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Infant/Toddler/Two's/ Early Childhood Teacher

Governors State University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 25, 2020

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Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs
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Full Time
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Position Details

Position Type Administrative Appointment Classification Title Teacher Position's Functional Title Infant/Toddler/Two's/ Early Childhood Teacher Position Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Position Summary

Governors State University’s Family Development Center Seeks to fill the position of Infant/Toddler/Two/Early Childhood Teacher. Salary range is $30,000-$35,000 depending on qualifications

The successful candidate will have the responsibility to implement a success oriented, developmentally appropriate program for Early Head Start children in a mixed age classroom ages 6 weeks to 3 years.

Infant/toddler teachers integrate all aspects of Early Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC standards, and Illinois Day Care Regulations into the schedule and curriculum for each child including any special items as directed including but not limited to nutrition, behavior, or Individual Family Service Plans.

Infant/Toddler teachers work in teaching teams of two or three in conjunction with the Education Director to design the environment and create lesson plans to meet the individual health, safety, social-emotional, and academic needs of the children.

Additionally, the applicant must be able to create a warm and accepting environment for children, parents, volunteers, community representatives and staff and serve as models for GSU students.

Current or former Head Start or Early Head Start parents who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply.

There are four available positions.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be of age 18 years or older and

Must be able to speak and write in English

Hold an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development
Hold An Associates Degree with 18 hours in Early Childhood Education/Child Development and have

Infant/Toddler Level 3 credential
One year of experience working with infants/toddlers in a licensed setting

Valid Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood

Education/Child Development with 36 credit hours of course work focused on infant and toddler development and at least 3 years of experience working with infants and toddlers

Posting Date 06/10/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Number AP0244P Type of Search External Quicklink for Posting Employee ID Department Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a list of three professional references with current contact information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you 18 years of age or older?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least 12 months of experience working with infants and toddlers in a licensed child care?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an AA in Early Childhood/Child Development or an AA with 18 hours of course work in Early Childhood Education/Child Development?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years have you worked with infants and toddlers in a professional setting?
    • 0-1 Year
    • 1-3 Years
    • 3-5 Years
    • 6+ Years
  6. * How many credit hours have you earned from courses that directly relate to infants and toddlers development?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please answer the following question in 2-3 paragraphs: What is your teaching philosophy in relation to infants and toddlers?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * What is your current Gateways ECE Credential Level?
    • Level 1
    • Level 2
    • Level 3
    • Level 4-6
    • None
  9. * What is your current Infant/Toddler Gateways Credential Level?
    • Level 1
    • Level 2
    • Level 3
    • Level 4-6
    • None
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Other
  6. List of Three Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Certification/Professional License
  2. Other2
  3. Other3
  4. Other4
  5. Written Response to Interview Question 1

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