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Lead Preschool Teacher

NY Kids Club Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

NY Kids Club-Chicago is the premier children's enrichment center in Lincoln Park and originally based in New York City. Our industry-renowned curriculum is cultivated by our creative, talented, forward-thinking teams. We set the standard for innovative, stimulating children's classes, preschool, day camps, birthday celebrations, and special events. NY Kids Club boasts a company culture that nurtures talent and promotes all high-performing team members on the basis of merit. We pride ourselves on an environment that calls for people who are fun-loving, have a great sense of humor, have pride in what they do and take their work seriously.

As a Lead Preschool Teacher, you will:

  • Implement our unique, creative and original curriculum supporting students in their social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth
  • Assess each student’s abilities and progress throughout the school year
  • Be familiar with the National Association of the Education of Young Children and the Department of Children and Family Services compliance and standards
  • Uphold the NY Kids Club pillars of customer services
  • Have a high level of enthusiasm and professionalism
  • Effectively communicate the day to day activities and development with parents and caregivers

Desired Skills + Qualifications:

  • An education-related degree (Bachelors, Associates or CDA ) or the desire to complete
  • Sixty semester hours (or 90 quarter hours) of credits from an accredited college or university
  • Experience working with DCFS licensed programs and meet all requirements
  • 1-3 years of experience working as an Early Childhood Facility or Preschool
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent observation and supervision skills


  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Eligibility for health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k)
  • Excellent PTO program
  • Flexible workload based on availability
  • On-the-job training and ongoing professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Reduced gym-cost membership
  • Access to preferred seating and special offers for top shows, attractions, theme parks, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more through Plum Benefits
  • Commuter benefits through TransitChek
  • Company-wide events and team bonding activities
  • Energetic and collaborative team environment

The NY Kids Club complies with all requirements set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act, City, State, and Federal law. If you require any accommodation in the completion of this application, please reach out to


NY Kids Club


Chicago, IL