(Part-Time, Up to 29 Hours a Week)
Assume responsibility for the safety and well-being of children in the ICC Child Care Center. Plan and supervise play and learning activities, assist in the supervision of Child Development Program students assigned to the Center and assist with daily operations of the Center.
Characteristic duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Supervise children in the Child Center during play, meals and rest periods; plan and carry out daily lessons to include physical, mental and social growth activities within respective age groups; supervise Child Development Program students and student employees; orient student teachers to the Center's schedule and procedures; keep parents informed about classroom happenings and the growth and development of their children through notes and conferences, weekly lesson plans, and newsletters; work with the Child Care Center Manager and others regarding special problems of individual children and in staffing for exceptional children; assist in maintaining records required by DCFS licensing standards and by the College; monitor the general upkeep and cleanliness of the Center; provide tours and explain Center's operations and services to individuals, group visitors and observers, in absence of Manager; promote appropriate parent-school-public relationships by meeting with prospective families and enrolling children in the programs, in absence of Manager; submit work orders for maintenance, repairs and necessary custodian services; and perform related duties as required.
Associate’s degree in Child Development or 60 hours of college including at least 6 hours of child development courses and three years of experience. Knowledge of: principles and practices of child care; child development programs; DCFS licensing standards; food plans and healthy diet practices. Ability to: provide leadership in child development activities; create healthy food plans; maintain a clean working environment; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; operate a PC and related software; and maintain effective working relationships with other people.
Director qualified as outlined in Illinois Licensing Standards for Day Care Centers.
Experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, licensed day care center or licensed day care home.
Qualified individuals should apply online at www.icc.edu/jobs . The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Final candidates will be required to complete a background check and drug screen.