Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher develops and implements individual educational plans for children, which help children to develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their stage of development. You must be able to supervise Teacher Assistant while working in a collaborative team setting with the Teacher Assistant and volunteers.
Degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Infant/Toddler CDA or Illinois Gateways Infant/Toddler credential.
Have knowledge of the stages of children development for children ages birth to five.
Have knowledge and experience working in a quality based child development program
Must have the ability to implement developmentally appropriate practice for children in your classroom.
Demonstrated emotional maturity, willingness to cooperate with the aims of the program, respect for children and adults, flexibility, patience, good personal hygiene, and physical and mental health which does not interfere with responsibilities;
Have education or experience in collaborating with parents in the education of their children.
Successful experience working in a team setting;
Ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community.
Ability to plan, organize and implement position responsibilities effectively.
Proof of a physical examination within the last six months, which includes a tuberculosis test, and comply with other background checks as required by the Agency and/or DCFS licensing;
Additional Salary Information: Part-time postion available
May be oppoutunities for future growth