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We Are:Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, CERN in Europe and the South Pole.We are strategic risk takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are over 2,000 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.Under general supervision, is responsible for the daily care of an assigned group of children.You Will:Establishes the care necessary for each child’s needs consistent with their age and stage of development; develops and executes programs/activities designed to encourage the social, physical, and intellectual development of children in the group which may require individual tailoring to various cultural differences.Assesses each child’s development and recognizes problems of a cultural and/or developmental nature which may be exhibited by certain children; devises positive approaches to overcoming problems.Monitors and ensures that an appropriate and equal level of physical attention and care is given to each child in a manner consistent with their needs, age and stage of development and that all activities are conducted in an equitable manner.Ensures the group of children is exposed to emergency and evacuation procedures through periodic drills and games.Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with students’ parents and co-teachers and participates in parent conferences when necessary.Responsible for the arrangement, appearance, decor, cleanliness and learning environment of the classroom.Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.Abides by and is responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety regulations and practices pertinent to this position.We Are Looking For:Minimum Required Education and Experience:Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education with 1+ years of experience.Applicable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Minimum 20 hours of continuing education in child care field annually, with a focus on early education. Training in first aid, bloodborne pathogens, and CPR.This position is not eligible for Relocation Assistance, Visa Sponsorship or Employee Referral Bonus.Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes a diverse and inclusive environment based on mutual respect is essential to our mission. Fermilab is committed to recruiting and developing the most hardworking people and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, country of birth, geography/postal code, disability, marital status, parental or gestational status, or other non-merit factor.REAL-ID Requirement for access to Fermilab CampusFermilab and FRA requires all members of the public to produce a REAL-ID, or equivalent, to access the Fermilab Campus for interviews or career events. A list of acceptable forms of ID can be found here: a candidate is selected for an interview but does not possess any of the equivalent documents, we may schedule a virtual interview.