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The Goddard School, a NAEYC accredited early childhood education center, located in Skokie, IL is currently seeking qualified Lead Teachers in their Preschool and Infant classrooms.

Voted the North Shore’s Best in 2019, The Goddard School is a renowned program with a play based foundation that continues to set the standard for excellence. The focus of the program is to use the latest enrichment programs and research based assessments in early childhood education to provide a life-long love of learning. We know that our teachers are what makes our program come to life and that is why we hire loving and dedicated professionals who understand each child's needs. Our highly qualified childhood educators are provided creative liberties to create unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.

We are seeking patient and energetic individuals who have a degree in a child related field PLUS one to two years' work experience in early childhood education, including experience in lesson planning, classroom management, and a profound awareness of the needs of our young learners. The ideal candidates will be educators with a nurturing spirit who are committed to supporting all aspects of child growth and development.

The Goddard School offers competitive compensation depending on credentials plus health benefits, Simple IRA, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays including a winter break in a beautiful, state of the art work environment.

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Assistant Teacher - Full Time

Posted: June 07, 2021

Assistant Teachers –
Pre-K / Kindergarten Prep
Preschool
Infants
Toddlers

The Goddard School, an early childhood education center, is in Skokie, IL and is currently seeking qualified Lead and Assistant Teachers in their Infant and Toddler classrooms.

The Goddard School is a renowned program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and an owner-operated premier preschool that continues to set the standard for excellence. The focus of the program is to provide a life-long love of learning. Our staff is made of loving and dedicated teachers who understand each child's needs. They are highly qualified childhood educators who can use their creativity and the Goddard Developmental Guidelines as the basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.

We are looking for fun and energetic Assistant Teachers for our school who are looking to gain more experience in their career as an educational professional and love working with others as a team.

Daily Responsibilities

Our Lead and Assistant Teachers work together:

Developing innovative and engaging lesson plans that abide by Goddard standards
Meeting the individual's needs of the children
Effectively and professionally communicating to Parents and fellow staff members
Participating in staff meetings and training events
Lead and set tone for a developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning
Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child's age and developmental level
Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem, intellectual stimulation, and social skills
Building teamwork
Using computer-based and written assessment tools
Committing to continuing education and staying current on the latest early childhood practices
Lead Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning. Assistant Teachers assist the Lead Teacher with the above-noted responsibilities.

The Goddard School offers competitive compensation up to $16 per hour depending on credentials plus health benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays including a winter break in a beautiful, state of the art work environment.

Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

High School Diploma
At least one year of prior childcare experience
Pursuing early education degree
Please attach complete resume with salary requirements along with the preferred position when applying.


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Lead Teacher - Full Time

Posted: June 07, 2021

Lead Teachers –
Pre-K / Kindergarten Prep
Preschool
Infants
Toddlers

Job Description

The Goddard School is a renowned program with a play based learning philosophy and an owner-operated premier preschool that continues to set the standard for excellence. The focus of the program is to provide a life-long love of learning. Our staff is made of loving and dedicated teachers who understand each child's needs. They are highly qualified childhood educators who are able to use their creativity and the Goddard Developmental Guidelines as the basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.

The Goddard School is currently seeking qualified and experienced Lead Teachers for their growing Pre-K / Kindergarten Prep, Preschool, Infant and Toddler programs.

We are looking for fun, energetic, experienced Lead Teachers who are team players. Candidates must have a degree in the child development, education, or social science field PLUS one to two year's work experience in early childhood education.

Daily Responsibilities

Developing innovative and engaging lesson plans that abide by Goddard standards
Meeting the individual's needs of the children
Effectively and professionally communicating to parents and fellow staff members
Participating in staff meetings and training events
Lead and set tone for a developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning
Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the toddler age and developmental level
Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem, intellectual stimulation, and social skills
Building teamwork
Using computer-based and written assessment tools
Committing to continuing education and staying current on the latest early childhood practices
Lead Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning!

The Goddard School offers competitive compensation depending on credentials plus health benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays including a winter break in a beautiful, state of the art work environment.

Minimum Lead Teacher Qualifications:

Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or related field
At least two years of prior classroom experience in an infant classroom
Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
Strong written and communication skills
Please attach complete resume with salary requirements along with the preferred position when applying.

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