Master Teacher

Position Type: 
Lead Teacher
Organization Name: 
YMCA Rauner Children Services
Job Location: 
City of Chicago South of Eisenhower
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Type 04 Certification required: 
Job ID: 2014-6102
Center: Rauner Children Services
Address: 2700 S Western Ave, Chicago IL
Type: Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week: 40
Variable Schedule: Mon- Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Scope of Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and implement weekly lesson plans based on an identified child-centered curriculum and consistent with developmentally appropriate early childhood principles and practices.
  • Evaluate and report on each childs progress through observation recordings, early childhood screenings, and developmental assessments; maintain educational records on each child as required. 
  • Encourage and support parent development through classroom volunteerism, home centered activities, home visits, parent/teacher conferences, and participation in parent development activities and meetings.
  • Maintain professionalism in attire and demeanor
  • Observe and respect issues of confidentiality, ethics and best practices of the Early Childhood profession, and mandatory reporting guidelines of the Abuse and Neglect Child Reporting Act.
  • Maintain required program records in conformance with YMCA procedures, funding source and program performance standards, and applicable licensing and accreditation.
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Type 04 Certification and 3 months to 1 year of experience
  • Exceptionally good writing oral, and communication skills
  • Some knowledge and use of computer
  • Previous experience working in child care setting w/children 6 weeks - 5 years
  • Some knowledge of Creative Curriculum
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