Location: 4629 Aicholtz Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45244
Full Time Year Round Position
Degree Required: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
Degree Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
Are you interested in working for an agency that values employee development, committed to making a difference in our communities, and excels in providing quality care?
Child Focus Early Childhood Division is seeking a full time Early Head Start Teacher to work with children ages birth to 3 in a classroom setting.
The lead teacher is responsible for providing a learning experience that accommodates children's needs and stimulates learning across all domains of development including lesson planning, screening and curriculum implementation. The lead teacher also works with the assistant teachers to ensure children's basic needs are met and that the daily routine runs smoothly. The lead teacher establishes a partnership with families, and helps the families set and meet goals for their children and themselves.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment, including full supervision of children at all times, in accordance with childcare licensing requirements. Provide classroom experiences that are developmentally, linguistically, culturally and age-appropriate for the children served. Ensure classroom arrangement, materials and displays are organized and conducive to children's learning. Document children's progress through ongoing observation and direct assessment activities; use that data to plan and individualize curriculum. Model and provide direction for high school students in the early childhood high school program
Child Focus provides excellent benefits.
Paid Time off awards and Extended Illness Bank
Energetic and supportive team environment
Room for growth and advancement opportunity
Trainings provided at no cost to staff
Generous matching program for 403(b) and Health Saving Accounts
Loan Forgiveness program and tuition reimbursement
Additional Requirements Include:
Ability to lift a child weighing 40 pounds
Ability to obtain certification in CPR and First Aid
Pass physical examination, background check, and drug screen, and maintain required Physical/TB screen requirements
Intermediate computer literacy in email, word processing and internet navigation