1716 Preschool Teacher Jobs in United States

Ymca Of Metropolitan Chicago
Downers Grove, IL | Other
$52k-76k (estimate)
3 Months Ago
Cadence Education
Phoenix, AZ | Full Time
$41k-57k (estimate)
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Canyon Hills Preschool And Daycare
Bakersfield, CA | Full Time
$48k-71k (estimate)
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The Good Earth School
Berkeley, CA | Full Time
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Inyon Solutions Global
Perris, CA | Full Time
$44k-60k (estimate)
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The Ark Christian Academy
San Gabriel, CA | Full Time
$46k-63k (estimate)
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Bell's Preschool & Childcare Center
Forest Knolls, CA | Full Time | Part Time
$50k-72k (estimate)
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K J's Eagles Nest Learning Center
Waterbury, CT | Full Time
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The Burlington Academy Of Learning
Burlington, CT | Full Time
$47k-66k (estimate)
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La Petite Academy
Kissimmee, FL | Part Time
$45k-65k (estimate)
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All Superstars Preschool
Cape Coral, FL | Full Time
$47k-67k (estimate)
Just Posted
Higher Learning Development Center
Winter Park, FL | Full Time
$43k-62k (estimate)
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Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy Of Hamilton Mill
Buford, GA | Full Time
$43k-61k (estimate)
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Lighthouse Academy
Plainfield, IL | Full Time
Just Posted
Child Enrichment Program
Rantoul, IL | Full Time
Just Posted
Fbgnc Preschool
Indianapolis, IN | Part Time | Full Time
$50k-81k (estimate)
Just Posted
Cadence Education
Marlborough, MA | Full Time
$44k-60k (estimate)
Just Posted
Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center Inc
Carver, MA | Full Time | Part Time
$51k-80k (estimate)
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Pine Village Preschool
Boston, MA | Full Time
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Little Llama Child Care
Belmont, MA | Full Time | Part Time
$52k-74k (estimate)
Just Posted
Bright Horizons
College Park, MD | Full Time
$45k-62k (estimate)
Just Posted
Cornerstone Christian School
Lakeside, MI | Part Time
$52k-86k (estimate)
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Cornerstone Christian School
Brighton, MI | Part Time
$52k-86k (estimate)
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Cadence Education
Buffalo, MN | Full Time
$42k-57k (estimate)
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Cadence Education
Otsego, MN | Full Time
$42k-58k (estimate)
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Carrie's Child Care 2.0 Llc
Plattsburg, MO | Full Time | Contractor
$44k-63k (estimate)
Just Posted

Preschool Teacher

$52k-76k (estimate)
Other 3 Months Ago

Preschool Teacher Opportunity with the YMCA!

The Indian Boundary YMCA is hiring for Full-Time Preschool Teachers. As a Lead Teacher you are responsible for providing a safe and supportive classroom environment for preschool children ages 3-5 while preparing for kindergarten readiness.  Using Creative Curriculum and Illinois Early Learning Standards, the Lead Teacher will write and implement a lesson plan that will support the growth and development in children's physical, emotional, cognitive, and social skills while ensuring developmentally appropriate practices. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for classroom management and supervision of children, learning, assessment and evaluations, as well as following policies set forth by DCFS and YMCA standards and policies, as applicable.


Earn a $300 signing bonus 30 days after your start date as an active Y employee!


Our early learning teachers create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships. With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research-based practices, you’ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities.


Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Promote and model high quality teaching and learning in the classroom that fosters kindergarten readiness.
  • Demonstrate culturally and linguistically appropriate practices that values all children and families and makes them feel welcomed and an essential part of the program
  • Maintain awareness and supervision of children’s needs and ensure their physical health and safety, at all times.
  • Communicate and develop effective partnerships with parents and families, encouraging parent involvement.
  • Abide by DCFS and all quality standards for maintaining safe, high quality programming
  • Collaborate regularly with classroom team including: families, volunteers and all staff.
  • Collect and use multiple data sources, both formative and summative, to inform instruction and child centered learning and development.
  • Complete routine professional development annually; utilize continuous quality improvement (CQI); and identify different instructional resources and methods to meet children's varying needs and improve the classroom experience for children and families.
  • Participate and support association/center efforts towards recruitment, enrollment, attendance and retention of families while supporting the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed.

Lesson Planning and Classroom Management:

  • Develop lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities and outcomes for children that represent the Illinois Early Learning Standards.
  • Implement high quality, developmentally appropriate instructional activities and curriculum approaches (like Creative Curriculum™) that facilitate active learning experiences and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of each child; while ensuring the program follows DCFS, YMCA, ExceleRate Illinois™, and NAEYC accreditation standards, if applicable.
  • Research, plan, and implement appropriate studies/projects for an in-depth investigation of a topic over time.
  • Establish and maintain an attractive, clean, safe and engaging classroom environment which includes positive guidance techniques and that encourages children's independence and self-selection of activities.
  • Leverage the physical environment and pedagogical documentation to support teaching and learning practices.
  • Use observational and child data to plan developmentally appropriate and engaging early learning experiences based upon the emergent needs of the child.
  • Documents observations and maintains child portfolios to aid in assessments.


  • Must meet DCFS licensing, and program related accreditation/credentialing requirements; ECE Credential Level 1 or higher preferred.
    • OR
  • 64 semester hours in any discipline with a minimum of 21 hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early child hood special education AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
    • Gateways to Opportunity Level I Illinois Director Credential
    • OR 3 semester hours of college credit in administration, leadership or management
    • OR 3 points of credential-approved training in administration, leadership or management.
  • One year experience teaching or equivalent in a preschool classroom strongly preferred.
  • Must provide documentation of Gateways credentialing or apply within 90 days of employment.
  • Knowledge of how to design and implement the Creative Curriculum and other high quality curriculum approaches preferred.
  • Pre Employment medical screening and TB test per program requirements.
  • Required to be achieved or maintained once in role: Food Handlers Training

YMCA Vaccine Policy

We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.

Child Abuse Prevention:

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

  • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
  • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
  • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
  • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required




Chicago, IL


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Preschool teachers teach children the foundational early childhood skills they need to prepare them for kindergarten.

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Preschool teachers often must have some type of teaching experience or might qualify with the appropriate level of college education and a formal certification.

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