The Gardner School is now hiring Assistant Two's Teachers for our campus in Lincolnshire!
We are looking for the best of the best teachers who are committed to the care and success of each child, while building a good rapport with our families. We are looking for hardworking, team players that are ready to lead by example! At The Gardner School we recognize the talents of dedicated, creative, and hardworking people who care passionately about children, families, and each other. As a Gardner School teacher you will have the opportunity to help young children develop social, cognitive, emotional, and physical skills. You will provide a stimulating and exploratory environment, create a language-rich atmosphere, foster strong family relationships, and create a safe, welcoming environment where children can freely explore and actively make sense of the world through our curriculum. When you join The Gardner School you become part of a caring culture that values unique differences and celebrates our vibrant tapestry of children, families, and employees who represent many different cultures and backgrounds.
Position: Assistant Two's Teacher
To assist the classroom teacher with the planning, supervising and implementing the curriculum program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of The Gardner School and the criteria's set forth by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP).
Lead and educate children through all activities of the day, assuring they have an enjoyable, well-rounded educational experience.
Ensure the safety of each child.
Greet each child by name and acknowledge parents during drop off and pick up times daily.
In the absence of the Lead Teacher assume duties and responsibilities to ensure consistency of the classroom.
Maintain confidentiality of school directives, curriculum and software.
Maintain a professional and positive relationship with the parents through daily communication.
Follow the ethical standards and conduct set forth by NAEYC and The Gardner School for the responsibilities of all staff members who come in contact with children.
Ensure all equipment, toys, permanent objects, books, etc.... are in good working condition and are not a threat or harmful in any way to a child.
Wear a name tag and uniform at all times.
Maintain classroom learning centers with the appropriate learning materials and supplies set forth by the standards of The Gardner School curriculum.
Attend monthly staff planning meetings and maintain required hours of staff development training per year.
Ensure the cleanliness of children's clothes, bodies and environments at all times.
Read, understand and implement all policies and procedures of The Gardner School and all State Licensing Agencies.
When outside, take the traveling first aid supply pack and ensure it is adequately stocked and restocked upon return.
Other duties as assigned.
AS,AA or CDA in Education or related field
Plus must have 3 ECE credits
A minimum of 1 year teaching in a childcare center or preschool setting.
Must be able to lift, carry and/or hold up to 60 pounds.
Benefits package includes:
Paid Birthday, vacation, holidays, and personal time
Medical, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance
401k/Roth plan with the company matching 100% of employee contributions up to 4%
Paid life and long term disability insurance
The Gardner School