Careers

The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston is looking for highly qualified, passionate early childhood professionals to join our teaching teams.

We are dedicated to providing good pay, a great working environment, and good benefits for our teaching staff. Health insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, paid vacation and sick time, and retirement contribution are just some benefits of working at the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston. Candidates interested in the positions below can send a cover letter and resume to Emily Homa, emilyhoma@iwse.org. No phone calls please.

All of our positions require: knowledge of current and traditional developmental and educational theories in the field of infant and toddler care, the ability to work in a diverse environment, the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and work cooperatively with others, the ability to provide and to follow directives, good oral and written skills, the ability to relate to families and children from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds as well as patience, maturity and a commitment to the field.

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Family Support Specialist/Home Visitor

Summary:

The Family Support Specialist (FSS) provides child development, social, health and parenting support services to a caseload of families. Services are delivered through home visits, group activities, advocacy and crisis intervention. The Specialist uses a research based curriculum to plan safe, developmentally appropriate experiences for infants and toddlers in their homes while deepening the parents’ understanding of their roles as their child’s first teacher. The FSS also manages all documentation for their assigned caseload. Recruitment of clients will be an additional duty.
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Part-Time EHS Family Advocate at Teen Baby Nursery

Summary:

The Family Advocate works to insure families receive comprehensive, coordinated support services with a focus on prevention. The Advocate provides ongoing, individualized support services to children and families enrolled in Early Head Start. The Family Advocate is responsible for coordinating various meetings, trainings and activities that involve families. The Family Advocate also supports the Family Advocate/Enrollment Specialist with services that insure program enrollment occurs and is maintained. The Advocate must support implementation of the Head Start Program Performance Standards. In addition, the Family Advocate will participate in EHS enrollment processes and support the Family Advocate/Enrollment Specialist.
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Head Toddler Teacher at Teen Baby Nursery

Summary:

The Head Teacher is responsible for the overall daily care, protection, nurturance and supervision of a group of children, with the support of co-workers and the administrative and auxiliary staff. The Head Teacher is responsible for primary care giving of four full-time children (more if children are in preschool or part-time).
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Infant Teacher at Teen Baby Nursery

Summary:

The Teacher is responsible for assisting the Head Teacher with the overall daily care, protection, nurturance and supervision of a group of children, with the support of co-workers and the administrative and auxiliary staff. The Teacher is responsible for primary caregiving of up to four full-time children (possibly more if the children are part-time).
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Infant and Toddler Assistant Teacher

Summary:

The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston currently has openings for assistant infant and toddler teachers at our Baby Toddler and Teen Baby Nurseries. The teacher will be expected to guide the routines, lesson planning, individualization, curriculum implementation, and care for a classroom of eight toddlers with a Head Teacher and a Teacher on the teaching team.
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Part-Time Assistant Toddler Teacher

Summary:

The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston currently has an opening for one part-time Assistant Teacher in one of our Toddler classrooms at our Baby Toddler Nursery facility and one part-time assistant infant teacher at our Teen Baby Nursery. The teacher will be expected to guide the routines, lesson planning, individualization, curriculum implementation, and care for a classroom of eight toddlers with a Head Teacher and a Teacher on the teaching team. This program provides full-day child care for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Ideal availability is Monday through Friday 8 am to 1:30 pm.
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IWSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.