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Assistant Teacher/Elementary Educator (Western Suburbs)

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Kids Science Labs Wheaton , IL 60187

Posted 2 months ago

Kids Science Labs (, the world leader in creativity and innovation education, is seeking to hire our next great Assistant Teacher, a motivated, passionate individual to guide kids in their discovery of hands-on science, problem solving, and creativity at our gorgeous KSL Learning Center in Wheaton!

A successful Assistant Teacher must not only believe strongly in KSL's mission, but also have the ability to adapt, learn, and most importantly, engage kids ages 2-12.

  • No grading homework!
  • No standardized test!
  • No grades!

Teaching a KSL is exciting, as classes are typically 6-10 children, and all subject areas come from questions that kids ask, such as why do our feet stink, what's behind the sink, and why can't I mix my soda with milk? At KSL, we inspire kids today, to build a better future tomorrow and as such, it is not just about science, but more about leading kids in their everyday discoveries using hands-on science as a tool for learning.

Please note that our teaching staff at Kids Science Labs typically work Tuesday- Saturday during the academic year and Monday- Friday during the summer months. Candidates must be available Saturdays September- May.

While a background in science is not required, you must have a passion for creativity, demonstrate thoughtfulness, an ability to engage children and deliver exceptional service.While it is great if you have your teaching certification, We appreciate the but at Kids Science Labs we believe firmly that great educators are everywhere, so whether you are a barista, customer service representative, or assistant teacher in a traditional classroom, if you can communicate well, engage kids, and have the desire to provide exceptional customer service to fellow teachers, parents, and the kids that visit KSL weekly for classes, camps, parties and field trips, then we likely want to speak with you.

We have an excellent training program for people outside the education industry who desire to become teachers. Pre-school teachers are encouraged to apply. Creative artists, theatre majors, music educators, preschool teachers and research scientists who love kids are all encouraged to apply to Kids Science Labs!


  • Availability Tuesday Saturday during the academic year
  • BS/BA degree (preferably in art, science, communication, early childhood education, theatre or psychology)
  • Positive attitude and love for kids
  • Energy! Enthusiasm and more Energy!
  • Ability to adapt and operate in a dynamic and creative environment
  • Confidence to propose new ideas and innovate with kids
  • Able to successfully manage a dynamic environment of classes, camps, and birthday parties
  • Be able to stand for more than 7 hours per day.


KSL is one of known as one of the best workplaces in the U.S. and our benefits at a glance are a reflection of that environment:

  • Optional 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Corporate subsidized Top Tier Health Plan Options (Employer Pays 75%)
  • Annual incentive performance cash bonuses based on individual performance
  • Paid Time Off- Including Holidays
  • Proven opportunities for career growth in curriculum development, education and operations.
  • Training program for people outside the education industry who desire to become teachers.
  • Intense 2-week leadership training development program for new teachers develop
  • Join our team of dynamic individuals, who love what they do every day and are passionate about our mission.

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Assistant Teacher/Elementary Educator (Western Suburbs)

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Kids Science Labs