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Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SWVPP) Preschool Teacher 

Position Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SWVPP) Assistant Teacher  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Base Wage $20.06-$21.38 per hour based on education and experience  


As part of the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SWVPP), the Preschool Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of care and education provided to children.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Applies various age appropriate methods used in teaching children.
  • Assures the cleanliness, safety, and appeal of the classroom and materials/equipment.
  • Applies various age appropriate hygiene and sanitation practices for children.
  • Demonstrates understanding of and implements best practices relative to state and agency early learning standards.
  • Supervises and/or provides work direction to classroom assistants including students and volunteers, as needed.
  • Provides home visits, parent nights, family activities, and child conferences when appropriate.
  • Utilizes approved preschool curriculum in accordance with Iowa Department of Education.
  • Utilizes approved research-based or evidence based assessment to provide information on children’s learning and development
  • Provides access to participating child’s preschool records as needed.
  • Completes all mandatory reports required of the teacher.

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

  • Paid time off
  • Paid meal break – you work an eight-hour day
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) savings and investment plan with employer contributions up to 6%
  • Pet insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A schedule typically between Monday – Friday
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition and education reimbursement (Skip-a-Long and Early Head Start programs only)
  • 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 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 8/28/2023  

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