Master Teacher -04 certified

Position Type: 
Center Based Teacher
Organization Name: 
Children’s Home + Aid
Job Location: 
Suburbs North of I-88
Contact Information: 

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Type 04 Certification required: 

At Children’s Home + Aid, we believe that quality early childhood education can build the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Families count on us to help put their children on the path to a better future—and keep them there with early childhood education that reinforces children’s social and emotional growth and stability. 

In our Early Childhood Centers, we not only ensure that children are “kindergarten ready”, we strive to develop life-long learners and support parents’ and caregivers’ involvement in the education of their children. Master Teachers implement the Preschool for All program in Head Start and other early childhood classrooms.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement individualized learning that meets the social, emotional, developmental, and intellectual needs of all children in the classroom.

  • Conduct developmental screenings, weekly child observations and regular assessments.

  • Use observations and assessment information for lesson planning.

  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences.

  • Supervise other classroom teachers.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with an Illinois Teaching license with an Early Childhood endorsement or a Type 04 certification. Current participation in Teach for America Type 04 credential project may be accepted.

  • Three years Lead Teacher experience or five years early childhood teaching experience preferred.

  • Must have valid Illinois driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.


Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan.

Children’s Home + Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.