Classroom Aide

Horizon Education Centers

About the organization

Our Mission
The mission of Horizon Education Centers is to provide high-quality early childhood education, care, and youth development programs.

Organization Type
Nonprofit community charitable organization. Horizon is a 501(c) (3), educational organization under 501(a) of the IRS code. All contributions to this organization are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Organizational Structure
Horizon is governed by a Volunteer Board of Trustees (15 members). The Board oversees the operations of the organization through an Executive Director. Horizon is organized into Administrative Departments.

Service Area
Cleveland, Elyria, Grafton, Fairview, Lorain, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, North Ridgeville, Sheffield, Sheffield Lake, Berea and Lakewood are the primary communities served. Horizon Education Centers also serves other cities in Western Cuyahoga County and Lorain County.


Classroom Aide

• Responsible for the care and supervision of children in the classroom
• Work as part of a team with other teachers, leads, center staff and the director
• Provide functional classroom support
• Follow and assist with classroom lesson/activity plans
• Assist in documentation for services provided, progress reports, and attendance
• Build positive relationships with children and families
• Maintain adult/child ratios for multiple age groups (Toddler, Preschool, School Age)
• It is possible that driving might be a requirement of this job. If applicable, may drive either a 14-passenger mini school bus and/or a 6-passenger minivan. (No CDL required) To drive: MUST be 21 and over, hold a current driver’s license and have a clean driving record to drive Horizon Vehicles
• Responsible for the care and supervision of children if transporting


• High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Some training, experience, and/or interest in child development preferred
• Willingness to update job knowledge with required ODJFS and SUTQ trainings and professional development
• Demonstrate cross-cultural competency while working with Horizon's diverse population.
• We seek someone who is prompt and reliable and who possesses a genuine love of children
• We honor and recognize those who have served in the Armed Forces. Our values and mission align with

Employee Benefits Available for Full and Part-Time Staff:
• Paid Professional Development and Onboarding
• Tuition reimbursement participation available for both full and part-time staff
• Holidays and Paid time off after completion of the Probationary period
• Discounted childcare for full or part-time positions (must apply or prove not eligible for publicly funded childcare)
• Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/ Accident Insurance (Medical 30+ hrs/wk and 20+hrs/wk for others)
• 403B Retirement Savings Plan (Match after 1yr for 20+ hrs/wk)


$13.00 per hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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