Program Description:

Gladden Community House – 183 Hawkes Ave, Columbus, 43223



Position Title:

Lead Teacher

Age Group:


Seasonal Position:


Full Time or Part Time:

Full time

Signing Bonus:

Position Description:

Job Title: Preschool Teacher
Department: Education Administration
Full- Time / Hourly
Reports to:  Preschool Director

Role Description:
The Preschool Teacher has responsibility for the daily oversight of the preschool classroom.
This role requires experience and confidence in preparing students for kindergarten. In
addition, the lead preschool teacher develops lesson plans, completes assessments, and
maintains learning centers.
Role Responsibilities:
 Ability to create a creative learning environment for preschool age students.
 Assists in planning and implementation of an educational program for preschool age
 Establishes a developmentally appropriate educational climate in which children will
develop to their fullest potential.
 Assists in the registration and interviewing of preschoolers and their parents.
 Schedules yearly parent conferences for each student.
 Develop, plan, and implement field trips and other special activities.
 Maintains daily, weekly and monthly records as required.
 Develops daily lesson plans and weekly activity calendars.
 Provides classroom management utilizing praise, redirection, focusing and positive
 Active Listening Skills
 Communicates regularly with Assistant/co-Teachers, Floaters, as well as Director.
 Maintains classroom cleanliness and order
 Maintains daily attendance records and meal counts
 Engages regularly with children
 Develops a thorough understanding of agency policies and procedures.
 Keeps up to date with current child development best practices by reviewing literature as
it pertains to issues which effect youth and families.
 Participates in professional development by attending workshops, webinars, and
seminars and seeks out pertinent learning for teaching staff
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel


Education and Experience:
An Associates or BA in Early Childhood Education or other related field required with a
minimum of two years of supervisory experience in an educational and or social work setting.
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to work successfully with preschool age children in a
small group setting. Familiarity with Teaching Strategies Gold to conduct lesson planning and
assessments is preferred. Familiarity with ODJFS licensing rules, ELA and ASQ Assessment
and Screening tools as well as the Early earning Development Standards is a plus.
Physical Requirements:
Prolonged periods of activities with young children.
Willingness to abide by CDC and county guidelines for COVID-19 safety restrictions including
wearing a mask, keeping social distance and a temperature check.

Rate of Pay:



Email Resume to mardiciria@aol.com