Concordia University, Chicago
  • 20-Mar-2018 to 30-May-2020 (CST)
  • Early Childhood Center
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Other

Concordia's Early Childhood Center is looking for a temporary Substitute Teacher.


  • Report to the director upon arrival at the school and review plans and schedules to be adhered to during the school day.
  • Maintain the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which assigned and follow the lesson plans provided by the absent teacher.
  • Interact in a professional manner with students and parents.
  • Assume the responsibility for overseeing student behavior in the classroom and all out-of-class activities.
  • Follow all policies, rules, and procedures to which teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates.
  • Provide for the development of each child spiritually, socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally
  • Prepare and be involved in the physical preparations and clean-up of classroom activities as outlined in each classroom's list of duties
  • Be responsible for the health and safety of the children
  • Engage with small groups and/or free choice play time
  • Follow standards set by DCFS (Department of Child and Family Services, NLSA (National Lutheran School Association) and NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children).

Skill Sets:

  • Communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic supporter of Lutheran higher education and Concordia University Chicago.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to organize tasks
  • Ability to work with and cooperate with supervisory staff at all levels
  • Ability to review, understand, and apply concepts presented at conferences and/or professional literature

Minimum Experience Required:

  • One year of Early Childhood Education Experience

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree Preferred
  • Six semester hours of Early Childhood credits

Application Information:

Interested individuals should include a cover letter, resume and references with their online application. 

Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age.  As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation. 

Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.

About Concordia University Chicago:

Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, and College of Innovative and Professional Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at

As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world.

Concordia University, Chicago
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
Logo Directories Quick Links A-Z Index Cuconnect Request Info Apply to CUC Make A Gift Academics Concordia Experience Admission & Financial Aid Giving to Concordia Home (small) About Concordia