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The Learning Experience: Lead Teacher


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Lead Teacher

The Learning Experience of Gurnee
465 N. Riverside Drive
Contact Name: Kristin Gillespie

Job Description

Top 5 Reasons to join the TLE Gurnee Team!
2. GENEROUS PAID TIME OFF (7 paid days off after 90 days of employment)
4. Employer sponsored Health Care available after 90 days!
5. Employer sponsored continuing education for CDA, Associates or Bachelor’s Degree

Lead Teachers at The Learning Experience are ambassadors of happiness, creating opportunities every day that reflect our mission to make a difference in the lives of children, their families, and communities. Our passionate teachers use a growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire a love of learning.

Role Responsibilities:
• Lead, coach, and mentor less experienced teachers in your classroom; model behaviors and provide feedback.
• Responsible for the overall classroom management, leading a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment.
• Serve as a role model, using a growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire a love of learning
• Implement our proprietary L.E.A.P. Curriculum®, working with Infants, Toddlers, and/or Preschool children in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child.
• Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.
• Communicate regularly with parents, sharing their children’s latest adventures and achievements through a variety of avenues, including mobile apps and personal discussions.
• Support your center’s success, partnering with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment and engagement.
• Build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happen seamlessly.


1 year of professional teaching experience preferred. At least six months of professional teaching experience required. • Associate degree or higher in ECE or related degree preferred. High school diploma/GED required. • CPR and First Aide certification preferred • Must meet state specific guidelines for the role This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to The Learning Experience Corporate.

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Happy Little Flame: Retail Sales Manager


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Retail Sales Manager

Happy Little Flame
247 Peterson Road
Contact Name: Bex Bucci
Email to apply


Manage our small storefront by assisting shoppers, ringing up customers, gift-wrapping, handling custom orders, communicating with production team, etc. Restock shelves, keep storefront clean & tidy, manage displays and new inventory.


Must have weekend availability. Must have reliable transportation. Customer service and/or retail experience a must! Honest, trustworthy, detail-oriented.

A Ray of Hope: Great Lakes Institute of Neurology & Psychiatry: Full-Time Medical Receptionist


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Full-time Medical Receptionist

A Ray of Hope: Great Lakes Institute of Neurology and Psychiatry
150 E. Cook Avenue, Suite 100
Contact Name: Lori Smith
Email to apply


Medical/Psychiatry office located in Libertyville is seeking a full-time receptionist with a great personality. Our practice is extremely busy and the ideal candidate must be able to multitask with efficiency. Heavy phone responsibilities with accurate messages must be relayed to providers and other staff members. Other responsibilities may be assigned. Monday through Friday (one to two evenings each week) with rotating Saturdays.  


Medical receptionist experience desired but will train the right candidate who possesses customer service experience.

Libertyville Elementary School District 70: Classroom Teachers


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Elementary Classroom Teachers

Libertyville Elementary School District 70

In the event that Libertyville District 70 reorganizes the current hybrid model to fully in-person, we will be in need of multiple candidates (K – 5) to fill Elementary Classroom Teacher positions at each of our four elementary schools, for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. These are full-time positions, designed to help meet the needs of students in the in-person and/or remote settings.
Benefits include pro-rated personal and sick days, medical, dental and life insurance, workshop allocation and a 457 contribution.

Title: Elementary Classroom Teacher (K-5)

Reports To: Principal/Assistant Principal
Supervises: Students
Department: Building
Classification: Teacher
Work Year: 185 days
Contract Dates: School year inclusive
FLSA Status: Exempt
Evaluation: Per Professional Negotiations Agreement
Qualifications: Appropriate State of Illinois License
Student teaching and/or current experience at these grade levels
Purpose: To help students learn subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.

Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

1. Plans a program of study adopted by the Board of Education that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
2. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
3. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, etc., to communicate these objectives to students.
4. Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
5. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
6. Facilitates the referral of students with possible learning disabilities, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
7. Counsels with colleagues, students, and parents on a regular basis.
8. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
9. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s).
10. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
11. Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as required.
12. Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by an administrator.

Libertyville School District 70 assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Other Skills And Abilities:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, talk, hear, walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts, and/or pushing children on bike or moving/rearranging furniture. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being or work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.

1. The employee shall follow all School Board Policies
2. This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee. The employee will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the employee’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.
3. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that the requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the District.
4. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The District maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

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Libertyville Elementary School District 70: Substitute Teachers


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Substitute Teachers

Libertyville Elementary School District 70

Position Type:
Substitute Teaching/Substitute Classroom Teacher

Location: All District 70 Schools

Description: Working as a Substitute Teacher, Paraeducator, School Secretary or Learning Center Clerk at any or all of our five schools during the 2020-2021 school year.

Qualifications: Applicants MUST hold a “Professional Educator License” (PEL), or a “Professional Substitute License” and be registered in Lake County (Region 34). No previous teaching or student-teaching is required, although applicants with education degrees and/or instructional experience are preferred. Note:  Online training will be required for those with no education degree.

Reports To: Director of Human Resources; Building Administrators
Supervises: Students
Department: District
Classification: Certified
Work Year:  Day-to-day within the school year calendar
Contract Dates:  None, at-will
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Evaluation:  Via Absence Management by staff, and administrator feedback


     Qualifications:      Illinois Teaching or Substitute License
Criminal Background Check
Proof of physical fitness
Attendance at Substitute Orientation
Completion of Compliance Tutorials as Required – all candidates
Completion of Substitute Training for non-education candidates
At a minimum, accept 2 jobs per month, on average.

       Purpose:      To prepare learners to achieve their personal best; continue the learning prescribed for that day; provide direction for each student as smoothly and completely as possible in the absence of the regular teacher.

 Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities:  (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  1. Report to the main office upon arrival at the school building.
  2. Arrive on time, according to the work-day hours published in the Substitute Teacher Handbook, to check in, look over substitute plans and prepare for lessons of the day.
  3. Familiarize yourself with the building and other teachers who are available to you throughout the day. Don’t hesitate to ask for help. Seeking help will allow you to be more successful in your teaching.
  4. Uphold all District policies, rules and procedures to which regular teachers are subject.
  5. Maintain as fully as possible the established routines and procedures (including classroom management techniques) for the school and classroom to which assigned.
  6. Teach the lessons outlined in the substitute plans as prepared by the absent teacher.
  7. Maximize the probability of success by:
    1. clearly communicating expectations
    2. adapting for individual learner needs
    3. actively involving students in learning
    4. providing a risk-free, safe environment
  8. Assume responsibility for overseeing student behavior in class and throughout the building during supervisory times.
  9. Maintain professional standards, professional ethics, and confidentiality.  Breaches in confidentiality are subject to immediate release.
  10. Provide direction to students in case of emergency situations.
  11. Follow directions given by the regular teacher to conclude your day (process work, tidy room, etc.)
  12. Provide feedback to the teacher using the form provided. Include comments on the behavior of students, lessons completed, possible changes made in the plans and why.
  13. Provide feedback to the principal using the form provided.
  14. Check out at the main office at the end of your day.
  15. If accepting a long-term assignment, you are expected to assume all duties and responsibilities of the full-time teacher (notably: lesson planning, parent communication, report cards, etc.) and to be present on all teacher work days including parent-teacher conferences (evenings) and institute days, unless alternative arrangements are made with the building principal.

Libertyville School District 70 assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements.  However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.  It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Application Procedure:
Qualified applicants should complete the online application into the application system.  Letters of reference are optional at this time.
Please do not send hard copies or email multiple files.

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be screened when fully submitted.  Applicants will be contacted for interviews and/or orientation based on their qualifications, the relevance of their experience and background.

Questions can be directed to:

Dr. Tom Bean

Director of Human Resources
via email at:

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*** How to Obtain Your Substitute License


Must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.

Please request the college send your official transcript directly to the state in one of the following ways:

Mail official transcript to Or Escript to:

Illinois State Board of Education

Educator Effectiveness (E-240)

100 N. 1st Street

Springfield, IL 62777

Application Process:

1. Create your ELIS account if you do not already have one

2. Once you are logged in to ELIS, click on “Apply for Substitute License” and follow the prompts

3. $50 application fee plus service fee (payment made with debit/credit only)

The application process may take 2-6 weeks. You will receive an email notification from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) once your application is reviewed.

Once issued you must register this license so that is valid for working in the schools

Register Your License:

1. Login to your existing ELIS account:

2. Click on “Registration” which is located in the “Action Center Box” on the middle right side of your home page, and follow the prompts

3. Register in Lake County – Select 34 Lake ROE from drop down menu

4. $60 registration fee plus service fee (payment made with debit/credit only)

5. Valid five years. Renewable with registration fees.

Please note our office is currently not offering fingerprint services: You may speak with the hiring district regarding alternative options.

RPM: Cycle & Bootcamp Instructor

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Cycle & Bootcamp Instructor


Are you a creative team player who loves to move, motivate, have fun, and make a difference in others’ lives? Are you interested in being part of a team that supports growth and development, and fosters camaraderie? If so, then sign up today for Heather’s Gym virtual informational meeting to join their team of coaches and seize the exciting opportunity to coach at the hottest new Cycle & Bootcamp studio in Lake County – RPM! RPM will open in March 2021 at 1745 Northwind Blvd., in Libertyville.

The informational meeting is January 13th at 7 pm. During the call, you’ll learn about the Heather’s Gym mission, what it means to be an HG coach, you’ll learn about the new studio, receive details on the coaching position, and get information about the two-day coach training program in February.

If interested, please complete the brief form here:

Petal Peddlers: Floral Designer/Florist


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Floral Designer/Florist


We want to welcome an experienced floral designer to our growing shop. We are a small family-owned and operated company. We are busy and need more hands to help service our valued customer base.

  • Floral Design: Experience is required 
  • Understands and processes wire service orders, and Internet Orders.
  • Expert design replication ability required.
  • Inventories product, evaluates status, cares for damaged product, and replaces where necessary.
  • Fills customer orders completely and creates floral arrangements at their request, all in a timely manner.
  • Answering phones, taking orders, some computer work and credit card machine.
  • Takes special requests for products either in person or over the telephone.
  • Ensures floral products are fresh in the shop and throughout the store.
  • Cleaning of buckets, flower cooler, and the floral area.
  • Assists in other areas of store as needed.
  • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as required.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Personable, polite, and people person.
  • Deadline oriented.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly to meet time deadlines and quality standards
  • Knowledge of flower varieties and design techniques
  • Some heavy lifting necessary.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour

Petal Peddlers: Floral Assistant


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Floral Assistant


Full-time person needed for our busy and growing shop. We are a small local family-owned business, looking for a dependable and dedicated person to join us.

Shop Help
-assist in answering phones and helping walk-in customers
-help the team

-work the computer orders
-be willing to clean the shop as necessary
-help process the flowers
-pick up supplies/ order supplies
-willing to learn and take on new duties as required

Delivery Driver
-deliver flower arrangements and live plants in the local area
-vehicle provided
-assist in planning driving routes
-pick up orders from vendors
-maintain good delivery records
-keep and maintain vehicles in clean working order
-when needed gas up vehicles

-must have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record
-must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
-be able to stand/be on your feet for long periods of time
-be willing to work holidays (closed on major holidays) and weekends (Sundays closed)
-work in a fast-paced environment
-have good customer service skills
-shop experience preferred, but not required

Shop hours
Monday-Friday    9:30-6:00
Saturday              9:30-5:00
Sunday                 Closed

Closed major holidays

The position will have Sunday and one day off during the week.

Mundelein Park & Recreation District: Full-Time Early Childhood Lead Teacher

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Full-time Early Childhood Lead Teacher



Under the direction of the Child Development Director, the Early Childhood Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning, organization and facilitation of learning for children in the classroom. The Lead Teacher is responsible for creating a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate learning environment where positive self-concepts are enhanced, independence is encouraged, and individuality is respected. The Lead Teacher will serve as a manager on duty in the absence of the Child Development Center.


Two years of credit (64 semester hours) in any discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 21 semester hours in Early Childhood Development. Or, two years of child development experience from an accredited college or university, or one year of college credits with 10 semester hours in Early Childhood Development and proof of enrollment in an accredited college until 2 years credit and 21 semester hours in Early Childhood Development have been achieved.

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