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  • Employment at The Childhood League Center

  • The Childhood League Center is a dynamic work environment committed to collaboration and innovative programming. The Center values a team-based approach and encourages the sharing of expertise and diverse perspectives to ensure state-of-the-art programming.

    The Center’s mission, children, and families contribute significantly to making The Center one of the Best Places to Work in central Ohio, as previously recognized by Columbus’ Business First.

  • Our staff is what makes us unique. The professional, caring staff includes a teaching team in each classroom, physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists, social workers, a registered nurse, a child and family therapist, and transportation specialists who serve our children and families.

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  • Teacher Assistant

    The Childhood League Center, a licensed early childhood education program, has an exciting opportunity for a Teacher Assistant to assist the preschool teaching team in the daily function of classroom management. We seek a high-energy, collaborative, flexible and creative professional with excellent communication skills. 40 hours per week, school year.

    Job Responsibilities:

    – Assists teaching team in an inclusive classroom with children with and without special needs
    – Lead small group experiences
    – Provide educational support for all children in classroom: provide guidance, lead small groups, attend to children’s needs
    – Actively participate with teaching team in educational planning
    – Collaborate and communicate with team members to integrate educational and therapeutic strategies into classroom experience
    – Prepare and adapt materials for use in the classroom
    – Help establish a positive learning environment
    – Maintain classroom routines and organization
    – Implement and maintain program policies
    – Collect data and portfolio development related to assessment, Individual Educational Plan (IEP) progress reports and all goals
    – Participate in professional development
    – Attend staff meetings, team meetings, parent conferences and other meetings as needed
    – Miscellaneous duties as needed including, but not limited to, duty for lunch/recess/cleaning

    Requirements:

    – CDA or Bachelor Degree in a related field preferred, with preference of the latter
    – CPL 2 required, with CPL 3 preferred
    – One to two years recent experience working in a classroom setting with children with special needs required
    -Must be able to lift, carry, push/pull fifty (50) pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds; stooping, bending, twisting, sitting on floor for long periods of time. Will be required to move/lift/relocate pieces of adaptive equipment, also must be able to lift physically handicapped and non-ambulatory students – required
    -Successful completion of a background check (BCII & FBI) and drug screen required

    The Childhood League Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

    The Childhood League Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Please send cover letter and resume to PaulaL@childhoodleague.org
    Early Intervention Physical Therapist

    The Childhood League Center, a licensed early childhood education program, has an exciting opportunity a part-time 16 hours per week, year round early intervention physical therapist.

    Job Summary:

    Assist in promoting a child’s mobility, quality of life, independence, and overall development within the home and the community by working the family to address their priorities.

    Organizational Relationships:

    – Immediate Supervisor: Early Intervention and Family Services Supervisor
    – Next Level Supervisor: Chief Program Officer

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    – Provide evidenced-based Early Intervention physical therapy services through the coaching approach.
    – Provide information and education to families, caregivers, and team members in order to support a child’s development during daily activities and routines, as well as within natural environments. Collaborate with a child’s family or caregivers to increase competence and confidence, in order to support a child’s gross motor and overall development.
    – Attend Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) meetings and updates, participate in development of IFSP outcomes, and address IFSP outcomes with families during ongoing home visits.
    – Complete documentation and required paperwork write reports, collect data, and maintain records.
    – Complete ongoing assessments, including annual re-assessments, in order to determine continued eligibility for Early Intervention services.
    – Assist families with a child’s transition from Early Intervention services to the school district or another community program once the child turns 3 years old.
    – Collaborate with team members to draw from their knowledge and skills, as well as plan for joint home visits, in order to help strategize with families, as needed.
    – Link families to community agencies and resources, as needed.
    – Driving to and from visits at family homes and within the community, throughout Franklin County, with flexibility for occasional home visits, both before and after regular business hours.
    – Miscellaneous duties as assigned

    Skills:

    – Strong interpersonal skills
    – Ability to effectively communicate with families and professionals through written and verbal means
    – Ability to collaborate and work within an interdisciplinary team model

    Computer usage:
    – General computer skills, including Microsoft Word, email, and the internet

    Other:
    – Knowledge of infant and young child development, as well as early intervention

    Knowledge:

    – Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program *Required
    – Current Physical Therapist license through State of Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board *Required

    The Childhood League Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

    The Childhood League Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Please send cover letter and resume to PaulaL@childhoodleague.org

    Email a cover letter and resume to Paula Litton at paulal@childhoodleague.org

    Put the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

    You may also mail your letter and resume to The Childhood League Center, c/o Paula Litton, 674 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215.

    The Childhood League Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

    The Childhood League Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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