Phone (419) 784-5136 | Address: 1933 E 2nd Street Defiance, Ohio 43512

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Duties


  • Assist the teacher with classroom activities that will enhance each child’s growth and development in all areas including: physical, cognitive, social/emotional, creativity, communications, individuality, and self-concept.
  • Participate with the teacher in developing weekly lesson plans.
  • Assist in maintaining the physical setup of the classroom.
  • Demonstrate appropriate standards of personal health, safety and behavior management through role-modeling.
  • Assist the Teacher in maintaining records and with home visits, as needed.
  • Transport children to and from center and field trips, and operate a Type-A bus in a safe and courteous manner according to the laws of Ohio and the Head Start/ECE regulations.
  • Teach children and parents all safety practices and rules concerning loading and unloading; crossing the street in front of the bus; fastening seat-belts while riding the bus; and acceptable bus-riding behavior.
  • Follow procedures to ensure proper care of a child whose parent is not present upon the child’s return from center.

Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED and,
  • One year working in an Early Childhood Education program.
  • CDA certification preferred.
  • Must have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement or be willing and able to obtain one within 90 days of employment.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Must be able to stand for periods at a time
  • Must be able to work in a classroom environment that is physically flexible to the needs of children ages 3-5.
  • Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain state minimum amount of automobile liability insurance and be insurable through NOCAC’s vehicle insurance carrier.

Site(s)


Defiance and Bryan

Hours


35 hrs weekly

Pay Rate


$11.34 – $13.51 to start based on education/CDL qualifications

Deadline for Applications


Open until positions are filled