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Preschool Teachers - NOW HIRING!
JCC Chicago
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Chicago is now hiring, dedicated Lead Teachers to join our amazing Preschool teams in Chicago, Evanston, Glencoe, Northbrook and Lake Zurich, IL for Fall 2021!

Our educators are supported by strong leadership, in-house social workers and enrichment specialists, and are inspired by our commitment to 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.

Morning, afternoon and full day and substitute positions available

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates or Bachelors degree or higher in Early Childhood, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education.


The equivalency of an Associate's degree in Early Childhood, defined by DCFS as at least 60 college/university credits including at least 6-12 college credits in Early Childhood, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education.


25,000 - 35,000

Agency Information:

Classrooms are the first community.

When we speak about community, we speak about places of sharing, learning, growing and connection. For some 800 young children in the Chicago area, the first community begins in JCC Chicago's Early Childhood program.

Every classroom is an extraordinary learning community that inspires a love of learning and a celebration of Jewish identity in every child. Our renowned staff work closely with each child as they explore music and art, embrace nature and the outdoors, and engage in active learning, laying a foundation of a life-long learner.

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

In a time of growth and innovation, we welcome you to join us in building your career, as we build a stronger community.