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Congregation Beth Shalom - located in Naperville IL - is looking for a Director/ Teacher for our Jewish Preschool.  Successful candidate needs to be DCFS qualified as a director and willing to work with flexible hours.  


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ChildCare Careers has dozens of full-time, long term assignments waiting to be filled. We also have many short term assignments for those with part-time schedules. Flexible hours! You can define your own schedule! Jobs all over the Chicago Metro Area!

Duties: To act as a teacher or teacher assistant in a child care facility, after school program, pre-school, and/or infant center. Assist in the implementation of curriculum activities. Interact with children of varying ages.Positions Offered:


  • PEL Teacher

  • BA Teacher

  • Early Childhood Teacher

  • Early Childhood Assistant!

Job Qualifications:


  • Must be able to pass a criminal history check.

  • Type 04 Teacher: Professional Educators License with Early Education Endorsement.

  • BA Teacher: BA or advanced degree in ECE or non-ECE degree including at least 18 units in ECE plus 1560 clock hours of experience.

  • Early Childhood Teachers: 19+ years old and high school diploma plus ONE of the following: 60 semester hours incl. 6 in ECE; 30 semester hours incl. 6 in ECE plus 1560 clock hours of experience; CDA or CCP credential.• Early Childhood Assistant: 18+ years old and high school diploma. No experience required!

Apply now for immediate consideration! 

Interviews will be held in our Chicago Office: 

4849 N Milwaukee Avenue, Suite. 506,

Chicago, IL 60630 


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ChildCare Careers has dozens of full-time, long term assignments waiting to be filled. We also have many short term assignments for those with part-time schedules. Flexible hours! You can define your own schedule! Jobs all over the Chicago Metro Area!

Duties: To act as a teacher or teacher assistant in a child care facility, after school program, pre-school, and/or infant center. Assist in the implementation of curriculum activities. Interact with children of varying ages.Positions Offered:


  • PEL Teacher

  • BA Teacher

  • Early Childhood Teacher

  • Early Childhood Assistant!

Job Qualifications:


  • Must be able to pass a criminal history check.

  • Type 04 Teacher: Professional Educators License with Early Education Endorsement.

  • BA Teacher: BA or advanced degree in ECE or non-ECE degree including at least 18 units in ECE plus 1560 clock hours of experience.

  • Early Childhood Teachers: 19+ years old and high school diploma plus ONE of the following: 60 semester hours incl. 6 in ECE; 30 semester hours incl. 6 in ECE plus 1560 clock hours of experience; CDA or CCP credential.• Early Childhood Assistant: 18+ years old and high school diploma. No experience required!

Apply now for immediate consideration! 

Interviews will be held in our Chicago Office: 

4849 N Milwaukee Avenue, Suite. 506,

Chicago, IL 60630 


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ChildCare Careers has dozens of full-time, long term assignments waiting to be filled. We also have many short term assignments for those with part-time schedules. Flexible hours! You can define your own schedule! Jobs all over the Chicago Metro Area!

Duties: To act as a teacher or teacher assistant in a child care facility, after school program, pre-school, and/or infant center. Assist in the implementation of curriculum activities. Interact with children of varying ages.Positions Offered:


  • PEL Teacher

  • BA Teacher

  • Early Childhood Teacher

  • Early Childhood Assistant!

Job Qualifications:


  • Must be able to pass a criminal history check.

  • Type 04 Teacher: Professional Educators License with Early Education Endorsement.

  • BA Teacher: BA or advanced degree in ECE or non-ECE degree including at least 18 units in ECE plus 1560 clock hours of experience.

  • Early Childhood Teachers: 19+ years old and high school diploma plus ONE of the following: 60 semester hours incl. 6 in ECE; 30 semester hours incl. 6 in ECE plus 1560 clock hours of experience; CDA or CCP credential.• Early Childhood Assistant: 18+ years old and high school diploma. No experience required!

Apply now for immediate consideration! 

Interviews will be held in our Chicago Office: 

4849 N Milwaukee Avenue, Suite. 506,

Chicago, IL 60630 


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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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  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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Our Montessori School located in downtown Chicago has a part-time/full-time (5-7 hours/day, 5 days/week (M-F)) opening for Assistant Montessori Teachers for our 0-3 year old classroom! 

This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in teaching in a high quality Montessori environment.

For Assistant Teachers:

Montessori Experience of any kind is a plus but not required.

Experience working and/or caring for toddlers in some capacity is required 

Requirements include:


  • Being reliable and approaching work with integrity, enthusiasm and dedication.


  • Find great joy working with children (previous experience working with young children such as in a nanny position) and have a genuine love and respect for each child.


  • Ability to pass a background check and TB test.

If you are interested in working with children in a beautiful learning environment with a warm and caring staff, please submit your resume for consideration.

About us:

Located steps from downtown Chicago in the historic Dearborn Station at Polk and Dearborn, South Loop Montessori School is a private Montessori School. We are an AMS Full-Member School and affiliated with three esteemed, suburban Chicago Montessori Schools; Northbrook Montessori School, Lincolnshire Montessori School and The Grove Montessori School. Our mission is to foster an enriching and challenging educational environment where each child is encouraged to grow to his or her fullest academic, emotional and social potential. We are seeking teachers who will strive, along with other team members, to implement and achieve such an environment so that a consistent Montessori framework for learning is developed, thus educating the full human capacity of each student.

Please visit our website at: www.southloopmontessori.org 


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We are a parent and teacher not-for-profit school. We are looking for a part-time math specialist. This position may grow into a full-time position by Fall 2020 and has options over the summer as well. Salary depends on experience. We have a lovely elementary math circle, our students participate in math research, and our students range from elementary through college-level mathematics - we are a kindergarten through 12th grade. 

Ability to take on contest math team, mentor kids with their research, help guide our elementary math circle, robotics, computer science, and other programs is a plus. We are also hiring for several other teaching posts for the fall, please send a resume with your interest to info@mage.education if you wish to be considered in general.

 

Full details: https://www.mage.education/


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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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 Teacher assistants are expected to contribute to lesson planning. they are required to help with assessments, supervision of children, communicating with parents, keeping classroom clean and orderly, as well as keeping records and meeting licensing regulations (current and future).


Required education: one year of college with a minimum of 6 hours of early childhood, high school diploma with some experience


 


Company Description

We, The Learning Tree Preschools, believe in creating an environment that cultivates learning; in a way that is relevant to the learner’s world. To facilitate knowledge and understanding that is new and challenging for the learner, to respect differences and qualities of everyone that we encounter, to always seek truth and knowledge, and to be a good example of what early childhood education should reflect.


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We are looking for a lead preschool teacher with the minimum of one year experience to join our team of loving and compassionate veteran staff with over 100 years of combined experience under one roof to continue to foster a safe, healthy and thriving environment for our early learners. Looking to join a preschool that has been in operations for three generations? Do you love children? Are you ready? Well, this is the center for you!


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Under the direction of the Site Director, the Early Learning Certified Teacher takes the lead in working with the entire classroom team to implement a formal child screening process, a researched-based curriculum that addresses the Head Start Standards, ongoing child assessment, parent involvement and community collaboration. All work to be completed with minimum supervision and in accordance with organizational standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Coordinates and completes developmental screening of all children to determine the child’s priority for enrollment and to help identify any special needs.


· Teaches children in large groups, small groups, and individually.


· Works with the classroom team to implement the curriculum, serving as educational leader, and modeling excellent teaching practices. Meets with the classroom team each week to develop lesson plans.


· Completes regular assessments of each child’s learning. Meets with the classroom team each week to discuss child assessment results and develop individualized instruction plans.


· Welcomes parents/guardian in the program and seeks out their support and involvement. Holds parent-teacher conferences throughout the year.


· Visits local kindergarten programs, and helps children and parents/guardian transition to those programs.


· Participates in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings for children with special needs as requested by parents/guardian.


· Maintain a comprehensive and ongoing portfolio assessment for each child, including weekly observations in each area, examples of the child’s work, and a developmental assessment.


· Maintain a safe and healthy classroom environment. Assure that classroom equipment, furniture, materials, and supplies are properly maintained and stored.


 


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


· Bachelor's degree


· Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) in Early Childhood Type 04.


· At least two years of Early Childhood Teaching experience.


BA ECE Level 5 also accepted.


Or enrolled in program of studies working toward a Level 5 or PEL Type 04.


· Knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of Head Start (or comparable child development programs), early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practice and bilingual educations.


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We are a Social Service Not for Profit. We believe in offering a hand up, not a hand out!


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EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT!!!!


 


SOUTH SIDE CHILDCARE CENTER HAVE GREAT NEWS!


 


SEEKING DCFS QUALIFIED TEACHER’S & TEACHER’S ASSISTANT’S


 


“RETIRED TEACHERS ARE WELCOME”


 


 


Benefits Offered:


·       Great Hourly Rates


·       Full-time, Part-time


·       Flexible Hours/Schedule (you set your own hours/schedule)


·       Weekly Paychecks


·       Holiday/sick day pay (must average 32 hours per week for 12 months)


·       Quarterly Bonuses


·       Referral Bonuses (employee must average 30 hours per week for one month)


·       Option Of Working At The Same Location/Or Traveling Between Two Other Locations (locations less than 5 miles of one another)


 


Qualifications:


Must have a minimum an high school diploma (at least 19 years of age)


CDA in infant/toddler or preschool


60 semester hours in any field with at least 6 in early childhood


BA/AA in early childhood or degree in any related field with at least 21 early childhood


One year experience is required working in a childcare center setting


 


Qualities:


·       Professional and maintain an overall positive attitude


·       Effectively and efficiently plan, organize & implement activities & curriculum


·       Actively engage with children during structured and free play


·       Model appropriate behavior for children


·       Make proper decisions on behalf of children & protect their well-being


·       Be organized and maintain a safe & clean classroom


·       Great communication skills, problem solving skills and ability to prioritize


·       Punctuality and time management skills


 


If you think you would be a great fit as a Teacher or Teacher Assistant for our expanding early learning center, please apply with your cover letter and resume today! We are looking to hire immediately!


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


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Precious Little One's Learning Center, Inc. has 3 locations located on the South side of Chicago. We've been in business for 15 years and are seeking individuals who are passionate and loving when it comes to taking care of children.


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If you are hired with Adventures in Learning before December 31, 2019 you are eligible to receive a $500 sign-on bonus! (restrictions apply)



Preschool Teacher
Adventures in Learning
1912 Continental Ave
Naperville, IL 60563


Adventures in Learning, a subsidiary of Cadence Education, is an organization committed to excellence and inspiration in early childhood and elementary education in 180+ private schools across North America. We pride ourselves in not being a traditional daycare; but instead, a private preschool that provides a curriculum that will prepare your children for kindergarten and beyond.


We are currently looking for an inspired and well-qualified Preschool Teacher for our premier location in Naperville, IL.



Preschool Teacher Required Skills & Education:




  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Childhood Development Associate (CDA) or Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) preferred

  • Previous experience as a Preschool Teacher or Caregiver preferred

  • High level of flexibility and willingness to work all shifts

  • Must be at least 18 years old


We Offer Preschool Teachers:




  • Competitive compensation

  • 50% childcare and Preschool tuition discount

  • Preschool Teacher professional development

  • Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees, including:




  • Paid time off that increases with seniority 

  • Medical, dental, vision options available

  • Additional life, disability, and retirement plans

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Company-paid life insurance

  • Paid holidays


EOE


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We are seeking a PreSchool Teacher to join our team at Kidsuccess in FOX LAKE, ILLINOIS! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


Responsibilities:


  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents

  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students 

Qualifications:



  • Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree (BS/BA -Teaching ECE/ MA-Teaching ECE. Illinois Teaching License preferred)


  • Passionate about working with children


  • Ability to build rapport with children


  • Positive and patient demeanor


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Perks:


  • Salary: Starting at $40,000 per school year (BS/BA-T), $48,000 for MA-T ECE

  • Benefits: 401k , health plan, dental and life insurance, childcare tuition discount, paid holidays

  • Signing Bonus: $1000 after 90 days employment

  • Relocation assistance available


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The Goddard School located in Carol Stream, IL is looking for a motivated self-starter for a Director’s position at our school. A bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field. A candidate must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and have a good understanding of age appropriate activities for young children.


The Goddard School ® is a renowned Early Childhood Education program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and an active learning approach. A leader in the franchised preschool industry, The Goddard School uses a professional approach to provide the highest standard in health and safety, to develop a life-long love of learning. The Goddard School faculty is made of caring and dedicated teachers who understand each child’s needs. The faculty members are highly qualified childhood educators who use their creativity and the state specific learning outcomes as the basis for unique lesson plans brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.


The Goddard School Director has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire others. The Director responsibilities include:



  • Overseeing preschool operations including human resources, quality assurance, and facility operations

  • Developing strong relationships with our families

  • Managing a budget

  • Complying with state childcare licensing regulations

  • Projecting a positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrating highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking skills

  • Having a genuine love for children and a strong commitment to education


The Goddard School ® offers:



  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits

  • Professional Development

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities

  • Community Outreach

  • Resource Programs

  • Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field


Qualifications:



  • BA or BS Degree in Education

  • Three years of prior Managerial Experience in a Preschool Setting

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

  • Team Builder

  • Commitment to Professional Development


Job Type: Full-time


Company Description

The Goddard School of Carol Stream


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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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 Our play-based, year round preschool seeks a warm and energetic individual who has a natural rapport with young children.  Candidate MUST have a MINIMUM of a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field (child development, child and family studies) and have at least 2 years experience working with children ranging 15 - 24 months.  In addition to the day to day responsibilities, lead teachers must also write and implement age appropriate daily lesson plans, write monthly newsletters, write biannual student evaluations, conduct annual parent-teacher conferences among other things.  Starting salary ranges from 38,000-41,000 based on experience.  We also offer an extensive benefits package including health insurance, 401K plan, and 29 paid days off.  Please submit resume and cover letter.  Position available March 2020.  

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Our mission is to take advantage of the teachable moments that happen every day by fostering the intellectual, creative, social, emotional, and physical growth and development of our students and to inspire a lifelong commitment to learning. A caring, cooperative school environment promotes cultural values and supports positive relationships and respectful interaction. We will provide an environment that allows children to learn by doing and moving from concrete, hands-on experiences to more abstract concept development. Our priority is to provide a healthy balance of child-directed and teacher-guided activities, as well as time for children to work individually, in small groups and in large groups. We believe that a stable, safe, healthy, comfortable, and culturally relevant environment is crucial to a child's growth. A play-based approach provides a child-centered curriculum directed by teachers in which children are encouraged to construct their own knowledge. We believe that our program reflects the needs and goals of children and families. We look forward to working closely with families which will provide an integrated, comprehensive approach to learning.


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Reports to: Lead Teacher
Qualifications: High School diploma or GED Equivalent; Flexible;
demonstrated ability to work and communicate with children and parents.
Responsible and able to take direction and to follow through.
Willingness to be trained in Montessori philosophy; Minimum one year experience working, interning or volunteering with children between the ages of 6 weeks to 5 years.


Preferred Qualification: Experience in a Montessori Preschool setting; Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential


Responsibilities: assists teacher during class time by redirecting children to work
and aiding children who need help



  • works with teacher to prepare environment each morning

  • maintains order and cleanliness of environment daily

  • assists in the cleaning, preparation, and maintenance of classrooms at the beginning of the school year, occasionally during year and at the close of the school year

  • supervises children on the playground

  • provides direct instruction and/or remedial help as directed by the teacher

  • helps children to work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect,using models of behavior and intervention demonstrated by the teacher

  • helps teacher to make materials and plan activities; assists with field trips and “going out”

  • substitutes for teacher in cases of illness or absence (if teacher

  • certified)

  • reports accidents and concerns immediately to the teacher

  • works with teacher to learn about philosophy of Montessori to further understand the goals of the class and the school

  • attends open houses and teacher in-service as directed in contract

  • carries out all specific procedures and responsibilities as outlined by the LPMA Staff Handbook and the teacher



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This Early Preschool Lead Teacher position is for working with Infant, Toddler, and Two-year-old age groups. We are located in Rogers Park (north side), Chicago, IL


Summary:


The Infant Toddler Lead Teacher has primary responsibility for planning and conducting age-appropriate and curriculum appropriate activities for an assigned group of young children. Infant/Toddler Lead Teachers also instructs children in activities designed to promote social-emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and development by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Infant Toddler Lead Teacher include the following. Other duties may be assigned:



  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency of basic child development and professional child caregiving practices.

  • Demonstrates an ability to apply developmental theory to practice with children.

  • Attends to the cognitive, socio-emotional, health needs and physical care of children in an assigned group.

  • Acts as a primary caregiver for an assigned group of children. Is responsible for the supervision of the children.

  • Leads classroom team in creating an environment, establishing lesson plans, guidelines and goals in which children can learn.

  • Introduces, facilitates, and reinforces language/literacy development, numbers concepts, colors, shapes, textures, science skills, health safety, music, rhythm, movement, arts and crafts.

  • Observes and maintains a portfolio of each child. Each portfolio will include examples of the child’s work and interests, anecdotal reports, individualized lesson plans, records of the child’s developmental growth assessment and parent-teacher conferences.

  • Assumes overall responsibility for proper maintenance of classroom. Shares responsibility with classroom team for cleaning up after classroom activities.


Education:



  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in CD or ECE preferred

  • Associate's degree (A.A.S.) in Child Development (CD) or Early Childhood Education (ECE)

  • Minimum requirement of 60 college semester credits with 30 credits in ECE

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate required for candidates whose degree is in a field other than ECE

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as an Assistant Teacher or Teacher Apprentice in an early childhood/child development program.


Company Description

Who We Are: We are located in the Rogers Park community on Chicago's north side. We have been providing quality care and education for children from 3 months to 12 years of age since 1994.

Our Mission: To provide quality early care and education through research-based curriculum, programs, and family-oriented initiatives for the purpose of promoting school readiness in children ages 3 months to 12 years of age

Our Philosophy: Eyes on the Future believes that children are active learners who learn best through play. Children gain knowledge by moving, touching, seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting. As such, children are encouraged to experiment and to explore the people and objects that are in their environment. A physical environment that is safe, healthy and that contains a variety of materials enables children to safely explore their environment. We believe that all children move at their own pace through developmental stages. Our classrooms have been carefully designed to ensure that children progress and have success in social-emotional, physical, cognitive and language development.


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We are seeking a Preschool Teacher to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


Responsibilities:



  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents

  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students 


Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education (mandatory)

  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields

  • Passionate about working with children

  • Ability to build rapport with children and families

  • Positive and patient demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Knowledge/experience of Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold assessment tool



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Be a part of this exciting early childhood program at Kids & Company. Join a growing family of centers with nearly 140 locations in North America - and still growing!


We are currently hiring amazing Lead Teachers for our program at our Lincoln Park location!


Job Summary


Reporting to the School Director, acts as an integral member of the Kids & Company team to assist in the overall management of day to day supervision and operations of a child age group through the conscientious application of Kids & Company standards to achieve our mission statement: to provide quality primary and backup childcare services conveniently located near our children’s parent’s place of work.


Essential Functions



  • Plans and implements enriched programs in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy;

  • Leads children in activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating the use of simple musical instruments, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their use and providing opportunities for creative expression;

  • Takes a leadership role in the classroom and provides excellent supervision and interaction with children at all times including in all classroom, sleep room, outside and playground activities;

  • Observes children in their surroundings and assesses individual and group needs;

  • Promotes open communication and works cooperatively and effectively as a team member and communicates and contributes information on a continuous basis;

  • Provides training and acts as a role model for students, substitute and new team members;

  • Meets emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the classroom;

  • Follows all center policies as outlined in the Staff Policy Manual including Behavior Management, Serious Occurrence, Anaphylactic, Technology Use, Fire Drills, Workplace Harassment and Violence and Health and Safety practices;

  • Prepares and maintains the indoor and outdoor play areas for children’s use, including checking toys and equipment to ensure safe functioning and performing various housekeeping and sanitizing duties as required;

  • Participates in lunch, diapering, bathroom and toilet training duties and promotes healthy and independent practices;

  • Ensures any special dietary requirements are met;

  • If designated, administers medication as authorized by a physician and maintain appropriate records;

  • Maintains open, positive, friendly and cooperative relationships with each child’s family;

  • Accurately performs all administrative tasks including entries for the classroom log book, center communication log book and required emergency and incident reporting in a timely manner;

  • Coordinates activities with other childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants and supply workers;

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Job Specifications



  • Meets state required Lead Teacher requirements

  • Knowledge of Child Care programs

  • High standard of professionalism

  • Enthusiasm for serving public ensuring that all children and clients are cared for equally and in accordance with Kids & Company standards

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and respond appropriately to client and children’s needs

  • High energy level with a strong work ethic

  • Excellent organization skills to prioritize workload in order to achieve results in a constantly changing environment

  • Ability to safeguard confidential information

  • The incumbent must be capable of lifting, pushing or pulling up to 45 pounds

  • A criminal reference check and verification of medical suitability will be required as specified in Licensing Regulations.


EOE


Company Description

Our Philosophy

The Kids & Company mission is to develop and foster the potential in every child through an enriched, nurturing and safe early learning environment. We create a partnership with families and our communities to develop confident children who are caring, capable and enthusiastic about the world around them. At Kids & Company, we believe in learning through play. We augment each day with our personalized curriculum which includes pre-literacy and reading, artistic expression, music, movement, science and exploration, and language.

Kids & Company is dedicated to providing parents with reliable, flexible and enriched superior quality child care solutions to suit the needs of each individual child and family. In many cities, we also work with corporations to help create more harmonious work-life integration for their employees. Please visit our Corporate and Partners page to learn how Kids & Company corporate members enjoy benefits such as guaranteed child care spots and back-up emergency care.


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We are seeking a Lead Teacher Preschool to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


Responsibilities:



  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents

  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students 


Qualifications:



  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields

  • Passionate about working with children

  • Ability to build rapport with children

  • Positive and patient demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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We are seeking a Preschool Lead Teacher to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


Responsibilities:



  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents

  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students


Qualifications:



  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields

  • Passionate about working with children

  • Ability to build rapport with children

  • Positive and patient demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


**Head Start Teacher/Pre-K Teacher:


BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or a BA, BS or Advanced Degree in another field with minimum of 30 hours in Early Childhood Development.


**Early Head Start Teacher OR Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher:


CDA with an Infant/Toddler Endorsement, Associates in Early Childhood Development or an AA, BA, BS or Advanced Degree with a minimum of 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Development or Child Development.


**Candidates will be given preference:


• Over 4 years Experience


• Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) Speaking


• Head Start Lead or Early Head Start Qualified


• Have experience with Head Start, CCAP, ExceleRate Illinois, NAEYC and DHS


**Comparable Pay and Full Benefits Package**


Please email or fax your Resume and a copy of your Transcripts to:


Alexis Ellison-Williams (312) 846-1322


Job Types: Full-time


 


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PASSIONATE ABOUT CHILDREN? DO YOU CULTIVATE CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION AS AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR?


Busy Bees Inc. - Educational childcare learning centers serving children from 6 weeks to 13 years of age. We are dedicated to building a strong foundation and igniting a lifelong love for learning for children. At Busy Bees Inc., we believe that encouraging thinking ability in different situations is a key to children's success. To achieve this, we are committed to creating an engaging learning environment that supports and respects the unique potential of each individual through best practice. We are currently seeking new full time and part time members to join the Busy Bees family. We are looking for early educators who are motivated and committed to providing our children with unique and challenging learning experiences; someone who is creative, flexible, patient, innovative and ready to work in a fast paced and ever changing early learning environment. “Busy bees are always busy learning!!!”


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Minimum of an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development. 2 plus years experience, 9 hr day 1 hour break.

Company Description

We are First Baptist Church Preschool and Kindergarten, and have been awarded the Silver Circle through ExceleRate Illinois Program. Our hours are from 6:30am - 6:00pm. We serve children ages 2 through 6. We also provide an after-school, including transportation students 6 through 12. Provide summer camp June through August. All positions are year round. We are located


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Our Lady of Perpetual Help School


Elementary Education (Preschool through Eighth Grade)


Full or Part Time Long-Term Sub Preschool Teacher


Location:  Glenview, IL


Education:  Undergraduate Degree


Job Summary


OLPH School is seeking candidates to fill a long-term sub position for 4 yr. old Preschool Teacher beginning March 2-June 5.

Qualifications


·       Be a practicing Catholic who reflects exemplary Christian values and behavior


·       Be committed to the mission of OLPH School


·       Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in education


·       Be a certified early childhood teacher


·       Commands respect by example in appearance, manner, behavior, and language


·       Be knowledgeable, competent in their ability to communicate with others, and able to promote the moral, intellectual, and spiritual development of young people
 


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Principal Amy Mills, at amills@olph-il.org



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We are seeking a Preschool Teacher to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


Responsibilities:



  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth

  • Follow Head Start Guidelines

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents

  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students 


Qualifications:



  • Professional Educators license

  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields

  • Early Childhood Credential level 4

  • Passionate about working with children

  • Ability to build rapport with children

  • Positive and patient demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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ILearn Center of Chicago is currently seeking to hire a Lead Preschool Teacher!


iLearn Center of Chicago is currently seeking a Lead teacher to join out team. Our ideal candidate enjoys working with young children and understands how to create a nurturing environment for each child.


Responsibilities:



  • Create fun and interactive learning experiences and serve as mentors to others

  • Able to complete assessments

  • Create educational lesson plans

  • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do

  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards

  • Communicate directly with parents to ensure the success of the child.

  • Maintain a fun and interactive classroom through their own lesson plans in a clean and organized manner

  • Compassionate communicators


Requirements:



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Sixty semester hours (or 90 quarter hours) of credits from an accredited college or university with six semester or nine quarter hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development, from birth to age six; or

  • One year (1560 clock hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center and 30 semester hours (or 45 quarter hours) of credits from an accredited college or university with six semester or nine quarter hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development, from birth to age six

  • CPR/First Aid certified or willingness to be certified

  • Background check/reference check

  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills

  • Flexibility to work between the hours of 7am - 6:30pm depending on scheduling

  • Dependable


Benefits & Perks:



  • Competitive pay

  • Medical Benefits

  • Paid vacation

  • Paid sick days

  • Paid holidays

  • Childcare discounts

  • Professional development assistance


Job Type: Full-time



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This position is located in Aurora, IL


The Goddard School®, an early childhood education center, is currently seeking qualified Lead and Assistant Teachers.


We are looking for fun and energetic Lead and Assistant Teachers for our school.


Daily Responsibilities


Our Lead and Assistant Teachers work together to:



  • Developing lesson plans.

  • Meeting the individual's needs of the children

  • Parent communication.

  • Participation in staff and training meetings.

  • Designing an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom.

  • Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning.

  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level.

  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.

  • Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff.

  • Building teamwork.

  • Using assessment tools.

  • Committing to continuing education.


Lead Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning!


Assistant Teachers assist the Lead Teacher with the above-noted responsibilities. The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education, and certifications.


For immediate consideration please apply now!


Job Requirements


Lead Teacher Qualifications:



  • CDA, Associates or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field

  • Prior classroom experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices

  • Strong written and communication skills


Assistant Teacher Qualifications:



  • High School Diploma

  • Prior childcare experience

  • Pursuing degree- preferred but not required

  • Infant teacher must have prior experience with infants or young toddlers


The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Benefits


We provide outstanding opportunities including:



  • Competitive salary

  • Eligibility to participate in a lucrative incentive program

  • Paid vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Medical Insurance reimbursement

  • Retirement plan with company matching


Required experience:


  • Child Care Experience preferred: 1 year

Company Description

The Goddard School is a premiere preschool for children from six weeks to six years are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers. By using the most current and academically endorsed methods, the F.L.EX.SM Learning Program focuses on developing seven Learning Domains: personal and social development, language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social studies, creative expression and physical development. Our program for exceptional early childhood education, ensures children have fun while learning and is aimed at preparing them with skills and aptitudes needed for success in the 21st century


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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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