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Substitute Teachers or Assistant Teachers 

Position Substitute Teachers or Assistant Teachers  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Base Wage $12.00-$13.00 per hour depending on education and experience.  

***This position is for variable hours on an as-needed basis. Hours/days expected to work will include at least one day per week, in addition to summers, holiday breaks, and/or spring breaks during the school year.


The Substitute supports the Early Childhood Teacher and Assistant Teacher in developing a quality learning environment which is developmentally appropriate and actively engages children in the learning process. Through experience this position will serve to enhance the child’s physical, emotional, cognitive, and social growth. The Substitute collaborates with the Early Childhood Teacher and Assistant Teacher in implementing curriculum as well as maintaining appropriate and regular communication with families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children at all times. 
  • Actively participate and practice Trauma-Informed Care. 
  • Maintain a neat, organized and hazard free room arrangement. This includes clear pathways, toys in good repair, minimized clutter.
  • Insure sanitary procedures are followed by all adults and children. 
  • Cultivate a friendly and welcoming atmosphere where each child feels safe and secure and can develop a sense of belonging and value.
  • Ensure curriculum provides opportunities for rich conceptual development that actively engages children in the learning process, encourages independence, and allows children to make meaningful choices. 
  • Involve children in planning and implementing learning activities, as appropriate.
  • Incorporate a wide variety of learning experiences, materials, equipment, and instructional strategies.
  • Demonstrate respect for all children at all times.
  • Discuss unacceptable behavior with the Site Director prior to reporting it to parents, particularly if behavior indicates a child is not adjusting to the program or if the behavior is detrimental to the functions of the group.
  • Present self as a professional ally of parents, establishing genuine empathy for parent/guardians perspectives. 
  • Ensure compliance with the Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).


Perks At SALFCS, not only are we committed to serving our communities, we’re committed to our employees! 

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A schedule typically between Monday – Friday
  • A welcoming environment where you can be yourself and surround yourself with diverse, skilled, caring professionals as teammates!


About the Organization Mission

SAL Community Services (SALCS) strengthens children, families, and individuals to build and enhance thriving communities.

About Us

SALCS operates Skip-a-Long Child Development Services - early care and education centers in Iowa and Illinois, The Home Child Care Network - a network of licensed and license-exempt home child care providers in both the Quad Cities and Peoria areas, Open Door - a crisis assistance program funded by IDHS to help individuals and families in crisis navigate local social services, SAL Child Care Connection - the child care resource and referral program in Peoria, IL, the Child Care Resource and Referral of Midwestern Illinois that serves the Illinois Quad Cities and surrounding counties, and Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships that serve Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer Counties in Illinois. SALCS is at the forefront of public policy and issues regarding early care and education and individual and family social services, and is dedicated to making sure all families have what they need to be successful, regardless of financial means.

EOE Statement SAL Family and Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and believes in equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Accordingly, all employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity. These decisions include recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, discipline, compensation, benefits, training and other personnel actions involving persons in all job titles and shall occur without regard to actual or perceived race, creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, religion (or for requesting an accommodation for a religious belief), sex, age, ancestry, national origin, genetic information (as defined in Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)), military status or discharge status, veteran status, qualified disabled veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, transgenderism, marital status, citizenship status, familial status, physical or mental disability (or for requesting an accommodation for a disability), association with a disabled person(s), medical condition (including HIV or AIDS status, cancer related or genetic characteristics) arrest record (unless doing so violates contractual, funding, or licensing requirements), order of protection status, pregnancy (including conditions related to childbirth or breast feeding), homelessness or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  
Location Davenport Skip-a-Long Child Development Center  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 1/21/2022  

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