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Preschool and PreK Lead Teacher

Posted: 03/12/2023

Build a brighter future for all children
We seek experienced and enthusiastic lead preschool/preK teachers (3yrs - 5yrs) to implement a program that promotes each child's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development, per the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning. 
Our Benefits:
  • Excellent and competitive pay
  • Compensation will grow with experience, education, and achievements
  • 401k/Simple IRA with employer match
  • A school leadership team that supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
  • Health Care- Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Paid holidays, sick days, Paid training, and paid time off (per employee handbook)
  • Discount childcare for your dependents
  • Daily lunch and snacks provided
  • Primrose clothing allowance
  • Clear expectations, necessary resources and supplies provided, and support to meet children's needs
  • CPR and First Aid training provided
  • Scholarships to further your education and potential growth opportunities
  • Full-time and part-time positions are available, Monday-Friday, no weekends 
  • The opportunity to make a difference
Our ideal candidate has the following: 
  • A strong commitment to building positive relationships with staff, families, and the community.
  • Must meet basic requirements of Illinois DCFS (
  • Associate, Bachelor, or master's degree in ECE or related field preferred; CDA also considered. 
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred.
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional, and creative needs of young children.
  • A passion for early childhood education and a vision of excellence.
Responsibilities of this role:
  • Responsibility for the overall supervision and daily class functions of the classroom;
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Track children’s progress and report to parents with our pediatric-endorsed assessment;
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore, and confidently make decisions consistent with health and safety standards.
Company and Culture:
Being a teacher is more than just a job. At Primrose®️, we believe teachers can impact a child’s life in their critical first years. That’s why we equip you with the tools, training, and support to thrive inside and outside the classroom. 
Primrose School is a mission-driven brand. At Primrose School of Winfield, there are opportunities for professional development, growth, and giving back to our local community.
As the leader in early education and care, our research-informed Balanced Learning® approach provides teachers with the tools and guidance to accommodate children's natural curiosity and to support each child while building problem-solving skills and confidence—and every member of our organization plays a critical role in accomplishing this mission.
Let’s talk about building a brighter future together.
Compensation: $19.00 - $23.00 per hour


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