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Teacher Assistant

Child Development Center


North Central State College is accepting applications for a full-time Teacher Assistant at the Child Development Center.


Essential duties/responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Assist Teacher with Caring for Children

- Assist with the planning, preparing, and conducting activities designed to support the Center's mission of providing children, between the ages of six weeks and 6 years, with a learning environment featuring experiences meant to enhance their social, intellectual, physical, language and emotional development

o Review reference materials and suggest activities suitable to the Center's population, physical surroundings, staffing and budget

o Prepare or adapt materials, ensuring adequate supply for activities

o Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate play, motor-skill activities and safety

o Demonstrate, lead and encourage children's participation in activities and experiences

o Provide feedback on the suitability of activities for continued or further use

- Create a suitable environment for children

o Arrange classroom materials and equipment in a manner that is safe, accessible, attractive, and appealing to children

o Review classroom environment for possible safety hazards, reporting them as needed

o Demonstrate and implement appropriate sanitation and personal hygiene procedures

o Perform light housekeeping duties (e.g., wiping tables, sanitizing toys, etc.)

- Tend to basic needs including diapering and feeding children

o Demonstrate and lead children in proper personal hygiene (e.g., washing hands, brushing teeth)

o Assist children with clothing changes

- Observe and monitor children's free-play activities ensuring their safety and suitable social interaction

o Initiate appropriate behavior management techniques through guidance and support

- Keep a record of the activities of individual children including observations regarding social, emotional, physical, language and intellectual development

o Identify signs of growth and development through observations, screenings and on-going assessment

o Identify and report child abuse and neglect in compliance with state and local laws

o Complete reports of unusual incidents

- Assist with decorating and supplying information for the Center's bulletin boards, walls, etc.

- Attend department meetings and work cooperatively with other Center staff to reach common goals

- Perform other duties as assigned



- Demonstrate to college students and volunteers the appropriate techniques, methods and practices for the supervision of children

- Provide assistance and support for students, other employees and volunteers

- Perform other duties as assigned



Education: Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or willingness to complete, or;


Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or willingness to complete; or equivalent education and experience required. Bachelor’s Degree in


Early Childhood Education or related field preferred. Must have a CPL 3 in the Ohio Professional Registry.


Experience: Must meet Ohio Child Care Licensing requirements. Red Cross certification in first aid, communicable disease recognition/prevention, and child abuse recognition/prevention or the ability to obtain preferred.


Please express your interest in this position by submitting a letter of application and résumé to:, Click on Jobs then

or send to


Attention: Human Resources

2441 Kenwood Circle, Mansfield, OH 44906

Resumes will be reviewed beginning 7/28/21 and until filled.


North Central State College is an Equal Employment Opportunity institution. We value campus diversity and demonstrate this in campus initiatives. We particularly encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply.

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  • Education Level
    Associate Degree
  • Employee Type
    Full Time
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    North Central State College
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