The Natalie G. Heineman Smart Love Preschool is seeking a full-time Toddler Teacher for children one through three years-old for the 2019-20 school year in Logan Square.
Working professionally and collaboratively with staff in educating and caring for young children to promote their social, emotional, cognitive and physical well-being using the Smart Love®
Learning the Smart Love® approach in the classroom and through ongoing professional development.
Implementing and supporting Smart Love curriculum, classroom preparation and maintenance, and facilitating parent partnerships in our toddler programs.
Bachelor’s degree with 6 credit hours in early childhood education with two years of teaching experience or an Associate’s degree in early childhood education with two years of teaching experience.
Warm, friendly, creative and playful teaching style. Interested in making a commitment to learn the Smart Love® early childhood educational approach within a supportive environment.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds, carry and hold children and/or classroom equipment.
Must have physical stamina and flexibility (walking, bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, running, stretching, standing, sitting on floor) to participate fully with children.
Send resume, cover letter, and transcripts to Kelly Perez, Preschool Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Smart Love Family Services
Smart Love Family Services, based in Chicago, Illinois, is a nonprofit organization that offers a range of family-based services, including counseling, parenting program, and early childhood education. With a mission to help children, parents, couples and adults achieve "greater well-being, sustain closer relationships, and reach their full potentials." Developed by Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D and William J. Pieper, M.D., Smart Love Family Services is based on the "Smart Love" philosophy that everyone is born with a desire for happiness and the capacity to achieve inner well-being. With a belief that parents do not have to choose between tough discipline and "soft permisiveness," Smart Love Family Services trains and consults with schools, agencies, and other organizations to help influence how children are raised.