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Job Opportunity – Centers for Families and Children

Looking for passionate brain builders to join us in impacting children during the critical 1st 2,000 days!

At The Centers for Families and Children, we recognize that 90% of the brain is formed before a child even steps into a kindergarten classroom.  As part of the Early Learning team, your work with infants to preschoolers will provide life-changing solutions to the children and families we serve.

 

About The Centers

The Centers for Families and Children is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit human services organization in Northeast Ohio.  Through innovation and leadership, we strengthen the community by providing individuals and families with life-changing solutions to lead healthier and more successful lives.

 

Our Early Learning Centers

The Centers provides high-quality care for children during the critical first 2,000 days of life by operating seven high-quality early learning centers, serving children birth through five years old, in Cleveland and the inner-ring suburbs.  Because of our high standards, all sites achieved a 5-Star rating on the Step-Up-To-Quality Rating and been recognized and selected to be part of Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) and PRE4CLE.

 

Employee Resources and Benefits

All employees are afforded opportunities for personal and professional growth.  With our innovative and collaborative mentoring and coaching sessions, all teachers receive enhanced curriculum, assessment, and observation training and tools to help provide ongoing support.  The Centers offers a college reimbursement benefit to help all full-time, benefit eligible employees advance their education.  The Centers also offers the opportunity for staff to attend paid in-service trainings, seminars, training sessions, and meetings outside of the organization to stay abreast of research and best practices.

 

The Centers offers a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer contribution (regardless of employee’s contribution amount), vacation/sick/holiday paid time off, employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, and many other benefits.

 

Job Summary

  • Help maintain exciting well equipped learning environments to foster exploration.
  • Participate in a cooperative team of three teachers per classroom
  • Cultivate optimal growth and development through High Scope Curriculum activities in both the indoor and outdoor environment.
  • Promote personalized planning with high levels of teacher-child interactions under the direction of a supervisor.
  • As a teaching team, help design, develop, and implement developmentally appropriate activity plans for children based on assessment and screening data.
  • Be a team member in engaging parents through caring, meaningful, and professional relationships to enhance child(ren)’s development.

 

Qualifications

  • Teacher Assistant Roles: minimum CDA or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Click here to apply

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  • Teacher Roles: minimum Bachelor’s degree or high in Early Childhood Education or related field. Click here to apply

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Dr. Joan Kaderavek to Present the Next Distinguished Professor Lecture on Oct. 13

Dr. Joan Kaderavek, Professor in the Judith Herb College of Education, will be presenting the next lecture in the Distinguished University Professor Lecture Series on October 13, 2015.

Dr. Kaderavek’s lecture is titled, “Child Language: From the Lap to the Lab” and is presented by the University’s Academic Honors Committee.

More information is available on the flyer below.

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Online Master in Early Childhood Education Ranked in the Top 25 Nationally

The Judith Herb College of Education’s Online Master of Education in Early Child Education has been ranked  as the top 25 online programs in the country by GreatSchools.org.

 

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Students Present at the 2013 Ohio Early Care and Education Conference

Congratulations to Jessica Branch, Alexandria Lemerand, Rachel Koepke, and Luke Ferrell on a successful poster presentation at the 2013 Ohio Early Care and Education Conference.  Jessica, a doctoral student in early childhood education, presented her poster on the Reggio Emilia Approach.  Alexandria, Rachel, and Luke (early childhood licensure students) presented a poster on Multi-Sensory Education.  Any students interested in submitting a poster proposal to the 2014 Ohio Early Care and Education Conference can contact Dr. Ruslan Slutsky at 419.530.4354 or at ruslan.slutsky@utoledo.edu  for further information.  We look forward to having many more students representing the Judith Herb College of Education at the largest education conference in Ohio.

Alexandria Lemerand, Rachel Koepke, and Luke Ferrell present on Multi-Sensory Education

Alexandria Lemerand, Rachel Koepke, and Luke Ferrell present on Multi-Sensory Education

Jessica Branch presenting on the Reggio Emilia Approach

Jessica Branch presenting on the Reggio Emilia Approach