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Preschool Teacher

Employer
Harper College
Location
Palatine, IL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Overview

Works closely with other Early Childhood Educators and receives oral and/or written instructions from immediate supervisor on an ongoing basis.

Plans and implements the preschool program activities under the direction of the Early Childhood Lab School Supervisor.

Maintains a safe and healthy classroom and arranges a classroom environment in accordance with program goals and philosophy.

Overseas the practicum students from the Early Childhood Education program.

Assists in the management of the preschool classroom.

Interacts with the children, scaffolds learning and encourages their involvement in activities

Participates in parent involvement program

Reports classroom experiences and collaborates with the Early Childhood Lab School Supervisor.

Communicates with parents through newsletters and parent conferences.

Uses authentic assessment practices to assess learning and maintain cumulative records of children's development

Participates in registration process as required.

Attends professional meetings and maintains professional competence.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Organization

Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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