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The owners of Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center believe that successful childcare begins with empowered teachers. As a locally-owned and non-franchise center with a strong connection to our neighborhood, we seek a special kind of teacher, one who thrives in a collaborative atmosphere united by its passion while encouraging creativity and the strengths of each individual. We provide our teachers with the support, resources, and encouragement necessary to tap into their own creativity and share it with others. Applicants should possess a sincere passion for working with children, as well as a willingness to collaborate and constantly evolve. With a strong, tight-knit staff, we foster an atmosphere of warmth and constant support, providing teachers with individual attention and room for professional growth. No teacher is isolated, and input is not only encouraged but highly desired. By fostering close relationships with staff, parents, and the community, we've stayed true to our mission of holistic growth and have had assistant teachers advance into lead positions.

Here's how we show our devotion: competitive wages, accrued sick-leave, PAID time-off, mental health days, PAID holidays and tuition reimbursement for ECE classes! We also provide FREE telehealth services, including physician and mental health appointments. 

Available Positions:

Lead and Assistant Teachers to work in our center (ages 6 weeks to 3 years)

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HIRING ASAP! Check us out online and read about all we are doing to keep the children and staff safe!


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Do you have a love for helping children learn? We are the best early childhood program in the area and we only hire the best!   The people we hire have a genuine love for young children and a commitment to quality early childhood education. We are always looking to add career-driven, passionate, energetic, positive, honest, and fun people to our team. If you are one of these people, we would love to meet you!  

The position we are currently looking to fill: 

 -Full-Time Toddler Lead Teacher

-Full-Time Tikes Lead Teacher

-Substitute Teachers  

Our goal is to provide the highest quality programs for children possible. We also work towards providing the highest quality work environment for our teachers. The Nook Daycare is an individualized learning experience where children, parents, and teachers grow together to instill children with a love of learning.  Ideally, we are seeking candidates with a degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field. Child Care experience is also a valuable asset. Experience working with the Creative and Reggio Emilia curriculums is a must! Preference is given to persons with experience in a licensed early childhood center as well as applicants having Early Childhood Education. For those seeking a career in ECE, we work towards providing opportunities for growth and advancement. In order to be considered, you must email a copy of your resume and transcripts. We look forward to meeting you!  

The Top 5 Reasons to Work for The Nook Daycare 2! 

-The Nook is more than a company; it's a family! Since we only hire the best, you'll only be working with the best! 

-Our teachers work in bright, spacious, and beautiful learning environments. 

-We maintain a highly supportive work environment. We value our teachers, administrators, and employees as highly as we value our students and their families!

 -Our full-time staff enjoy benefits that include health insurance, vacation and sick time, child care discounts, 401k, and paid professional development hours. 

-You'll have the opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of children!


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We are hiring Independent Contractors (without a non-compete). You will be told the preferred location, days, and times as well as the hourly pay before you chose to work with an offered student.  

Tutors must:


  • be in-person in Chicago and/or surrounding suburbs

  • have at least 1 year of teaching/tutoring experience

  • have a college degree or be enrolled in college

 

Job options (in order of increased hourly pay):


  • Online 1-on-1 sessions that are at least 1 hour

  • In-person 1-on-1 sessions that are at least 1.5 hours

  • Online small group sessions that are at least 1 hour

  • In-person small group sessions that are at least 1.5 hours

 

Subjects needed (in order of increased hourly pay):


  • Elementary school: managing & supplementing e-learning, enrichment

  • Middle school: managing & supplementing e-learning, enrichment, high school placement test prep (ISEE/HSPT/SEHS)

  • High school:  managing & supplementing e-learning, enrichment, ACT/SAT/SAT2 test prep, college planning, college applications

 

All sessions must include *lessons in:


  • Executive Functions (time-management, entrepreneurial mindset, planning, prioritizing, organization, independence)

  • Metacognition (self-assessment, self-monitoring, mindfulness, focus, reflection)

  • Soft Skills (critical thinking, creative problem solving, inquiry, innovation, initiative, confidence, advocacy, collaboration, leadership)

[*Training in these will be offered]


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Our play-based preschool serving children 6 weeks - 5 years is seeking a warm and energetic individual with a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field like Child Development to be a lead teacher. In addition to the day to day responsibilities, lead teachers are also responsible for writing and implementing weekly lesson plans, writing monthly newsletters, writing biannual student evaluations, and conducting annual parent-teacher conferences. Competitive salary ranging from $36,000 to $41,000 based on education and previous experience. Strong benefits package including paid vacation time, paid holidays, matching 401(k) and health insurance. Candidate should also have at least one year experience working in a preschool setting with children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years.


Responsibilities:



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

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • 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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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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Our growing preschool is looking for a compassionate, creative, flexible and reflective teacher to join our teaching team!


We are an independent preschool in the Bucktown neighborhood. We are a small, collaborative school where we believe that play and children's interests drive learning and development. We strive to create a culture of collaboration and reflection where all staff members are encouraged to think creatively and share their ideas for the school through a Reggio-inspired curriculum.


We are looking for an experienced, engaging educator to join our collaborative team!


Requirements:


* Bachelors degree or Associates degree in Early Childhood Education preferred or similar


* 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE)


*Creative play-based teacher that enjoys planning, engaging with the students, and implementing hand's on experiences.


* Minimum of 2 years experience with children


* Have or be willing to work towards a Level 1 ECE credential from Gateways


* Full-time position


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


* Create and implement a developmentally appropriate educational program


* team player


* Ensure children are supervised at all times


* Communicate with parents


* Maintain organized and clean classrooms


Salary: Based on experience and credentials


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour


Benefits:



  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off


Schedule:


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:


We regularly and systematically clean and sanitize our play areas and classrooms. Since Covid-19 we have increased our cleaning routines to more thoroughly disinfect and wipe down all areas using non-toxic cleaning supplies. Temps are checks 3x per day.


Experience:


  • Early Childhood Education: 2 years (Required)

Education:


  • Bachelor's (Required)


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Kiddie Academy of Hawthorn Woods, a leading Educational Child Care is opening soon! We are a team of professionals who are excited about early childhood education!!


We are expanding our fantastic team of ECE professionals and have the following full-time Lead Teacher openings:


- Infant Teacher


- Toddler Teacher


- Preschool Teacher


Apply now to take your career as an early childhood teacher to new heights.


Our employees enjoy a positive and energetic work environment and accelerated growth opportunities. We would love to have you come grow with us!


We offer Excellent Benefits to Full-time and Part-time employees, including the following:



  • Competitive Salary

  • Bonus Incentives

  • Associate Discounts

  • Paid Time off and Paid federal holidays

  • Company paid Professional development program

  • Fantastic growth opportunities available.


An ideal candidate will have:



  • Experience in Early Childhood Education

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong customer service mindset

  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds throughout the workday to at least waist high

  • Early Childhood Education, CDA or AA Degree will be a strong plus


About Kiddie Academy of Hawthorn Woods:


Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in educationally focused child care for more than 30 years.


Our Teachers awaken possibilities through our Life Essentials curriculum.


We welcome you to become part of a team that believes in enriching lives and communities – by providing high-quality educational childcare and community service right here in Hawthorn Woods!


Our academy offers programs from Infants to Pre-Kindergarten as well as After-School programs for Elementary School Students.


Company Description

Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in educationally focused child care for more than 30 years.
Our Teachers awaken possibilities through our Life Essentials curriculum.
We welcome you to become part of a team that believes in enriching lives and communities – by providing high-quality educational childcare and community service right here in Hawthorn Woods!
Our academy offers programs from Infants to Pre-Kindergarten as well as After-School programs for Elementary School Students.


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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 Randolph 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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Play based, year round preschool seeks an assistant infant/toddler teacher to join the fun. Seeking an individual with an associates degree in child development or a related field. Candidate must be available M- F between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Responsibilities include implementing developmentally appropriate activities, outdoor activities, parent communication, classroom maintenance and continuing education. Previous experience with toddlers required. We are looking for someone passionate about Early Childhood Education. Candidate must be willing to commit to one year contract.

Company Description

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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Our play-based preschool is seeking a warm and energetic individual to join our team!  Looking for a caring, energetic, nurturing candidate and team player that has a natural rapport with young children. Most be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Duties include assisting families with drop off and pick up, helping teachers with activities like circle time, centers, outdoor gross motor, meal prep, and cleaning and sanitizing. You must be comfortable speaking with parents and work well as part of a team. Previous experience working with young children is required. All staff are required to commit to one year. Please send resume if interested. We look forward to hearing from you!

Company Description

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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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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 L&L Academy & Preschool is looking to hire dedicated and passionate early childhood professionals that are searching for full or part time employment.  We have a number of different locations and serve children as young as 6 weeks old to 6 years old.  Applicants for the assistant teacher position should possess knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in the early childhood field and the ability to develop a rapport with the children, parents, and co-workers.  


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Our preschool is seeking a caring individual who is dedicated to the education of children. Our center embraces children's natural curiosity and imagination to inspire within them an excitement to learn.


Available Hours: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.


We are very excited to welcome a new member to our team! Applicants with early childhood credits will be strongly considered.


We love to see our staff grow within our schools! We offer a great environment that both our children and employees thrive in.


Prior experience not necessary, but a plus (if you don't have prior experience, please tell us, what inspires you within this field?). Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration. We look forward to meeting the right candidate!



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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:



  • 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

  • Bi-lingual preferred



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Tiny Scholars Academy, INC is seeking full-time teachers for our early childhood program. All applicants applying for the teaching position must possess, or be in the process of earning an AA/BA in Early Childhood Education/Development or CDA to qualify for teaching position. The positions are available full-time and open for immediate start date.


Responsibilities



  • Create plans for daily activities in line with the school curriculum

  • Engage with young children in activities that are age-appropriate whilst bearing educational merit

  • Foster a positive and healthy learning environment

  • Ensure the classroom is kept in a clean and safe condition at all times

  • Read stories to the children as a group activity

  • Encourage creative thinking and learning

  • Interact with other teachers and administrative staff as needed

  • Communicate with parents regarding child development and progress


Qualifications



  • Certification from a national organization preferred

  • Prior experience working in Child Care

  • Up to date immunizations

  • Must pass a background check

  • Strong knowledge of educational techniques and methods for teaching young children

  • Patient and supportive approach to the learning process

  • Enthusiastic and encouraging

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to stand and move around for long hours at a time while teaching


 



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We are very excited to expand our staff and welcome new assistant teachers to our family at L&L!


The goal of L&L Academy is to nurture and guide each child's development intellectually, socially, physically, and emotionally. This is accomplished in an environment where learning unfolds though curriculum, exploration, and stimulating play. These lessons create a solid foundation that will continue to grow and evolve throughout a child's lifetime. We are proud to give our teachers the opportunity to plan their curriculum and use their creativity to be excited to teach and guide our children through activities. Our assistants are given the opportunity to help our lead teachers in planning activities and offering their ideas to help engage our children.


At L&L Academy and Preschool, we genuinely strive to create an environment both our children and employees love to come into. In addition to our competitive pay rate, we have a great 401(K) plan, generous yearly bonuses and salary increases, health insurance, Food Handler's certification, discounted childcare, CPR/First Aid Training, and paid sick/holiday time. Beyond that, we have a very warm environment and close-knit staff. Yes, we are here to work, however, we want you to look forward to coming in every day!


We are looking for assistant teachers that are available to work 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The following qualifications are required to be eligible for hire:



  1. The ability to meet state and/or accreditation requirements for education and experience

  2. Flexibility in terms of schedule

  3. Great attitude


Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration! We look forward to meeting a great candidate!


 



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

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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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We are looking for passionate educator to join our team ASAP! We are looking to hire full-time teachers to work first shift in one of our following classrooms. Infant/Toddler, Preschool Clasroom, Before -Afterschool Program.

Requirements:
Associates degree with 6 credit hours directly related to early childhood.
or one year (1560 clock hours) of child development experience in school, kindergarten or licensed
daycare center, 30 semester hours from accredited college or university.
Must have experience in working in a childcare center
Must have a current CPR & First aide
Must have college transcripts
Must have updated physical with TB results

Responsibilities:
Energetic
Organizational skills
Multi task
able to create and implement a lesson plan and projects that are creative and age appropriate.

Applicants who don't meet the education qualification will not be considered.

Serious candidates are encouraged to respond to the ad


Att: Mrs. King
when emailing your resume please use Microsoft word format
if you are emailing your resume through the zip your resume will not be reviewed


Company Description

Kings & Queens Academy Daycare Center is a facility that care for children ages 6wks -12 Years old our hour hours of operation are from 6:00 AM-6:00 PM


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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. The center is located at the corners of Touhy and Overhill.


Responsibilities and Duties for an Early Childhood Teacher


-Follow DCFS regulations and LFDP policies and procedures


-Follow LFDP curriculum guidelines


-Model positive and respectful behavior


-Maintain open communication to Parents


-Work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues


-Professional Development hours (20 hours annually)


-Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by director


Qualifications and Skills


-60 college semester hours or more


-6 in Early Childhood Education (ECE)


-1+ year experience in a toddler classroom in a license daycare


Job Type: Full-time


 


 



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