Lead Teacher - (40 hours a week)
This position reports to the Director of the Early Learning Center.

Appointment Period:

This position does not include an appointment.

Responsibilities: Major responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Specific Duties:
  1. Planning, supervising and implementing the program for the assigned class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the Early Learning Center.
  2. Managing the program to the needs of the individual children with concern for each child’s interests.
  3. Considering each child in relationship with his/her cultural and socioeconomic background.
  4. Treating all children/families/co-workers with dignity and respect.
  5. Helping children become aware of their individual roles as integral members of a group.
  6. Being responsible for the arrangement, appearance, decor, routine housekeeping and overall learning environment of the classroom assigned.
  7. Providing guidance and direction for assigned Assistant Teachers/Student Teachers/Volunteers within the classroom environment.
  8. Assisting the Director with the explanation of the Center’s program to visitors to the Center.
  9. Assisting the Director with fostering positive parent/center relationships.
  10. Attending all staff meetings and required annual training.
  11. Perform other similar duties as assigned.

Major Work Qualifications: Associate degree required. Must be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children, especially in the field of developmentally appropriate curriculum, and must be able to meet all of the requirements of the State of Ohio licensing requirement. This individual must be a sensitive and mature individual who is able to relate well to both children and adults, and s/he must have the personality and ability to provide leadership and stability for program continuity.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience, plus full benefits package.

Application: Submit materials electronically to the Office of Human Resources, Rhodes State College, at jobs@rhodesstate.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must include a letter of interest outlining background and qualifications, official transcripts, a resume and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers (work and home/cell) of at least three (3) professional references. References are contacted at the point when applicants advance through the interview process. Applicants who are invited to the interview process will be required to complete and submit a College employment application. Search will continue until the position is filled.

Posted: 7/15/2020