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Updated as of 7.11.2018

HOME BASE COACH/MENTOR: This full time position is with our Licking County Head Start/Early Head Start Program. The Coach/Mentor will monitor and assist with Child Assessment input for the Home Base Option and monitor data document.  Observe Home Visitors in coordination with the Home Base Manager using the forms chosen. Provide feedback to Home Visitors after observing and provide information to supervisors and the child Development Manager when needed.  Assist Home Visitors in selecting materials for the home. Conduct training for staff in group or individual sessions, documenting training that each Home Visitor has had as part of the teacher files. Conduct training for parents at parent meetings as requested and provide resources to parents as needed. Participate on the Curriculum/Literacy committee and other committee as deemed necessary.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Family Development or related field. Knowledge and interest of low income, preschool children and their families. Maintains current knowledge of children’s mental health issues. Must be computer literate and have experience in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and have the ability to learn new systems.  Ability to lift 45 pounds as needed. Strong organization and time management skills required.  Flexibility, willingness, and commitment to attend meetings and trainings as needed. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance and a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, complete background checks, and have a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Salary range $16.60 – $18.68 per hour depending upon education and license.

TEACHER: This full time position is with our Big Walnut Head Start Center.  This position is responsible to provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for the children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area and field trips).  To promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of Head Start children.  To provide frequent contact with the families of the Head Start Children in the classroom and at home.  To keep accurate written notes to develop individualized goals for the children, provide on-going assessment and successful transition into Kindergarten.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (or in the process of obtaining). Preference will be given to applicants with Pre-K certification or license; 2 years’ experience in Early Childhood Education program is preferred; must have experience in classroom management in a preschool setting, with an understanding of developmentally appropriate practices.  Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License and provide proof of auto insurance for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement and submit a background check.  A physical examination is required before employment.  Salary range: $16.40-$18.46 per hour, depending upon education and license.

ASSISTANT TEACHER-Full Time: This position with our Delaware Head Start/Early Head Start Program is responsible to assist the classroom teacher in providing a successful, safe, and supervised educational setting for the children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To assist the classroom teacher in promoting the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of Head Start children.  To provide frequent contact with the families of the Head Start children in the classroom and at home.  To assist the classroom teacher with keeping accurate written notes to help develop individualized goals for the children, provide on-going assessment and successful transition into Kindergarten.

The successful candidate must have an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.  Preference will be given to applicants with Pre-K certification or licensure. Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, complete a background check and a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Salary range: $9.66 – $14.09/hour depending upon degree and license.

ASSISTANT TEACHER-Part Time: We have positions with our Buckeye Lake and Utica Head Start/Early Head Start Centers.  Please specific location when applying. This part time (28 hours) position is responsible to assist the classroom teacher in providing a successful, safe, and supervised educational setting for the children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To assist the classroom teacher in promoting the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of Head Start children.  To provide frequent contact with the families of the Head Start children in the classroom and at home.  To assist the classroom teacher with keeping accurate written notes to help develop individualized goals for the children, provide on-going assessment and successful transition into Kindergarten.

The successful candidate must have a CDA and/or Associate’s Degree or pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.  Preference will be given to applicants with Pre-K certification or licensure. Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, complete a background check and a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Salary range: $9.66 – $14.09/hour depending upon degree and license.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SPECIALIST: This position with our Newark Head Start Center provides office support to the Center Administrator and teaching staff at the center.  Duties include, but are not limited to, maintain reports, filing, maintaining office supply list and order, answer incoming calls, assist is classroom as needed. Ability to lift 40 pounds. Must have strong organizational and time management skills.

The successful candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent with one (1) year of office administrative work.  Must have experience with computers using Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel. Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a complete a background check and a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Salary: $8.95/hour.

TEMPORARY EHS HOME VISITOR: This full time temporary position with our Early Head Start program in Newark provides in-home instruction as well as a group socialization experience to parents and children (infants/toddlers) which will enhance the parents’ ability to fill the role of primary nurturer of their child.  Maintains ongoing contact with families and work with all components (health, nutrition, family services, mental health, special services, parent education and resource/referral) to integrate services into the family setting.  Must meet requirements per Federal Head Start Performance Standards and any local, state, and or agency policies and procedures.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Family Development or related field. Must have a flexible schedule to accommodate family needs that may include some evenings and or weekend hours. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License and provide proof of auto insurance for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement and submit a background check.  A physical examination is required before employment.  Salary: $15.19 per hour.

ENERGY AUDITOR: The Energy Auditor position with our Community Services Division provides assistance and counseling to customers on ways to be more energy efficient. This full time position will maintain records and prepare reports required by the Office of Energy Efficiency, Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development and other various regulatory agencies. Provide energy efficiency services to participants in the targeted Energy Partnership Programs (EPP), to insure customers can maximize benefits of the program.

The qualified candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be willing to obtain training and certifications required by the Ohio Service Department Agency or LEADS. Candidate must be technically knowledgeable about energy usage, house as a system thinking/application, and technical benefits of measures’ installation. Able to install Electric base load measures or any other required program measures for customers. Must be able to work with and be sensitive to the needs of low-income, elderly and/or minority residents. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule to suit the needs of customers.  Applicant must have a valid Ohio driver’s license, be insurable, and have a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, complete a background check, and a pre-employment drug test. Salary range $14.07 – $16.34 per hour.

WEATHERIZATION TECHNICIAN: The Technician with our Community Services Division in Licking County is responsible to perform work on homes as outlined in the work order according to specific program standards. Complete any home repairs and weatherization as needed for each job. Perform general activities involving insulations, air sealing, glass and plexi-glass cutting, frame building, painting, and other duties as assigned. Perform general warehousing activities involving loading and unloading of vehicles, sorting and stocking of materials, equipment, and other related duties. Must be able to climb ladders, work in tight quarters and unclean conditions at times.  Must be able to stand for eight hours per day. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to work with and be sensitive to the needs of low-income, elderly and/or minority residents.

Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and experience and/or training in construction trade, home weatherization or related. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and provide proof of auto insurance. Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, and complete various background checks. Salary range: $11.31 – $12.73/hour.

LEADS, Inc. offers medical, dental, vision insurance benefits, a 403(b) retirement plan, Life and AD&D insurance, tuition reimbursement, and generous time off benefits to full time employees.

To apply for the above positionS, please send a résumé and cover letter to LEADS Inc., ATTN: Human Resource Director, 159 Wilson Street, Newark, OH 43055, via email at leadshr@leadscaa.org or by fax at (740) 345-9549.

LEADS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.