Job Details

College of Lake County
  • Position Number: 3480049
  • Location: Grayslake, IL
  • Position Type: Child Care Services


Lead Teacher II (Two positions available)


Internal Position Title: Lead Teacher II

Posting Number: S01961

Department:: Children's Learning Cntrs, LSC

Position Type: Staff

Job Family: Specialist

Summary:
The College of Lake County is looking for a Lead Teacher II for our preschool program. The Lead Teacher II plans and facilitates developmental activities as part of an overall program for children's physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth.

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 14 paid holidays each year.

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County.

Required Qualifications:
This position requires an Bachelors degree in early childhood development, education or related field with at least eighteen (18) hours of credit in early childhood education or courses approved by DCFS.

Previous work experience in a preschool and childcare center environment.

Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards and system.

Experience with the EXCELERATE quality rating system for Illinois.

Level 5 Gateways certification from the State of Illinois or ability to obtain.

Professional Educator License

Posting Date: 08/16/2022

Closing Date:

Expected Start Date:

Special Instructions Summary: Interviews and application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Pay Rate: $18.59 per hour

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

Location Lakeshore

Total Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday between the hours of 7:30 am -5:30pm.

Software Testing Required: None

Interview Process Requirements: None

EEO Statement:
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Summary of Essential Functions:
Department Operations and Procedures: 80%
1) Develops classroom arrangement for childrens safe, calm, comfortable and successful participation with program equipment and materials in consultation with the Center Director.
2) Develops a consistent schedule of daily and weekly program activities in consultation with the Center Director.
3) Maintains assessment materials containing examples of childrens program participation and growth process in social, intellectual, emotional, and physical areas.
4) Oversees housekeeping procedures within classroom and in common center areas as assigned. Monitors Health Department sanitation procedures.
5) Under the supervision of the Child Care Director/Coordinator, plans and facilitates developmental activities as part of an overall program for childrens physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth.
6) Participates in, shares during, and/or prepares for classroom and center staff meetings, parent meeting, parent conferences or center promotional activities as necessary or assigned.

Management and Supervision: 10%
1) Assists in enrollment and orientation of parents and their children as assigned.
2) Prepares reports, attends meetings and/or enacts plans to help class and center staff improve teaching skills and increase understanding of childrens development
3) Assumes responsibility for operation of Child Care Center in the absence of the Director as assigned
4) Assists in the supervision of Assistant Teachers and student workers as assigned.

Student and Customer Service: 5%
1) Assists in enrollment and orientation of parents and their children as assigned.
2) Participates in, shares during, and/or prepares for classroom and center staff meetings, parent meeting, parent conferences or center promotional activities as necessary or assigned

Other: 5%
1) Performs other related duties as assigned by the Child Care Center Director/Coordinator

To apply, visit https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/21468







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