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Yaldaynu (“our children”) is a welcoming neighborhood preschool that provides quality early childhood education. Yaldaynu is a place where excellent education, grounded in the Reggio Emilia and constructivist approach, is seamlessly combined with Jewish values and cultures. We inspire and motivate the children in our school to become caring individuals and confident learners. Yaldaynu strives to instill a true love for learning and Jewish identity. We desire to build a family centered community that imbues learning, curiosity and joy in all that we do.
Part-Time Program Administrator
We are looking for a highly professional individual, who is very well organized, detail-oriented and articulate, to provide administrative support to the Director and Teaching Staff. Candidate must be able to prepare documents and newsletters, manage files, and handle the daily banking requirements.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Admissions: Work with the director and prospective families, scheduling appointments and processing applications
Finance: assists the accountant/bookkeeper with billing, contracts and receivables
Provide general administrative assistance and support to the Director and staff
Draft, photocopy, scan and fax documents
Organization of the day to day school routines and communications
Communicate with parents via phone and email, write weekly newsletter, maintain website & social media
Maintain office and school supplies and place orders when required
Coordinate and organize family/fundraising events with the Director
Interact with the school’s Board of Directors and organize parent volunteers
Handle inquiries professionally and expeditiously
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a professional manner
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain collaborative - working relationships with other employees and the parents and caregivers
EDUCATION: College diploma, B.A.
Background check and fingerprinting through the Department of Investigations
* Judaic Background Preferred
The ideal candidate must:
Have a command of Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and Google Applications
Possess considerable independence, discretion, judgment and initiative
Be flexible and willing to support teachers and administration with various tasks
Takes pride in his/her work and our organization
Has a sense of humor
Please send your resume to Menucha Goldstein, Director: Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Substitute Preschool Teachers
Yaldaynu is currently looking for substitute teachers for the 2019-2020 school year, who will help support our full-time classroom teachers. We are looking for responsible, passionate and creative teachers who have a positive attitude and a love for children.
Hours for substitute teachers are 8:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
Successful completion of background check and fingerprinting with NYC Department of Investigations
Experience with young children
Not Required But a Plus:
Familiarity with progressive educational philosophies, such as Reggio Emilia
Knowledge of and familiarity with Jewish tradition, practice and culture
Please send cover letter and resume, with subject heading: "Name, Substitute Teaching Position" to Yaldaynu's school office at email@example.com.