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Early Childhood Educator – Kinder Kapers

Starts: October 2020

Applications Due: Monday, September 21, 2020 

Downtown Toronto (Annex) Location

 

The Morris Winchevsky School is a secular Sunday Jewish School, focused on social justice. Programs range from pre-school to Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Grades 7/8). Our experiential curriculum explores Jewishness as a civilization with a rich culture, holidays, history and a dedication to ethics.

Summary: Educators are responsible for designing and facilitating experiential lesson plans each week, in consultation with the Education Director. The Education Director provides Educators with a rich database of background, historical and cultural content, multimedia and secular practice ideas. Educators are also responsible for delivering activities at the School’s holiday celebrations, including Sukkot/Sukkes, Chanukah, Purim, Tu B’shvat and others. 

Kinder Kapers is our fun and interactive program for pre-schoolers aged 2.5 to 5 years and their grownups. Sessions are held weekly on Sunday mornings, with themes such as Jewish holidays, Tzedakah, Shalom/Peace and Ritual. Sessions incorporate Yiddish, Hebrew and English songs, movement, arts and crafts, storytelling, puppets, circle time, and play time -- all in the spirit of secular Jewishness. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Bi-Weekly design of a lesson plan in conjunction with the Education Director (each lesson plan is taught for two weeks in a row. To see the schedule, visit our website).

  • Facilitating the implementation of the lesson on Sunday mornings 

  • Participation in periodic professional development activities and team meetings, as necessary

  • Supervision of the Teacher’s Assistant, as they assist in incorporating remote learning into the class.

  • Preparation for and participation in special events and holidays

 

Successful Candidates will have:

  • Preference given to Early Childhood Education graduates or candidates

  • Background in Jewish history, culture & holidays

  • Understanding of a progressive secular Jewish philosophy  

  • Musical ability – Leading a choir or playing an instrument(s) such as guitar and/or ukulele preferable

  • Creative, child-centered approach to teaching

  • Ability to plan and lead craft activities

  • Yiddish and/or Hebrew an asset (not a requirement)

  • Creative, enthusiastic, energetic personality

 

NOTE: Our Sunday School has developed a comprehensive COVID-19 safety plan.

 

This is a permanent part-time position

Sunday mornings, Weekly, October –June. Compensation: $150 per session.

Please email cover letter and résumé to the Hiring Committee c/o repstein@winchevskycentre.org

 

DEADLINE:  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. 

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