Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 68,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are currently searching for a full-time LicensedEarly Childhood Teacher to join our DuPage team!
The Licensed Early Childhood Educator is responsible for planning and implementing curriculum used by classroom teachers in Pre-K classes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for ensuring compliance is maintained with all documentation and actions that are required by licensing agents: ISBE, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Department of Children and Family Services, and Metropolitan Family Services.
Responsible for working with Teacher Assistant and Program Aide to plan and provide activities which support children in their social emotional, cognitive, physical, and linguistic development.
This is a 43 week position and follows the Head Start/School District calendar.
Early Childhood Education Teacher is responsible for the planning and implementing of activities, routines, and curriculum used in the classroom for children.
Adheres to the State of Illinois Early Learning requirements, Head Start standards, and conduct appropriate observations and assessments.
Provides individualized curriculum that meets the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive needs of children.
Must ensure appropriate child guidance and communication with families.
Provides leadership in developing the Children’s Center as a model intergenerational site
Bachelor’s Level Degree in Early Childhood Education required
Professional Educator License (PEL) required
(Type 04) required
ESL Certification(English as Second Language) preferred
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
ECE Credential Level 5 accepted.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.