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Lead Teacher, Early Learning Center

Rhodes State College
Lima, OH, OH

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Summary of Duties

The Lead Teacher at the Early Learning Center is responsible for the day to day operations of the designated classroom

Duties & Responsibilities

Planning, supervising and implementing the program for the assigned class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the Early Learning Center.Managing the program to the needs of the individual children with concern for each child’s interests.Considering each child in relationship with his/her cultural and socioeconomic background.Treating all children/families/co-workers with dignity and respect.Helping children become aware of their individual roles as integral members of a group.Being responsible for the arrangement, appearance, décor, routine housekeeping and overall learning environment of the classroom assigned.Providing guidance and direction for assigned Assistant Teachers/Student Teachers/Volunteers within the classroom environment.Assisting the Director with the explanation of the Center’s program to visitors to the Center.Assisting the Director with fostering positive parent/center relationships.Attending all staff meetings and required annual training.Perform other similar duties as assigned.Experience, Skills & Abilities

Must be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children, especially in the field of developmentally appropriate curriculum, and must be able to meet all of the requirements of the State of Ohio licensing requirement. This individual must be a sensitive and mature individual who is able to relate well to both children and adults, and s/he must have the personality and ability to provide leadership and stability for program continuity.

Education & Certifications

Associates Degree; or willingness to obtain.


Called upon to develop highly trained, innovative, career-ready individuals for every industry and organization, Rhodes State College has become the right place for students who want to make an impact right now.

For five decades, Rhode State has changed lives, built futures and improved communities through lifelong learning. We take pride in training individuals who become essential contributors to manufacturing, business, healthcare and their communities. With over 70 programs, majors and certificates, students come to Rhodes State with promising futures and complete their training with new jobs, new credentials, or their sights set on seamlessly transitioning to a bachelor’s degree program.

We are creating a quality, affordable pathway for students to accomplish their goals, whether they begin at Rhodes State in high school, through our College Credit Plus program, or come seeking a new path in life, a new hobby, or an upgrade to their job skills. Through an extensive partnership with business, manufacturers, healthcare providers, and organizations in our ten-county service area, students have the opportunity to connect, network and enter new roles upon completion of their courses.

Rhodes State is a vital asset to the region for growth and innovation as we strive to meet the needs of employers with the credentialed workers they need to succeed and grow. We are creating new programs, purchasing advanced laboratory equipment, and collaborating with regional partners to garner fresh ideas and insight. The new Center for Health Science Education and Innovation in Downtown Lima is just one example of how Rhodes State is creating an interdisciplinary learning environment, equipped with the latest technology to serve students and the community as a whole.

Students of every variety can experience the excellence of Rhodes State online, on campus, or through our network of educational partners. We have staff and faculty to support special needs, help to engage in student activities, or give counseling and career advice. In addition, our alumni family of over 18,000 degree holders is a growing force in our region. They are available as mentors to our students and bridge-builders for the College into the community.

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4240 Campus Drive

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