May
20
to Sep 1

Employment Opportunity: School Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

School Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

 The Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center (FJECC) at Temple Israel of Boston is a preschool that is devoted to early educational excellence for children between the ages of 21 months and 5 years of age, located in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area. We have an Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant opening for an experienced, highly skilled professional who is looking to join an energetic and creative team. The Office Coordinator will work closely with the Director and Assistant Director in managing the administrative aspects of the school. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Communicating with parents and teaching staff

·         Processing of accounts payable/receivable using QuickBooks Online  

·         Assisting with employee benefits management, answering/directing phone calls

·         Editing and proofreading documents

·         Tracking fundraising and admissions

·         Managing student and parent contact lists using Excel spreadsheets

Candidates will have experience in a school or people-oriented environment with a strong focus on customer service and flexibility. We value a high level of attention to detail with a commitment to accuracy, the ability to work independently, and a warm, welcoming “can-do” attitude.   

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         A minimum of 3 years’ administrative support experience

·         Experience with QuickBooks Online or similar accounting software

·         Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills along with impeccable multi-tasking abilities

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Advanced technical and software skills (Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; Procare or similar school database program – or basic database experience with proven ability to learn school-specific program)

·         Sense of humor and enjoys being around children

 

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, health and dental insurance, paid holidays and time off, and additional benefits.  Visit our website at www.fjecc.org to learn more about our center.

This is a full-time, calendar year position, with optimal start date July 2019.  Send a cover letter and resume to Jenny Gamson, Assistant Director and Director of Admissions, fjeccassistdirector@tisrael.org.

 

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Limited Preschool Openings for September 2018
May
1
to Oct 1

Limited Preschool Openings for September 2018

FJECC at Temple Israel of Boston has limited preschool openings for September of 2018.  Do you have a child who will be between 3.5 and 5 years of age by the end of August?  Do you know of someone who does? We have a few openings in our Preschool classes for September 2018.  Please contact our Assistant Director/Director of Admissions, Jenny Gamson, at fjeccassistdirector@tisrael.org or 617-739-6455 for more information or an application.  Individual tours of the school are available upon request.

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Vanessa Trien Concert
Nov
5
10:00 AM10:00

Vanessa Trien Concert

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Spend your Sunday morning singing, dancing and moving to the beat with Vanessa Trien & The Jumping Monkeys, proudly presented by The Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center (FJECC) at Temple Israel of Boston! Enjoy a concert geared toward young children (ages birth to 5 years) accompanied by fun activities and light snacks, sponsored by the FJECC along with Temple Israel of Boston, The Rashi School and CJP, with thanks to Whole Foods for a generous donation. It’s a morning of fun that can’t be beat!

9:45am: Doors open

10:00-10:50am: Vanessa Trien & The Jumping Monkeys concert

10:50-11:30am: Feel free to stay and continue enjoying activities for our littlest concert goers

 

$25 per ticket per family

Free parking at the MASCO Garage – 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (we will validate paper parking tickets)

We hope to see you there!

 

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Oct
2
to Dec 11

Me & My Parent Program for One to Two Year Olds

The 10-week Fall 2017 session of the Me & My Parent Program will be held on Mondays  from 9:30-10:45 am beginning on October 2th and running through December 11th. This gathering of young children and their parents, led by Mindy Elins, an award winning early childhood Jewish educator, is held at Temple Israel in Room 105, a warm and cozy space created especially for this program.

Parents who have participated in this program have reported that both they and their children had a great time in the interactive environment playing, listening to stories, having fun with puppets, making arts and crafts projects and singing, dancing and using lots of instruments to learn wonderful songs in Hebrew and English.

Cost for the 10-week session is $220 plus a $15 materials fee. The program is a collaboration between FJECC, Temple Israel and Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). Please contact Lisa for additional info or an enrollment form – and if you have relatives, friends or neighbors with 1 to 2 year olds who are not yet affiliated with Temple Israel or our school, please let them know about the program and share Lisa’s contact info with them (lscott@tisrael.org - 617-566-3960 x 148).

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Feb
8
to Apr 26

Me & My Parent Program for One to Two Year Olds

This class is currently full. Stay tuned for news of upcoming classes for 1-2 year olds!

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A 10-week Spring 2016 session of the Me & My Parent Program will be held on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:45 am beginning on February 8th, 2017.  

Class dates: February 8th, 15th; March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; April 5th, 19th & 26th.

Grab your parent and come to Room 105 at Temple Israel on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:45 am for a special 10-week program. Mindy Elins*, an award winning early childhood Jewish educator in the Boston area has developed a curriculum to guide our morning and help us to start off our week in a most amazing way! In a cozy and inviting space, created just for us, we will play, listen to stories, have fun with puppets, make arts and crafts projects and sing, dance and use lots of instruments to learn wonderful songs in Hebrew and English (A snack is included because we are going to need it!). Mindy promises our parents will have a great time in this interactive environment and will be able to sing and dance right along with us – for the rest of the week..

Cost for the 10-weeks session is $200 plus a $15 materials fee.

The program is a collaboration between FJECCTemple Israel and Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). 

Please contact Lisa Scott for additional information or an enrollment form: lscott@tisrael.org, 617-566-3960 x 148.

Please note: Parking will be validated while you are participating in the program. Please park at the MASCO garage located at 375 Longwood Avenue. 

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Nov
6
9:45 AM09:45

Josh & The Jamtones Family Concert

Spend your Sunday morning singing, dancing and moving to the beat with Josh & The Jamtones, proudly presented by The Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center (FJECC) at Temple Israel of Boston! Enjoy a 45 minute concert geared toward young children (ages birth to 3 years) followed by 45 minutes of light lunch and fun activities, brought to you by The Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center (FJECC) at Temple Israel of Boston, the PJ Library, and The Rashi School. Lunch and refreshments generously donated by Bailey & Sage and Whole Foods. It’s a morning of fun that can’t be beat!

9:45am: Doors open

10:00-10:50am: Josh and the Jamtones concert

10:50-11:30am: Activities for our littlest concert goers and light lunch

$25 per ticket per family, available through Eventbrite.

Lunch included.

Free parking at the MASCO Garage – 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (we will validate paper parking tickets)

We hope to see you there!

WHEN

Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 9:45 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

WHERE

Temple Israel, Boston - 477 Longwood Avenue (Nessel Way Entrance – directly across from parking garage), Boston, MA 02215 

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