Employment Opportunities Join our team! Camp Nurse Summer Days at the J is a traditional day camp located in southern Westchester County, at the JCC Mid-Westchester. We are seeking a motivated, dedicated and trustworthy Camp Nurse to care for our campers (ages 2-entering 1st grade) throughout the summer. Must make a full summer commitment (June 26-August 11). Summary The Camp Nurse will evaluate and treat campers for minor injuries and illnesses, supervise and insure implementation of medication policies and procedures at camp, keep a log of Health Center visits, give supportive advice to counselors and other camp staff if requested, and identify health problems serious enough to require a physician’s attention. Key Responsibilities and Expectations · Oversee the health and wellness of campers which may include children with life threatening allergies, diabetes, seizure disorders and asthma. · Provide medical attention to campers with general health concerns and document in Health Log. · Distribute and record camper medications. · Maintain Health Center record and medical forms. · Communicate specific camper health needs (allergies, special diets) to staff and maintain frequent communication with parents. · Communicate with Camp Director about camper health issues Send email See full job description Physical Therapist (Contract) The Physical Therapist (PT), as a member of the educational team, supports the education of students suspected of and/or diagnosed with a disability in their least restrictive environment. Qualifications: • Criteria as set by State Certification Authorities: NYS Physical Therapist License • Driver’s License (preferred) • Pediatric experience Functions: • Ensures safety of students • Implements and provides direct intervention services • Administer assessments and interpret the data • Maintains student service, administrative and other departmental records in accordance with the district, state and federal policies • Adhere to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice • Develop and implement intervention strategies • Evaluate and report on student progress • Communicate, collaborate and consult with school staff, parents, administrators • Provide consultation to classroom and special education teachers • Seek regular opportunities for professional growth • Provide guidance to students to promote their educational development • Assist the administration in implementing all procedures and rules governing students with disabilities • Observe ethics, exhibit professional behavior, emotional stability and sound judgement • Maintain respect for confidential information (student educational/medical records and assessments, including psychological evaluations) Send email See full job description Lead Nursery School Teacher The Early Childhood Center at the JCCMW is hiring a Lead Nursery School Teacher who will be responsible for the general supervision and management of a group of children and will work in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Nursery School Director. This candidate must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well with children and be willing to fulfill the job responsibilities in accordance with the programs philosophies. This candidate must be able to maintain a professional manner towards the children, families and co-workers at all times and be able to communicate professionally and openly. The person selected for this position must possess the educational requirements of a lead teacher as outlined by the program's licensing agency (minimum of a CDA is required). Send email See full job description Nursery School Teaching Assistant Responsible for the general supervision and management of a group of children, and will work in cooperation with and under the supervision of the teacher for that group. Key Responsibilities and Expectations: · Assist, plan, and implement the daily program under the direction of the lead teacher. This includes planning activities for the children. · Assist in planning, preparing, and caring for the environment. Make any suggestions that may benefit the program. · Assistant teacher is responsible to fill in for the teacher as needed. · Be familiar with all health and emergency policies of the program and be ready to implement them if necessary. · Help with general housekeeping tasks. · Assist the teachers in all appropriate ways. Ask questions if necessary. Continuous questions regarding the same topic are not necessary. · Treat all children with dignity and respect and allow for individual differences. Deal with the children's individual needs and assist other staff with appropriate techniques. This may include diapering and/or taking a child to the bathroom. · Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences. Provide the director with documentation in accordance with licensing agency. · Show initiative in the improvement of early childhood education, our program, and our curriculum. · Supervise and interact with children in all activities. Maintain appropriate communication with staff, children, and families at all times. · Be physically capable of performing all early childhood responsibilities involved in setting up, daily activities and clean up. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to sitting on the floor, swimming with children, carrying a gallon of milk, lifting a child off playground equipment if necessary, taking chairs off tables, etc. · Inform the lead teacher or supervisor of any concerns or observations of a child or the environment that may be of interest or importance. · Maintain an open, warm, and very professional relationship with all families. Be available for parent/teacher conferences as needed. Send email See full job description Special Education Early Childhood Teacher Demonstrate knowledge of Individualized Education Plan (IEPs) and ability to monitor progress in meeting IEP goals. Experience writing IEP progress reports and Annual Review Reports in accordance with regulations. Follow New York State curriculum guidelines to develop written appropriate lesson plans that take into account each child's individual learning needs. NY State Certified Special Education license for students with disabilities birth to 2nd grade Keep a daily lesson plan log. Design the classroom to facilitate child exploration and social interaction while eliminating safety hazards. Utilize a multi-sensory teaching approach to encourage development of each child's language skills. Provide a structured learning environment that operates within a positive based behavioral support methodology. Encourage socialization and physical play in children. Supervise classroom teacher assistants/teacher aides and serve as a role model to meet the goal that all students have appropriate and positive learning experiences. Communicate regularly with parents and therapists. Participate in weekly staff meetings. Collaborate with Toward Tomorrow teachers, therapists, and other staff to maintain a positive team approach. Follow the health, safety, confidentiality, emergency and other protocols of the Toward Tomorrow program and the JCC of Mid-Westchester Nursery School (including the Medicaid Compliance Plan and JCCMW Nursery School Toward Tomorrow Staff Handbook.) Send email See full job description Camp Counselor Summer Days at the J (Summer 2023) is a traditional day camp located in Southern Westchester County, at the JCC Mid-Westchester. We are seeking motivated, dedicated and trustworthy Counselors to help guide our campers (ages 2-entering 1st grade) throughout the summer. Must be willing to work hard, be a role model for others and participate in all summer activities (including swim). Must make a full summer commitment (June 26-August 11). Must be 16 years of age or older Identify and meet camper’s needs Supervise campers throughout all camp programs Carry out camp programs and goals Guide group and campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities Set positive examples for campers (be a role model) Assist and participate appropriately when group is at a specialty Maintain good public relations with campers and parents Follow all camp rules and regulations Send email See full job description Special Education Teacher Assistant NY State Dept of Education Certificate - Special Education Teaching Assistant Assist head teacher in developing and carrying out lesson plans Facilitate child exploration, play and social interaction Assist with daily classroom set up and routine safety/sanity procedures Assist students with self-care skills Assist head teacher in providing a structured learning environment that operates within a positive based behavioral support methodology Participate in monthly staff meetings. Assist head teacher in data collection and documentation Collaborate with Toward Tomorrow teachers, therapists, and other staff to maintain a positive team approach. Follow the health, safety, confidentiality, emergency and other protocols of the Toward Tomorrow program and the JCC of Mid-Westchester Nursery School (including the Medicaid Compliance Plan and JCCMW Nursery School Toward Tomorrow Staff Handbook.) Send email See full job description Certified Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) The Certified Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), as a member of the educational team, supports the education of students suspected of and/or diagnosed with a disability in their least restrictive environment. The Physical Therapy Assistant implements and provides intervention services under the supervision of a Physical Therapist. Send email See full job description Lifeguard Positions Lifeguards monitor pool activities and ensure member safety. Lifeguards need to possess knowledge of rescue procedures and emergency medical procedures. To help prevent incidents, lifeguards must enforce all safety guidelines as outlined by JCC Mid-Westchester. To ensure safety, lifeguards must remain alert throughout an entire shift. To gain a lifeguard job, applicant must hold an ARC lifeguard and CPR/AED certification. A lifeguard may need to complete a preemployment physical and a skills test. Additional job duties a lifeguard performs include preparing activity and incident reports and performing pool maintenance. Competitive hourly rates based on experience. To apply, please email your resume. Send email See full job description Gymnastics Instructor Provides instruction in Gymnastics Department, which includes preschool and school-age curriculums. Max hours: 25 per week (based onsite; all staff meetings included) Days: Three to five per week (including weekends) Compensation: $15–$20 per hour (based on experience). Send email Competitive Gymnastics Coach The successful candidate will provide instruction within the Gymnastics Department. This will include sharing the vision for our USAG competitive curriculums and competitions, learning and teaching routines, constructing lesson plans per level and group, following the head coach’s lead for all practices, and evaluating gymnasts throughout the year. This is a part-time role (up to 30 hours per week). The successful candidate will be available to work three to six days per week, including some weekends. Must be at least 18 years of age Must hold the following certifications or be prepared to qualify for them through the JCC during training: USA Gymnastics Competitive Coach Safe Sport Tough Coaching or Emotional Abuse Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction CPR/AED JCC Mid-Westchester is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Job Type: Part-time Salary: $18.00–$25.00 per hour Send email Sunday/Funday Group Leaders The JCC Special Needs Enrichment Services seeks part-time group leaders for our Sunday/Funday program. Sunday/Funday is an all-inclusive, social-skills enrichment program carried out through art, music, gymnastics, creative movement, and active play to help our youth with developmental disabilities cultivate friendships and further develop their social skills and pragmatic communication skills. Group leaders supervise children in recreational activities, oversee behavior management strategies, and work with recreational specialists to adapt and plan suitable activities to meet the specific needs of each individual child and to promote inclusion within the entire group. Program operates on selected Sundays from 8:30 AM to Noon, including 24 Sundays during the academic year and six Sundays during the summer. Candidates must be comfortable working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Job Type: Part-time Salary: $20.00–$25.00 per hour Send email JCC of Mid-Westchester is an equal-opportunity employerand will consider all qualified candidates without attention torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, or veteran or disability status. Stay up to date Sign up for our newsletter New things are happening every month at the JCCMW! 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