Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 8:23 AM
Job Description This Infant Toddler position is located in Rogers Park (north side), Chicago, IL Summary: The Infant Toddler Lead Teacher has primary responsibility for planning and conducting age-appropriate and curriculum appropriate activities for an assigned group of young children. Infant/Toddler Lead Teachers also instructs children in activities designed to promote social-emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and development by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Infant Toddler Lead Teacher include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Demonstrates knowledge and competency of basic child development and professional child care giving practices. Demonstrates an ability to apply developmental theory to practice with children. Attends to the cognitive, socio-emotional, health needs and physical care of children in an assigned group. Acts as a primary caregiver for an assigned group of children and is responsible for the supervision of the children. Leads classroom team in creating an environment, establishing lesson plans, guidelines and goals in which children can learn. Introduces, facilitates, and reinforces language/literacy development, numbers concepts, colors, shapes, textures, science skills, health safety, music, rhythm, movement, arts and crafts. Observes and maintains a portfolio on each child. Each portfolio will include examples of the child’s work and interests, anecdotal reports, individualized lesson plans, records of the child’s developmental growth assessment and parent-teacher conferences. Assumes over-all responsibility for proper maintenance of classroom. Shares responsibility with classroom team for cleaning up after classroom activities. Education: Bachelor's Degree (BA) in CD or ECE preferred Associate's degree (AAS) in Child Development (CD) or Early Childhood Education (ECE) Minimum requirement of 60 college semester credits with 30 credits in ECE Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate required for candidates whose degree is in an field other than ECE Minimum of 2 years experience as an Assistant Teacher or Teacher Apprentice in an early childhood/child development program. Salary/Benefit Information: Varies based on education and experience Paid Time Off Paid Holidays Company Description Who We Are: We are located in the Rogers Park community on Chicago's north side. We have been providing quality care and education for children from 3 months to 12 years of age since 1994. Our Mission: To provide quality early care and education through research-based curriculum, programs, and family-oriented initiatives for the purpose of promoting school readiness in children ages 3 months to 12 years of age Our Philosophy: Eyes on the Future believes that children are active learners who learn best through play. Children gain knowledge by moving, touching, seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting. As such, children are encouraged to experiment and to explore the people and objects that are in their environment. A physical environment that is safe, healthy and that contains a variety of materials enables children to safely explore their environment. We believe that all children move at their own pace through developmental stages. Our classrooms have been carefully designed to ensure that children progress and have success in social-emotional, physical, cognitive and language development.
• Location: Chicago
• Post ID: 89455917 chicago