The Sabes JCC Early Childhood Center is seeking a warm, gentle, and flexible toddler teacher who has experience caring for children ages 16-24 months. Toddler teachers have the opportunity to support children to develop independence, build vocabulary, and develop a healthy sense of self and safety within a strong community of loving caregivers.


  • Provide high-quality care to our children and families in a manner which reflects the mission and values of the Sabes JCC ECC.
  • Challenge each child to reach their potential, and guide their activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
  • Meet the daily needs of the children through caregiving activities such as diapering, meals, and napping.
  • Assist in the room maintenance to keep the classroom and center a safe, clean, and loving environment.
  • Rotate classroom materials regularly based on the observed interests of the children, ECC monthly Jewish theme, and developmental stage.
  • Foster relationships with toddler families through daily communication regarding activity, growth, and development.


  • College degree or minimum number credits in Early Childhood Education or an ECE related field, or a CDA, in addition to 2 years of experience working with young children in a supervised setting.
  • Have exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Have an even, calm, and positive attitude and demeanor.
  • Have an understanding of Positive Discipline and knowledge of how to implement this philosophy into the toddler classroom.
  • Being Jewish is not required but can be a benefit.


  • Health and Fitness Center Family Membership (group fitness classes, indoor and outdoor pool, sauna, indoor running track, indoor/outdoor sport court)
  • Reciprocity with St. Paul JCC
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Childcare discount
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Monthly Staff Appreciation/Birthday lunch celebrations
  • Numerous Staff Development opportunities throughout the year

Apply today!

Questions: Please contact Deborah Taillon, ECC – Assistant Director at 952.381.3435 or dtaillon@sabesjcc.org .

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