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Administrator - POP Kids School - Loveland, OH

POP Kids School is seeking a director who is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the preschool. POP Kids is a thriving, well regarded school with outstanding facilities. It is supported by the congregation and the families that make up the POP Kids community. We are seeking a motivated director that will continue our tradition of excellence in operations and childhood development. We are also seeking someone to build relationships and foster community with our families. Finally, we are seeking a director to consistently integrate our Christian values of love, grace, and the belief that every child entrusted to us is equally beloved in the eyes of God.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program, overseeing teachers and classroom activities.
  • Responsibility for the daily administration of POP Kids School including:
    •    communication and relationship building with families
    • marketing and publicity
    • registration and the collection of fees
  • Overseeing all finances, record keeping and staffing supervision and development.
  • Collaborating with the Board of Trustees to develop and implement vision and long-range plans for the school.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Meets all qualifications as mandated by the State of Ohio for administrator of a preschool including but not limited to education and experience, health, criminal history.
  2. Holds at least a bachelor’s degree and has necessary early childhood education credits from college level courses and continuing education.

To apply, please email: popkids@popluther.org

 

 

School Readiness Coordinator - Public Media Connect (CET and ThinkTV) - Cincinnati, OH

SCHOOL READINESS COORDINATOR

The School Readiness Coordinator at Public Media Connect (CET and ThinkTV) develops, promotes and delivers professional development opportunities for early childhood educators and caregivers across the Cincinnati/Dayton PBS viewing areas. Professional development focuses on meaningful media integration and leverages PBS programming and resources from PBS KIDS. The person in this position identifies and develops partnerships with early childhood organizations, agencies, and networks to identify and serve the needs of educators and caregivers serving the region's youngest learners, with an emphasis on alignment with Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association (OCCRRA) and Ohio’s Step Up to Quality requirements. The person in this position ensures adherence to policy, assists with program administration, and strives to expand and ensure access to program materials and educational services for diverse audiences. This position reports to the Manager of Learning Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • At least three years of experience teaching in an early childhood setting (childcare centers, PreK, Head Start, or other preschool programs).
  • Experience planning and delivering professional development for educators and/or childcare providers.
  • Experience in educational project development and/or curriculum writing.
  • Experience and success securing program funding through grant and proposal writing.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience facilitating in person and/or virtual community education programs for kids and/or their families and guardians.
  • Experience utilizing PBS resources in early learning settings.
  • Familiarity with the Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards.
  • Familiarity with the Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association program, and willingness to pursue Level 3 trainer certification.
  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Familiarity with disparities in educational environments and a commitment to advancing educational equity.

POSITION DUTIES

The following is a list of typical duties, but is not all-inclusive:

  • Write trainings that can be approved by OCCRRA.
  • Present workshops to childcare providers, family childcare providers, and parents.
  • Write standards-based curriculum for early childhood audiences.
  • Present to children in the classroom as needed.
  • Attend trainings as required to fulfill project requirements or to maintain relevant certifications.
  • Order, arrange and distribute books and other materials necessary to present PBS workshops.
  • Work with other Ohio PBS stations to provide Ohio Ready To Learn (ORTL) workshops, and other events.
  • Train and supervise contracted professional development providers.
  • Maintain accurate records of trainings and attendees, and provide timely reports for all relevant stakeholders.
  • Work with other departments on writing grants and fulfilling their requirements.
  • Represent the stations with local, regional and state organizations and agencies, as needed, and attend meetings of various early childhood organizations, agencies, and networks.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position will require the ability to work some evenings and weekends, with occasional local/regional travel as projects warrant. Some national travel for partner meetings and professional development may be an opportunity. This position is expected to be based at CET in Cincinnati.

CONTACT

Lori Kalbfleisch
lori@onirugroupdavanni.com

 

Head Teacher - Hamilton County Educational Service Center - Cincinnati, OH

Position Announcement
Head Teacher

The Hamilton County Educational Service Center has a full-time opening for the position of Head Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) required. One year of preschool classroom experience preferred. Prior instructional experience with children with disabilities preferred. Fluency in conversational and written Spanish preferred. Must possess valid driver’s license and vehicle operated legally according to Ohio law.

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide Developmentally and Individually Appropriate Practices (DIAP) through an integrated curriculum with daily lessons and activities which reflect mandated State and Head Start performance standards, parent input, cultural diversity and promotes growth and learning for preschool children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Adhere to agency policies and procedures including Head Start Performance Standards and state regulations.
  2. Develop/utilize integrated curriculum plans that reflect mandated standards; parental/cultural influences, and promote social, emotional, physical and cognitive development.
  3. Create a classroom community by promoting positive relationships, independence and self-regulation skills through well-established routines and guidelines.
  4. Prepare classroom materials and environment (indoor/outdoor) to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans.
  5. Create a classroom that is environmentally designed for young children.
  6. Ensure classroom environment, equipment and outdoor playgrounds are safely maintained in conjunction with state and federal guidelines.
  7. Develop and implement developmentally appropriate schedules and routines.
  8. Administer developmental screenings.
  9. Recognize and monitor each child’s health and well being.
  10. Provide accurate ongoing assessment data for each child as well as timely entry of data into the online assessment tool.
  11. Articulate in written and oral format a comprehensive developmental profile for each child.
  12. Adapt curriculum to address/meet individual goals identified through ongoing monitoring data for each child.
  13. Maintain classroom management by supervising and monitoring children at all times, responding appropriately to crisis and emergency situations.
  14. Demonstrate classroom management through environmental design, visual supports, appropriate activities and reasonable timelines for young children.
  15. Implement intervention plans, health plans and classroom modifications that address unique needs of individual children.
  16. Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings to plan/deliver services across all components.
  17. Facilitate teaming among classroom and support staff.
  18. Collaborate with special services staff and follow through with recommendations.
  19. Follow procedures for referral to the school districts.
  20. Encourage parent participation in child’s education through parent meetings, classroom volunteering, and curriculum suggestions.
  21. Conduct required parent/teacher conferences and home visits as well as the required paperwork related to these activities.
  22. Complete/maintain anecdotal records, child portfolios, progress notes and intervention plans for individual children.
  23. Share food preparation, meal and snack setup as well as clean up with Assistant Teacher.
  24. Promote healthy and interactive discussions during family style meals.
  25. Attend/participate in all meetings (staff, IEP, team meetings), trainings and professional development activities as designated/approved by supervisor.
  26. Responsible for keeping current with the mandatory trainings (child abuse and prevention, First-aid and prevention, recognition and management of communicable diseases, Blood borne Pathogens) that are required for ODE Licensing.
  27. Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  28. Complete/file in a timely/organized fashion all required paperwork mandated by Federal and State regulations.
  29. Collaborate with colleagues to develop cohesive working relationships within the classroom, district and agency environments.
  30. Monitor and plan activities for assistant teacher, volunteers and substitutes.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits and retirement in keeping with employer's policy.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND ADA STATEMENT:

The Hamilton County Educational Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and endeavors to provide the highest quality service through employing professionals selected for their competence and expertise. No one will be discriminated against on the basis of color, age, origin, race, gender, religion, marital status, military service or disability.

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:

Hamilton County Educational Service Center - Center for Early Learning Programs
924 Waycross Road Cincinnati, OH 45240
Sandy Crowell sandy.crowell@hcesc.org
or fax (513) 851-5747

 

 

Teacher Assistant - Hamilton County Educational Service Center - Cincinnati, OH

Position Announcement
Teacher Assistant

The Hamilton County Educational Service Center has a full-time opening for the position of Head Start Teacher Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Valid CDA required or active enrollment in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years or hold an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or active enrollment in a program leading to such a degree. Working knowledge of typical behaviors/expectations of three-four-year-old children. One year of preschool classroom experience preferred.

JOB SUMMARY:

To assist Head Teacher in providing Developmentally and Individually Appropriate Practice (DIAP) through an integrated curriculum with daily lessons and activities which reflect mandated State and Head Start performance standards, parental input, cultural diversity and promotes growth and learning for preschool children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Adhere to agency policies and procedures including Head Start Performance Standards and state regulations.
  2. Create a classroom community by promoting positive relationships, independence and self-regulation skills through well-established routines and guidelines.
  3. Assist in setting up and supervising environment (indoor/outdoor) for the children’s daily activities.
  4. Use developmentally appropriate practices to facilitate activities with groups/individuals.
  5. Implement intervention plans, health plans and classroom modifications that address unique needs of individual children.
  6. Support learning environment through appropriate and positive interactions with children and other staff.
  7. Share responsibility in food preparation, meal and snack set up, food ordering, grocery pick up, storing food properly and cleaning up with Head Teacher.
  8. Promote healthy and interactive discussions during family style meals.
  9. Ensure classroom environment, equipment and outdoor playgrounds are safely maintained in conjunction with state and federal guidelines.
  10. Support classroom management by supervising and monitoring children at all times, responding appropriately to crisis and emergency situations.
  11. Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
  12. Recognize and monitor each child’s health and well-being.
  13. Assist children with toileting procedures/accidents and if necessary, change clothing with Head Teacher.
  14. Assist children with tooth brushing procedure and maintain toothbrush caddy and cover with Head Teacher.
  15. Observe/record behaviors of children to assist the teacher in identifying the child’s strengths/areas to grow.
  16. Complete/maintain anecdotal records, child portfolios, progress notes and intervention plans for individual children.
  17. Assist/conduct required parent/teacher conferences and home visits as well as the required paperwork related to these activities.
  18. Complete monthly reports and children’s attendance sheets.
  19. Complete/file in a timely/organized fashion all required paperwork mandated by Federal and State regulations.
  20. Attend/participate in all meetings (staff, IEP, team meetings), trainings and professional development activities as designated/approved by supervisor.
  21. Responsible for keeping current with the mandatory trainings (child abuse and prevention, First-aid and prevention, recognition and management of communicable diseases, Blood borne Pathogens) that are required for ODE Licensing.
  22. Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  23. Collaborate with colleagues to develop cohesive working relationships within the classroom, district and agency environments.
  24. Assume responsibilities of the Head Teacher in his or her absence.
  25. Physical ability to respond to children quickly in emergency.
  26. Regular walking, kneeling, bending or sitting.
  27. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits and retirement in keeping with employer's policy.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND ADA STATEMENT:

The Hamilton County Educational Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and endeavors to provide the highest quality service through employing professionals selected for their competence and expertise. No one will be discriminated against on the basis of color, age, origin, race, gender, religion, marital status, military service or disability.

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:

Hamilton County Educational Service Center - Center for Early Learning Programs
924 Waycross Road Cincinnati, OH 45240
Karen Heyob – karen.heyob@hcesc.org
or fax (513) 851-5747

Health Nutrition Assistant - Hamilton County Educational Service Center - Cincinnati, OH

Position Announcement
Health Nutrition Assistant

The Hamilton County Educational Service Center has a part-time opening for the position of Health Nutrition Assistant for the Head Start Program, for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications and resumes will be accepted until filled.

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide meals to the Head start children modeling proper safety and sanitation practices. (Part- time, 3.5 hours per day. 4 days per week. Mon-Thurs.).

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED. Working knowledge of typical behaviors/expectations of three-four year old children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Primary responsibility is providing the set-up, service and cleaning up of the lunch meal in the classroom.
  2. Receive food from caterer or kitchen staff and store properly to maintain temperature until service time.
  3. Dish food into appropriate serving containers for small group meal settings in compliance with food safety and sanitation standards.
  4. Record number of children eating at point of service (while children are eating) as required by the Child and Adult care food service for reimbursement.
  5. Assist children with tooth brushing after meals.
  6. Clean up table and floors after meals and dispose of all extra food safely.
  7. Assists students for preparation to transition in and out of classroom at AM/PM switch time
  8. In full session programs provide coverage for a lunch break for the educational staff.
  9. Adhere to agency policies and procedures including Head Start Performance Standards and state regulations.
  10. Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  11. Collaborate with colleagues to develop cohesive working relationships within the classroom, district and agency environments.
  12. Physical ability to respond to children quickly in emergency.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

School calendar, Part- time, 3.5 hours per day, 4 days per week; Mon-Thurs. Salary to be established by the Board.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND ADA STATEMENT:

The Hamilton County Educational Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and endeavors to provide the highest quality service through employing professionals selected for their competence and expertise. No one will be discriminated against on the basis of color, age, origin, race, gender, religion, marital status, military service or disability.

Complete on-line application at www.ohioteachingjobs.org and Submit Resume with Letter of Interest to:

Hamilton County ESC
Karen Heyob
924 Waycross Rd Cincinnati, OH 45240
Karen.heyob@hcesc.org
Fax: 513-851-5747

Support Teacher - The Nurturing Nest - Dayton, OH

Make a positive difference that will last a lifetime at The Nurturing Nest!

At The Nurturing Nest, we understand the monumental impact that early experiences have on a child's entire life.

Our Ohio Step Up to Quality 5-Star Rated center works to encourage the positive development of both children and teachers. We provide a supportive, challenging, team-based, and professional early childhood work environment where each team member is valued while emphasizing both personal and interpersonal growth.

The Support Teacher position requires:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of, or willing to learn about, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • Familiarity with, or willing to learn about, student assessment driven planning
  • Ability to collaborate successfully with other educators
  • Love of learning and a desire for personal growth
  • Willingness to refine own understanding of child development and positive adult-child interactions
  • Schedule: Varies

Send any questions or applications to: dayton.nest@gmail.com.

All applicants must provide a resume, cover letter stating desire/intent, and three (3) professional references.

All applicants will require a BCII/FBI background check (paid for by employer).

The Nurturing Nest, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Education Support Supervisor - Miami Valley Child Development Center - Dayton, OH

Miami Valley Child Development Center is a non-profit Head Start and Early Head Start program that focuses on providing early learning experiences to prepare children for kindergarten and school success. We serve children from birth to five years. 

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time. Full-Year and Part-Year (Summers off unpaid). Non-Exempt.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Ensures compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and MVCDC service plans, policies and procedures. Manages assigned sites and classrooms.  Ensures developmentally appropriate, high quality preschool and/or infant and toddler services are provided for children and their families.  Provide training and technical assistance as needed for parents, staff and volunteers. Ensures compliance with the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Service, USDA, Health and Sanitation, and Regulations.  Ensures the implementation of agency designated Curriculum.

MINIMUM CREDENTIALS: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.  Two years experience in supervision and one year supervised classroom experience with pre-school children and/or infant and toddlers.  Must maintain HighScope and CLASS certification and endorsement.

SUPERVISOR:  Operations Manager

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Physically able to work 40 hours per week to ensure that children and staff are provided continuity of services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with a diversified public and to obtain and give necessary information.
  • Demonstrate the ability to cope with stressful situation firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of co-workers, parents, children, and community persons.
  • Display good general intelligence and emotional stability.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Early Childhood Education.
  • Sit on floor with children; sit on a child size chair and at the child size tables.
  • Bend from knee and waist to talk to the children at their eye level (bend, stoop and squat).
  • Climb multiple stairs; participate in community walks; participate in physical outdoor play and movement activities.
  • Lift a child (weighing up to 50 pounds), equipment and classroom supplies.
  • Model standard language to enhance children's understanding of words and increase their vocabulary.
  • Observe children's actions and hear children's voices (verbalization).
  • Promote relationships of trust and respect to establish effective working relationships.
  • Must possess a valid Ohio’s driver’s license with a good driving record and daily access to insured private vehicle during working hours.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Carry forth the Mission, Vision and Core Values ofMVCDC; support the quality management principles; and work toward the agency and program goals.
  2. Monitor classrooms to ensure the safety and active supervision of children during all parts of the daily routine to minimize the potential for children being left alone and/or unsupervised.
  3. In conjunction with FCP Supervisor, supervise the daily operations and staff at assigned sites regarding state licensing, transportation, health and safety, nutrition, facilities, parent and staff concerns.
  4. Monitor classrooms to ensure staff is providing a safe and healthy environment that is instrumental in the development of children.
  5. Ensure orientation and training of classroom staff; train and model High Scope curriculum.
  6. Act as a mentor and coach to all classroom staff to ensure continued professional development and program quality.
  7. Conduct regular site visits ensuring quality services are provided to children and families; provide technical assistance as needed.
  8. Become knowledgeable of all assessment tools; assist classroom staff as needed with assessment.
  9. Ensure Lead Teachers are using developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom.
  10. Review on-site documentation; give technical assistance to staff regarding Planning for Children, Home Visits and Parent Teacher Conferences.
  11. Review assigned staff and children's files on a quarterly basis.
  12. Monitor to ensure the transitioning of children and families to preschool and/or kindergarten.
  13. Provide technical assistance to teachers with children who demonstrate challenging behavior.
  14. Monitor, review and make recommendations on college/workshop requests, field trip/group activity requests, evaluations, and other required paperwork.
  15. With FCP Supervisor, monitor positive interactions with parents and assist with encouraging parents to attend parent meetings.
  16. Ensure all reporting systems requirements are conducted at assigned sites.
  17. Ensure Licensing books are current and complete.
  18. Assist with planning, coordinating and implementing Federal Review and self-assessment activities ensuring compliance.
  19. Provide support for classroom staff using other agency staff as needed.
  20. Ensure full enrollment and a minimum of 85% average daily attendance.
  21. Process assigned staffs time sheets and leave requests in ADP per agency timeframes.
  22. Collaborate with Lead Teachers, Family & Community Partnership Supervisors and Operations Managers to successfully transition children to kindergarten.
  23. Attend all required meetings for assigned sites.
  24. RepresentMVCDCprofessionally in manner and dress to staff, parents, volunteers, and community
  25. Support agency's goal of NAEYC accreditation and Step Up to Quality at all sites, including updating professional development training hours, information and verification via the Ohio Professional Development Network (OPDN) and Cornerstone.
  26. Adhere to the agency's confidentiality and attendance policies.
  27. Perform other duties as assigned to assist in providing quality service to children and families.

Key Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Management/supervisory skills; oral and written communication skills; human relations and mediation skills.
  • Knowledge of child care rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of High Scope principles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to organize time and prioritize duties/tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Adult training skills.
  • Willingness to continue professional education and training.
  • First Aid Certification; Childhood Communicable Illness Certificate; Child Abuse Training.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should visit MVCDC's Career Opportunities page http://mvcdc.org/index.php/career-opportunities, and click on the link that says view and apply.

Lead Teacher - Karing 4 Kids Learning Center - Cincinnati, OH

The Lead Teacher must be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with young children, their parents and fellow staff members;
  • provide quality, nurturing care to all young children enrolled in the program;
  • demonstrate skills to properly address developmental needs of all young children;
  • conduct and document developmental screenings and assessments of young children;
  • maintain effective, working relationships with children, staff and staff;
  • meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child;
  • maintain confidentiality;
  • encourage assistants to contribute to curriculum planning;
  • maintain daily open communication with parents, report any suspected abuse to supervisor and or proper authorities;
  • arrange classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy;
  • maintain a safe and healthy environment;
  • lesson plans; attend in-service and staff trainings;
  • supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in the classroom;
  • keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, medications administered and attendance
  • other job responsibilities that will be further discussed upon hire.

To apply, please email: k4klearningcenter@gmail.com

Lead Teacher - Learning Grove - Covington, KY

The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team, and functions as a team leader, or co-leader. The teacher plans and implements the curriculum, and with active participation of other members of the teaching team, works with parents and assesses the needs of individual children.

To apply, please visit: https://www.learning-grove.org/page/employment-opportunities

Associate Teacher - Learning Grove - Cincinnati, OH

The Associate Teacher actively participates in planning and implementing the curriculum, working with parents, and assessing the needs of individual children under the guidance of the Lead Teacher.

  • Assist in establishing and maintaining an environment for children which is clean, safe, stimulating and which is appropriate for each child’s developmental level. Assist the Lead Teacher with the appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom.
  • Assume an equal share of the housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
  • Promote healthy eating practices through participating in family style meals and planning and implementing nutritional activities.
  • Meet and maintain licensing requirements for ratio.

To apply, please visit: https://www.learning-grove.org/page/employment-opportunities

Infant Primary Caregiver - Learning Grove - Cincinnati, OH

The Primary Caregiver is responsible for the care and supervision of three or four infants assigned to him or her, as well as planning for their optimal development. She/he is responsible for working closely with Assistant Infant Caregivers and other Primary Caregivers to ensure continuity of care is maintained throughout her/his infants’ day at the center. Because infant care requires that caregivers work as a team, he/she will also be responsible for aiding in the care and supervision of all of the infants in the program.

To apply, please visit: https://www.learning-grove.org/page/employment-opportunities