Early Childhood Teachers, Assistant Teachers and Substitutes

Position Type: 
Assistant Teacher
Organization Name: 
Florence G. Heller JCC
Job Location: 
City of Chicago North of Eisenhower
Contact Information: 

Some Jewish knowledge and background helpful (but not required); experience working with children, excellent classroom/group management skills and the ability to think creatively and work as a team a must!

Specific requirements vary between Lead and Assistant Teachers.

To learn more and apply, visit www.gojcc.org/careers

Location: Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 Melrose, Chicago, IL

Type 04 Certification required: 

Are you are seeking to join and Early Childhood environment where children are cherished and communities are built?  JCC Chicago is the place for you!

We value children and nurture their sense of wonder and curiosity.  Feel the joy as you foster learning and growth from the questions, explorations and experiences of those you teach and care for.

At JCC Chicago, you have the entire JCC behind you. With a senior team of early childhood experts including a child psychologist, onsite directors and licensed social workers, you will find the resources you need for a positive classroom environment and professional success.  In addition, all seven JCC schools are NAEYC accredited and licensed by DCFS.

We are currently interviewing highly qualified candidates for these openings at the Florence Heller JCC:

  • 2's: Lead Teacher (M-F 2:00-6:00pm)
  • 3's: Assistant Teacher (M-F 2:30-6:00pm)
  • 4’s: Assistant Teacher (M-F 9:00am-1:30pm)
  • Substitutes: Variety of days/times

Opportunities also available at our Skokie, Northbrook and Lake Zurich locations


  • JCC Program Discounts
  • Sick Time
  • Jfit Membership
  • Waiver of JCC Program Registration Fees

Work, on average at least 22.5 hours/week and also receive

  • Vacation Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension

At 30 hours or more/week, on average, additionally receive

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Optical Insurance
  • Disability Insurance