ECA Now Hiring Assistant Teacher

Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based thematic curriculum, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children are imparted with the knowledge to succeed.

Our Assistant Teachers…

  • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!

  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all policies, procedures and standards.

  • Help to maintain a safe, fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.

  • Are rewarded with hugs from children and praise from parents every day!

We are looking for candidates that are as passionate about the growth and development of the precious children in our care as we are. We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience working in a licensed childcare facility strongly preferred

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Interested parties may contact Dolores at 561-278-7735.

Auction Baskets Now Up For Bidding

The Auction baskets are now up for bidding!

Please take a moment to view the photos and descriptions of each class’ basket.

The baskets are available for viewing in the Office and will be on display at Very Merry Movie Night on Friday night, 12/9 and at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Wednesday evening, 12/14.

If you would like to place a bid, you may contact Janet in the Office at any time, or place your bids in person at the events.

Bidding ends Wednesday, December 21st, at 3:00 sharp!

(Hint, hint…these make great Christmas presents)

Upcoming Events

December is such a busy month! We've got a lot of fun events coming up, so check them out below.

Thursday, December 8th, 6:30 PM in the Gym: Lower School Christmas Musical           

Children should be dressed in their Christmas best and in their classrooms at 6:00 PM. Our PK - 5th Grade students will sing a selection of favorite Christmas songs and a Christmas musical, "Holiday Song Search". This is a one-of-a-kind performance, so don't forget your cameras!

Children in PK & JK will be signed out from their classrooms after they perform. Kindergarteners will be signed out from the gymnasium at the conclusion of the program.


Friday, December 9th, 6:00 PM on Jones Field: A Very Merry Movie Night

Please join us for a movie night showing of Jim Carrey's "The Grinch" under the stars on Jones Athletic Field! The Parents' Organization is sponsoring this fun family event to raise money for our new playground. Bring your own blankets and chairs or opt for a VIP front row spot! VIP spaces include front row seating, a fleece blanket, and popcorn. General admission is $20/family; VIP seating is $50/family. There will be food trucks, a concession stand, and a beer/wine cash bar.
Please RSVP to Kelly at kdubois@sjsonline.org or 561-732-2045.


Wednesday, December 14th, 7:00 PM in the Church: Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Please join us in the church as we celebrate The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, commemorating the birth of Jesus. The story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus is told in nine short Bible readings from Genesis, the prophetic books and the Gospels, interspersed with the singing of Christmas carols, hymns, and choir music.


Friday, December 16th, 1:00 PM – 6:30 PM at Holy Redeemer Episcopal Church:

Angel Tree Project and Dinner

During the advent Season, our school community joins with Saint Joseph’s Episcopal Church to provide 150 Christmas gifts for needy children in Palm Beach County. We also prepare and serve a Christmas dinner for approximately 100 homeless and poor persons through Holy Redeemer Episcopal Church in Lake Worth. Our Eighth Grade students accompany Pastor Lynne to Holy Redeemer to prepare and serve dinner on the 16th.

We ask each grade in our school community to contribute specific items for the dinner. ECA – 6th Grade items are due to each child’s homeroom by Wednesday, December 14th. 7th and 8th Grade dinner rolls are due to each child’s homeroom by Thursday, December 15th to ensure freshness.

ECA: Any canned item from the list below

PK, JK, & Kindergarten: 1 Dozen Christmas cookies

1st & 2nd Grades: 1 10 oz. Can of Fruit Cocktail

3rd & 4th Grades: 2 14.5 oz. OR 1 28 oz. Can of Green Beans

5th & 6th Grades: 1 28oz. Can of Cream of Mushroom Soup

7th & 8th Grades: 1 Dozen Fresh Dinner Rolls (NOT Heat ‘n’ Serve)

 

 

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Empty Bowls Delray Beach, presented by Old School Bakery and Old School Square, will benefit the Palm Beach County Food Bank. This unique event invites the public to “eat simply, so others can simply eat.” Potters create bowls, bakers provide rustic breads, and chefs donate hearty soups. Guests will share in a simple meal of bread and soup and will receive a hand-crafted bowl as a powerful reminder of all of the empty bowls in the county! A holiday gift pottery sale is also planned.

Mr. Aubrey will be a "Celebrity Server" from 11 AM - 12 PM, so come say hello!

All proceeds go to the Palm Beach County Food Bank to fight hunger in our community. Unable to attend? CLICK HERE to make a donation to the Food Bank.

Sunday, December 4th, 11 am-2 pm, under tent in the Old School Square Park. Tickets: $25.

ECA Pumpkin Auction!

The children at our Early Childhood Academy have once again decorated class pumpkins. These pumpkins will be available to bid on in a silent auction, beginning Wednesday, October 26th at 7:00 AM and ending Friday, October 28th at 11:00 AM. All proceeds benefit Jaguar Fund. If you would like to place a bid, please contact Dolores at 561-278-7735.

Seedlings' paint drip pumpkin.

Seedlings' paint drip pumpkin.

Sprouts' spooky spider light up pumpkin.

Sprouts' spooky spider light up pumpkin.

Blossoms' nail polish pumpkin.

Blossoms' nail polish pumpkin.

Sunflowers' Minnie Mouse pumpkin.

Sunflowers' Minnie Mouse pumpkin.

Jaguar Fund Campaign

Don't forget, our Jaguar Fund campaign is running now through November 18th! Your tuition dollars only cover about 80% of the cost of educating your child. Funds raised via Jag Fund help bridge the gap to pay for professional development, acquire art and music materials, purchase new technology for classrooms, maintain our beautiful campus, and support our athletic department among many things. Please click here today and consider giving; no amount is too small!