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Updated as of 6-3-2024

LEADS, Inc., a community action agency in Licking County, has the following job opportunities available:

Why work for LEADS?

  • 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday), 34 hours per week for full time, enjoy a 3-day weekend.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (available on the 1st of the month following 30 days employment); LEADS currently pays approximately 95% of the monthly premium for employee coverage.
  • 403(B) Retirement Plan with Agency match, dollar for dollar up to 4% of your salary, plus an additional 1% discretionary contribution
  • Life and AD&D Insurance at no cost to you – 2.5 times annual salary
  • Long Term Disability Insurance for management positions
  • Generous Paid Leave – PTO, Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave; Start earning leave each pay period after 90 days
  • 15 Holidays recognized by the agency
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Casual dress code
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement program for qualified candidates
  • Mileage/travel reimbursement
  • Cell phone stipend for positions requiring a cell phone

To apply for any of our 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) 345-9540.  You can also apply on our Indeed Career page. LEADS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TEACHER:  We have full time position is with our Marysville Head Start/Early 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. 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 submit to a background check, including BCI and FBI Criminal Records, Federal and State Sex Offender registries and the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System and be eligible for employment as required by ODJFS. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's License, provide proof of auto insurance and have a clean driving record for work related driving.   Must complete a pre-employment physical examination drug screening. Salary range $23.22 - $26.13 per hour depending upon degree and license.

TEACHER:  We have full time position is with our Utica Head Start/Early 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. 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 submit to a background check, including BCI and FBI Criminal Records, Federal and State Sex Offender registries and the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System and be eligible for employment as required by ODJFS. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's License, provide proof of auto insurance and have a clean driving record for work related driving.   Must complete a pre-employment physical examination drug screening. Salary range $25.20 - $28.37 per hour depending upon degree and license.

ASSISTANT TEACHER: We have a full time position with our Delaware Head Start/Early Head Start Center. This 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 High School Diploma or equivalent.  Applicants with High School diploma or equivalent, must obtain a CDA within 18 months from date of hire. Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate’s degree or higher, 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 $16.24 - $23.60 per hour depending upon education and license.

FOOD SERVICE AID: We have a full time position (28 hours) with our Head Start/Early Head Start Center in Marysville. This position assembles and delivers healthy meals.  Ability to lift and load food carriers from floor to van.  Ability to maintain high level of daily repetitive motion with arms and hands.  Ability to stand and walk for most of an eight and a half (8.5) hour day.  Basic knowledge of food preparation and kitchen sanitation.

Must have a High School Diploma or GED required.   Must complete background check which includes BCI and FBI Criminal records, Federal and State Sex Offender registries and the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information system and be eligible for employment as required by ODJFS. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's License and provide proof of auto insurance for work related driving.   A physical examination and drug screen is required before employment. Salary $15.05 per hour.

ACCOUNTING CLERK II: The Accounting Clerk II assists in the fiscal department under the direction of the Fiscal Director. This position performs accounts payable related duties, which includes preparing vouchers and tracking past due bills, maintain and monitor purchase order system, cost allocations, etc. and filing.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Prefer training in non-profit accounting with at least two (2) years college education and/or two (2) years’ accounting experience or any combination of education and experience. Experience in Accounts Payable, Data Collection, etc. Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office products including but not limited to Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Must have good time management skills, ability to work under pressure and pay attention to detail. Must a 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 including a pre-employment drug screen. Salary range: $17.61 - $19.85 per hour.

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