Location: Palatine, Illinois
Schedule Information: Hours vary; however generally early morning through afternoon shifts.
Hours Per Week: 1-29
Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors in nature, however some time will be spent outside on the playground. Must be able to stand for long periods and take the children on long walks throughout campus. For children's safety must have the ability to quickly maneuver within the classroom and on the playground (running, rising from a floor position or child's chair). Must be able to lift independently up to a 50lb. child.
Duties of Position: Plans and implements the preschool program activities under the direction of the Early Childhood Lab School Supervisor.
Maintains a safe and healthy classroom and arranges a classroom environment in accordance with program goals and philosophy.
Assists in the management of the preschool classroom.
Reports classroom experiences and collaborates with the Early Childhood Lab School Supervisor.
Attends professional meetings and maintains professional competence.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Educational Requirements: Early Childhood Teacher Qualifications
Experience Requirements: Teaching experience in early childhood setting required
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Medical Report required upon hire
* COVID-19 vaccination preferred
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
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About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.