Program Description:

Vineyard Early Childcare Center – 6000 Cooper Rd, Westerville, 43081



Position Title:

Lead Teacher

Age Group:


Seasonal Position:


Full Time or Part Time:

Full time

Signing Bonus:

Position Description:

Vineyard Early Childcare Center | Columbus, OH – Full-Time hourly

The Lead Teacher provides excellent childcare for children of Vineyard Columbus’ Early Childhood Center while making strong, meaningful connections with their families.

About Vineyard Columbus

Vineyard Columbus’ mission as a church is to develop communities of disciples who experience God, love one another, and partner with Christ to heal the world. Vineyard Columbus has around 7,000 active members, is committed to being a great friend to our city and is in constant pursuit of building multiethnic communities that model Christlike unity in the midst of also celebrating diversity in both our campus congregations as well as on our staff.

Aside from regular weekend services at our five campuses across Central Ohio, our Cooper Road Campus is also home to our Vineyard Community Center that offers an Early Childhood Center, After-School and Summer Programs, Middle and High School Life Readiness, Sports and Exercise Programs, free Health Clinics, a free Legal Clinic, Immigration Counseling Services, ESL classes and more.

At Vineyard Columbus we are committed to kingdom diversity and want to learn more about your God-given talents! Our casual and friendly work environment aligns profession and purpose.

Who you are:

You demonstrate a desire to serve a diverse community.
You think, communicate, and behave like a mission driven leader.
Passionate about partnering with parents as we help lead their children to become fully devoted followers of Christ.

What you’ll do:

Teaching: Manage all aspects of the classroom, including class instruction, implementation of lesson plans, supervise classroom and playground behaviors and maintaining a safe environment
Planning/Procedures: Plan and carry out class operations to meet organizational goals, develop lesson plans in compliance with curriculum and early learning standards, carry out administrative duties such as completing accident/injury reports, maintain documentation of children’s growth and development.
Communication: Maintain positive and professional peer to peer relationships with program staff as well as with the program families; promoting childhood center and church activities, partner and meet with families to discuss child’s progress and developmental needs, and provide feedback to administrator regarding assistant teacher performance, etc.
Professional Development: Maintain required training hours, use skills to contribute to overall operations, meeting participation making recommendations for program improvement, work with Administrator to write and work toward ongoing goals.

What you bring:

A high school diploma or GED required.
AA Degree in child development, or related field preferred
Minimum of one year experience working with the associated age group (Infant, Toddler, Preschool)
Must be comfortable and competent in teaching and public speaking.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and web-based tools including social media

We offer:

-13 Paid Holidays

-Paid Time Off (PTO) & Sick Leave

-Low-cost Medical Insurance

-Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

-Quarterly oil changes

-Tuition Assistance

-Casual dress code

And more!

Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

A satisfactory background check is required for all positions.


2-3 years previous experience in a childcare setting
High School diploma (associate degree in child development preferred)

Rate of Pay:

$15.00 per hour


Please apply here: https://bit.ly/3yMz8dJ