Careers

Portage Learning Centers Careers and Volunteer Opportunities

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WE WANT YOU TO BE A PART OF OUR TEAM!

Are you interested in making a difference in a child’s life? Passionate about helping to create a stronger, healthier community?

We are always looking for talented, community-minded individuals with a passion for children and social services! Our teams are filled with the most caring, talented, creative, and diverse people who work closely together to better the lives of children and families in Portage County.

Portage Learning Centers (PLC) employees have endless opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children from the time they are born until they begin kindergarten.

In addition to a competitive pay scale, PLC employees are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid professional development
  • Personal Leave – 27 hours year-round; 18 hours academic staff
  • Paid holidays – 11 year-round; 6 academic staff
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation for year-round employees
  • Health Insurance (currently employer paid at 95%), dental and vision insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance **
  • 401k retirement plan*
  • Employee Development funds*
  • Academic staff are off for winter and spring breaks and during the summer months

*After completing one year of employment
**Employees working 30 hours or more per week

If you are interested in joining Portage Learning Centers, start by looking at our current Open Positions below, and please apply!

Portage Learning Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and an Equal Opportunity Provider (EOP). We currently have the following immediate job openings and are taking resumes now.


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Home Visitor with Little One

Early Head Start (EHS) Home Visitors

Provide comprehensive and intensive services to pregnant women and children through age 3. Promote healthy prenatal outcomes, enhance the development of very young children, and promote healthy families.

  • Year-Round, Full-Time
  • Associates degree or bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or social, human, or family services
  • Complete Home Visiting Curriculum Certification within 12 months of hire (training is out of state)
  • Pay is $15.60 per hour.
  • PTO, Paid Holidays, and an excellent benefit package
  • For more information, please click here.

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Teacher Assistants are a vital part of any classroom

Teacher Assistant

  • Full-Time
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
  • Classroom Experience with preschool children preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED: $12.17 per hour
  • CDA: $12.71 per hour
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a related field:  $13.44 per hour
  • PTO, Paid Holidays, and an excellent benefit package
  • For more information, please click here.

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We are always looking for great teachers!

Teacher

  • Full-Time
  • Minimum of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related field and four (4) courses in Early Childhood Development with experience teaching preschool-aged children
  • A minimum of one year of classroom experience with preschool children preferred
  • $16.60 to $17.40 per hour, depending on the degree
  • PTO, Paid Holidays, and an excellent benefit package

For a complete job description, please click here.


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Substitute Teachers are needed at each of our centers!

Substitute Teacher

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Classroom experience with preschool children preferred.
  • Must be available on call
  • $12.20/hour

For a complete job description, please click here.

 


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Please drive our bus or help on the bus!

Substitute Bus Driver and Program Aide

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Possession of a current valid State of Ohio vehicle operator’s license (CDL)
  • Certification from the State of Ohio as a bus driver
  • Clean driving record (no violations)
  • $13.44 per hour

For a complete job description, please click here.


If you are interested in applying for any of the careers listed above, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@portagelearningcenters.com.

Employees are hired, promoted, and rewarded based on talent, performance, and dedication. Discrimination is not allowed based on race, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


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Volunteers

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PLC will not be accepting volunteer placements. 

If you are interested in volunteering at one of our centers in the future, please send your resume and a cover letter of general interest to generalmail@portagelearningcenters.com. We will keep your information on file and contact you if a need arises.