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Assistant Director Early Childhood Education

For Your Child Preschool Chicago ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Come be a part of our leadership team at amazing play-based preschool.  We are looking for a self-directed, responsible, individual who is passionate about Early Childhood Education and working with children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Assistant Director must have a minimum of bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and meet the DCFS director credentials.  Individual must have a minimum of 4 years direct experience in an early childhood setting and in depth knowledge of DCFS guidelines and expectations.  This position is to join are already existing 5 person management team.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, day to day operations of the facility, filling in for Director when she is away from the building, observing and assessing staff, overseeing continuing education, substituting in any classroom as necessary, hiring staff, and, maintaining DCFS and city licensing.  

 

Company Description
Our mission is to take advantage of the teachable moments that happen every day by fostering the intellectual, creative, social, emotional, and physical growth and development of our students and to inspire a lifelong commitment to learning. A caring, cooperative school environment promotes cultural values and supports positive relationships and respectful interaction. We will provide an environment that allows children to learn by doing and moving from concrete, hands-on experiences to more abstract concept development. Our priority is to provide a healthy balance of child-directed and teacher-guided activities, as well as time for children to work individually, in small groups and in large groups. We believe that a stable, safe, healthy, comfortable, and culturally relevant environment is crucial to a child's growth. A play-based approach provides a child-centered curriculum directed by teachers in which children are encouraged to construct their own knowledge. We believe that our program reflects the needs and goals of children and families. We look forward to working closely with families which will provide an integrated, comprehensive approach to learning.

For Your Child Preschool

Why Work Here?

Great opporutnity to work for a privately owned preschool whose administrative team values it's teachers and offers great benefits!

Our mission is to take advantage of the teachable moments that happen every day by fostering the intellectual, creative, social, emotional, and physical growth and development of our students and to inspire a lifelong commitment to learning. A caring, cooperative school environment promotes cultural values and supports positive relationships and respectful interaction. We will provide an environment that allows children to learn by doing and moving from concrete, hands-on experiences to more abstract concept development. Our priority is to provide a healthy balance of child-directed and teacher-guided activities, as well as time for children to work individually, in small groups and in large groups. We believe that a stable, safe, healthy, comfortable, and culturally relevant environment is crucial to a child's growth. A play-based approach provides a child-centered curriculum directed by teachers in which children are encouraged to construct their own knowledge. We believe that our program reflects the needs and goals of children and families. We look forward to working closely with families which will provide an integrated, comprehensive approach to learning.

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Chicago, IL
USA