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  We are seeking experienced Assistants with a positive attitude, strong work ethic who love to work with children.  Responsibilities include but not limited to:

 - Maintaining a safe, organized, and cleanly classroom


  • Creating an enriching classroom experience with organized curriculum activities, observational assessments, stimulating interactions, caring relationships and patient, loving care

  • Supporting families by building open, constructive relationships- Being a professional, reliable, and positive team member. 


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Seeking Assistant Teacher For Daycare

Sprouts of Joy Daycare has been in operation for 8 years. Sprouts of Joy is committed to its family's and children and run an environment of care and purpose while developing our little sprouts for future academic careers. If you are energetic and looking for long-term employment in a professional / friendly environment, Sprouts of Joy should be your next phone call.

 

Requirements

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related fields / High School Diploma or Equivalent / Full time /

1 week paid vacation after one year.


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Looking for well qualified candidates for an opening shift and a closing shift. Opening is 5am-2pm, closing is 2pm-8pm. Teacher must have Batchelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or be CDA Qualified. Prior expierence required in similar setting. We are an educational facility that is growing and lookng to add to staff members. Must pass full background check. Pay is based off expierence, Please contact Amanda at 708-898-7127


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King's Kiddie Kingdom is looking to immediately hire friendly, professional and motivated early childhood teachers to join our fast growing team. We need DCFS qualified teachers with a current CDA or early childhood COLLEGE credit hours. Assistant Directors must have an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education.


Responsibilities include: implementing the lesson plan, creating age-appropriate activities for children, providing a safe and nurturing environment.


Teachers should be kind, dependable, friendly and a team player!


 



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Early Childhood Twos/ Preschool Teacher -


Ladybug & Friends Daycare and Preschool (LFDP) is a full-day early childhood program serving children 3 to 5 years old. The center is located in the northwest side of Chicago, near Irving Park, and is very close to the Irving Park CTA - Blue Line station as well as Irving Park and several other CTA-bus routes.


Job responsibilities include:



  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children in accordance to The Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) regulations and LFDP’s internal policies and practices.

  • Create a classroom environment in accordance to the program’s goals and philosophy.

  • Follow the LFDP’s curriculum guidelines.

  • Provide opportunities for children to develop emotionally, socially, cognitively, linguistically, physically, and creatively.

  • Respond developmentally appropriate to the children’s needs and behavior.

  • Model positive behavior.

  • Conduct continuous assessment of children’s development though daily observations and bi-annual developmental screenings.

  • Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual parent-teacher conferences.

  • Establish and maintain daily open communication and cooperative relationships with each child’s family.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues.

  • Attend staff meetings and participate in individual reflective supervision meetings.

  • Continue professional development through attending workshops, conferences, and other staff development (a minimum of 15 hours annually).

  • Supervise assistants, aides, and volunteers in the classroom.

  • Keep all appropriate records such as accident reports, attendance and time sheets, written observations of children, and anecdotal notes.

  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations and follow the LFDP’s policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director.


Minimum Requirements:



  • 60 college semester hours with 6 semester hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education OR 1 year of full-time work experience in a licensed childcare or preschool program and 30 college semester hours with 6 semester hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education

  • Commitment to professionalism

  • Dependability and maturity

  • Ability to relate positively with children and adults


Preferred Requirements:



  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development

  • Experience working with DCFS licensed programs


Interested candidates should visit our website at www.Ladybug-Daycare.com and apply for the position through the ‘Career Opportunities’ link located on the bottom right hand corner of the webpage.


Company Description

We believe that children thrive in an environment which values the uniqueness of each child and provides support and opportunities to grow emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically, linguistically, and creatively.

By building on each child’s strengths, interests, curiosity, and desire to learn, we encourage and guide each child to explore, to develop new abilities, and to form close and secure relationships.

Through our developmentally appropriate curriculum and with the support of a highly qualified team, we are committed to engage children in active and meaningful learning to achieve the following goals:

Foster positive self-identity and a sense of emotional well-being
Develop social skills and knowledge
Encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment
Promote language and literacy development
Encourage creative expression and appreciation for the arts
Enhance physical development and skills
Demonstrate and encourage sound health, safety, and nutritional practices
Foster respect for cultural diversity
We consider healthy nutrition, proper rest, and respectful behavior essential for learning and development. When children receive proper nutrition and rest and interact respectfully with teachers and peers, their ability to engage in play and learning activities expands and their social relationships flourish.

At LFDP, we embrace the qualities of our community and incorporate them into our learning environment.


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 This position requires canidadate to have a bachelor in Early Childhood or in another field with at least 30 credit hours in Early Childhood.



  • Must have Experience in a childcare facility

  • Must be willing to attend trainings as they relate to Head Start

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Possess organizational skills for classroom manangement

  • Computer literate

  • Must be able to produce transcripts



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We are looking for an qualified lead teacher on our older infant classroom. The lead teacher will be responsible for maintaining a positive and appropriate educational environment, creating a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of all of our children. The successful candidate will work closely with the Educational director to ensure each child is successful while enrolled in our program.Responsibilities will include:Create developmentally appropriate weekly lesson plansCommunicate with parents about the child's daily activities and developmentMaintain an organized and clean classroomFollow all DCFS and company policies Candidates must:*Must have 2 years of lead teaching in an early childhood setting **Must be Lead qualified through DCFS, 30 total semester hours and 6 in Early Childhood Education OR a current CDA in infant/toddler** Must be up to date and current on medical/TB/Vaccinations** Must provide 3 written references, with contact information**Must provide official copies of transcripts, unofficial to apply**Must provide Gateways registration**Must be a team player, kind and compassionate**Must be flexible and willing to assist co workers**Must be complete all additional company required training'sHourly wage starting at $14 depending on experience and qualification, additional benefits after 6 months of employment


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Come be a part of a dynamic team, at a brand new facility. Applicants must have experience.


Growing Daycare Center in Chicago is seeking a sensitive, energetic, organized and a mature individual who is able to relate well to children and adults/ good communication skills “Must be a Team Player”.


Position Summary:
The Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing the daily program for children; promote the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care.
We are an advanced program and you will be required to teach subjects/materials from Kindergarten thru 1st grade level (Math, Reading, Writing, etc.)


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:



  • Maintain and orderly and safe classroom environment

  • Help children learn to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others

  • Communicate with parents

  • Create Progress Reports

  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:



  • Knowledge of child development and/or early childhood education

  • Ability to interact with children and remain calm

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in teams and individually

  • Ability to always exhibit good judgment, maturity, and stability


If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and contact phone number to vlad@callzteam.com. Please provide a brief introduction and why you would be the best candidate for this position.


Prior to submitting your resume please review the following requirements to insure this position is for you.


1) Must be available the following hours: M-F Part Time (8:30AM-1PM)


2) 1-2 years experience as a teacher, with the following skills:


Curriculum development, classroom management, and lesson planning.etc.


3) Associates/Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education is needed and it is a plus if you have state certification.


 


Center Director:


The center director is responsible for the operation and instructional leadership at the center. She/he trains and supervises staff, sets instructional objectives, and works to build a rapport with parents.


Applicants must meet DCFS Requirments:


Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Rules 407


Section 407.130 Qualifications for Child Care Director


The child care director shall be at least 21 years of age;
The child care director shall have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED);



  • Sixty semester or 90 quarter hours of credit from an accredited college or university with 18 semester or 27 quarter hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development from birth to age 6; OR

  • Two years (3120 clock hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center, 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of college credits with 10 semester or 15 quarter hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development, and proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university until 2 years of college credit have been achieved. A total of 18 semester or 27 quarter hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development is required to be obtained within the total 2 years of college credits; OR

  • Completion of a credentialing program approved in accordance with Appendix G of this Part, completion of 12 semester or 18 quarter hours in courses related to child care and/or child development from birth to age 6 at an accredited college or university, and 2 years (3120 clock hours) child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten or licensed day care center;


Persons who were deemed qualified to serve as a child care director prior to January 1, 1985, continue to be deemed qualified for their position. Directors deemed qualified must still have current Mandated Reporter Training, SIDS, SUID, SBS and other training certificates as required in this Part;
The child care director must successfully complete a basic training course of 6 or more clock hours on providing care to children with disabilities that has been approved by the Department. The day care center shall have on file a certificate attesting to the training of the child care director;
Persons employed as a child care director shall complete this training within 36 months from date appointed as child care director;


A child care director who has completed training prior to employment may have that training approved as meeting the provisions of this subsection (k). A certificate of training completion and a description of the course content must be submitted to the Department for approval;
A child care director who obtains approved training and moves from one day care facility to another shall not be required to take another training course as long as the child care director can provide documentation in the form of a certificate that the training was completed;


A training program approved by the Department in providing care for children with disabilities must include the following components:
A) Introduction to Inclusive Child Care;
B) Understanding Child Development in Relation to Disabilities;
C) Building Relationships With Families;
D) Preparing for and Including Young Children in the Child Care Setting;
E) Community Services for Young Children With Disabilities (including Early Intervention Services).


Primary responsibilities:



  • Manage day-to-day activities at the daycare center.

  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.

  • Work with Teachers to develop academic programs.

  • Work actively with teachers to maintain high curriculum standards.

  • Monitor students and teachers for progress.

  • Train, encourage, and mentor teachers and other staff.

  • Administer record keeping.

  • Supervise teachers and all staff.

  • Maintain rapport with parents.

  • Handle tours and marketing.

  • Formulate mission statements.

  • Establish performance goals and objectives.

  • Explain or answer procedural questions.

  • Hire, train, and evaluate teachers.

  • Visit classrooms and observe teaching methods.

  • Examine learning materials.

  • Review instructional objectives and adjust accordingly.



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Ladybug & Friends Daycare and Preschool (LFDP) is a full-day early childhood program serving children 6 weeks old through 5 years old.


**MUST meet requirements to apply**


Requirements:



  • 60 college semester hours with 6 semester hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education AND

  • 1 year of full-time work experience in a licensed childcare or preschool program and 30 college semester hours with 6 semester hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education

  • Commitment to professionalism

  • Dependability and maturity


Job responsibilities include:



  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children in accordance to The Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) regulations and LFDP’s internal policies and practices.

  • Create a classroom environment in accordance to the program’s goals and philosophy.

  • Follow the LFDP’s curriculum guidelines.

  • Provide opportunities for children to develop emotionally, socially, cognitively, linguistically, physically, and creatively.

  • Respond developmentally appropriate to the children’s needs and behavior.

  • Model positive behavior.

  • Conduct continuous assessment of children’s development though daily observations and bi-annual developmental screenings.

  • Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual parent-teacher conferences.

  • Establish and maintain daily open communication and cooperative relationships with each child’s family.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues.

  • Attend staff meetings and participate in individual reflective supervision meetings.

  • Continue professional development through attending workshops, conferences, and other staff development (a minimum of 15 hours annually).

  • Supervise assistants, aides, and volunteers in the classroom.

  • Keep all appropriate records such as accident reports, attendance and time sheets, written observations of children, and anecdotal notes.

  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations and follow the LFDP’s policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director.


Compensation and Benefits


About Ladybug and Friends Daycare and Preschool:


We believe that children thrive in an environment which values the uniqueness of each child and provides support and opportunities to grow emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically, linguistically, and creatively.

By building on each child’s strengths, interests, curiosity, and desire to learn, we encourage and guide each child to explore, to develop new abilities, and to form close and secure relationships.

Through our developmentally appropriate curriculum and with the support of a highly qualified team, we are committed to engage children in active and meaningful learning to achieve the following goals:

Foster positive self-identity and a sense of emotional well-being
Develop social skills and knowledge
Encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment
Promote language and literacy development
Encourage creative expression and appreciation for the arts
Enhance physical development and skills
Demonstrate and encourage sound health, safety, and nutritional practices
Foster respect for cultural diversity
We consider healthy nutrition, proper rest, and respectful behavior essential for learning and development. When children receive proper nutrition and rest and interact respectfully with teachers and peers, their ability to engage in play and learning activities expands and their social relationships flourish.

At LFDP, we embrace the qualities of our community and incorporate them into our learning environment.


Company Description

We believe that children thrive in an environment which values the uniqueness of each child and provides support and opportunities to grow emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically, linguistically, and creatively.

By building on each child’s strengths, interests, curiosity, and desire to learn, we encourage and guide each child to explore, to develop new abilities, and to form close and secure relationships.

Through our developmentally appropriate curriculum and with the support of a highly qualified team, we are committed to engage children in active and meaningful learning to achieve the following goals:

Foster positive self-identity and a sense of emotional well-being
Develop social skills and knowledge
Encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment
Promote language and literacy development
Encourage creative expression and appreciation for the arts
Enhance physical development and skills
Demonstrate and encourage sound health, safety, and nutritional practices
Foster respect for cultural diversity
We consider healthy nutrition, proper rest, and respectful behavior essential for learning and development. When children receive proper nutrition and rest and interact respectfully with teachers and peers, their ability to engage in play and learning activities expands and their social relationships flourish.

At LFDP, we embrace the qualities of our community and incorporate them into our learning environment.


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Steps to the Future 1 is seeking Employment for full time Lead Teacher, Candidate must have 60 semester credit hours 10, must be directly in early childhood. Must have a passion for children. if your interested in seeking more information call 708-832-2747

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Loving, Caring, Safe environment


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Ladybug & Friends Daycare and Preschool (LFDP) is a full-day early childhood program serving children 6 weeks old through 5 years old. 


**MUST meet requirements to apply**


Requirements:



  • 60 college semester hours with 6 semester hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education AND

  • 1 year of full-time work experience in a licensed childcare or preschool program and 30 college semester hours with 6 semester hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education

  • Commitment to professionalism

  • Dependability and maturity


Job responsibilities include:



  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children in accordance to The Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) regulations and LFDP’s internal policies and practices.

  • Create a classroom environment in accordance to the program’s goals and philosophy.

  • Follow the LFDP’s curriculum guidelines.

  • Provide opportunities for children to develop emotionally, socially, cognitively, linguistically, physically, and creatively.

  • Respond developmentally appropriate to the children’s needs and behavior.

  • Model positive behavior.

  • Conduct continuous assessment of children’s development though daily observations and bi-annual developmental screenings.

  • Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual parent-teacher conferences.

  • Establish and maintain daily open communication and cooperative relationships with each child’s family.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues.

  • Attend staff meetings and participate in individual reflective supervision meetings.

  • Continue professional development through attending workshops, conferences, and other staff development (a minimum of 15 hours annually).

  • Supervise assistants, aides, and volunteers in the classroom.

  • Keep all appropriate records such as accident reports, attendance and time sheets, written observations of children, and anecdotal notes.

  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations and follow the LFDP’s policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director.


Compensation and Benefits


About Ladybug and Friends Daycare and Preschool:


We believe that children thrive in an environment which values the uniqueness of each child and provides support and opportunities to grow emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically, linguistically, and creatively.

By building on each child’s strengths, interests, curiosity, and desire to learn, we encourage and guide each child to explore, to develop new abilities, and to form close and secure relationships.

Through our developmentally appropriate curriculum and with the support of a highly qualified team, we are committed to engage children in active and meaningful learning to achieve the following goals:

Foster positive self-identity and a sense of emotional well-being
Develop social skills and knowledge
Encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment
Promote language and literacy development
Encourage creative expression and appreciation for the arts
Enhance physical development and skills
Demonstrate and encourage sound health, safety, and nutritional practices
Foster respect for cultural diversity
We consider healthy nutrition, proper rest, and respectful behavior essential for learning and development. When children receive proper nutrition and rest and interact respectfully with teachers and peers, their ability to engage in play and learning activities expands and their social relationships flourish.

At LFDP, we embrace the qualities of our community and incorporate them into our learning environment.


Company Description

We believe that children thrive in an environment which values the uniqueness of each child and provides support and opportunities to grow emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically, linguistically, and creatively.

By building on each child’s strengths, interests, curiosity, and desire to learn, we encourage and guide each child to explore, to develop new abilities, and to form close and secure relationships.

Through our developmentally appropriate curriculum and with the support of a highly qualified team, we are committed to engage children in active and meaningful learning to achieve the following goals:

Foster positive self-identity and a sense of emotional well-being
Develop social skills and knowledge
Encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment
Promote language and literacy development
Encourage creative expression and appreciation for the arts
Enhance physical development and skills
Demonstrate and encourage sound health, safety, and nutritional practices
Foster respect for cultural diversity
We consider healthy nutrition, proper rest, and respectful behavior essential for learning and development. When children receive proper nutrition and rest and interact respectfully with teachers and peers, their ability to engage in play and learning activities expands and their social relationships flourish.

At LFDP, we embrace the qualities of our community and incorporate them into our learning environment.


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We are looking for an qualified lead teacher on our older infant classroom. The lead teacher will be responsible for maintaining a positive and appropriate educational environment, creating a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of all of our children. The successful candidate will work closely with the Educational director to ensure each child is successful while enrolled in our program.Responsibilities will include:Create developmentally appropriate weekly lesson plansCommunicate with parents about the child's daily activities and developmentMaintain an organized and clean classroomFollow all DCFS and company policies Candidates must:*Must have 2 years of lead teaching in an early childhood setting **Must be Lead qualified through DCFS, 30 total semester hours and 6 in Early Childhood Education OR a current CDA in infant/toddler** Must be up to date and current on medical/TB/Vaccinations** Must provide 3 written references, with contact information**Must provide official copies of transcripts, unofficial to apply**Must provide Gateways registration**Must be a team player, kind and compassionate**Must be flexible and willing to assist co workers**Must be complete all additional company required training'sHourly wage starting at $14 depending on experience and qualification, additional benefits after 6 months of employment


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 Lead Teachers are responsible for the development of children, typical job duties of a Lead teacher are developing lesson plans, supervising academic and emotional development of young children, maintaining open communication with parents, coordinating with assistant teachers and helping with children transitions.


Qualifications such as teaching expertise, leadership, organizational skills, budgeting, strong communication and interpersonal abilities, and computer competencies.  A Bachelors degree in early childhood development is not required but requested.



  • Outstanding experience implementing state and daycare approved curriculum

  • Leads the teaching of general education, also individuals with learning challenges and special needs within an inclusive classroom.

  • Creates lesson plans as well as prepares documentation boards highlighting students achievements.

  • Observe and document quarterly behavior and learning abilities.

  • CPR/First Aid Card Holder

  • Food Handlers Certification

  • Illinois Gateways Member



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