Employment Opportunities


HP Community prides itself on building relationships between teachers, the children and their families and the community at large.  As a staff we work to support each other in our teaching practices and making our classrooms nurturing, interesting places for children to explore, learn and build relationships.  Those who work at our center set the tone and tenor of the programs.  The agency works to provide opportunities for growth and continued professional development as a way to keep teachers stimulated and interested in early childhood education, thus providing quality learning experiences for young children.

 Staff Demographics:

Hours:
Full-time: 16
Part-time: 11

Gender:
Male: 2
Female: 25
Tenure:
10 + Years: 13
Less than 10 Years: 15
Education:
High School: 1
Some College: 3
Associate’s: 3
Bachelor’s: 16 (4 with 04 Cert.)
Master’s: 4


Job Postings

Early Childhood Preschool and Day Care Teacher

When available:  Immediate Opening

Days and hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Qualifications:
Early Childhood Teaching Certificate
prior experience in nursery school/day care setting preferred
team player
upbeat nurturing positive attitude
familiarity with the Reggio philosophy
preferred bilingual and biculturalism a plus

 Compensation:
Dependent upon experience and qualificationsBenefits:
Paid time off: 6 Major Holidays 1 week winter break 1 week spring break 2 weeks summer break 1 week personal time 2 weeks sick time (based on hours worked per week)
Professional Development stipend Medical, dental,
life insurance Childcare tuition discount of 40% Workers Compensation
Major responsibilities:
  • Implement Preschool for All program Plan and implement play-based curriculum (Creative Curriculum)

    Work effectively and cooperatively w/ teaching team and support staff

    Complete screenings & documentation qualifying children for program

    Engage children in age appropriate manner, promoting independence and self confidence

    Collect documentation on children’s individual growth and group project work

    Communicate progress and concerns to parents, verbally and in written formKeep children safe

    Assist with meals, modeling appropriate manners

    Assist children as they prepare for rest time

    Be a nurturing, kind, and loving influence

    Communicate needs, concerns and ideas to co-workers

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to Lisa Adelmund, executive director, at Lisa@hpcommunity.org


Early Childhood Preschool and Day Care Substitute Teacher

When available:  Immediate Opening

Days and hours:  Flexible

Qualifications:
Prior experience in nursery school/day care setting preferred
Team player
Upbeat nurturing positive attitude
Familiarity with the Reggio philosophy
Preferred bilingual and biculturalism a plus

 Compensation:
Dependent upon experience and qualifications
Major responsibilities:
  • Assist with implementation of play-based curriculum (Creative Curriculum)

    Work effectively and cooperatively w/ teaching team and support staff

    Engage children in age appropriate manner, promoting independence and self confidence

     

    Keep children safe

    Assist with meals, modeling appropriate manners

    Assist children as they prepare for rest time

    Be a nurturing, kind, and loving influence

    Communicate needs, concerns and ideas to co-workers

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to Lisa Adelmund, executive director, at Lisa@hpcommunity.org


Handy-Man

When available:  Immediate Opening

Days and hours: Need Dependent

 

 Compensation:
Dependent upon experience and qualifications
Qualifications:

Prior experience with general building maintenance and upkeep

Familiarity with basic electrical and plumbing services

Hands-on experience in repairing furniture, fixtures and managing plumbing tasks

Familiarity with modern tools and equipment used in repair and maintenance work

Current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle Bilingual and biculturalism a plus

Major responsibilities:
  • Perform repair and maintenance tasks on doors, furniture, fixtures and appliances in an effective and timely manner

    Investigate possible problems and propose solutions

    Carry out all kinds of electrical repair, HVAC, carpentry, painting and janitorial duties

    Perform preventative maintenance tasks on a regular basis

    Fix electrical fixtures and handle plumbing/leakage problems effectively

    Determine tools and equipment needed for individual repair or maintenance job

    Maintain and organize building walls, floors and ceilings

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to Lisa Adelmund, executive director, at Lisa@hpcommunity.org


 

Highland Park Community Nursery School and Daycare Center
1850 Green Bay Road
Highland Park, Illinois  60035
847-432-3301

sofia@hpcommunity.org

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