specialist education recruitment

1st Grade Associate Teacher

Workplace: Illinois, USA
Added 03-08-2018 18:17:07


Are you passionate about progressive education and what it can offer children?

The Children’s School is designed to enhance learning in an environment that encourages the unfolding of children’s curiosity. Through discourse, hands-on projects, and age-appropriate curriculum, children’s innate love of learning thrives. Children are taught in an environment that supports the achievement of all local and state curriculum goals, in a relaxed manner focused on the child, without standardized testing pressures.

The ideal candidate for First Grade Associate Teacher is passionate about progressive education and what it can offer children. This candidate has experience working with children and understanding of first graders’ developmental needs. The Associate Teacher will work closely with the lead classroom teacher to implement curriculum and support the social, emotional, and academic growth of children. Position reports to the Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

General Responsibilities

  • Work closely with lead classroom teacher to implement curriculum and support functioning of the classroom community
  • Attend to social, emotional, and academic life of each child
  • Work with children in creative and flexible ways to foster each child’s talents
  • Work collaboratively with other faculty/administration


  • Experience in working with children in the early elementary grades
  • Physical ability to escort students (e.g., on field trips, to the gym and playing field)


Think this job is perfect for you? We'd love to hear from you.

Please send a cover letter and resume to applications@TheChildrensSchool.info or by mail to Christina Martin, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, The Children’s School, 200 S. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, Illinois, 60302.

The Children's School admits students of any race, color, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights privileges, and activities accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid program, or any other school-administered programs.

Specific details

Specialist Area Progressive
Hours Part time
Salary Range 20,000
Job Type Permanent
Recruiter Type Direct Employer


Illinois, United States, North America
200 S. Oak Park Avenue, 60302


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