Early Childhood Teaching Assistant at The Ohio State University

Early Childhood Teaching Assistant at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
April 2, 2018
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

The EC Teaching Assistant assists in supervising and integrating daily and long-term planning for the classroom in collaboration with the support team and other classroom team members.  Ensures social, emotional, physical, and educational needs of children are met based on Center’s philosophy, curriculum policies, and state licensing rules.  Assists with implementing, evaluating, and communicating classroom programming, routines, and procedures.  Assists in management of classroom by completing paperwork, training, evaluating staff, and problem-solving with team and parents to address classroom issues.  Implements health, safety and security processes and procedures including CACFP meal counting.  Participates in professional development and on center wide and university teams.

Position Requirements

Desired Education, Experience & Certifications

Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development.  Two or more years of experience working in an ECE classroom implementing a structured curriculum with children six years of age or younger.

Required Experience

Required Education, Experience & Certifications

High school diploma or equivalent; at least one course or (100 hours) work experience in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development.  Subject to Bureau of Criminal Investigation check. Current first aid, communicable disease, and child abuse recognition certification and/or training within 120 days of employment. Must pass Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Federal Bureau of Investigation check.

Interested candidates, please send your resume, cover letter and professional references to Gary Hayward, HR Associate, via the email address below

Professional references should only be those who can speak directly to your experiences working in ECE and with children.


The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.