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Pre-K Teacher

Staffing Together
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $48,000 to $53,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

What you will be doing…

Under the general supervision of the Site Manager, the ECE Teacher is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of an education plan that is designed to meet the needs of each individual child enrolled in the program in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards and NAEYC Standards and State Pre-K (CPS-Preventive Initiative Center Base Program).


·       With the classroom team, ensure the implementation of the preschool program ensuring adherence to funding requirements as set by Head Start Program Performance Standards, NAEYC (National Education for the Education of Young Children) Standards and other licensing requirements.

·       Create and maintain a safe environment which promotes the safety, trust, respect and security for children, staff and parents.

·       Provides an overall classroom environment that is reflective of multi-ethnic populations, is conducive to enjoyment, relaxation and socialization and has well defined interest areas. Shares responsibility for room arrangements and clean-up after daily classroom activities. 

·       Promotes recognition, acceptance and positive interactions among children and among staff.

·       With the classroom team, plans, prepares and implements developmentally appropriate child initiated and teacher directed activities for individuals, small and large groups of children.

·       With the classroom team, supervises all of the children’s activities, modeling respect and acceptance of each child as an individual.

·       With the classroom team, identifies children who may need specialized services.

·       Observe and report children’s health, development, and behavior to the team teacher and experts.

·       Ensure soiled diaper/clothing is changed throughout the day and as needed.

·       Completes observations, anecdotal notes, screenings, Teaching Strategies GOLD checkpoints, home visits and parent teacher conferences as required.

·       Attends weekly team meetings  to complete lesson plans, discuss children’s progress and individual needs, discuss check points, parent teacher conferences, home visits etc.

·       Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with parents. Is available for formal and informal conferences on a daily basis. Participates in monthly parent meetings and activities.

·       Collaborate with other staff, volunteers, and/or neighborhood organizations with on-going program implementation and in developing special events.


·       BA in Early Childhood Education required

·       Gateways to Opportunity Infant Toddler (IT) Level 5 Credential required

·       Must demonstrate basic reading, writing, and communication skills at a level consistent with entry in college training programs. 

·       Two to five years’ experience in teaching toddler children and working with parents

·       Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

·       First Aid/CPR certificate compliance or completion within first year of employment

·       Flexible in work schedule

Competitive Pay Plus Great Benefits:

·       Fringe Benefits Include: Paid Vacation, Health and Dental Insurance and Retirement Plan (after 1 year the organization contributes 5% of your pay rate into this plan on your behalf).

Sign on Bonus of $2,000 for the first year!

Company Description
Staffing Together In conjunction with PTD Partners, provides the very best talent for long-term, short-term, or project-based human capital needs. On the Executive Recruiting side, we specialize in building relationships with clients and candidates. We have a vast network behind us, which enables us to find the perfect match. Our industry verticals are focused on Health Care, Engineering, Manufacturing, Financial, and other industries. In addition, we have the capacity and the know-how to fulfill your project's needs including Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen events, strategic planning, project management, and corporate training.

Staffing Together


5423 W. Diversey Avenue

Chicago, IL



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