Grow Your Center

Early Childhood Educators

Grow Your Center (Kids' Work Chicago Riverview) - Chicago, IL

If you are seeking a secure career in a field that makes a difference in the lives of children and families, this is the role for you! Here with us, you will be providing children with a loving, supportive, enriching learning environment. You will be surrounded with an amazing team who will support your work to the fullest.

We are seeking enthusiastic early childhood education Lead and Assistant Teachers to join our amazing team of dedicated professionals. You will work in a dynamic classroom culture of trusting and cohesive team members, and form bonds with your students. You will have fun playing and engaging with the children, creating activities, and bringing to the table your ideas and support to develop the classroom.

We’re a mother-daughter owned and operated childcare facility with deep roots in family and childcare support. Our core values are Integrity, Balance, Compassion, Positivity, Respect, Enlightenment, and Distinction. We have a tight-knit team of early childhood professionals, and we want to hire YOU to join our team!

Pay ranges vary by role.

Lead Teachers: $18-$24 per hour

Assistant Teachers: $16-$20 per hour

Full Time Schedules between 7:30a - 6:30p
Assistant Floater roles available for flex schedules
Monday – Friday
No Nights or Weekends

Perks And Benefits!

  • Sign on bonus
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 K Plan
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Monthly Core Value Drawings with a Bonus Reward
  • Coffee Bar and snacks in Staff Break Room
  • CDA Program
  • Room To Grow & Advance
  • Compensation/Benefits - A comprehensive benefits package is available to full-time employees, including dental and vision
  • Generous time off and holiday schedules.

Minimum Requirements:

Assistant Teachers:

  • High School Diploma
  • 1 Year Assistant Teaching Experience in a classroom OR 1 year working with children (preferred)
  • Must meet all DCFS requirements, including passing background checks.
  • Able to stand for long periods, frequently walk, sit on the floor and play with children, and lift a 40 lb child in an emergency. This is a physically ACTIVE role
  • Hourly pay is based on education, experience, and role position

Lead Teachers (Must have one of the two to qualify):

  • 60 semester hours with 6 being related to ECE and/or Child Development
  • One year of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center and 30 semester hours with 6 being ECE or related field

Compensation: $16-$24/hr

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