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Substitute Assistant Teacher, Children's Learning Center

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 30, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Substitute Assistant Teacher, Children's Learning Center

Internal Position Title
Substitute Assistant Teacher, Children's Learning Center

Children's Learning Centers

Position Type
Part-Time Flex

Job Family
Part-Time Flex

Job Summary

The College of Lake County is looking to add a Substitute Assistant Teacher to the Children’s Learning Center Team. The Children’s Learning Center Substitute Assistant Teacher, under the supervision of the Children’s Learning Director or Coordinator, assists the Lead Teacher in planning and facilitating developmental activities as part of an overall program for children’s physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth.

Required Qualification

1. A high school diploma, or equivalent.
2.. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
3. Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications
  1. Some course work in early Childhood Education.
  2. A Child Development Associate ( CDA ) credential, or 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education ( ECE ), Child Development, Elementary Education, or ECE Special Education
  3. Previous experience in working with group programs.

Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

Monday through Friday as needed to fill in as a substitute in both Children’s Learning Centers programs.

*Flexible schedule if needed and may vary in accordance with the needs of the College.

Pay Rate


Extension Sites

Total Hours per week
Varies depending on needs to fill in for staff shortages

Work Schedule

Variable Hours.
Hours will vary depending on the needs of the center and are based on the hours the center is open.

Software Testing Required

Interview Process Requirements

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Summary of Essential Functions
  1. Assist Lead Teacher in providing and participating in large group, small group and individual children’s activities as instructed.
  2. Maintain an awareness of children’s developmental progress and group processes and communicate anecdotes/impressions daily to the Lead Teacher.
  3. Lead children’s group games, songs, stories, movement, trips, projects, activities, and discussions as planned with the Lead Teacher.
  4. Communicate positively with every child at the child’s level of understanding.
  5. Monitor the on-going health and safety of all assigned children.
  6. Adhere to and enforce classroom rules, as well as procedures and policies established by the Lead Teacher and/or Director or Coordinator.
  7. Routinely straighten, clean and organize all toys, equipment, shelving as well as all activity and eating areas.
  8. With the Lead Teacher, plan and implement circle times, projects, as well as, portfolio for each child.
  9. Set up activity areas as assigned.
  10. Bring questions, concerns or conflicts directly to the attention of Director, Coordinator, or Lead Teacher.
  11. Participate in, share during, and/or prepare for classroom and center staff meetings, parent meetings, parent conferences, or center promotional activities as necessary or assigned.
  12. Greet parents in a warm, friendly and interested manner; respond to inquiries in a helpful, positive manner.
  13. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the ability to walk, bend, lift (0-50 lbs), and carry (0-50 lbs) continuously and the ability to sit and stand frequently?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you completed some coursework in Early Childhood Education?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, or 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development, Elementary Education, or ECE Special Education?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you bilingual proficient in English and Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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