Job Opportunities

 Wheatland Salem Christian Academy (WSCA) is expanding part-time staff positons to meet the ever-growing needs of our enrollment. We are seeking qualified preschool teachers for the

2019-20 school year. WSCA is an established, registered Illinois State Board of Education early childhood program located in Naperville, IL.  Our mission is to create a positive Christian environment where learning is fun and rewarding. Our low student/teacher ratios provide opportunity for individualized instruction in an ideal learning environment. Potential candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 6 hours of early childhood or child development coursework.

 Job Responsibilities include:

Preschool Teacher:

·         Providing a safe learning environment in the classroom

·         Developing and implementing age appropriate weekly lesson plans: Uses effective teaching techniques, materials and educational experiences to support instruction within the curriculum guidelines

·         Performing on going developmental evaluations of children: Addressing individual needs of each child

·         Maintaining ongoing, open, professional communication with families: Daily informal communication, conduct parent-teacher conferences, weekly classroom newsletters

·         Providing a classroom environment that encourages parent participation: Star for the Day, Party days and classroom volunteer opportunities

·         Maintaining compliance with DCFS standards and requirements: In-service, CPR, Gateway, food handler training

 Core Competencies:

·         Early Child Development knowledge and experience

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Effective problem solving skills

·         Overall positive and professional attitude/disposition

·         Ability to effectively plan organize and implement educational activities

·         Able to manage confidential and sensitive information

·         Must be adaptable, flexible and teachable

·         Physical capability to work with preschool children (able to lift 40 lbs.)

 Educational Requirements:

Classroom Teacher:

·         Bachelor’s degree with minimum 6 semester hours in early childhood courses

·         Experience preferred but not required

 

 Candidates interested in finding out more about part time job opportunities at Wheatland Salem Christian Academy should send a resume and cover letter to the academy director: nancy_eble@wheatlandsalem.org