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Full Time Preschool Teacher - Lemont, IL

Company: Right At School
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Are you passionate about early education? Ready to make a difference in a child's life? Right At School is growing and wants you to grow with us! As a mission driven company, you will have a direct impact on students, parents, and schools in your community! We've experienced tremendous success since the company's inception in 2010, growing over 50% year after year, and recently being named in to both the Crain's Fast 50 & Inc 5000 list. Join a team that puts employee growth, team collaboration, and student engagement first!
As an Preschool Teacher, you will:

  • Deliver dynamic creative curriculum for students, including partnering with school district personnel on student assessment, behavior planning, and intervention collaboration
  • Model positive guidance and effective classroom management to maintain the safety, well-being and attention of all children
  • Support to build a high performing team focused on quality and service
  • Implement accreditation/re-accreditation and state QRIS standards, including exercising judgement to ensure proper alignment and opportunity for continual growth
  • Excellent communication skills with varied audience including children, parents, staff and school personnel
  • Meets regularly with the Program Manager regarding professional progress and team accountability
  • Organize program materials for lessons and activities, as well as document attendance, incidents and other observations Requirements
    • Outstanding customer service and relationship building skills
    • Ability to work well in a team environment
    • Drive to inspire a love for learning and ability to engage children in learning activities in fun and interactive ways
    • Respect for and dedication to working with children
    • 1 year of direct experience working in a licensed childcare atmosphere
    • MUST have an Associate's Degree with at least 60 semester hours in childcare
    • Ability to meet state-specific requirements; FA/CPR, MERIT clearance, Cleared TB
    • Must be able to work full time hours - Hours of operation are Mon-Fri: 6:30am-6pm. Working hours will fall within this. Benefits
      • Opportunity to make a difference in your community and positively impact families
      • Ongoing professional development with pay raise incentives
      • Provide meaningful fun and employ Disguised Learning
      • Flexible working hours aligned with school schedules
      • An online and mobile HR platform where you can access your info with easy-to-use tech 24/7
      • Competitive compensation and benefits, including free before and after school childcare, commuter benefits, supplemental insurance (short term disability, life insurance, etc.) based on eligibility
      • Pay will be dependent on experience as the position has specific requirements
        One of our core values is being "locally-inspired." We will follow the guidance of our State and school district level partners in regard to any COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing requirements they may put in place. In some areas this may mean that employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work in schools (except where medical or religious exemptions may apply). Employees are also required to wear masks at all times during work hours, regardless of vaccination status.
        Here at Right At School, our commitment to equal opportunity runs deep. We really mean that. In order to achieve our goals, we need to work hard to create a diverse workforce so we can reach as many students, parents, and schools as possible. We embrace the uniqueness in everyone and we encourage each individual to be their true selves. Your age, skin color, beliefs, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, parental status, vet status, gender identity are valued here. We do not stand for discrimination or harassment of any kind. Come as you are.

Keywords: Right At School, Oak Lawn , Full Time Preschool Teacher - Lemont, IL, Education / Teaching , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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