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ESC Preschool Assistant_OLSD

Olentangy Local School District
Full Time
Lewis Center, OH 43035
Posted Today
Job description

There will be an Preschool Assistant position(s) available with the Olentangy Preschool Program for the 2022-2023 school year. Work hours are Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Mondays are for professional development, classroom preparation, child check screenings, and other duties as assigned. Students attend Tuesday through Friday for 2 hours 40 minutes in a morning session and 2 hours 40 minutes in an afternoon session. Staff have a lunch break and some planning time in between sessions. Location: Olentangy Preschool has numerous locations, the specific job location is still pending, but will be finalized during the interview process.


Qualified candidates will be employed through the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO) and must hold or be eligible for a valid intervention aide permit through the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).


Preschool Classroom Type/Job Description: Olentangy Preschool is a special needs preschool that offers a continuum of preschool programming. The full-time preschool assistant role will be in an integrated classroom which consists of approximately 6-8 students with individualized education plans (IEPs) and 6-8 peer models. The staff in a preschool integrated classroom includes: one full time preschool teacher and one assistant. You work as a teaching team to support all of the students. The teacher plans and implements the general preschool curriculum and has an intervention specialist license to provide specialized designed instruction to meet the IEP requirements. The assistant role is designed to support the teacher by assisting with preparation of classroom lessons and materials, support student needs throughout the 2 hour 40 minute class period (i.e. bathroom/diapering needs, behavior supports, set-up for snack, instructional groups, design dramatic play area, etc).


Eligible candidates must submit an external online application in Applicant Tracking and complete an online Support Candidate Assessment. A letter of interest and current resume must also be uploaded within the Attachments section of the application. Applicants may revisit their online application at any time to make necessary additions or changes.
In addition, candidates must also complete a classified application with the ESCCO at www.escco.org.


The online Support Candidate Assessment is sent via a link under separate email cover. On occasion, the email may end up in junk or spam mail. If so, the link will be titled “Do Not Reply” with the subject “Regarding your Olentangy Local Schools application”. Keep in mind that the assessment is a timed assessment, so please set aside approximately 45 minutes of uninterrupted time before you begin the process. Once the assessment is started, it must be completed.


Positions are posted daily; check our Job Board regularly and apply for each specific position of interest.


Contact Jaclyn Roscoe at [email protected] for additional information regarding this assignment.


Our mission is to facilitate maximum learning for each student. Success for Olentangy Schools is integrally linked to how well we value, engage and affirm the rich diversity of our school and community. As such, we actively recruit top talent from diverse backgrounds. This creates an environment of inclusive excellence and global awareness that benefits our students and staff.


Additionally, Olentangy Schools is always seeking qualified individuals to serve as a substitute for our district with the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO). For more information on becoming a certified substitute, visit the ESCCO’s website at www.escco.org.


Thank you for your interest in the Olentangy Schools!

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