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School Age Teacher Center Support

Company: One Hope United
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionOur kids are the best! Their curiosity, questioning, and zest for life inspire our passionate educators every day.As a teacher, youll be responsible for nurturing the hearts and minds of children during some of their most formative years, while instilling in them a dedication to life-long learning. Joliet Child Development Center opened this summer after undergoing nearly $5M in renovations. Located at 500 Parks Ave., the center provides high quality, affordable early childhood education programs. Equipped with 13 classrooms serving children from infancy school age up to 12 years old, and large gross motor room for indoor play. Staff can relax in their own resource room. We even have a spacious area for the center and community-wide meetings Job Summary:The school-age teacher will create a stimulating learning environment by:

  • Managing the classroom atmosphere, including nurturing children and planning a classroom curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and incorporates STEM activities
  • Maintaining communication with parents and providing homework assistance during the school year
  • Assisting in planning summer camp activities
  • Using positive approaches to help children solve problems
  • Arranging the classroom in well-defined learning centers that are clearly labeled, clutter-free, and reflect childrens interests and encourage independent useEducation, Experience and Required Skills
    • Minimum AA Child Development or Equivalent or CDA
    • Knowledge of STEM curriculum and NAEYC accreditation standards
    • Minimum 1 year of experienceWe Invest in You!
      • Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
      • Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annually
      • Medical, dental, vision, 403b Retirement, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and short-term disability options
      • Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
      • Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse and Child(ren)
      • Voluntary Legal Plans
      • Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
      • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
      • Free LCSW and LCPC Supervision hours available in some locationsA Different Kind of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
        • 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri and Florida
        • Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895
        • Energetic leadership and a rich community of supportOne Hope United does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. OHU participates in eVerify.In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: One Hope United, Joliet , School Age Teacher Center Support, Education / Teaching , Joliet, Illinois

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