Preschool Teacher

Position Type: 
Preschool Teacher
Organization Name: 
Through a Child's Eyes Pre-Kindergarten Program
Job Location: 
Suburbs South of I-88
Contact Information: 
Iris Corral via e-mail at  
Type 04 Certification required: 
Description: Through A Child’s Eyes Pre-Kindergarten Program is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education. It is NAEYC accredited and IDCFS licensed. We are looking for a Teacher for our Preschool For All Program. This is a contractual position (yearly). Program follows School District #99’s calendar regarding winter, spring and summer breaks.   Job responsibilities:
  • Under the direct supervision of the Pre-K Director, the Teacher provides a safe, structured, and nurturing learning environment for children enrolled in the Pre-K program.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN"> Patience, maturity, respect and a love of preschoolers.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN"> Experience working with prekindergarten children.
  • Responsible for Planning, Screening, Assessments and Reporting.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN"> Be familiar with IDCFS, NAEYC and ISBE standards.
  • Be familiar with Creative Curriculum and GOLD assessment tool.
  • Develop and implement weekly lessons.
  • Conduct 2 Parent/Teacher conferences a year.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN"> Assess children’s mental health by using the ASQ-SE.
  • Hold a current (or is willing to get) CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Provide leadership to the classroom assistant and volunteers using their talents and skills to enhance the quality of learning.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, interdisciplinary environment.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN"> Ability to work cooperatively with others on a team.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN"> Ability to relate effectively with parents and children.
  • Maintain professionalism in attire and demeanor.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN">      Must be computer literate.
  • Symbol;mso-ansi-language:EN">   Experience working with various cultures outside of one’s own.
  • Symbol;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">  Reports to work on time, maintains consistent attendance, adhering to staffing schedules and demonstrating flexibility to adjust work schedules as needed for program needs.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding children and program information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or higher.
  • Illinois certification in Early Childhood Education: Type 04
  • Pass the DCFS Background Check.
  • Initial health examination that includes screening for tuberculosis to assure no significant risk to the health and safety of others.
  • Spanish speaking is not a necessity but a plus!
  • line-height:18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;tab-stops:list .5in">Only resumes with the required credentials will be considered.