Position Type: 
Assistant Teacher
Organization Name: 
YMCA First Lutheran Children Services
Job Location: 
City of Chicago North of Eisenhower
Contact Information: 

Apply for this job Online: https://careers-ymcachicago.icims.com/jobs/5572/teacher/job

Type 04 Certification required: 
Job ID: 2013-5572 
Center: First Lutheran Children Services
Address: 3500 Fullerton, Chicago IL
Type: Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week: 40
Variable Schedule
Under the direct supervision of the Child Care Site Director, the Teacher provides a safe, structured, and nurturing learning environment for children enrolled in a YMCA child care program.
Scope of Responsibilities:
  • Plan, implement and evaluate a child care program consistent with policies developed by the YMCA Child Development Center.
  • Follow criteria defined by the DCFS, DHS Child Care Performance Standards and the N.A.E.Y.C.A. performance standards.
  • Evaluate and report each child's 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. 
  • Provide supervision and direction to child care staff assigned to the classroom.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in CD/ECE or related field w/18 credit hours in ECE.
  • 1-3 years of work experience with 3-5 year olds in child care or classroom setting.
  • Must have first Aid, CPR and a Food Service Sanitation certification, or the willingness to obtain it immediately.