Preschool Educational Aide

East Central Ohio ESC

The East Central Ohio ESC is seeking an Educational Aide for our Preschool Program in Belmont County.  The Aide will provide support to the classroom teacher, assist with the planning and preparation of daily learning activities, and provide support to students.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Valid Ohio license or permit appropriate for the assignment
  • Record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment
  • Previous experience working with school age children preferred
  • Meets preschool licensing law/annual training requirements



  • Works with small groups and/or individual students according to the teacher’s instructions
  • Helps students with a wide range of maturity & developmental levels learn appropriate skills
  • Offers help when students ask or their behavior suggests they need assistance
  • Supports an inclusive educational environment and helps students with disabilities participate in appropriate peer group activities as directed
  • Encourages student creativity using music, art, and play activities that address the learning style of each student
  • Actively participates in planned recreational activities and takes precautions to ensure safety
  • May assist students with mobility needs and/or assistive or augmentative devices
  • Supervises non-classroom activities as directed (i.e., arrival/departure, lunch, recess, field trips)
  • Works with teacher to address behavior problems; assists with intervention and/or intervention plans as needed
  • Helps prepare classroom, maintain supplies, organize storage of equipment and sanitize as necessary
  • Performs clerical work related to classroom activities and prepares classroom equipment for use
  • Monitors ill students until a parent/guardian arrives
  • Prepares snacks for student as required; assists students with routine hygiene
  • Participates in staff meetings, parent/teacher meetings and other conferences as needed
  • Performs other duties as required



  • 4 Days/Week
  • Salary based on classified salary schedule
  • This position does not qualify for medical benefits

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