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at Little Hearts Early Childhood Center

Part-Time and Full-Time Positions Available

Deadline to Apply: Until Filled


Early Childhood Instructors 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 30 hours of college coursework with a minimum of 6 hours of ECE including

            child development or a CDA credential

  • Experience with young children


Early Childhood Teacher’s Assistants

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Some college coursework preferred
  • Experience with young children


  • Salary to be determined on education and work experience
  • Benefits available


  • Must be physically able to perform the job of an Early Childhood Teacher including able to lift

children and/or equipment up to 50 pounds; able to stoop, bend, sit, and stand for extended periods

of time; able to move quickly

  • Must have a warm, supportive attitude towards children; be reliable
  • Must be flexible and have adaptability skills; accept feedback and constructive criticism;

willing to perform other duties as assigned.


  • Establish a safe, healthy learning environment
  • Advance physical and intellectual competence
  • Support social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
  • Establish positive and productive relationships with families
  • Ensure a well-run purposeful program responsive to participant’s needs
  • Maintain a commitment to professionalism

To apply, please submit: cover letter, resume, and application to:

Andrew D. Johnson, Superintendent, Effingham CUSD #40 2803 S. Banker, PO Box 130, Effingham, IL 62401, or submit electronically to employment@unit40.org.  Application and email address can be found at the above address or www.unit40.org.

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