. As a Teacher at JCC Greater Boston, you will have the chance to inspire and engage students while developing educational programs that promote social, emotional, and academic growth.

JCC Greater Boston is deeply committed to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of each constituent. We welcome staff and participants from diverse backgrounds. While being proudly Jewish, we strive in every way to provide an open and welcoming setting for all, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs, or background. We are guided by JCC Greater Boston’s core values - Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration, and Transformation - which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.

Eligible for $1,000 sign-on bonus

This posting is for a full-time, salaried Teacher. There are opportunities in the Infant, Toddler and Preschool classrooms. The starting salary for this position is $47,940-$53,040. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity. JCC Greater Boston also has openings for part-time Teachers with multiple shift options.

In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children’s futures, the JCC Greater Boston provides competitive exempt compensation packages for full time salaried Teachers. Benefits include:

• Once a new educator has joined our team and community for 6 months, he/she/they will be eligible for the Signing Bonus of $1,000
• Competitive salary
• Health insurance
• Flexible spending account
• Group life insurance
• Long term disability
• 403(b) retirement plan
• Support of a child development specialist
• Discounted child care at JCCGB Early Learning Centers and afterschool program
• Discounted JCCGB camp tuition (50-100% off)
• Generous paid time off
• A free membership to the JCC Greater Boston facility in Newton – offering virtual and in person programs including indoor swimming, many fitness classes and workout facilities as well as discounts to many JCCGB events, classes, outdoor pool and more
• Engaging professional development opportunities including 7 development days per year
• Outstanding classroom environments, materials, and outdoor play and nature spaces
Benefits are subject to review and change by the Organization.

• Create a safe and nurturing environment where children can play, learn, and take risks
• Maintain full responsibility for the smooth running of the classroom environment
• In partnership with Early Learning Center Directors and peers, co-create a collaborative, dynamic, positive, and innovative classroom culture.
• Work in partnership with JCC leadership and other departments to support JCC Greater Boston organizational goals and model JCC values
• Partner and communicate with families to ensure the best care and education for the children
• Design and implement curriculum
• Complete observation and document assessments regarding children’s progress
• Adhere to all EEC regulations as well as NAEYC guidelines

• EEC certification required
• A love of children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
• Strong organizational skills, including teamwork, relationship-building skills, the ability to multitask, the ability to manage situations effectively and diplomatically
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability and commitment to build strong relationships with families, co-workers, ELC leadership, and JCCGB colleagues
• Commitment to create and foster a dynamic environment where play and learning are a top priority
• Computer literate

ADA Statement: Individuals must possess these criteria for knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation and using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Organization Information
JCC Greater Boston is a nonprofit organization with roots in earlier Settlement Houses and Young Men’s Hebrew Associations; JCC Greater Boston today offers a wide range of services and program activities throughout the Greater Boston region (~50,000 individuals annually in 98 communities). The organization provides a variety of programs and services to children and adults in the Greater Boston Jewish community including: preschools, day camps, a regional model of Jewish family engagement, a fully equipped fitness and aquatic center, arts and culture classes, performances, lectures, and Jewish holiday celebrations.
Our vision is to create a vibrant and evolving Jewish community where everyone belongs. Our mission is to be at the heart of that community by:
• creating a thriving community that nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships
• welcoming a growing and increasingly diverse set of individuals and families from all over Greater Boston
• supporting the building of unique identities rooted in Jewish values and deeper connections to Jewish life
• nourishing minds, bodies, and spirits through dynamic, innovative, and accessible experiences, and expanding engagement by partnering closely with other organizations to ensure the continuing vitality of our community as a whole

JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff, children, and program participants very seriously. On an ongoing basis, we align our operating procedures with guidance from the CDC and the state. In response to current local public health situations, our practices have previously included, and in the future may include, ensuring proper physical distancing, sanitation, hygiene, vaccination requirements, and use of face coverings to promote the health of our staff and program participants.
To learn more about what makes JCC Greater Boston a wonderful place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.bostonjcc.org/careers/

To Apply
JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to share your talents with a wonderful community and a great team, please send a cover letter and your resume to ELC-hiring@jccgb.org.

JCC Greater Boston is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich a diverse environment, we actively encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.