The lead teacher works cooperatively to support the effective daily operation of the classroom and actively contributes towards a professional and collaborative work setting. The lead teacher: implements and contributes to weekly curriculum, daily lessons/experiences, and educational programming within the framework of the school philosophy; participates in classroom and program research; conducts child/program assessments; works towards child and classroom goals established by master teacher with regards to data and research outcomes; provides supervision of students and interns; updates classroom documentation; participates in staff meetings; provides conferences with families and produces assessment reports/documentation for families; attends ongoing professional development programming; updates ChildPlus database for classroom; adheres to all licensing and Step-Up to Quality requirements; adheres to and implements the Head Start Performance Standards and reporting requirements; adheres to and implements the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) standards and reporting requirements; other duties as assigned
Additional Information for Applicants::
Physical demands required for this position include: communicate through talking and hearing; walk, sit, use of hands, reach and lift, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and otherwise actively engage in physical activities with young children, including sitting on child-sized furniture, gross motor/outdoor play and getting up and down off of the floor repeatedly; required to lift children up to 50 pounds; 20/20 corrected vision.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, early and/or middle childhood, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; work experience in early childhood education, child development, or a related field with minimum one year experience in teaching infant, toddler, or preschool age children.
Required training and certification: all employees are required to complete and maintain certification in first aid/communicable disease, infant/child CPR, child abuse recognition training, and any other ODJFS/ODE mandated training. In lieu of Bachelor degree, Child Development Associate's credential acceptable with appropriate experience.
Pre-K to grade 3 teaching license.
Target Salary: $28,008.00 - $32,004.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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