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Lead Certified Toddler Teacher (0 to 3)

Berwyn, IL, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We have an immediate position available for an experienced Lead Toddler Teacher. A Montessori toddler certificate is required. Spanish speaking is also a bonus, but not required. All applicants must have 2+ years of experience leading a Montessori toddler classroom. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for working with infant / toddlers.

Hours: 40+ per week. Compensation is competitive per level of experience. Paid vacation and holidays.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • ​Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teach the Montessori toddler curriculum

  • Ensure children are supervised at all times

  • Develop individual lesson plans for each child

  • Plan and implement Montessori activities to meet the physical,

        emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program.

  • Establish Montessori routines and provide positive guidance.

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel safe and comfortable.

  • Keeps accurate records of what the children do all day

  • Train and supervise teacher assistant within the classroom.

  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand.

  • Ensure equipment and the facility is clean, well maintained and safe at all times.

  • Maintain communication with parents of their child's progress.

  • Attend all weekly monthly staff meetings

  • Maintains confidential student, parent and/or school information in accordance to school policies.

  • Performs all such related and non-related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) or equivalent.

  • CPR and First Aid certified.

  • Bachelor’s degree is a bonus.

  • Two-year or Four-year degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent experience working with children.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to initiate and maintain working relationships with all levels of staff and communicate well with parents.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task in a classroom setting.

Please email a resume and cover letter to Additional information on the position is available by calling 708-393-6102.

About the Company

Lectura Montessori School is an AMS affiliated school with a toddler and pre-k program. We are a family owned business serving the community since 2009 with a fully certified Montessori lead teaching staff. Our staff believes that children absolutely come first. Our educational programs are based on the Montessori educational curriculum.

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