Floater Teacher

Chicago, IL

CBU Status: Union

Basic Function:

To provide direct service to children in the toddler and preschool programs in the absence of the assigned classroom teacher. 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist classroom staff in implementing of developmentally and culturally appropriate activities according to classroom lesson plans for small and large groups of children
  • Monitor overall health and safety of children in the classroom, reporting any signs of illness, injury or abuse to the classroom teacher
  • Monitor children in the classroom at all times using active supervision
  • Maintain current Illinois Gateways Registry membership
  • Maintain five hours of Gateways approved trainings per program year
  • Participate in 20 hours of professional development per program year
  • Attend monthly all staff meetings, agency meetings and in-service trainings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

  Position Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Bilingual/bicultural Spanish preferred
  • Gateways Early Childhood Education credential level 4
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Demonstrates the following qualities: self-motivated, self-directed, reliable and flexible

Salary Range: $30,000 - $35,000 plus Excellent Benefits Package

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE!

MUST BE A MEMBER OF AFSCME OR JOIN AFTER 30 DAYS

ERIE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

ACCREDITED BY NAEYC & NATIONAL AFTER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

RECOGNIZED BY BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS; UNITED WAY MEMBER