Department: EHE SFC@Weinland Park Lab Schl
Summary of Duties:
Lead Teacher The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University is looking for two Lead Teachers to join the team at the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning located in the Schoenbaum Family Center and Crane Center for Early Childhood Research & Policy in Weinland Park.Position Overview The Lead Teacher works cooperatively with other members of the teaching team, as well as, administration 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. This individual participates in classroom and program research and conducts child/program assessments while delivering high quality instruction.
The Lead Teacher works towards child and classroom goals in conjunction with the Master Teacher concerning data and research outcomes. The Lead Teacher also provides mentorship and supervision to students and interns with support from the Master Teacher. Conferences are conducted at least twice yearly with families, producing assessment reports/documentation. The Lead Teacher will attend ongoing professional development programming, and participate in staff meetings. The Lead Teacher will update the ChildPlus database for the classroom.
Finally, the Lead Teacher will adhere to all licensing and Step-Up to Quality requirements, complete any trainings and follow policies required by The Ohio State University, adhere to and implement the Head Start Performance Standards and reporting requirements, and complete documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) standards and reporting requirements.Position Environment The Lead Teacher works with children in a mixed-age, Infant & Toddler classroom with children 6 weeks – 3 years old. The Lead Teacher will share a working desk space with the other teachers in the classroom. A teachers' staff lounge can be utilized for breaks, personal food storage and workout facility. A library is on-site for teachers to reserve and checkout books for personal, professional and classroom use. Ancillary services are provided for children and to work with teachers from volunteers, Speech Language Pathologists, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, librarians, The Office of Student Life and other organizations. A Professional Development Coordinator supports staff in choosing trainings to extend knowledge in Early Childhood Education and maintain requirements for Step-up to Quality.Performance Objectives In the first 90 days of employment and ongoing throughout employment, the successful candidate for this position will accomplish the following:
Additional Information for Applicants::
About EHE The College of Education and Human Ecology values learning as a lifelong process. The educators, researchers and professionals we help grow are critical to shaping academic success and health and wellness for generations to come. EHE embodies the mission and goals of OSU, and is committed to:
As part of the College of Education and Human Ecology, our School is recognized for its potential to inspire young children through play as a means of discovering the joy of literacy, language and art. Our School values each child's innate curiosity to understand their world and their place in it. Our research and data informed instruction shapes curriculum in our classrooms. We are committed to improving children's learning and development at home, in school and in the community by preparing children for lifelong learning.
Desired requirements include:
Target Salary: $14.42 - $17.26 Hourly
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.