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Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher ( Pre-k Classroom )

Little Sunshine's Playhouse & Preschool
Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Expired: October 04, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you passionate about Early Childhood Education? Do you love teaching? Then we want you to join our family as a Lead Preschool Teacher!

Little Sunshine's Playhouse and Preschool is currently looking for energetic and passionate teachers to join our team! We are looking for a lead preschool teacher in our pre-k classroom to help create a fun environment while incorporating educational programs that assist in our children's development.

Responsibilities of a Preschool Teacher (includes but 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 of a Preschool Teacher:

  • 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 Preschool Teachers Enjoy:

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

Little Sunshine's Playhouse maintains a reputation of unrivaled distinction in childcare and serves as a castle for a "once upon a time" experience that enables each child to develop their imagination and grow socially and academically. Unique characteristics and state-of-the-art services distinguish Little Sunshine's Playhouse as the premier early childhood education program.

Compensation based on education and experience.

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Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Little Sunshine's Playhouse & Preschool


370 Barrington Rd

Hoffman Estates, IL
60169 USA