Infant/Toddler Teacher (Caregiver Teacher)


Under direction, in accordance with established program performance standards, and applicable state and federal regulations, Caregiver Teacher engages with children ages six week to age three and provides a safe, nurturing learning environment for children and their parents. Plan for, assess, and meet the general and individual needs of children.  Plan and implement specific activities that reinforce the program philosophy, promote developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive activities, and ensure children are school ready.  Works with a co-caregiver teacher and volunteers in the classroom to build a team approach to educating and supporting children.  At all times the Caregiver Teacher provides active supervision for all children. Responsibilities include: maintain a safe, healthy classroom environment appropriate for infants/toddlers, and cleanliness of the facilities; implement active supervision health and safety practices that ensure children are kept safe at all times, as determined by program policy; work in collaboration with families to develop individual goals for all children; respond to the needs of individual children with concern for their developmental level, interests, special needs, and individual style and pace of learning; provide for the physical needs of infants/toddlers, including diapering and feeding; ensure all Early Head Start component areas are included in the planning of daily lessons and classroom/outdoor environment: physical, cognitive, social/emotional development; health; safety; nutrition; and culture; stay abreast of current issues and trends by participation in program-sponsored in-service training and/or workshops; perform other duties as assigned.


Early Head Start


A minimum of a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Certificate in Infant and Toddler and trained or have equivalent coursework in early childhood education with a focus on infant and toddler development; Associate or hire degree preferred in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or Child and Family Development; preferred minimum six experience with infants/toddlers; Must have a valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation as
position requires some travel (training, workshops, etc.); computer literacy; post-employment physical and Criminal background checks conducted.


$17.04 per hour / $1,363.20 Bi-weekly, Pay Level 7 (Child Development Credential-CDA)
$19.44 per hour / $1,555.20 Bi-weekly., Pay Level 8 (2-Year Degree, ECE/Child Development)
$21.38 per hour / $1,710.40 Bi-weekly., Pay Level 9 (4-Year Degree, ECE/Child Development)


Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt, 11-month work schedule


Worksites are located throughout Summit County and assignments are based on program needs and subject to change during the course of employment


Medical, Life, Dental, Prescription, 403-b Retirement Plan with employer matching, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program and other benefits as applicable to work classification


09/01/2021 - Continuous until filled


Complete an application to express interest. Application for employment found here.


Community Action Akron Summit
Application to: Human Resources Department
55 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Or, Email resume to resumes@ca-akron.org


We appreciate your interest in Community Action Akron Summit. If you are selected for an interview, you can expect a phone call or an email from Human Resources. Applications are retained for up to six months.