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 $18- $23/hour (commensurate with qualifications)

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JOB SUMMARY: This Early Childhood Program is a half day program for 3 year-olds. The Early Childhood Lead Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and conducting lessons and activities to promote students’ social, physical and intellectual growth. Supervises the day-to-day activities in the classroom, playground and other program areas. Performs administrative duties related to area of responsibility including weekly lesson plans and a monthly classroom newsletter. This position requires the ability to manage a classroom, demonstrate leadership and initiative to establish a well-rounded learning environment. Directly responsible for supervising children and providing a safe and educational environment for all students. We are looking for a team player who has a love for young children along with an energetic personality, enthusiasm, and willingness to grow with the program. Must also express maturity in thought, work habits, and responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Age: Minimum age 19 Education: 2 years of college/Associate’s Degree (60 hours) with 6 hours in ECE OR 1 year of college (30 hours) with 6 hours in ECE (birth -6 years) and 1 year (1560 Hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten or licensed day care center; Bachelor’s degree preferred Experience: Preference is given to applicants with preschool experience in a classroom setting Certifications / Memberships: Professional certification(s) and/or active membership in a professional association desirable. Food Sanitation Certification and CPR, First Aid and Child Heimlich Maneuver certification must be obtained upon hire Other: Must complete Mandated Reporter online training, medical exam every 2 years with TB test and up to date vaccination for TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) and must complete 15 hours of in-service training annually. Must have satisfactory background check results Must register with the Gateways Registry upon hire

SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a part-time position from mid-August through mid-May Hours: Approximately 20-25 hours per week; Specific work hours may vary Pay: $18- $23 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience

APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the homepage. If interested, please apply early! Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately!

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Jill Bruns
jill.bruns@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20/hour (starting)

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JOB SUMMARY: Park Center Preschool has a staff of approximately 18 teachers and assistants, and a student body of approximately 100 children. The Assistant Director works closely with the Preschool Director in the planning and oversight of the programs, curriculum and administrative requirements. Supervises the day-to-day activities, troubleshoots issues and regularly interacts with parents, teachers and students. Manages all record keeping requirements and monitors compliance with all safety and regulatory standards. The role calls for an assistant director to be organized, detail -oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The assistant director must express maturity in thought, work habits and responsibility, and have a positive approach to working with young children and parents.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum: 21 years of age with an Associate’s degree and minimum of 21 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in courses directly related to early childhood education and/or child development (birth-age 6); Require 3 semester hours of college credit or 3 points of credential approved training in administration, leadership or management. Bachelor’s degree is preferred • Experience: Minimum of 2 years (3120 hours) experience in preschool, kindergarten or licensed day care facility; • Preference is given to applicants with preschool experience in a classroom setting and prior supervisory experience.

Other Considerations and Requirements: • Must provide 3 written character references and completion of a satisfactory background check. • Upon hire, must complete 6 hours of approved training on working with children with disabilities, Mandated Reporter on line training, medical exam every 2 years with TB test and up to date vaccination for TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) and 15 hours of annual in-service training.
• Maintain and/or obtain certifications in Food Sanitation, CPR, AED, Child Heimlich Maneuver, First Aid and EpiPen training upon hire. Must also register with Gateways upon hire.

SCHEDULING & PAY:
• Year-round position is available immediately • Hours: Preschool is open 7am-6pm, specific work hours will vary. • Starting at $20/ hour • The Glenview Park District offers this position paid time off, group medical insurance, use of park district facilities and participation in the IMRF pension plan.

APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the homepage. If interested, please apply early! Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately!

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Jill Bruns
jill.bruns@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $48,000 – $60,000 (commensurate with qualifications)

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JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for managing and operating the early childhood pre-school, programs, and summer camps. Program areas include pre-school and pre-school programming, parent/tot programs, and kindergarten enrichment. Direct supervisory responsibility for several dozen part-time employees. Other responsibilities include: Plans, organizes, and manages early childhood programs, summer camps, and some special events to meet the needs of the community. Maintains accurate and current financial & program records and interprets for future planning. Carry out the philosophy of the District regarding early childhood and recreation programming. Responsible for purchasing, ordering and coordinating program supplies and equipment for assigned programs. Engages the marketing function to effectively achieve business goals. Responsible for the implementation of all District policies and development of operational procedures to ensure smooth administration of area of responsibility. Uses knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act to consider request for accommodation. Ensures compliance and consistency through audits and control measures. Prepare annual budget including fee recommendations for areas of responsibility and supervise expenditure of funds once approved by the Board of Park Commissioners. Knowledge of and ability to apply current education practices and learning theories. Ability to develop age-appropriate curriculum and manage staff in effective delivery. Significant ability to establish and maintain positive parent relationships. Knowledge of necessary licensing regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS: The best candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in education, child development, or related field required and at least three years of relevant experience. Prior supervisory experience and valid Illinois driver’s license required.

TARGET HIRING RANGE: $48,000 – $60,000 (commensurate with qualifications) This position is full time, working regular weekends as well as evenings as necessary.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Tuition Reimbursement • Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Jill Bruns
jill.bruns@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20.84 per hour.

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The Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s Community Affair/Environmental Education Department is accepting applications for one (1) part time Naturalist Assistant.

DATE POSTED: JUNE 21, 2019

WORKSITE LOCATION:
CREEK BEND NATURE CENTER LEROY OAKES FOREST PRESERVE, ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS APPROXIMATELY 60 MILES WEST OF CHICAGO

HOURS/SCHEDULE: 599 HOURS PER YEAR; TYPICALLY, MONDAY – FRIDAY, MAY INCLUDE WEEKENDS AND EVENINGS.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 7, 2019 All candidates must apply on-line at: https://www.applitrack.com/kaneforest/onlineapp/_application.aspx?starting=true

POSITION SUMMARY Under direct supervision of the Environmental Education Manager, develops and conducts environmental education programs, assists with special events, and performs day-to-day operational tasks.

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES & FUNCTIONS Operations: - Assists in the planning and preparation of District educational programs. - Conducts on and off-site educational programs consonant with the purposes of the District to a variety of audiences, both in numbers present and the type and level of interest.
- Greets and answers questions from the public; Participates in development of procedures that enhance the public participation in programs and use of forest preserves. - Assists in research, design and maintenance of educational exhibits for the Nature Center and its outreach programs. - Assists with upkeep and maintenance of educational materials and supplies. - Assists in preparing information for distribution to the public concerning District nature programs. - Participates in District-wide educational initiatives. - Possesses and maintains a valid and current Illinois Driver’s License free from suspension or revocation during term of employment; must maintain insurability with the District’s fleet insurance carrier - Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the Employee Handbook - Works irregular hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays - Obtain and maintain all required licenses and certifications - Performs other duties as assigned or required

Administration: - Establishes positive relationships with community and preserve users. - Provides input during the program development process.

Staff Supervision: - Supervises interns and summer seasonals; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Additional duties may be essential.

QUALIFICATIONS - Minimum Age Requirement: 18 years old - Education: Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecological sciences, environmental education, or closely related field. - Experience: Two (2) years in environmental education, natural resources, parks and recreation, or closely related field; or an equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and training. - Certifications/Licenses: CPR/1st AID/AED; all licenses/certifications must be obtained within one year of employment. NAI certification a plus. KCCN and/or Master Naturalist certification a plus.

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 Forest Preserve District of Kane County

 Contact

Betsy Scaletta
630-208-8662
scalettabetsy@kaneforest.com

 Closing Date

July 7, 2019

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The School Age Coordinator is a 40-hour per week, year-round position, working directly under the supervision of the Early Childhood Supervisor. The School Age Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of After School Recreation as well as Tiny Tots and the Early Childhood AfterCamp Care programs. It is vital the Coordinator constantly assess the needs of the community to grow and develop programming to meet those needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

• Plan, organize, and implement After School Recreation, Tiny Tots and Early Childhood AfterCamp Care, and Special Programming Days Off School. • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and camps to make modifications and/or introduce new programs, as needed. • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate school-year After School Recreation teachers, assistants, and high school student aides, as well summer Tiny Tots and Early Childhood AfterCamp Directors and counselors. • Schedule staff to ensure proper supervision of participants. • Manage all participant documentation, including but not limited to class lists, attendance records, participant information forms, permission slips, emergency contacts, and permission to escort. • Assist Early Childhood Supervisor with Full-Day Preschool participant and program documentation, as needed. • Plan, schedule, and attend After School Recreation field trips for special programming days. • Develop behavior modification plans for children in After School Recreation. • Conduct parent orientations and meetings as needed to ensure a successful program experience for all participants. • Handle program inquiries and feedback from participants and work creatively to resolve any issues. • Work in cooperation with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) to adequately support children with special needs to participate in the programs successfully.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

• Minimum qualifications include having an A.A.S. or B.A. in Education (preferred), Elementary Education, Parks and Recreation or related field. • Preferred Early Childhood Director qualified, according to the Department of Children and Family Services Licensing standards. • Must have 2 years experience administrating Early Childhood programs. • Must have ability to work well with children, their families and supervise staff.

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Liz Cox
lcox@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled