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Early Childhood Teacher
Arlington Hts, Illinois
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Early Childhood Educator Job in Arlington Hts, Illinois

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Make a difference in children's lives! We are looking for take-charge individuals with a lifelong passion for teaching to implement a developmentally- enriching curriculum and to maintain a clean, safe, and supportive classroom and environment. A genuine desire to lead and inspire both students and other teachers is essential for this position. Safari Childcare focuses on individualized care for each student, and encourages ongoing parent interaction and communication. This position will entail preparing and implementing weekly lesson plans, defining measurable outcomes to evaluate each child's progress, and ultimately preparing students for 1st grade. Responsibilities include: • Ensuring professional development requirements are met, (15 hours of training annually) • Submitting purchase orders of supplies/equipment needed to implement comprehensive curriculum. • Articulating and modeling Safari Childcare philosophies to students, families, staff, & the community. • Ensuring classrooms, hallways, playgrounds, and common areas are safe, clean, organized. • Devising action plans regarding students who may be experiencing difficulty. Characteristics and Qualifications: • Dedication to Safari Childcare values, and an understanding of its mission. • An unwavering commitment to fulfilling the policies and procedures set forth by Safari Childcare. • A high level of personal integrity and professionalism. • A personal commitment to ensure each student learns to read and write. • The capacity to motivate and lead others in order to yield the highest academic performance possible from all students. • The ability to give and receive constructive feedback to subordinates in an effort to facilitate student growth and academic achievement. Applicants who are willing to identify and solve problems, collaborate with others, and who are not afraid to lead and manage others, will thrive in this environment. All candidates must have a genuine love for all children, and meet IL DCFS requirements for Lead Teacher: 60 credits 6 ece OR 30 credits 1 year experience in licensed child care 6 ece credits. Teacher’s Assistant Applications are also being accepted, and require a high school diploma. Pay commensurate with education and experience.


Work schedule:
Long term
Schedule TBD

Education level

Education level: Some post secondary

Job details

Location of care:
Daycare centre

Required experience

Ages include:

Required qualifications

Job requires:
Background check

Required training

Child development assistant
Child development worker
Early childcare educator (ECE)
Infant toddler certification

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