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Job Description

Zion Lutheran Early Childhood Education Center is looking for an Early Childhood Teacher Assistant. Our mission is to open the door to a lifetime of learning in a Christ - centered community. Our center is an Reggio inspired and DCFS licensed located near downtown Hinsdale. 

This is an ideal part time position for a college student or a parent who loves working with children. 

Company Description

We are a Reggio, Tiny Toes Music, Lutheran Preschool program.

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Mill Creek ECP is a Reggio inspired, nature and relationship based early childhood program. We are looking for an experienced educator with a passion for teaching young children to work in our 3-5 year old full-day classroom. Mill Creek ECP believes that children are natural learners as we base our curriculum on the children in the classroom and their experiences with nature (must be comfortable being outdoors). Class sizes are no larger than 8 children.

Hours: Full time: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Must have an Associates with at least 6 hours of ECE credits to apply.

Company Description

Mill Creek Early Childhood Program is a Reggio Inspired, nature and relationship-based early childhood program for infants through school age. Our curriculum is based on the children through reflective observation by our teachers as we strive to create meaningful learning experiences for the children. When children are invested in what they are doing that is when learning takes place. Our teachers make this learning visible using our active Floorbooks and through other communication tools.

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The Goddard School located in Wheaton / Carol Stream border, is looking for caring and energetic teachers to join our team! We are looking for individuals who can use their creativity and Goddard’s renowned learning-through-play program as a basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way, to instill a life-long love of learning! We are looking for someone who is patient, courteous, and professional with children, parents and co-workers.

Lead teacher responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment.

  • Planning and implementing project-based lesson plans that match student’s development needs and interests.

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

  • Establishing positive communications with the parents.

  • Performing observations to be documented in each child's portfolio and assessments as needed.

  • Adhering to Goddard's Quality Assurance standards.

  • Building teamwork

  • Using computer-based and written assessment tools

  • Committing to continuing education and staying current on the latest early childhood practices

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (including PTO, child-care discount, medical/dental insurance, 401K).

We look forward to exploring your future at Goddard!

Company Description

The Goddard School of Carol Stream

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Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? At Catholic Charities Diocese, of Joliet we are mission-driven, focused on positive results for people and believe that people should be treated with dignity and respect. If you feel the same way we encourage you to join us in making a difference!

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Teacher. As an Associate Teacher you would be responsible for contributing to the development of the overall agency and classroom educational plans and for the implementation of the program’s plan that is geared to meet the needs of each individual child enrolled in the program in accordance with the Head Start program. Catholic Charities’ Head Start program is NAYCE Accredited as well as a Gold Circle Quality and US Model Head Start Program.

If you desire a better work/life balance and can work in a fast paced environment with excellent growth potential, we would like to hear from you.


1. Associates of Arts Degree in Child Development with 36 or more hours of college credits in Child Development or related field. All degrees must come from a regionally accredited educational institution which has U.S. Department of Education approval.

2. Obtain and maintain at minimum, the Illinois Gateway ECE Credential Level 3 within 2 years of employment.

3. One to three years of experience working with young children and families in a Child Care setting is required.

4. Good written and verbal communication skills.

5. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

6. Demonstrate the skill and competence to meet personnel qualifications as required in Part 407: Licensing Standards for Day Care Centers.

7. At least 18 years of age.

8. Passage of complete background clearance, physical and Tuberculosis (TB) Test.

9. Understanding and promoting the social teachings of Catholic Charities.

10. A valid driver’s license, reliable means of transportation and proof of liability insurance is required.


1. Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and the assigned Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for adhering to the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Head Start Performance Standards related to Early Childhood Services in conjunction with State Licensing Standards.

2. The Associate Teacher is responsible for day to day operations of the classroom in the absence of a Bachelor degreed teacher.

3. It is the expectation that programmatic recruitment takes place throughout the community as specified and designated.

4. Other duties as assigned within the guidelines of this position.


  • 12 Holidays

  • 15 Days Vacation

  • 12 Personal Days

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • 403B

Company Description

For 50 years we have locally provided services to help those in need in seven Illinois counties.
Will – DuPage – Kankakee – Grundy – Iroquois – Kendall – Ford

As a member of Catholic Charities-USA – we are part of one of the largest social welfare associations in the nation. We hold the rank of #21 on the 2019 Forbes list of largest 100 charities in the USA.

At Catholic Charities Diocese, of Joliet we are mission-driven, focused on positive results for people and believe that people should be treated with dignity and respect. If you feel the same way we encourage you to join us in making a difference!

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Job Description

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 Schaumburg 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

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.


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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Job Description

We are seeking a Childcare Teacher's Assistant in our Multi-Age Room to join our team at Prairie Pals Monday-Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm daily. This individual will work in a classroom with children ages 3.5-5 years old. Prairie Pals in non-profit, Christian based childcare and preschool program.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED)


  • Must Meet all Requirements of DCFS 407 regulations

  • Multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

  • Passionate about working with children

  • Positive and patient demeanor


  • Assist the classroom teacher, as needed. Work closely with other teachers and aides to ensure a safe and friendly environment for all.

  • Instruct children in age appropriate activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth.

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment, by setting up centers and assist with project preparation.

  • Follow schedules and routines set forth by Prairie Pals to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Assist with bathroom breaks and nap time

  • Greet and communicate with parents as needed

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

Prairie Pals Christian Preschool & Childcare

Company Description

Prairie Pals Christian Preschool & Childcare is under the umbrella of a non-profit organization, Oswego Christian Foundation. Our philosophy is to provide an academic, social and spiritual environment with a program that will help children develop physically, emotionally, and cognitively. Our Preschool and Childcare provide an atmosphere that is conducive to children's learning while building their faith and self-esteem.

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