Job Title: Preschool Teacher - Before/Aftercare
The Aftercare teacher position requires crafting an enriched
learning experience and creating a positive environment that helps
to set the stage where milestones are celebrated and encouraged.
Our teachers are motivators where hard work is "no problem" and
where no task to too much to handle. You'll enjoy a supportive
environment where you are encouraged to grow in your field and
share your passion for early childhood education with children,
parents and co-workers. You will work alongside a talented team of
educators pass on your love of learning to young, eager minds.
Additionally, our company culture invites you to bring your whole
self to work, because it is our unique attributes, perspectives and
backgrounds that make us a stronger team.
$500 Sign on Bonus! Our program serves preschool children 6
weeks - 12 years of age. Programs include, Infant, Toddler,
Preschool 1 Preschool 2, Pre-K, and Before and After Care.
Children of America (COA)
It's a special recipe of people, principles and pride that makes
the COA rich in diversity and strength. COA is an organization that
understands the value of its people; one that prides itself on
support, collaboration and cooperation and one that recognizes and
appreciates the strengths that each associate brings. We provide an
environment where team members can bring their whole selves to
work, and where individuality, creativity and contributions are
valued. The COA family is a passionate group of individuals driven
by the common idea of delivering the exceptional COA Experience to
Our proprietary programming, advanced security systems and
professional team members set us apart from our competitors. We
seek out the best in childcare talent, working with a team of
professionals dedicated to the education and support of children.
We're looking for energetic, and dynamic Before & Aftercare
Teaching Staff to join our team If you see yourself as one who has
a passion for providing the best in early childcare education, we
invite you to apply today.
Who Would I Interact with?
This position interacts daily with customers, the management
team, and teaching staff just to name a few.
Our Teachers Work Together to:
* Observe and document children's emerging interests and
progress * Prepare weekly lesson plans and assessments in
accordance with COA's philosophy. * Supervise children to maintain
their health and safety at all times. * Provide excellent customer
service to all children, families, co-workers, and community
members. * Work cooperatively and collaboratively with
co-workers/teammates to ensure the best quality program and
services. * Maintain a clean, safe, pleasant, and enriched
* Must meet Illinois state requirements. * An education related
degree (Bachelors, Associates or CDA) or the desire to complete *
Sixty semester hours (or 90 quarter hours) of credits from an
accredited college or university. * Two-Years of child development
experience in a licensed day care center. * Commitment to
Professional Development. * Have or willing to obtain SIDS/Shaken
Baby, CPR, and First Aid certification. * Background check
required. * Salary dependent on experience and level of
THE BENEFITS OUR CAREER PROFESSIONALS ENJOY:
* Internal Company Career Advancement Opportunities. *
Recognition Programs * Medical, Dental, Vision + 401(k) * Life,
Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan Coverage * Paid Vacation/
Paid Holidays * Educational Assistance/Reimbursement * T.E.A.C.H
Scholarship Partnerships * Employee Referral Bonus * Perks at Work:
exclusive savings for employees to 1000's of merchants
Children of America is an equal opportunity employer and a