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Early Childhood Lead Teachers
JCC Chicago
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Chicago seeks dynamic, dedicated Lead Teachers to join our amazing team!

Be part of a team of educators, social workers and specialists who support the whole child through a developmentally appropriate curriculum that embraces Jewish life and complements what happens at home.

We are committed to excellence, providing strong professional development opportunities and nature-inspired classrooms that allow our staff to be their most creative selves!With our ongoing commitment to maintaining the highest NAEYC standards, we and are looking for those who are enthusiastic about guiding each child to reach their full potential.In this role, you will:

DAYS/HOURS:
Various morning, afternoon and full day shifts available


Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum six hours on Early Childhood college credits.
  • Associates or Bachelors degree or higher in Early Childhood, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
  • OR

  • The equivalency of an Associates degree in Early Childhood, defined by NAEYC as at least 60 college/university credits with at least 30 college credits in Early Childhood, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
  • OR

  • A Bachelors degree n any discipline with at least 36 college/university credits in Early Childhood, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education.

  • OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 20 years of age.
  • A love for children and a passion for helping them reach their full potential.
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where children's curiosity is encouraged and celebrated.
  • Agency Information:

    Our GPS is set to J.

    We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose.

    With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in very life we touch.

    Led by our dynamic and forward-thinking Executive Team, JCC Chicago enriches lives and builds community through vibrant, meaningful experiences.We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose.With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in every life we touch.

    JCC Chicago is the largest JCC system in North America, with more than 800 staff in over 15 diverse locations across the metropolitan area.Our core program offerings include Early Childhood Education, Children and Family Engagement Programs, J at School, Sports & Recreation, Aquatics, Arts & Ideas, Day Camps and Overnight Camp.