Summer Teacher

Our School
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
 The Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC invites passionate and caring educators of all backgrounds to join our family of staff as a Full-Time Summer Early Childhood Teacher at our Gan Ami Early Childhood Education campus in Mequon. The hours are 8:00am-5:00pm. This position works with K4 students.

Position Summary

As a member of our faculty, you will be responsible for the creation of a positive, warm, individualized, nurturing environment for children, which encourages inquiry and open-ended thought. Teachers in our program ensure that children are consistently treated with dignity, respect, and compassion. Teachers also promote, administer, and improve the JCC’s mission statement and goals in functions including program development, compliance with licensing standards, as well as supervision and implementation of the program in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the JCC. The summer teacher is responsible for driving a van with children. The summer teacher will be responsible for transporting students to and from various activities and excursions throughout the summer program. A clean driving record is a must, ensuring the safety and well-being of our students at all times.

A good candidate will have:

  • Genuine love and respect for children and families
  • Willingness to be flexible and be a part of a learning community
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certifications (free training available onsite for hired staff)
  • 25 years or older and clean driving record 

An ideal candidate will have all of the above, plus:

  • 1-2 years of experience in an Early Childhood Education (ECE) center or similar setting such as nanny experience, camp counselor experience, babysitting
  • Strong interpersonal skills within a classroom or school environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of different approaches in ECE and child development

All candidates are encouraged to apply.

About Our School

Gan Ami Early Childhood Education serves families with children ages 6 weeks through K4 at two unique sites – Whitefish Bay & Mequon. Gan Ami is rated by the State of Wisconsin as a Youngstar 5-star provider and has earned national accreditation from the Association for Early Learning Leaders’ National Accreditation Commission (NAC).

Gan Ami is a program of the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, a non-profit social services agency founded upon Jewish ethics and values that is committed to meeting the ever-changing needs of the entire community. Operating out of six facilities throughout Wisconsin, the JCC provides the total community with a forum for open dialogue and offers inclusive wellness, education, and community services for members and guests of all backgrounds.

As a community center, providing a safe and inclusive gathering space is a primary goal – and the JCC is uniquely prepared and trained to ensure that experience even in challenging environments. The health and safety of our family of staff is a top priority.

Visit jccmilwaukee.org/ganami to learn more about our school.


Uniquely JCC Benefits

  • JCC Membership. Every active staff member receives a full JCC membership at no cost which includes membership to our state-of-the-art fitness and aquatics facilities.
  • JCC Program Discounts. Employees receive significant discounts on virtually all programs offered at the JCC including early childhood education, camps, before & after school, fitness & aquatics classes, cultural, and enrichment programs.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call (414) 964-4444 or contact us at hr at jccmilwaukee.org.