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Lead Pre-K Teacher

Little Sunshine's Playhouse & Preschool , IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Little Sunshine's Playhouse & Preschool is currently accepting applications for a lead teacher in our Pre-K classroom. Qualified applicants will meet and exceed all Child Care Licensing requirements, possess a teamwork mindset, great communication and organization skills and have a strong work history.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times.
  • Plan and carry out the curriculum.
  • Write weekly classroom newsletters to communicate to families in accordance with standards.
  • Create daily reports for each child focusing on positive behavior and/or lessons learned including a photo or video every day for each child.
  • Implement and follow the daily schedule to ensure a routine.
  • Make sure the classroom is age-appropriate and fun! Keep walls decorated and learning centers open and available.
  • Keep classroom, bathroom, and closet neat and orderly.
  • Maintain ratio (advise administrator if over or under).
  • Conduct individual parent/teacher conferences at least twice a year in June and December.
  • Be familiar with school policies and licensing rules.
  • Report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect
  • Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with the stated policy on discipline.
  • Train and oversee any assistant teachers, substitutes and floaters working in your class.
  • Oversee sanitation and universal precautions policies.
  • Facilitate parent involvement and positive communication.
  • Regular attendance is an essential requirement of the position in order to offer children and parents consistency.
  • Physical requirements: Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. approximately 100 times per day/shift.
  • Standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching reaching, pulling, pushing, grasping, hearing, talking, and repetitive motion are physical requirements of the position.

Qualifications:

  • Meet and exceed all state Child Care Licensing requirements
  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • Possess a teamwork mindset, strong communication skills, organization skills and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to build rapport with children, families and peers

Benefits Our Teachers Enjoy:

  • Health, vision, dental
  • Childcare discounts
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training hours
  • Teacher appreciation activities

Compensation based on education and experience.

Little Sunshine's Playhouse & Preschool

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