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Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Employer
Morton College
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 20, 2023
Position Details

Position Information

Job Title
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Reports To and Evaluated by
Coordinator of Child Care and Pre-K Services

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related discipline. Type 04 certification from the Illinois State Board of Education. Two years’ experience in early childhood education. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Excellent organizational, project management and supervisory skills. Word processing and database management proficiency. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Valid Illinois driver’s license. Must pass a background investigation. Ability to lift independently a 50-pound child.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related discipline. Bilingual communication skill in English and Spanish. Knowledge of Illinois Early Learning Standards. Three years’ experience in early childhood education. Dependable, detail-oriented, good judgment, works well with young children, faculty and staff; works independently with little supervision; is flexible and demonstrates initiative. Able to work with diverse populations in a multicultural environment. Able to provide leadership in administering all aspects of the Pre-K grant.

Job Summary

To implement the Creative Curriculum through developmentally appropriate learning activities for pre-school children which meet the Illinois Early Learning Standards. Complete report requirements designed by the State Pre-K grant. To coordinate parent education programs. Complete Creative Curriculum Assessment for each child.

Specific Job Duties

• Develop and implement a program of structured activities for pre-school aged children
• Set up and maintain an environment in the classroom that fosters learning
• Complete reporting requirements designed by the State Pre-K grant
• Coordinate the parent education program for Pre-K services
• Keep communication with parents on a regular basis
• Conduct parent conferences
• Meet with teaching assistant to develop lesson plans and share teaching strategies
• Maintain equipment and facility in a safe and clean manner
• Attend to child’s comfort, security, and personal needs
• Develop, prepare and appropriately maintain all required records for each child enrolled
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Salary Range
Starting Salary $56,938 for 10 months.

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Posting Number
P00447PU

Desired Start Date
01/29/2024

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date
09/20/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest degree completed?
    • H.S. Diploma
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • PhD
  2. * Do you have a Type 04 Certification from the Illinois State Board of Education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Morton "careers" website
    • Internal posting
    • Monster
    • Careerbuilder
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed jobs
    • HACU
    • newspaper/trade journal
    • LinkedIn
  4. * Are you at State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant, currently receiving a monthly annuity, or plan to apply for a retirement annuity under SURS within the next three (3) months?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letters of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Evaluations (for Faculty)
  5. K12 Certification (for ESL/ELL)
  6. Other


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