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At Oak Park Friends School, we value our dynamic, team oriented teachers, assistants and school-age pod counselors. OPFS has grown through word of mouth and is shaping the field of early childhood education in Oak Park and we are looking for dedicated team members with the following qualities:

  • Loves to nurture children (0 -5yrs) and (5 -12yrs)
  • Enjoys helping kids find the joy in learning new things and getting on the floor and playing with them.
  • Enjoys playing outside with the kids
  • Enjoys nurturing children and families along the way
  • Interested in a career in early childhood education


To be successful this candidate will:

  • Have a good understanding of the ages and stages of development between 0 -5yrs
  • Have basic technology skills using apps and sending emails and other communications.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and sharing responsibility
  • Be available for shifts (varying) between 7am to 6pm
  • Be comfortable talking to peers, children, and families alike


Qualifications:

Teachers: Minimum of an associate's degree (bachelor's preferred), with a minimum of 6 hours ECE credit and experience working with children.

We offer other benefits for full-time employees including paid time off, health insurance, dental and vision, (all partially paid for by OPFS) as well as a matching IRA retirement program.


OPFS cultivates a nurturing environment among our staff, families, and community as a whole. If you think this is a good fit please forward your resume to jobs@opfs.org. We look forward to getting to know you better!


COVID-19 considerations:

OPFS has a thorough COVID-19 Protocol to keep our staff and families safe. We follow the guidance of DCFS, CDC, and other local health agencies.