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YMCA of Greater Dayton

 

Job Title:  Lead Teacher (Various Locations)                                      

Reports to: Childcare Director                                                          

Position Summary:

Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all classroom activities. The Lead Teacher is responsible for ensuring the children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental development in the program, as well as keeping safety and the well-being of the children as a first priority. 

 

Our Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Plans, develops, and implements weekly lesson plans that fit the children’s needs, interests and developmental levels in the classroom.

  2. Works cooperatively with Assistant Teacher, Site Administrator, other staff and partners.

  3. Documents attendance, absenteeism, transitions, minor disciplines and incidents for each child in the classroom.

  4. Is responsible for all aspects of the appearance and management of their classroom/designated program/outside areas. Maintains the quality of supplies, materials, and equipment in the room in a neat and orderly fashion.

  5. Reports any broken or unsafe toys and properly disinfects toys and equipment on a regular basis in accordance with the state regulations.

  6. Conducts the program in accordance with Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) guidelines.

  7. Effectively communicates verbal and written reports to the parents and conducts parent/teacher conferences in accordance with Center guidelines.

  8. Possesses working knowledge of child abuse and neglect laws and follows proper reporting procedures.

  9. Handles discipline promptly and in accordance with the stated discipline policy. Documents and reports to the supervisor any special needs or problems of an individual child, staff or parent.

  10. Monitors and assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the childcare and program area.

  11. Maintains appropriate adult/child ratio.

  12. Fills in other classrooms when needed.

  13. Attends parent events/family programs.

  14. Attends scheduled staff meetings, staff activities and ongoing trainings.

  15. Attends in-service training events as required by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) regulations, continued professional development through community involvement, reading and/or further education.

  16. Remains familiar with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), or the National After School Assocation (NAA) accreditation requirements, and completes required documentation in accordance with Center requirements.

  17. Conducts all required screenings and assessments within required timeframe.

  18. Maintains appropriate records for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) program.

  19. Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns, needed repairs, or incidents that may need follow-up.

  20. Communicates any suggestions to improve the childcare program and facilities.

  21. Possesses the ability and appropriate safe driving record to drive a vehicle, safely transporting up to 14 children.

  22. Required to work summer months/Day Camp.

  23. Protects confidential information regarding program participants, families and staff members.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Certifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and possess high school diploma or GED.  Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited college or university required.

  • Must be able to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or equivalent as determined by the YMCA Childcare Branch.

  • CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen required within first 60 days of employment and kept current.  

 

Experience

  • Two years experience working in early childhood field strongly preferred. 

 

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.

 

The employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time, to talk and hear, to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, to climb or balance, to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, occasional bending, reaching or squatting. The incumbent is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Also required is frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the telephone. More than 90% of time is spent indoors.  The noise level is normal to loud within an active YMCA program environment.

 

Apply at: https://www.daytonymca.org/employment-opportunities

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YMCA of Greater Dayton

Job Title:  Assistant Teacher (Various Locations)                     

Reports to: Childcare Director 
                                                  

Position Summary:

Assists in for the planning, development and implementation of all classroom activities. The Assistant Teacher is responsible for ensuring the children’s social, physical, spiritual and mental development in the program, as well as keeping safety and the wellbeing of the children as a first priority. 

 

Our Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Plans, develops, and implements weekly lesson plans that fit the children’s needs, interests and developmental levels in the classroom.

  2. Works cooperatively with Lead Teacher, Site Administrator, other staff and partners.

  3. Documents attendance, absenteeism, transitions, minor disciplines, and incidents for each child in the classroom.

  4. Is responsible for all aspects of the appearance and management of their classroom/designated program/outside areas. Maintains the quality of supplies, materials, and equipment in the room in a neat and orderly fashion.

  5. Reports any broken or unsafe toys and properly disinfects toys and equipment on a regular basis in accordance with the state regulations.

  6. Conducts the program in accordance with Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) guidelines.

  7. Effectively communicates verbal and written reports to the parents and conducts parent/teacher conferences in accordance with Center guidelines.

  8. Possesses working knowledge of child abuse and neglect laws and follows proper reporting procedures.

  9. Handles discipline promptly and in accordance with the stated discipline policy. Documents and reports to the supervisor any special needs or problems of an individual child, staff or parent.

  10. Monitors and assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the childcare and program area.

  11. Maintains appropriate adult/child ratio.

  12. Fills in other classrooms when needed.

  13. Attends parent events/family programs.

  14. Attends scheduled staff meetings, staff activities and ongoing trainings.

  15. Attends in-service training events as required by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) regulations, continued professional development through community involvement, reading and/or further education.

  16. Remains familiar with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), or the National After School Association (NAA) accreditation requirements and completes required documentation in accordance with Center requirements.

  17. Conducts all required screenings and assessments within required time frame.

  18. Maintains appropriate records for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) program.

  19. Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns, needed repairs, or incidents that may need follow-up.

  20. Possesses the ability and appropriate safe driving record to drive a vehicle, safely transporting up to 14 children.

  21. Required to work summer months/Day Camp.

  22. Protects confidential information regarding program participants, families and staff members.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Certifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and possess high school diploma or GED.  Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited college or university preferred. 

 

Experience

  • Six months experience working in early childhood field strongly preferred. 

 

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.

 

The employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time, to talk and hear, to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, to climb or balance, to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, occasional bending, reaching or squatting. The incumbent is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Also required is frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the telephone. More than 90% of time is spent indoors.  The noise level is normal to loud within an active YMCA program environment.

 

Apply at: https://www.daytonymca.org/employment-opportunities

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Lead Teacher Job Posting – Columbus, Ohio

Our Teachers at Brightside Academy inspire children to be great. We are looking for enthusiastic early childcare educators to join our team!!! The primary focus of the Lead Preschool Teacher is the provision of high-quality programming within their assigned classroom which must include a triangulated framework of family-centered practices; developmentally, individually, and culturally appropriate practices and intentional teaching; and program support.
 

Must have the following requirements:

  • Minimum of an associates’ degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and CPL level III

  • Or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE)

  • Or related field (child development, special education, elementary education or human service field).

  • 1+ year experience as a Lead Teacher, Teacher, or Assistant Teacher in an early childhood setting.

  • CDA License preferred (if not we can sponsor)
     

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $11.00 - $15.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Contact NaTosha via email here.

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Assistant Teacher - Columbus, Ohio 

 

Our Teachers at Brightside Academy inspire children to be great. We are looking for enthusiastic early childcare educators to join our team!!! The primary focus of the Assistant Lead Toddler Teacher is the provision of high-quality programming within their assigned classroom which must include a triangulated framework of family-centered practices; developmentally, individually, and culturally appropriate practices and intentional teaching; and program support.
 

Must have the following requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma

  • Some college preferred

  • 6 months to 1 year experience as an Assistant Teacher in an early childhood setting.

  • CDA License preferred (if not we can sponsor)

  • CPL - II Or Higher


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $9.00 - $10.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Contact NaTosha via email here.

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KidsFirst Learning Centers are currently seeking committed professionals for full & part time teaching opportunities. We are looking for experienced candidates to join our growing team.


Currently hiring for:

Location: Olmsted Falls, OH

  • Full Time Toddler Teacher                           

  • Full Time Preschool Teacher                       

  • School Age Teacher 
     

Location:  Strongsville, OH      

  •  Parma Heights, OH                                

  • Part Time Early Childhood Afternoon Assistant Teachers/Floaters

  • Part Time Shifts Available-Monday through Friday 12pm-6pm/ 2pm-6pm

 

KidsFirst Learning Centers are dedicated to providing all children a safe, nurturing, harmonious setting where:

  • They feel they belong

  • They learn to love learning

  • They develop the curiosity that leads to discovery

  • Every child’s uniqueness is treasured

 

KidsFirst believes:

  • All children are unique and learn at their own pace

  • Learning is most effective when it is hands-on and fun

  • Self-directed discovery leads to knowledge

  • The joy of learning translates to joy in the school experience

  • A family setting in school instills family values: mutual responsibility, sharing and caring

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Actively supervise the children and maintain a safe, happy, fun learning environment

  • Follows all ODJFS child care licensing rules and regulations

  • Observes and responds to the children’s basic needs

  • Plans age appropriate activities for the children that align with the Ohio Early Learning Content and Development Standards

  • Completes all required documentation

  • Interacts with the children and looks for ways to encourage their creativity and independence

  • Maintains a clean classroom environment

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • CDA, College Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or CPL 3 or higher preferred

  • A minimum of one year of early childhood classroom experience preferred

  • Professional and reliable

  • Ability to care for multiple children at a time

  • Friendly and excellent communication skills

  • Able to be active- stand, bend, kneel for long periods of time and lift children or objects as needed

 

Contact:

Jennifer Kirkland

KidsFirst Learning Center

440-235-3070

jk@kidsfirstlearning.com

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Mary Evans Child Development Center
Columbus, OH​

Infant Team Teacher

  • Assoc. or bachelor's degree in ECE preferred, 40 hours/week, strong knowledge of early childhood development.

  • Team teach with 1 degreed teacher 4-6 infants daily.

  • Starting at $13/hour (depends on education and experience)

  • benefits included

  •  immediately

Preschool Team Teacher

  • Assoc. or bachelor's degree in ECE preferred, 40 hours/week, strong knowledge of early childhood development.

  • Team teach with 1 degreed teacher 9 preschool children daily.

  • Starting at $13/hour (depends on education and experience)

  • benefits included

 immediately

Substitute Teachers

  • High School diploma required

  • Hours vary—called as needed or set times daily

Contact:

Leigh Anne Easterling

614-777-4099

Leasterling@fcchurch.com

Mary Evans Child Development Center

3777 Dublin Rd., Columbus, 43221

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POSITION:

TEACHER

 

LOCATION:

Piqua, OH 

 

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-year or Part-year, Hourly, Grade I-A, I-B, II-B, V-A, V-C Full-time, Part-time, Non-Exempt

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

Team with the Head Teacher to plan and implement the educational program for the children by developing a working knowledge of performance standards, ODE Early Learning Development Standards, Head Start domains, curriculum and policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education and Training: High school diploma or GED with a CDA or equivalent; or agree to be enrolled in a CORS approved and paid accredited Child Development (CDA) program and achieve completion of CDA program within two years of start date. Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred.

 

2.    Work Experience Required:  None.

 

3.    Special Conditions:  Ability to lift 40 pounds, stoop, bend, and reach.  A valid driver’s license and a driving history acceptable to agency insurer.  Involves extensive organizing, problem solving, record keeping, and time management.

 

SUPERVISOR:

Head Teacher or ECSC

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Carry forth the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the agency.  

  2. Prompt, punctual attendance is required.

  3. Team with the Head Teacher in daily operations, working with both children and parents. This will include, but is not limited to, preparation of the learning environment and gathering necessary materials, the daily routine, small and large group times, outdoor time, and mealtime activities. Work with the children is performed at their physical level.

  4. Ensure the safety of all children by assuring proper supervision of the children at all times.

  5. Ensure a safe, healthy, sanitary, and organized learning environment.

  6. Master agency curriculum, Head Start domains, and ODE Early Learning Development Standards.

  7. Team with Head Teacher in planning and providing activities and experiences that promote interest in individualization and skill building in all developmental domains.

  8. Collaborate in developing weekly lesson plans utilizing the agency’s adopted curriculum.

  9. Collaborate in completion of developmental screenings of all children in compliance with time frames.

  10. Assist in observing and recording children’s developmental progress using identified assessment tool.

  11. In the absence of the Head Teacher, assure the continued smooth and safe operation of the classroom.

  12. Complete bus monitor training. 

  13. Support the efforts of the center team in planning and implementing family literacy and male involvement activities throughout the program year.

  14. With the entire center team, recruit and help train volunteers for the program.

  15. When requested by supervisor, attend parent meetings and supervise children during these meetings.

  16. When appropriate, enter documentation electronically into the case notes of family/child’s electronic file.

  17. Assist Home Visitor with group day experiences as a bus monitor and by assisting in the classroom.

  18. When requested by supervisor and as part of professional development, complete home visits, plans and parent/teacher conferences.

  19. Attend and participate in staff meetings.

  20. Complete and submit all forms and required paperwork on time.

  21. Attend Step Up To Quality trainings to maintain overall Step Up To Quality Standards.

  22. Generate and correctly record non-federal share hours of families and volunteers.

  23. Communicate all necessary information to the appropriate staff.

  24. Attend all trainings required by the agency.

  25. Maintain confidentiality in all areas for families and staff.

  26. Adhere to all agency and program policies.

  27. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

APPLY:
Contact Marcella Gillespie,
mgillespie@corsp.org

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POSITION: 
Home Educator

LOCATION:

Bellefontaine, OH

 

CLASSIFICATION: 
Full-Year, Hourly/Administrative; Grade VI-A, B, C; Full-time; Non-exempt

 

BASIC FUNCTION:  
Partner with families in their home to promote positive parent-child interactions, development-centered parenting, and family-well-being to ensure a thriving child. Collaborate with families to assess their strengths, define goals, and identify the resources needed to meet them. Master curriculum, federal performance standards, state and federal learning frameworks, and policies and procedures. Advocate for families within the community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Work Experience Required:  Home visiting experience preferred.

  2. Education and Training:  Minimum of a home-based CDA credential or comparable credential or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s (college in lieu of associate’s or bachelor’s) degree.  Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, or related field preferred. Competent in planning and implementing home-based learning experiences. Willing to undertake, within 18 months, any additional required training for effective family support.

  3. Special Conditions:  Ability to lift 40 pounds, stoop, bend, reach, move easily and work on the floor with families and small children. A valid driver’s license and a driving history acceptable to agency insurer.  Involves extensive organizing, problem solving, record -keeping and time management; able to travel assigned service area extensively. Overnight travel for training may be required. Ability to work a flexible schedule.

 

SUPERVISOR:
Early Childhood Service Coordinator

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Carry forth the Vision, Mission, and Core Values of the agency.

  2. Prompt, punctual attendance is required.

  3. Recruit, complete and maintain enrollment with eligible families.

  4. Establish initial contact with the families, develop a rapport and provide services through 46 home visits, 22 socializations, telephone contacts, and REMIND application as needed to ensure two-way ongoing communication with families.

  5. Maintain up to date complete files on each child/family including weekly documentation of home visit activities in data management program.

  6. Complete and keep up to date agency reports on children’s health and immunizations and enter data by due dates.

  7. Ensure completion of developmental, social-emotional, medical and dental screenings; assessments, and referrals on all children and document in the data management program.

  8. Observe and document children’s developmental progress using adopted assessment tool.

  9. Work with child and family on goals established on an IFSP, IEP or other case plan.

  10. During the weekly home visits to the family’s home, coach parent/guardian in observation and documentation techniques, and in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate practices with children; assist and encourage them in their role of primary educator for their child using the established curriculum. Encourage and support an educationally stimulating environment and incorporate the use of learning materials commonly found in the home to carry out activities; Follow home visiting safety guidance plan at all times while working in the home.

  11. Demonstrate competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages birth to five, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate, and to build respectful, culturally responsive, and trusting relationships with families.

  12. Achieve, maintain or improve Home Visit Rating Scales (HOVRS+) ratings.

  13. Provide pregnant women and expectant families educational and social service support specific to their individual needs.

  14. Support child and family with developmental transitions and transitions to and from programs/options following agency transition plan.

  15. Complete family strengths assessment to assist in developing a Family Partnership Agreement with each family within 60 days of entry. Guide the family to establish goals and assist them in attaining, including referrals for services to meet set goals including establishing medical and dental homes for each family.

  16. Review established goals monthly with the parent and document updates on the Family Partnership Agreement, case notes, and data management program.

  17. Become knowledgeable about, maintain working relationships, and attend meetings with local agencies that can also serve our families. Document all referrals within the data management program.

  18. Refer the family to appropriate agency for crisis intervention and ensure continued support or assistance is provided as needed.

  19. Provide transportation in agency vehicle for families to varied appointments related to the program when alternative transportation cannot be secured.

  20. Communicate in a timely manner to ensure that information about children and families is appropriately shared with appropriate staff including management as needed. Act as social service lead when family also has a child in center base.

  21. Work with the center team to plan and implement parent meetings, child development, Family Literacy, and male involvement activities throughout the program year. Attend parent meetings and provide parents with information regarding various activities.

  22. Plan and implement group socializations coordinating with center staff if needed to ensure the safety of children at all times.

  23. Participate in all evacuation drills at the center and promote health and safety in the home and at group socializations.

  24. Ensure that supplies needed for the home based program are requisitioned or purchased appropriately (i.e., petty cash).

  25. Generate and correctly record non-federal share hours of families and volunteers per Fiscal policy and procedure.

  26. Complete and submit all forms and required paperwork on time.

  27. Maintain confidentiality in all areas for families and staff.

  28. Attend all training required by the agency.

  29. Adhere to all agency and program policies.

  30. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.

APPLY:
Contact Marcella Gillespie, mgillespie@corsp.org

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POSITION:

COOK ASSISTANT/SELF PREP SITES

LOCATION:
Troy, OH

 

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-year or part-year, Hourly, Grade II-A, Full or part-time, Non-exempt

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

Assist in the implementation of the food service program by developing a working knowledge of food purchasing, kitchen safety, Ohio Department of Public Health Food Service Rules and Child and Adult Care Food Program guidelines, Performance Standards, and Agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Work Experience Required:  None.

 

2. Education and Training:  High school diploma or GED

 

3. Special Conditions:  Ability to lift 40 pounds, stoop, bend, and reach. A valid driver’s license and a driving history acceptable to agency insurer. Involves extensive organizing, problem solving, record keeping, and time management.

 

SUPERVISOR:

Cook

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Carry forth the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the agency.

  2. Prompt, punctual attendance is required.

  3. Assist in preparation of meals following the cycle menu and approved recipes for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack.

  4. Follow USDA guidelines and ensure food tastes good, looks appealing and serve required portions.

  5. For children with diet restrictions, stay current and follow the child’s plan of action to meet the developmental, medial, and feeding needs of children with medical conditions or food allergies.

  6. Deliver all food to the classrooms ready to be served as family style meal service.

  7. As directed by Cook, assist in preparation of purchase orders and purchase of food for meals.

  8. As directed by Cook, assist in needed food service clean up tasks.

  9. As directed by Cook, assist in maintaining food inventory.

  10. As directed by Cook, assist in completing and submitting food service reports

  11. Assure the proper sanitation use, and maintenance of all food service equipment. 

  12. Help to recruit and train volunteers for the program.

  13. When required, attend and participate in weekly staff meetings.

  14. Participate in all emergency drills held at the center.

  15. Communicate all necessary information to the appropriate staff.

  16. Attend all training required by the agency.

  17. Maintain confidentiality in all areas for the families and staff.

  18. Adhere to all agency and program policies.

  19. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

APPLY:
Contact Marcella Gillespie, mgillespie@corsp.org

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LIONHEART CHILDREN'S ACADEMY DIRECTOR

 

The Academy Director will be responsible for managing all aspects of academy operations and meeting the state licensing requirements as outlined in the Minimum Standards for Child Care Centers.  The Academy Director will promote and instill corporate values, vision and goals.  The Academy Director will foster and maintain positive relationships with academy staff, key host church staff, parents, students, vendors and the local community while providing strategic leadership and oversight of the academy. 

 

The Academy Director will report directly to the VP of Operations and have direct reports from Community Director, Assistant Director, Lead Teachers and all other academy support staff. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Visionary Leadership

Promote and maintain the vision, mission and core values of Lionheart Children's Academy.

Exercise both professional and spiritual leadership and focus to ensure that the goals and vision for the academy maintain priority.

Ensure that the culture of the academy is dynamic, inspiring and fun.

 

Church Relations

Cultivate and develop strong relationships with church partners to maintain their satisfaction and ensure their goals are achieved.  Contribute to reports on progress and meet with Regional Director to assess effectiveness.   Maintain regular communications with key church contacts with academy updates and spiritual highlights.

Assist in marketing efforts to cultivate additional church partners. 

 

Outreach Marketing

Develop and strengthen partnerships with teachers, educational specialists, school/district administrators, churches and parent/teacher organizations.

Produce effective marketing plans and other direct marketing strategies to achieve and maintain enrollment goals.

Consistently grow the academy through on-going marketing and promotion of the academy.

Work closely with the Regional Director and National Office on production of collateral, social media strategies, web content, etc. for promotion and operation of the academy.

 

Academy Management

 

Staffing & Leadership Development

Recruit, hire, and train exceptional academy staff.

Provide leadership to academy leadership and academy staff- including spiritual nurturing, coaching, mentoring, encouragement, educational and professional development - to ensure that they are passionate and joy-filled as they lead others.
 

Be available to Academy leadership, staff, parents and church leaders for resourcing and/or problem-solving.

Evaluate and document Academy staff job performance, development plans and compensation recommendations. Collaborate with NO and regional on all HR issues.
 

Actively participate in key professional organizations so as to enrich personal and professional development. 
 

Insure that all staff have the LCA NEO and state required training.

Travel, as requested, to trainings, staff development events, new academy openings, etc.  for support and ongoing training and development.

 

General Operations

Implement and oversee all operating standards, processes and systems necessary to effectively operate academy to achieve stated outcomes.

Ensure compliance with all licensing requirements and federal and state laws related to academy operations.
 

Conduct annual tuition rate survey in order to adjust tuition rates, based on child care trends in the area.
 

Work with NO to leverage opportunities to receive competitive quotes from new vendors for products and services.
 

Enforce tuition requirements and resolve problems for non-payment, when necessary.
 

Ensure that information in the faculty, polices, and handbook remains relevant and up to date.
 

Visit classrooms on a daily basis to ensure adherence to corporate and academy goals, standards and objectives.
 

Maintain daily/weekly/monthly checklists for licensing standards compliance.

 

Space and Equipment

Planning for and equipping outdoor areas.

Planning for and equipping indoor areas.

Arranging for custodial care, maintenance, and repairs.

Do playground, bus, and facility inspections to make sure everything is safe and clean.

 

Enrollment

Interviewing parents of prospective students.

Use the CRM and Oncare daily to meet enrollment and retention goals.

Oversee other administrators use of CRM to ensure accuracy.

Orientation of newly enrolled students.
 

Familiarizing the parents of newly enrolled students with school policies.

Being alert to enrollment needs at all times.
 

Update your monthly marketing calendar with both internal and external opportunities.
 

Maintaining an advertising and public relations program to promote enrollments.

 

Parents

Maintaining an active system of parent-school relationships.

Planning and administering a parent-education program.

Planning and administering a parent-participation program.

Maintaining an open line of communication between parents and staff.

Establishing and maintaining parents’ resource library.

 

Health

Planning and implementing a health program for the school.

Contacting recognized agencies that are able to help children with special needs.

Maintaining a referral system for children who have special needs.

 

Safety

Planning and implementing a safety program for the school.

Must have licensing, Health and Fire regulations in good standing.

Keeping informed of the school’s legal responsibilities and liabilities.

Scheduling, conducting and recording fire and storm drills.

Assuring that teachers plan activities to teach the children safety on an ongoing basis.

Maintaining all vehicles and providing annual training for staff to insure transportation safety.

 

Community Relationships

Welcoming visitors to the school and arranging for the visits to be pleasant and worthwhile.
 

Being available to community groups for public events that pertain to early childhood and to family life as a whole.
 

Maintaining a liaison with representatives of various branches of local, state, and federal government for the purpose of supporting legislation concerned with education.

 

Planning, Budget & Forecasting

Work closely with the Regional Director to develop the academy's annual plan including key outcomes and corresponding budget. 
 

Monitor monthly financial statements for the academy and review/develop action plans with Regional Director.
 

Provide weekly/monthly forecasts to the Regional Director.
 

Provide timely and accurate weekly and monthly records and reports - to include financial packets, bank deposits, payroll, budget controls, petty cash reports, tracking sheets, contact logs and call backs, etc. to Regional Director and National Office as requested.
 

Adhere to budgetary guidelines - specifically accounts receivable, labor expenditures and food purchases.
 

Leverage opportunities to receive competitive quotes from new vendors for products and services.

 

Background, Experience and Education:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  1-3 years’ experience as Academy Director for a licensed child care facility.  Academic experience with infant, toddler, pre-school and/or elementary teaching.  Key expertise will include state licensing, marketing, recruitment and staff supervision, operations management and customer service. Experience with Microsoft office products, with proficiency in Outlook, Excel and/or other database management or CRM systems.     

 

Critical Gifts:

*Spiritual maturity - committed and passionate follower of Jesus Christ

*Burning desire to reach children and parents

*People builder - proven ability to build teams, grow leaders, and create culture

*Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

*Results-driven, self-starter

*Excellent customer-service skills and the ability to create effective partnerships with churches, families and staff

*Well-versed in child care accreditation and licensing standards

*Strong collaboration and teamwork

*Strong organizational and project management skills

*Capacity to effectively manage academy financials

Apply Here By 9-21-20

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Technical Assistance Specialist

Family Child Care Action for Children, central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is seeking an individual to join its Family Child Care (FCC) team. Drawing on your knowledge of early childhood care and education, you will provide outreach services; education and technical assistance to family child care providers and individuals seeking to become licensed FCC providers. Once licensed you will supply professional development opportunities, coaching and technical assistance to support their efforts to achieve and maintain quality standards.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidates will have:

 BA/BS in Early Childhood Education; Human Development & Family Studies, Human Ecology, or related field


 Must meet Ohio Approval instructor requirements (https://occrra.org/wpcontent/occrra/opr/opr-overview-instructor-approval-application-user-guide.pdf)

 Minimum two years of experience working with adult learners

 Minimum three years of experience in Early Childhood Care & Education field, with a minimum of two years of experience working directly with children

 Knowledge of/experience with commonly accepted business practices within the child care profession and with Step Up to Quality

 Proficiency with technology and experience with Microsoft Office Suite

 Ability to work with families of various backgrounds and cultures We seek a self-starter who is creative, flexible and has earned a reputation as a team player. You will have demonstrated strong skills in written and verbal communication, building rapport, analysis and problem-solving. You must be committed to the success of the program and the team, dedicating the time necessary for team meetings and agency events. This is a full time position, requiring occasional evening and weekend hours.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Human Resources, Action for Children, 78 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, OH 43215 or jobs@actionforchildren.org. No phone calls please. Action for Children is an equal opportunity employer.

 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

Please note, the selected candidate will be required to submit to our background and reference checking process.

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Teacher – Early Childhood Education

 

Looking for passionate brain builders to join us in impacting children during the critical 1st 2,000 days! At The Centers for Families and Children, we recognize that 90% of the brain is formed before a child even steps into a kindergarten classroom.  As part of the Early Learning team, your work with infants to preschoolers will provide life-changing solutions to the children and families we serve.

 

About The Centers

The Centers for Families and Children is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit human services organization in Northeast Ohio.  Through innovation and leadership, we strengthen the community by providing individuals and families with life-changing solutions to lead healthier and more successful lives.

 

Our Early Learning Centers

The Centers provides high-quality care for children during the critical first 2,000 days of life by operating seven high-quality early learning centers, serving children birth through five years old, in Cleveland and the inner-ring suburbs.  Because of our high standards, all sites achieved a 5-Star rating on the Step-Up-To-Quality Rating and been recognized and selected to be part of Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) and PRE4CLE.

 

Employee Resources and Benefits

All employees are afforded opportunities for personal and professional growth.  With our innovative and collaborative mentoring and coaching sessions, all teachers receive enhanced curriculum, assessment, and observation training and tools to help provide ongoing support.  The Centers offers a college reimbursement benefit to help all full-time, benefit eligible employees advance their education.  The Centers also offers the opportunity for staff to attend paid in-service trainings, seminars, training sessions, and meetings outside of the organization to stay abreast of research and best practices.

 

The Centers offers a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer contribution (regardless of employee’s contribution amount), vacation/sick/holiday paid time off, employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, and many other benefits.

 

Job Summary

* Help maintain exciting well-equipped learning environments to foster exploration.

* Participate in a cooperative team of three teachers per classroom

* Cultivate optimal growth and development through High Scope Curriculum activities in both the indoor and outdoor environment.

* Promote personalized planning with high levels of teacher-child interactions under the direction of a supervisor.

* As a teaching team, help design, develop, and implement developmentally appropriate activity plans for children based on assessment and screening data.

* Be a team member in engaging parents through caring, meaningful, and professional relationships to enhance child(ren)’s development.

 

Qualifications

Degreed teacher

* Teacher Assistant Roles: minimum CDA or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.

* Teacher Roles: minimum Bachelor’s degree or high in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Non-degreed or related field degreed teacher

* Childhood Development Associate (CDA) required or Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent* required *Students currently enrolled in a CDA or Associates degree program may be considered.

 

To Apply WWW.THECENTERSOHIO.ORG/CAREERS

 

The Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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ECO—Associate Teacher (Euclid, Ohio)
The ECO-Associate Teacher will work collaboratively with the Lead Teacher & Program Administrator to create, implement & maintain an educational curriculum and lesson plan for early learners that is developmentally appropriate for the classroom.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Supports the program Lead in planning and development of engaging, age-appropriate lessons, adhering to educational best practices, ODJFS regulations, Ohio Early Learning Standards, and SUTQ guidelines.

• Delivers individual lesson plans meeting the physical, language, social, cognitive, and emotional domains that is flexible and adaptable to various learning styles.

• Supports the program Lead in preparation of assessments and observations for early learners.

• Monitors students’ progress throughout the year and evaluates as appropriate.

• Collaborates with community resources and connects with families as needed.

• Communicates progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to families.

• Builds and maintains positive relationships with parents and family.

• Ensures health, safety and confidentiality for students, staff, and visitors.

• Maintains required paperwork for individual student files, attendance and incident reports, SUTQ, and other required records.

• Participates in staff meetings, educational conferences, in-service opportunities, workshops, and other training seminars.

• Maintains knowledge of trends, developments, and best practices in early childhood education.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Thorough understanding of the pedagogy and best practices of early childhood education.

• Desire to teach early childhood and the ability to adapt to each student’s developmental status.

• The ability to implement lessons that teach curriculum in an engaging manner, applying various teaching methods.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Creative analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Minimum Education and Experience:
• CPL 2 level, Child Development Associate or actively working towards completing the requirements for a CDA credential or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education.

• Ongoing maintenance of all requirements regarding professional certification, courses and required professional development training.

• Prior early childhood education experience highly preferred.

• Minimum 3 years’ experience employed in a child care program.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.

• Must be able to lead early learners to safety in the event of an emergency

APPLY HERE

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ECO-Lead Teacher (Euclid, Ohio)
The ECO—ELC Lead Teacher will create and implement educational curriculum and lesson planning for early learners that are developmentally appropriate for the classroom.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Supervises the staff and ensures implementation of developmentally appropriate activities, materials, and supplies.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Plans and develops engaging, and age-appropriate lessons, adhering to educational best practices, ODJFS regulations, Ohio Early Learning Standards, and SUTQ guidelines.

• Designs and delivers individual lesson plans meeting the physical, language, social, cognitive, and emotional domains that is flexible and adaptable to various learning styles.

• Prepares assessments and observations for early learners.

• Monitors students’ progress throughout the year and evaluates as appropriate.

• Collaborates with community resources and connect with families as needed.

• Communicates progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to families. • Builds and maintains positive relationships with parents and family.

• Ensures health, safety and confidentiality for students, staff, and visitors.

• Maintains required paperwork for individual student files, attendance and incident reports, SUTQ, and other required records.

• Participates in staff meetings, educational conferences, in-service opportunities, workshops, and other training seminars.

• Maintains knowledge of trends, developments, and best practices in early childhood education.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Thorough understanding of the pedagogy and best practices of early childhood education.

• Desire to teach early childhood and ability to adapt to each student’s developmental status.

• The ability to design lessons that teach curriculum in an engaging manner, applying various teaching methods.

• Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Creative analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

• CPL3 level, Child Development Associate or an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree.

• Ongoing maintenance of all requirements regarding professional certification, courses and required professional development training.

• Prior early childhood education experience highly preferred.

• “Specialized” training in early childhood education is preferred.

• Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience in a child care program.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.

• Must be able to lead early learners to safety in the event of an emergency

APPLY HERE

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