Teacher (Preschool)


Head Start/Early Head Start

Reports to

Child Development Center (CDC) Supervisor

Job Summary

In accordance with established program standards, state and federal regulations, work with young children, including children with special needs, ages 3 to 5 and carryout developmentally/age appropriate activities that support school readiness. Responsibilities include: provide a safe, healthy and compliant environment for supervision, development and learning; establish and implement daily lesson plan; prepare and implement age-appropriate developmental experiences and school readiness learning activities; supervise children in the classroom and other learning areas/spaces; implement activities specified on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for children with special needs; conduct developmental screenings, parent-teacher conferences and home visits; promote parent involvement in the classroom and/or center through implementation of center activities and parent meetings; track and report parent volunteer and in-kind hours/donations; conduct inventory of classroom equipment and supplies; maintain current recordkeeping compliant with program procedures; attend staff meetings, training and workshops; perform other related duties as required.


Minimum, 4-Year degree (Associate) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) /Child Development and two (2) years demonstrated experience working with young children; must have a valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation (some travel required for home visits, training and getting to/from assigned worksite located across the Summit County area); Summit County Residency required within 12 months of hire; computer literacy; criminal background checks conducted.

Pay Rate

$16.09 p/hr., Pay Level 8 (2-Year Degree, ECE/Child Development)
$17.70 p/hr., Pay Level 9 (4-Year Degree, ECE/Child Development)


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


Regular, Full-time / 9-month or 11-month work schedule

FLSA Status


Site Assignment

Child Development Centers are located throughout Summit County. Worksite assignments are based on program needs and subject to change during the course of employment.

Posting Dates 


Send Resume/Application to:

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

*This position is subject to Ohio Association of Public Schools Employees-Local 146 Participation.

NO PHONE CALLS. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes are kept on file for 6-months.

For employment opportunities and other agency information visit www.ca-akron.org

At-Will Employment / EOE