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Lead Teacher - $2k Sign on Bonus

Company: One Hope United
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Lead Teacher will create a stimulating learning environment by:

Providing an educational setting that encourages excitement for learning and preparation for first grade
Using the Creative Curriculum to provide developmentally appropriate activities responsive to the needs and interests of the children.
May be responsible for supervising at least 2 staff providing supportive, reflective and positive leadership and guidance
Conducts performance reviews that are well-written, objective and completed in a timely manner
Develops goals for supervisors that are measurable and attainable
Serves as a role model of professionalism
Actively participates in center leadership team
Follows all safety and health rules for the center, including all state, federal, NAEYC and One Hope United's health and safety guidelines
Completes paperwork which is well-written, thorough, and completed in a timely manner
Partnering with co-teachers on best practices and creating a warm and welcoming environment
Encouraging children to engage, discover, and problem-solve
Supporting continuous collaboration with parents and families

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in ECE or equivalent with 04 certification preferred
Gateways Level 5 ECE or Professional Educator License in ECE required


Mandarin/Cantonese speaking preferred

We Invest in You!

Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annually
Medical, dental, vision, 403b Retirement, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and short-term disability options
Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse and Child(ren)
Voluntary Legal Plans
Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
Enterprise Fleet car availability for high mileage drivers
Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
Free LCSW and LCPC Supervision hours available in some locations

A Different Kind of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?

800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri and Florida
Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency- strong since 1895
Energetic leadership and a rich community of support

One Hope United does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.


Bachelors or better in Early Childhood Education
Licenses & Certifications
Type 04 Cert Child Teachr
ECE Credential Level 5%56086%

Keywords: One Hope United, Chicago , Lead Teacher - $2k Sign on Bonus, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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