Careers at JCDS

Careers at Jeffersonville Country Day School

We give our educators the opportunity to grow, help children grow, and have a rewarding impact building the foundation of our future generations.

Children are our future. If you have a passion to educate children and teach them the skills they will need as they embark on their lives, you’ll love working at Jeffersonville Country Day School.

Careers JCDS

Call Us Today To Join Our Team

(610) 539-7499

 1770 West Main Street Norristown, PA 19403

We’re always looking to grow our strong team. Contact us to get the ball rolling.

Current Openings

TODDLER, PRETODDLER, AND INFANT ASSISTANT

Do you want to be a difference-maker in the lives of young children? Do you have a passion for working with young children? Jeffersonville Country Day School has openings for a teacher’s assistant working with our toddler, pretoddler, and infant classrooms.

Jeffersonville Country Day School (JCDS) is a private academic school serving Norristown and surrounding communities since 1989. As Early Childhood Education leaders, we are making a strong, positive, and lasting impact on children. We are looking for individuals with a passion for working with families and helping us with our mission of providing outstanding Early Childhood Education for young children. Come and join our dynamic team of Early Childhood professionals.

With a small group of children, you can really make a positive impact on the education of young children.

This position requires a team player that can work with co-workers in handling all the daily responsibilities within the classroom.

The lead teacher’s responsibilities require (but are not limited to):

• Providing a safe and nurturing environment through constant supervision.

• Promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each student.

• Create a warm, welcoming environment for children and parents.

• Maintain a fun, interactive classroom that is clean and organized.

• Develop age-appropriate, enriching, and enjoyable lesson plans and activities.

• Present a positive role model for children, along with being encouraging and supportive.

• Maintain a positive, friendly, and professional relationship with co-workers and parents.

• Diaper changing and toilet training.

Job Requirements

• Minimum of 2 years prior childcare experience with young children required.

• An AAS in ECE, CDA, or working towards an AAS, CDA, or BS degree in ECE/child development or related degree preferred**.

• Great opportunity for college students or students in education looking to gain more experience working with young children.

• Current hours are 8:00 – 5:00 Monday to Friday, with the ability to be flexible and have the willingness to work all shifts between the hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

• Candidates must be able to work with all ages of children, from infants to 5 years old

• Knowledge of the Keystone STARS program helpful.

• Bi-lingual in Spanish is also helpful.

JCDS Offers:

• 50% discount on childcare tuition

• Paid vacation after 1 year of employment

• Paid holidays and personal days

• Paid sick days

• Individual retirement account

• Professional development

• Tuition reimbursement

• Excellent work environment

Apply Today!

Please find our employment application below. You can email completed applications to our Director, Lawrence Brown, at larry@jeffersonvillecds.com. You can also fax it to us at (610) 672-9584.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us to learn more about our current employment opportunities. We hope to hear from you soon.

jcds-employment-application

PRESCHOOL TEACHER’S ASSISTANT

As our preschool teacher’s assistant you’ll be planning activities for children, such as storytelling or art projects. Instructing and supervising them in social and developmental activities, helping to feed and change them, and generally provide one-on-one attention when needed. You’ll also help organize the classroom and plan intellectual activities for children, per the lead teacher’s requests.

The duties of a preschool teacher’s assistant include supervision of children, interacting with children, preparing snacks, teaching children about numbers, colors and shapes, helping them get dressed and changing their diapers when needed. They also evaluate students’ social development and physical well-being. Preschool teacher’s assistants should be prepared to take on the role of lead teacher when needed.

Apply Today!

Please find our employment application below. You can email completed applications to our Director, Lawrence Brown, at larry@jeffersonvillecds.com. You can also fax it to us at (610) 672-9584.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us to learn more about our current employment opportunities. We hope to hear from you soon.

jcds-employment-application

PRETODDLER TEACHER

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young children? Do you have a passion for working with young children? Jeffersonville Country Day School has an immediate opening for a lead teacher position working in our pre-toddler room.

Jeffersonville Country Day School is a private academic school serving Norristown and surrounding communities since 1989. We are looking for individuals with a passion for working with families and helping us with our mission of providing outstanding Early Childhood Education for young children. Come and join our dynamic team of ECE professionals.

With a small group of children, you can really make a positive impact on the education of young children.

This position requires a team player that can work with co-workers in handling all the daily responsibilities within the classroom.

The lead teacher’s responsibilities require (but are not limited to):
• Providing a safe and nurturing environment through constant supervision;
• Greet toddlers and their parents warmly and with enthusiasm every day;
• Entertain and educate toddlers by reading to, playing with, and nurturing;
• Diaper changing and toilet training,
• Recording child observations,
• Arts & crafts, playing, and singing,
• Parent communications.

Job Requirements
• Minimum of 2 years prior childcare experience with young children required
• An AAS in ECE, CDA, or working towards an AAS, CDA, or BS degree in ECE/child development or related degree preferred**.
• Great opportunity for college students or students in education looking to gain more experience working with young children.
• Current hours are 8:00 – 5:00 Monday to Friday, with the ability to be flexible and have the willingness to work all shifts between the hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
• Candidates must be able to work with all ages of children, from infants to 5 years old
• Knowledge of the Keystone STARS program helpful.
• Bi-lingual in Spanish is also helpful.

JCDS Offers:
• Individual retirement account
• Paid vacation after 1 year of employment
• Paid holiday
• Paid sick days
• 50% discount on childcare tuition
• Professional development
• Tuition reimbursement
• Excellent work environment

Apply Today!

Please find our employment application below. You can email completed applications to our Director, Lawrence Brown, at larry@jeffersonvillecds.com. You can also fax it to us at (610) 672-9584.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us to learn more about our current employment opportunities. We hope to hear from you soon.

jcds-employment-application

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