Preschool Teacher, 4-5 Year Old Classroom

Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago | Skokie, IL, United States

Posted Date 7/01/2022
Description

This position is for the 2022-2023 School Year

Teachers at the Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center work with 2, 3, 4 or 5-year-old children and create learning environments that support the social, emotional, cognitive and intellectual growth of young children through establishing trusting relationships with children, parents, and colleagues. At the ECC, teachers are supported and given opportunities for professional growth. Teachers uphold the ECC's vision and philosophy and participate in reflective practice.

Teachers are responsible for:

  • Creating a nurturing and stimulating environment using a Reggio approach to an Emergent Curriculum
  • Preparation of a classroom environment that supports children's learning and growth
  • Implement a relationship centered, social-constructivist approach in the classroom
  • Providing a joyful and safe environment for young children
  • Bringing a Constructivist mindset to teaching 
  • Building curriculum around play based learning
  • Attention to aesthetic approach in creating the environment
  • Creating explorations that guide the children's learning and support the school's mission to educate young Jewish children
  • Documentation of children's learning
  • Project work
  • Communication with parents
  • Maintaining a clean, well-organized, fully-supplied classroom
  • Visible learning displays
  • Attending faculty meetings and participate in professional development

School Mission Statement:

At Solomon Schechter, we ignite students' Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potential and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich the world.

INTRINSIC BENEFITS

  • Competitive pay: 35K-42K based on education and experience
  • Opportunities and funding for ongoing professional development
  • Work environment based on caring and respect 
  • Forward thinking and innovative in early childhood practices
  • Medical and other benefits offered
  • Culture of collaboration and reflective practice
  • Paid planning time
  • Supportive working environment 


Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in early education or education from an accredited university, masters degree preferred
  • Teaching certificate
  • DCFS Lead Teacher qualifications
  • Experience in Jewish Early Childhood
  • Comfortable with Hebrew speaking preferred
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Preschool Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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