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Preschool Lead Teacher - $2k Sign on Bonus

Company: One Hope United
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob SummaryThe Lead Teacher will create a stimulating learning environment by:

  • Providing an educational setting that encourages excitement for learning and preparation for first grade
  • Using the Creative Curriculum to provide developmentally appropriate activities responsive to the needs and interests of the children.
  • May be responsible for supervising at least 2 staff providing supportive, reflective and positive leadership and guidance
  • Conducts performance reviews that are well-written, objective and completed in a timely manner
  • Develops goals for supervisors that are measurable and attainable
  • Serves as a role model of professionalism
  • Actively participates in center leadership team
  • Follows all safety and health rules for the center, including all state, federal, NAEYC and One Hope Uniteds health and safety guidelines
  • Completes paperwork which is well-written, thorough, and completed in a timely manner
  • Partnering with co-teachers on best practices and creating a warm and welcoming environment
  • Encouraging children to engage, discover, and problem-solve
  • Supporting continuous collaboration with parents and familiesEducation and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree with 04 certification or Level 5 Gateway credential preferred
    • ESL endorsement preferred
    • 3 years experience preferred
    • Educator's Licensure (PEL) preferred
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferredWe 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
      • Enterprise Fleet car availability for high mileage drivers
      • 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.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.QualificationsEducationPreferred
          • Bachelor of Arts or better in Early Childhood EducationLicenses & CertificationsPreferred
            • ECE Credential Level 5
            • Type 04 Cert Child Teachr

Keywords: One Hope United, Waukegan , Preschool Lead Teacher - $2k Sign on Bonus, Education / Teaching , Waukegan, Illinois

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