Thank you for your interest in joining the Solomon Schechter Day School team! At Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago, we ignite our students’ Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potential, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.

We are currently welcoming applicants for the following positions to help fulfill our mission:

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  • Early Childhood Educator

    This maternity leave position will begin mid-February 2021 and is approximately 29 hours per week. The position may convert to permanent full-time if the right candidate is found.

    Teachers at the Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center work with 2, 3, 4 or 5-year-old children and create learning environments that support the social, emotional, cognitive, and intellectual growth of young children. Teachers establish trusting relationships with children, parents, and colleagues. Teachers support and follow the ECC's vision and philosophy and participate in reflective practice.
    Teachers are responsible for:
    • Preparation of a classroom environment that supports children's learning and growth
    • Attention to aesthetic approach in creating the environment
    • Creating explorations that guide the children's learning and support the school's mission to educate young Jewish children
    • Documentation of children's learning
    • Project work
    • Communication with parents
    • Maintaining a clean, well organized, fully supplied classroom
    • Visible learning displays
    • Attending faculty meetings and participate in professional development
    • Implement a social-constructivist approach in the classroom
    • Provide a joyful and safe environment for young children
    • Familiarity with Reggio, Emergent, Constructivist, and Project Approach to teaching

    Qualifications / Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in early education or education from an accredited university, masters degree preferred
    • Teaching certificate
    • DCFS Lead Teacher qualifications
    • Experience preferred, but not necessary
    • Comfortable with Hebrew speaking preferred

    Our mission:

    At Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago, we ignite our students’ Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potential, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.
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A partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community.

We appreciate the generous assistance provided by the Bernard Heerey Family Foundation Seventh Grade Scholarship Program for our Schechter families.  Solomon Schechter Day School accepts students and parents of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Administrative Office
: 3210 Dundee Road  Northbrook, IL 60062  847.498.2100