Make a difference in the lives of at-risk children by implementing the Preschool for All program in our Head Start classrooms. Our teaching and family support staff collaborate to ensure that children are “kindergarten ready”, develop life-long learners and support parents’ and caregivers’ involvement in the education of their children.
Develop and implement individualized learning that meets the social, emotional, developmental, and intellectual needs of all children in the classroom.
Conduct developmental screenings, weekly child observations and regular assessments.
Use observations and assessment information for lesson planning.
Generous paid leave that exceeds that of most early childhood education centers.
Focus on and dedicated resources for your individual development.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with an Illinois Teaching license with an Early Childhood endorsement or a Type 04 certification. Current participation in Teach for America Type 04 credential project may be accepted.
Three years Lead Teacher experience or five years early childhood teaching experience preferred.
Knowledge of Creative Curriculum Preschool Edition, Teaching Strategies GOLD, and Child Plus is preferred.
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan. Children’s Home + Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
About Children's Home & Aid
Children’s Home & Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois. Each year, it protects, educates and counsels over 40,000 children, youth and families to improve their lives. For over 130 years, Children’s Home & Aid has been a compassionate advocate helping to shape public policy in child welfare, early childhood and juvenile justice. Children’s Home & Aid is recognized for establishing best practices and achieving outstanding results through its programs and services that focus on child abuse prevention, healthy child development and strengthening families. Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan.