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Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher (Pool)

Category: Early Childhood Education
School: Chesterbrook Academy
Location: Champaign, IL
Date Opened: Jul 10, 2024
Job ID: 6785

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Spring Education Group's Early Childhood Education Division includes nearly 150 schools offering services from infant care through Pre-K/K programs, as well as summer camp and after-school programs. Our locations span a nationwide geographic footprint and a diverse array of pedagogical approaches - including our proprietary Links to Learning curriculum that draws from the collective expertise of renowned early-age educators such as Dewey, Piaget and Vygotsky; Montessori schools that embrace both accredited Montessori methods - AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) and AMS (American Montessori Society); and progressive language immersion programs in Mandarin and Spanish.

At Chesterbrook Academy, we are excited to announce this new career opportunity! Are you a Preschool Teacher who is warm, passionate, skilled, and values a classroom centered on the perfect balance of learning and play - we know just the place! Apply today to join the Chesterbrook community of educators who embrace our Culture of Care.

Benefits Offered:
  • Professional Development (CDA Program, Tuition Reimbursement, In-service days, & more)
  • Employee Childcare Discount & Uncapped Referral Program
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Pet Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Personalized & Interactive Training Program

Job Description:

As an Infant Lead Teacher, you will be responsible for the coordination of classroom operations, including the implementation of our proprietary curriculum. Our curriculum is literacy-based and structured, but also purposefully flexible. Teachers are encouraged to be creative and intentional when developing activities, you'll have the professional freedom to ensure instructional decisions are based on student's interests and needs. Our teams collaborate and build relationships with fellow staff members, school administration, families, and the community.

Employment Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Complies with all company and state-specific standards and maintain validation of required credentials for the position.
  • Complies with all state-specific education requirements. Must have one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree including 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field.
    • Associate degree including 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field.
    • High School Diploma or GED and an awarded CDA (Child Development Associate)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In general, this position requires an individual to frequently walk, stand, sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, rise from the floor, twist, listen, read, write, and speak the English language. In addition, this position often requires an individual to carry, lift, use repetitive or fine hand movements, and occasionally push, pull, or bend. This position is regularly required to hear and use clear vision with or without correction. Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., and their affiliates (collectively "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

Other details

  • Job Function: Early Childhood Education
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Employment Indicator: Full Time
  • Travel Required: No
  • Required Education: Some College
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