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.
The Chicago Reader has named our Learning and Wellness Center the 2017 Best Daycare in Chicago!
We are now hiring for a Full-time BilingualTeacher Assistant to join our Learning and Wellness Center Team!
The BilingualTeacher Assistant assists the Master Teacher in implementing activities which support children in their social-emotional, cognitive and physical development while maintaining a safe environment.
Essential Job Functions:
Develops portfolios for each assigned child, which includes weekly observations, objective anecdotal recordings, samples of child’s work, photographs, child’s dictations, and anecdotal recordings of other teachers, parents and children.
Contributes to the education file for each child, which includes required forms, consents, assessments, screening results, IEPs, parent-teacher conference results, home visits and on-going individual goal planning and accommodations as needed.
Participates in the planning and implementation of a minimum of semi-annual home visits and parent-teacher conferences.
Maintains compliance with all documentation as required by licensing agents.
Associates degree in Early Childhood Education required
OR CDA with one (1) year of teaching experience.
Bilingual English/Spanish required.
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
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
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.