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Assistant Teacher/Floater

Agape Orthodox Christian Preschool is located within Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview, IL.  Our preschool started in 2001 and has been educating young minds in the northern suburbs for the past 19 years.  Our school has the unique quality of small class sizes and a high teacher to student ratio.  To help ensure student and teacher classroom support and that all new DCFS/ Metropolis COVID-19 guidelines are being met, we are seeking to hire a person who is of the Orthodox Christian faith and enjoys working with young children.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social growth of students through engaging instruction and activities provided by the classroom lead teacher.  The employee will be asked to help prepare the materials necessary for lessons, projects, and crafts.  Additionally, the employee will help clean and sanitize all manipulatives that are used during centers and whole group instruction.  This employee may be asked to float between two classrooms.  Finally, this employee must also provide a safe learning environment with effective classroom management as outlined by the school and classroom lead teacher while maintaining a collaborative relationship with parents and colleagues. 

 

QULAIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications: A passion for working with children in a nurturing Orthodox Christian environment; The ability to be flexible and work collaboratively with colleagues and families, the ability to speak Greek, and a minimum of a high school diploma or associates degree.   

Candidates will be required to undergo a background and fingerprint check as per DCFS regulations as well as the youth protection screening as required from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you wish to apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Renee Tzakis at AGAPE60025@GMAIL.COM.  Our final candidates will be invited for an interview.