Early Childhood Teacher

Ohio, United States
02 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Under general supervision from a designated administrator, serve as the Early Childhood Specialist, Lead Teacher for 17 preschool age children.

Primary Duties

  • Lead Teacher is responsible for classroom of 17 active preschool children ages 3 - 5
  • Serve as early childhood demonstration teacher/clinical instructor for University students
  • Supervise and evaluate work of University students
  • Ability to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of child development and social-constructivist theory and blended practices
  • Plan, implement and direct educational activities for preschool children
  • Provide opportunities for parent involvement; maintain contact with parents of preschool children
  • Organize and maintain classroom and equipment
  • Work with other staff members in developing the overall educational program
  • Assign work; ensure proper workflow of the unit; act as lead worker
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need


  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with one (1) year experience.
  • Experience must be in teaching preschool-aged children.
  • Must be able to pass a physical, as required by the State of Ohio Day Care Licensing.
  • Must have available transportation in order to make home visits and other parent or community contacts.
  • Must present at local, state or national conferences.
  • Must be able to meet all Ohio State Licensing requirements including but not limited to medical and BCI and FBI Background checks.
  • Ability to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of child development and social-constructivist theory and blended practices.
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with parents, children and colleagues. Must attend evening meetings when required.


  • Master's Degree or working toward Master's in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or closely related field
  • Under "additional documents" on the application, please submit a copy of your latest transcript

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.