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Sunflower Early Learning Academy seeks those individuals who have something to teach and a passion to teach it. Professionals in fields outside of teaching are welcome to apply for faculty positions at Sunflower Early Learning Academy.

Employment Opportunities


Sunflower Early Learning Academy - Educational childcare learning center serving children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. We are dedicated to building a strong foundation and igniting a lifelong love for learning for children. At S.E.L.A., we believe that encouraging thinking ability in different situations is a key to children's success. To achieve this, we are committed to creating an engaging learning environment that supports and respects the unique potential of each individual through best practice.

We are currently seeking new full-time and part-time members to join the S.E.L.A. family. We are looking for early educators who are motivated and committed to providing our children with unique and challenging learning experiences; someone who is creative, flexible, patient, innovative, and ready to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing early learning environment. “S.E.L.A.; giving our sunflowers what they need to blossom and grow!"

Positions and Requirements

**ECE Lead Teacher:

BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or a BA, BS, or Advanced Degree in another field with a minimum of 30 hours in Early Childhood Development.

**ECE Teacher:

CDA with an Infant/Toddler Endorsement (Preschool for ECE Lead), Associates in Early Childhood Development or an AA, BA, BS or Advanced Degree with a minimum of 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Development or Child Development.

**Candidates will be given preference:


  • Over 4 years Experience

  • Chinese (Mandarin) or Spanish Speaking

  • Fluent in ASL

  • Experience with Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold

  • Have experience with Head Start, CCAP, ExceleRate Illinois, NAEYC, and DHS

**Comparable Pay and Full Benefits Package**

Job Types:  Full-time and Part-time

Salary:  $15.50 to $20.00 /hour

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Attn: Human Resources

Phone: (708) 669-7236

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