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Preschool Teacher in Peoria, IL at Hire Road

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Preschool Teacher
Peoria, Illinois


Our client, Cadence Education, one of the nation’s largest Early Childhood Education provider is looking to add a professional and experienced Preschool Teacher to one of their subsidiaries, Rogy’s Learning Center. Cadence Education is committed to excellence and inspiration in early childhood and elementary education in 180+ private schools across North America. They pride themselves in not being a traditional daycare, but instead, a private preschool that provides a curriculum that will prepare your children for kindergarten and beyond.

The Preschool Teacher must have completed 60 college credit hours, 6 of the hours in Early Childhood Education

Preschool Teacher Requirements:

  • High School GED or Diploma is required
  • Must have completed 60 college credit hours, 6 of the credit hours in ECE
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree is preferred
  • Childhood Development Associate (CDA) or Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) preferred
  • Previous experience as Preschool Teacher or Caregiver, preferred 
  • High level of flexibility and willingness to work all shifts
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Preschool Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Interact positively and treat each child with dignity and respect 
  • Lead and/or assist Lead Teacher with the planning and implementing of the Ascend Curriculum and Cadence Signature Programs according to the guidelines established by Cadence Education
  • Greet each child enthusiastically and establish a professional level of rapport with each family in order to provide quality care and friendly service
  • Maintain a positive atmosphere of child behavioral guidance and learning within established state staff/child ratios
  • Maintain visual and auditory supervision of children at all times and utilize the Name-to-Face Attendance Roster to insure their safety in the classroom and on the playground
  • Responsible for the safety and supervision of children in the classroom, on the playground and on the field trips; require to adhere to Cadence Education Safety and Supervision Manual
  • Maintains all licensing compliance and government health and safety standards as mandated by OSHA and Cadence at all times 
  • Documents and reports all accidents and incidents to Cadence policy and state regulations
  • Help parents to understand the curriculum and signature programs; work to involve them in the daily programs
  • Recognize and address children’s diverse learning styles, as well as social, cultural, emotional, developmental and educational needs; communicate observations to the Lead Teacher or Director
  • Assist the Lead Teacher with classroom arrangement that is developmentally appropriate for children 
  • Sit and participate with children during meal and snack times
  • Help children with clothing, grooming, health habits and bathroom activities
  • Utilizes required company resources to communication clearly, concisely and respectfully with parents both verbally and in writing
  • Maintain a clean and safe classroom by picking up toys, washing tables, cleaning up spills, disinfecting changing tables and bathrooms.
  • Follow all safety initiatives and procedures to reduce the risk of injury

Preschool Teacher Receives:

  • $500 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Lead Teacher and Teacher New Hires from June 15th thru September 15th, 2018
  • Competitive compensation
  • 50% childcare and Preschool tuition discount
  • Preschool Teacher professional development
  • Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time staff:
    • Paid time off
    • Medical, dental, vision options available
    • Additional life, disability, and retirement plans
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Paid holidays


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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