The Village of Antioch is seeking qualified applicants for the seasonal position of Preschool Teacher Assistant for their Camp Crayon Program running September through May each year. Under the direct supervision of the Lead Teacher, and working alongside the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will maintain a safe, positive experience for the children of Camp Crayon Preschool. The Preschool Teacher Assistant will communicate effectively with both parents and children in a friendly manner, maintain a high level of confidentiality in an ethical and professional manner, setup and cleanup the classroom each day, assist with maintaining supplies and equipment in a safe and workable condition, observe the conduct of all children enrolled in the program, enforce the classroom rules, attend required staff meetings, conferences and workshops, and perform other duties and functions as assigned.
Qualified applicants will have knowledge of early childhood curriculum and instruction methods, behavior management techniques and best practices in effective parent communication and conflict resolution. The
Teacher Assistant will be skilled in exercising good judgment, interpersonal, verbal and written communication and able to follow written, verbal or diagrammatic instructions.
Minimum High School Degree or GED equivalent and minimum three (3) years of related work experience in Child Development or Early Childhood education required. Associate’s Degree with a background in Child
Development or Early Childhood Education preferred. CPR and First Aid certification required.
Salary & Benefits:
The hourly rate is $12.00, and may require additional time beyond the specific class time.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a completed application (available on our website); cover letter and resume to:
Village of Antioch
Attn: Dawn Johnson
874 Main St
Antioch, IL 60002
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Village of Antioch provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.