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School Age Teacher/School Age Director *2 Positions*

Busy Bees Learning School Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental

We are seeking a School Age Teacher to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment
  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents
  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress
  • Maintain the health and safety of all students

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Ability to build rapport with children
  • Positive and patient demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

**School Age Teacher (Part-Time) :

School-age Teacher shall be at least 19 years of age. School-age Teacher shall have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED) and the newly employed school-age Teacher responsible for a group of school-age children shall have achieved:

1) Thirty semester hours (or 45 quarter hours) of credit from an accredited or university with six semester hours (or nine quarter hours) related to school-age child care, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields; or

2) 1560 clock hours of experience in a recreational program or licensed day care center school-age children or a license exempt school-age child care program operated by a public or private school, and six semester hours (or nine quarter hours) of credit from an accredited college or university related to school-age child care, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields; or

3) A high school diploma or equivalency certificate plus 3120 clock hours of experience in a recreational program, kindergarten, or licensed day care center serving school-age children or a license exempt school-age child care program operated by a public or private school.

**NEW** School Age Director **NEW**

We are seeking a School Age Director to join our organization! The School Age Director is responsible for the
development, planning, and delivery of all school age child care programs. In addition to program
management, the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day operations in the areas of staff supervision,
administration, and collaborative relationships. The position is responsible for ensuring
that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the Busy Bees Learning School is conveyed and incorporated
into the daily programming.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages, directs, and implements dynamic school age and summer programs for assigned location
  • Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities
  • Supervise the development of a well-rounded schedule of activities that meets family and children’s needs
  • Communicate with staff and parents on students' growth and progress
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with staff, students and parents
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive staff development plan in the areas of responsibility
  • Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, disciplines, develops, schedules and directs staff in assigned areas, creating and fostering a staff environment that is positive, professional and member focused, ensuring excellence in member satisfaction at all times
  • Reviews and evaluates staff performance, develops strategies to motivate staff to develop competencies that support and achieve the Association and department goals. Effectively communicates to staff the standards for performance
  • Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development, evaluations, on going training of Staff and ensure all staff maintains their required certifications. Ensures staff complete all required training

Qualifications:

  • Previous director/ management experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Ability to build rapport with children and staff
  • Positive and patient demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office Programs, especially word, excel and publisher experience
    with data base management software
  • Must be computer proficient using Microsoft Office software programs
  • Demonstrates excellent planning, organizational, time management, and attention to detail skills, with the
    ability to multi-task with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, organizational skills, project management, time management, detail orientated

**School Age Director :

  • School-age Director shall be at least 21 years of age
  • School-age Director shall have a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Elementary or Physical Education, Recreation, or related field
  • Minimum two years direct experience working with children under the age of 13
  • Minimum one-year experience in management of childcare programs, and supervision of staff
  • Knowledge of childcare licensing requirements

**Candidates will be given preference:

• Over 2 years Experience

• Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) Speaking

• Previous School Age Teacher/Director experience

• Have experience with CCAP, ExceleRate Illinois, and NAEYC

**Comparable Pay and Full Benefits Package**

Please email or fax your Resume and a copy of your Transcripts to:

Alexis Ellison-Williams (312) 846-1322

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Busy Bees Learning School

Why Work Here?

Awesome experience in a diverse environment with great benefits including bonuses and room for advancement within company.

PASSIONATE ABOUT CHILDREN? DO YOU CULTIVATE CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION AS AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR? ​ Busy Bees Inc. - Educational childcare learning centers serving children from 6 weeks to 13 years of age. We are dedicated to building a strong foundation and igniting a lifelong love for learning for children. At Busy Bees Inc., we believe that encouraging thinking ability in different situations is a key to children's success. To achieve this, we are committed to creating an engaging learning environment that supports and respects the unique potential of each individual through best practice. We are currently seeking new full time and part time members to join the Busy Bees family. We are looking for early educators who are motivated and committed to providing our children with unique and challenging learning experiences; someone who is creative, flexible, patient, innovative and ready to work in a fast paced and ever changing early learning environment. “Busy bees are always busy learning!!!” ​

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321 W. 31st Street, Chicago, IL 60616
Chicago, IL
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