There will be various Preschool Assistant position(s) available within the Olentangy Preschool Program for the 2024-2025 school year. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 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 a morning and/or afternoon session(s).
Qualified candidates will be employed through the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO). Candidates must hold or be eligible for a valid intervention aide permit through the Ohio Department of Education (ODE), which would be obtained after accepting the position. This position starts at $18.26 per hour but prior experience can increase the hourly rate of pay and benefits offered.
Preschool Classroom Type/Job Description: Olentangy Preschool is a special needs preschool that offers a continuum of preschool programming. The staff in a preschool classroom includes one (1) full-time preschool teacher and a minimum of one (1) assistant working as a teaching team to support all 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 class period (i.e., bathroom/diapering needs, behavior supports, set-up for snack, instructional support, data collection, support the teacher's needs).
Experience: Ideally the candidate has experience with children ages 3-5 years old, as well as experience with special needs and disabilities to support our students and staff.
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.
The online Support Candidate Assessment is sent via a link under a 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 Kim Haynes at for additional information regarding available positions for the 2024-2025 school year.
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. For more information on becoming a classified substitute, go to Olentangy's job board: Search: Substitute Aide posting or Preschool Long term Sub Intervention Aide for more details.
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Monday, August 12, 2024 11:59 PM
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ESC Preschool Assistant/Intervention Aide
Job Description
Primary Location DISTRICT
Salary Range $18.26 / Per Day
Shift Type Full-Time
Job Contact Information
Name Jaclyn Roscoe
Title Assistant Director, Pupil Services
Phone 740-657-4346