Concordia University, Chicago
  • 20-Mar-2018 to 19-Jul-2019 (CST)
  • Early Childhood Center
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • 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


Interested individuals should apply through our website at  Please include a cover letter, resume and references.


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