Preschool Teachers Wanted in Forest Park - Sitters Studio Preschool

Sitters Studio is a high-end childcare company with a Preschool in Forest Park, IL. Our Preschool teaches children ages 1.5 to 5 years old through an ARTS-BASED CURRICULUM. We offer a fun, active work environment in a creative, arts-oriented company. 

We are looking to add TWO Head Teachers. Both positions are full-time (40hrs/wk), salary, and with benefits. The school is year-round and the hours for the children are 7:30am to 6:00pm. However, the tecaher's shedules will vary.

Sitters Studio's mission is to not only bring arts to children, but also to create a community for working artists who want to share their talents with children. We're passionate about the arts and want our team to share that passion as well.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an arts based curriculum for children ages 1.5 to 5 years.
  • Develop and implement a Kindergarten Readiness Program for children ages 3 to 5 years.
  • Teach kindergarten preparatory skills to children in small groups.  Evaluate children's progress weekly/monthly and adjust lesson plans to meet each individual's needs.
  • Engage and communicate with parents on a daily basis in relation to their concerns, updates, and their child's needs.
  • Participate in the creation of behavior management plans, based on the individual needs of children.
  • Manage assistants, substitutes in a supportive manner, ensuring they have all of the tools and instruction they need to perform their job, and encourage their professional growth.
  • Work independently when appropriate.
  • Share equally in the facility tasks such as diaper changes, food prep, clean up, and maintaining an organized space.
  • Manage time and keep the classroom on the daily schedule.
  • Meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality.
  • Share your passion for the arts and sense of fun with a great community!
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Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred. (Early childhood or teaching a big plus.)

  • Passion for the arts is a MUST

  • Minimum of 2+ years experience working with 2- to 5-year-old children in a classroom.

  • MUST HAVE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AS A HEAD TEACHER.

  • Physically active and enjoys being outdoors with children.

  • Ability to interact with clients as well as their children.

  • Strong multitasking skills and comfortable handling several responsibilities at once. When necessary, ability to deviate from routine and adapt to the needs of the moment.

  • Highly effective communicator/team player with the ability to achieve established goals.

  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time.

  • Excellent classroom management skills.

To Apply: 

If you are interested in exploring this exciting opportunity with Sitters Studio, please apply by emailing your RESUME and a COVER LETTER detailing why you'd be a good fit for our school: preschooljobs@sittersstudio.com

Only qualified candidates will be considered.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Studio Preschool
Contact Phone Number: 
6465040278
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