Early Childhood Assistant Teacher


The Children’s Learning Center seeks an Early Childhood Education Assistant Teacher with calm demeanor in a busy environment. This position supports the classroom teacher in all of the duties listed below. The position is approximately 25 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

Duties include:

· Interacting with children in a positive manner, using positive language when speaking to children

· Planning age-appropriate activities and curriculum targeting areas related to child development such as social, motor and language skills

· Working with children one-on-one and in groups, supervising activities, keeping students on task

· Serving snacks and using meals as a way to incorporate learning, especially social skills

· Introducing students to concepts that are to be explored further in kindergarten, such as early literacy experiences

· Helping students interact and adapt socially through activities that promote group engagement and fairness, such as group experiences for music and parallel play for choosing activities


Individuals with a High School Diploma or Equivalent.

· Team player

· Comfortable changing diapers, feeding children and maintaining general room cleanliness

· Comfortable using technology to communicate.

· Respect for diversity

· Excellent listening skills

· Positive reinforcement practices

· Patience and understanding

· Tolerance for different learning abilities

DCFS requirements include a background and fingerprinting, medical exam, 3 reference letters, mandated reporter online training.

Hourly pay starting at $17


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