Infant / Toddler Teacher positions available in Elgin, Aurora, Des Plaines and Waukegan, IL
Our infants and toddlers are the best! Their curiosity, questioning, and zest for life inspire our passionate educators every day. As an infant/toddler teacher you’ll be responsible for nurturing the hearts and minds of children during some of their most formative years, while instilling in them a dedication to life-long learning.
Our Elgin Center deeply values collaboration with the families we serve. The site has an open-door policy, which welcomes families to visit and interact with their child throughout the day. The center’s Preschool for All program is a collaboration with school district U-46. Our staff works with other professionals to help secure IEPs (Individualized Education Programs) for children needing a specialized program to help ensure school success.
Our legacy of top-notch early childhood education in Elgin runs deep – we’ve been serving the community since 1927. The passionate educators at this center have dedicated their careers to early childhood education and are committed to helping you to be the best teacher you can be. We hope you’ll consider joining our team!
The Infant/Toddler Teacher will create a stimulating learning environment by:
Providing a nurturing setting for infants, toddlers, and parents
Developing learning centers that are attractive and exciting to infants and toddlers
Partnering with co-teachers on best practices and creating a warm and welcoming environment
Encouraging infants and toddlers to engage, discover, and problem-solve
Supporting continuous collaboration with parents and families.
Education, Experience, and Required Skills
High School Diploma or GED equivalency required
CDA or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or related preferred; however will accept 6 credits in ECE towards degree
Minimum two years of professional experience working with children in a classroom setting
Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred
We Invest In You
Competitive pay and benefits, plus tuition reimbursement
Generous vacation and PTO plans
Health, dental, vision, 403b Retirement, flexible spending accounts, Agency paid life and LTD, supplemental life insurance
Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
Leadership opportunities on site-based Center Management Teams
Relocation assistance is available
Discounted child care tuition
A Different Kind Of Employer
One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida
Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895
Energetic leadership and a rich community of support
One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
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One Hope United is a private, human service organization that has been investing in children and families for over 120 years, offering a diverse array of early childhood education, prevention, intervention and community-based programs. Since its inception, One Hope United’s purpose has been to care for children and to ensure they grow up in safe, loving environments. Today OHU’s team of over 800 t...alented professionals serves thousands of children and families each year in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida.