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

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Chicago seeks dynamic, dedicated Assistant 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:

  • Be responsible for the safety and welfare of the children, supervising all children by sight and sound.
  • Work with your teaching team to implement a program that includes elements of the JCC's integrated secular and Jewish curriculum.
  • Provide and maintain an atmosphere which is conducive to emotional and cognitive growth.
  • Establish and maintain good communications and strong sense of community with director, staff and parents.
  • Make families feel welcome by greeting them personally by name and be able to share specific information regarding their child.
  • Foster a collaborative, team-focused atmosphere, both in the classroom, your site and the agency.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and training and development opportunities.
  • Work with your team to maintain NAEYC, DCFS and Illinois state standards.
  • DAYS/HOURS:
    Various morning, afternoon and full day shifts available
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    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.