HEAD START TEACHER at Portage Learning Centers

Company Name
Portage Learning Centers
Job Title
Company Location
Ravenna, OH 44266
Contact Information
Required Education
College Degree
Rate Range
13.60-14.60 PER HR.
Job Description

Teacher will plan, direct and implement the designated curriculum and assessment system to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards (as applicable), Ohio Preschool Program Rules, Ohio’s Early Learning Content Standards, Step Up to Quality, and PLC policies and procedures; and promote parent involvement in program activities.  Teacher will coordinate and work with Teacher Assistant where applicable. Teacher will work with children with special needs including those with I.E.P.s and C.S.Ps.  The Head Start Teacher will be observed by staff, a third party and via video.  These observations will be used for training and coaching purposes.  

Job Requirements


A minimum of an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education (a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education preferred)

A minimum of one year of classroom experience with preschool children preferred

Willingness/ability to work as a team member

Good organizational, planning and time management skills

Able to document contact notes and curriculum observation notes

History of good job attendance

Must be free from communicable diseases

Valid Ohio driver’s license, access to a personal vehicle and must provide proof of personal vehicle insurance

Must be insurable by PLC’s vehicle insurance company

Must pass criminal background check

A sincere commitment to the philosophy of Head Start and to the objectives of an Early Childhood Intervention program


How to Apply