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Teacher – Early Childhood Care & Education

ECDC is seeking a Teacher to join our energetic and fun-loving Team! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities using our Curriculum. As a Early Childhood Care and Education Teacher, you will play a crucial role in the daily operations of our daycare center, ensuring the well-being, safety, and development of the children in our care. You will work closely with a team of experienced professionals to create a positive and enriching experience for children.


  • Instruct activities designed to promote physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment
  • Maintain schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with children and parents
  • Communicate with parents on their child’s growth and progress
  • Maintain the health and safety of all children


  • Minimum of 30 college credit hours, with 6 credit hours related directly to early childhood care and education and/or child development
  • 1-year previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Ability to build rapport with children
  • Positive and patient demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds

Job Type: Full-time or Part Time

Salary: From $16.25 per hour

Expected hours: 25 – 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance


  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • College education preferred

Work Location: Effingham, Illinois