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Early Childhood Center Staff Positions Available

Are you passionate about teaching young children? Would you love a work environment that is positive and energetic? A place where your time, enthusiasm, and skills are appreciated?  The I.J. and Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Center is now hiring for full-time and part-time teachers in our Preschool and Kindergarten Programs.  Our classrooms are developmentally appropriate learning environments accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Preschool Teacher/Assistant Teacher

Preferred qualifications for this position are:

  • Minimum education requirement as teacher: Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child and Family Studies, or related field with ECE coursework
  • Minimum education requirement as assistant teacher: Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or equivalent 
  • Experience working in an early childhood education setting
  • Knowledgeable about developmentally appropriate practice

Please send your resume to Early Childhood Center Director, Cristina Barrera, for consideration.

PM Extended Staff

Preferred qualifications for this position are:

  • Available for 15-35 hours per week, during the afternoons until 6:15 pm Monday-Friday.
  • Experience working with two- to six-year-old children is preferred
  • Knowledgeable about developmentally appropriate practice

Benefits include:

  • JCC Family Membership Program discounts, including an ECC/Camp K’Ton Ton tuition discount
  • Paid planning time, staff meetings, and events
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development funds
  • Health and dental insurance (for full-time positions)
  • 403B retirement plan Life insurance

Please send your resume to Early Childhood Center Director, Cristina Barrera, for consideration.

Early Childhood Center Inclusion Specialist

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, 12-15 hours per week


SUPERVISED BY: Early Childhood Center Director

Responsible for integrating students with special needs into as full participation as possible in an inclusive preschool/childcare classroom setting.

Bachelor’s degree in Special Ed., or related field preferred. Experience with early childhood development preferable.

Knowledge of categories of exceptionalities for special education and appropriate educational practice. Coaching and mentoring Early Childhood Center staff.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with children and their families, and education professionals. Interact in a positive manner with other staff members. Must relate well to children. Ability to implement IEP’s, IESP’s, and preschool services plans, and work in a team with families and staff. Must be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the Center’s philosophy and goals.

Computer, Copiers, digital cameras, printers, video cameras.

Must be able to lift preschool age children up to 50 lbs.

Please send resume to the Early Childhood Center Director, Cristina Barrera at  

Caregiver in Hourly Child Care

In this position a caregiver is expected to spend time caring for children and interacting while they play with friends, sleep, eat snacks, and learn positive and appropriate interactions in a group of friends. It is a drop in facility where parents are required to stay onsite and children are allowed to stay for a two hour time frame. Children range in age from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. This position requires someone who has had experience working with young children and is loving, nurturing and a good communicator. All caregivers must have a current CPR and First Aid certification as well as a Food Handler’s permit. This position requires 10 hours of training yearly and attendance at a monthly staff meeting. 

Hours and Shifts available:

T-W-TH 9-4pm

Benefits include: Single Membership to our Health and Fitness Center

Contact: Send resume or interest letter to  801-581-0098 ext. 139

Afterschool (Club J) Counselor

The I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center (JCC) is looking for experienced individuals (21 years of age and older) to work as counselors in our Afterschool program. You will receive an individual JCC membership to our beautiful center and fitness facility and work in a fun and friendly environment.

Candidates must be available to work from Monday-Thursday from 2:00-6:00 PM and Friday from 12:00-6:00 PM, and be able to pass a background check. Due to driving each day you must also be 21 years old and have a clean driving record.

Ten Reasons to Work at JCC Afterschool:
1. Fun
2. Adventure
3. Field trips
4. Great friends
5. Pool time
6. You get paid to play
7. A place to belong
8. Connect with kids and your inner child
9. Friendships that last a lifetime
10. The best job of your life

For more information and to apply, please contact: 
Jerrad Strand, Youth & Teen Director
 or (801) 581-0098 Ext 116

Center Specialist

Applications are now being accepted for "Center Specialist" positions. Qualified candidates must be friendly, outgoing and energetic individuals who can provide the highest level of service to our members and guests. If you are a "people-person" and would enjoy working with the public on a day-to-day basis, we would like to meet you.

As a Customer Service Representative of the Jewish Community Center you have the opportunity to make a great first impression on first-time visitors and potential members. Simultaneously you will expand our relationship with current JCC members.

Hours & Compensation:
This is a part-time, early morning position. Hours: 4:45AM-10:00AM, Mon-Friday. Starting wage: $9.00/Hr.

Some evening and weekend work is required. In addition, this position receives an individual membership to the JCC and discounts on many programs and events.

The ideal candidate for this position has:
• A background in customer service
• Cash-handling experience
• Hospitality experience
• Basic computer skills
• Basic understanding of Jewish culture (preferred)

Duties include:
• Greeting and assisting JCC members and guests
• Collecting admission fees
• Answering phones
• Selling products and services the JCC offers
• Maintaining cleanliness of the facilities

Jessica Woods, Member Services Administrator
or 801-581-0098 ex. 127

Aquatics Available Positions

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
Provide instructional swimming lessons to children and adults in group and private settings. Assist in day/week camps in coordination with other youth programs at the center.
Minimum Qualifications:  Current American Red Cross WSI certification is preferred, but other certifications will be considered.

Job Description:
Provide a safe and clean environment for all patrons in the pool area. Perform all necessary functions as related to the aquatics department.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of hire.
• Must have current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certifications.
Essential Functions:
• Perform all essential lifeguard duties.
• Respond quickly and efficiently to all emergency situations.
• Assist in cleaning pool, pool deck and other assigned areas.
• Fill out appropriate accident/incident reports.
• Attend all regularly scheduled in-service trainings and staff meetings.

FOR ALL AQUATICS POSITIONS to apply and for more information please contact:
Shannon Hollinger, Health & Fitness and Aquatics Director at , (801) 581-0098 ext. 143