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Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with a representative of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will we give you details about a specific job each week, but we'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

This week's topic: Why is the employer checking my credit?

Hot Job of the Week:

Hot Job: Pre-school teacher

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Worksite Location:
New Philadelphia, Ohio

How to Apply:
*APPLY DIRECT ONLINE to the employer at http://www.tuscbdd.orgPlease mention OhioMeansJobs Stark or Tuscarawas when applying to this employer.

Under the direct supervision of the Starlight School Principal, assesses levels & needs of students & participates in the development of Individual Education Plans in accordance with applicable sections of the Ohio Administrative Code; plans & implements instructional programs & provides instruction to students with or as risk for developmental delays or those developing typically who have not attained compulsory school age & are eligible for such services; provides direction & training to assigned classroom assistants, aides and/or volunteers; provides consultation to parents/caregivers; prepares & maintains required reports/records; attend and/or conducts meetings, in-services & conferences.

Plans & implements instructional programs & notes progress on program goals and/or objectives in accordance with the Individual Education Plans of assigned students.  Assesses educational needs of assigned students.  Provides educational guidance to parents/guardians/caregivers through effective formal and informal conferences.  Carries out assigned duties related to the general welfare of the students (e.g., safety precautions, self-help needs, positioning, feeding, assisting students on/off transportation vehicles, etc.), including the lifting of students & equipment.  Maintains, completes & reports appropriate records & files on individuals served, as required & ensures the confidentiality of all such information.  Participates as an interdisciplinary team member in making recommendations for educational program goals, instructional objectives & methods of instruction in the IEP’s of assigned students.  Provides direction & training to assigned classroom assistants, 1on 1 aides and/or volunteers.  Attends, conducts and/or participates in placement conferences, staff meetings, assigned committees, in-services & parent-teacher conferences/home visits.  Assists in program planning, public relations activities & with special projects and events, including the transportation of students to & from other locations, where applicable.  Submits supply/equipment requests for approval in a timely manner, makes purchases when appropriate & assures that educational equipment is properly maintained.  Demonstrates the ability to function effectively as a member of an instructional team.  Fosters & supports the philosophy & activities related to self-determination.  Demonstrates verbal & written communication skills, including the ability to collect data, prepare reports on student progress & to maintain an appropriate rapport with students, families, co-workers & others.  Demonstrates regular & predictable attendance.  Follows applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards & Board policies and procedures.  Carries out related duties as requested

Must possess a Bachelor Degree in Education (Special Education), must hold an Intervention Specialist credential through the Ohio Dept. of Education, Preschool Teacher must hold an Early Childhood Special Education credential with a teaching field of Intervention Specialist P-3.  Bachelor Degree in Special Education or related field.  Must hold & maintain a current, valid driver’s license.  Must maintain insurability w/ automobile insurance carriers.  Must be able to operate a hoyer lift.  Must acquire & maintain Board-approved first aid & CPR Certifications.

The Tuscarawas County Board of DD does not discriminate in provision of services or employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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WJER Radio Live Broadcast Schedule

Check out our live broadcast schedule below to see if our rolling radio will be rolling your way sometime soon!

Wednesday, July 24th, 10:00am to noon (and every Wednesday)
Williams Furniture, Floor Covering & Sleep Center/America's Mattress

Wednesday, July 24th, 3:00 to 5:00pm (and every Wednesday through October 9th)
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market

Friday, July 26th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Downtown New Philadelphia Sidewalk Experience 

Leslie Schmidt Wins Chillin' & Grillin' Contest!

Congratulations to the grand prize winner in WJER's all-new Chillin' & Grillin' contest...


Leslie was selected as one of our five semi-finalists, and her name was drawn as the big winner on July 1st during the Morgan in the Morning show. Leslie wins an amazing prize package with plenty of prizes that will keep her chillin' and grillin' for the rest of summer, including:
• A Bullet Belair 4-burner gas grill from Holmes Lumber 
• Meats for grilling from Sugar Valley Meats 
• A Stihl FS Weed Trimmer from Pro-Core Power Equipment 
• An Echo 770-T Backpack Leaf Blower from Holmes Rental Station
• A $400 gift card from Williams Furniture
• A two-night stay in a cottage at Wood's Tall Timber Resort 
• A $50 Bellstores gift card 
• A family membership to the Tuscarawas County YMCA 
• A pair of tickets to 10 shows at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas 
• A pair of tickets to Cedar Point 
• A pair of tickets to Kennywood
• A pair of Club Seats to a Cleveland Indians game
• A pair of tickets to see the Akron RubberDucks 
• A pair of tickets to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
• A pair of tickets to the Columbus Zoo & Zoombezi Bay
• A pair of tickets to the African Safari Wildlife Park

Congratulations Leslie, and thanks to everybody who signed up for a chance to win!

WJER Broadcasts from the TVFM

Tune in to WJER Radio every Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00pm as we broadcast live from the Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market! The TVFM kicked off its 11th season in June and is open rain or shine from 3:00 to 7:00pm every Wednesday (except during Fair week) until October 9th at the fairgrounds in Dover. Tune in as we bring you live updates about what's available at the market each week as we move through the summer season. You'll also hear about the food trucks, community partners, live music, cooking demos, activities, and more because every week at the market is unique! 

Our weekly live broadcast from the Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market is made possible by our local Wendy's restaurants. Big thanks to Chris and Emily Lane and everyone at the Wendy's restaurants in Dover, New Philadelphia, Newcomerstown, Uhrichsville, Bolivar, Carrollton, and Alliance!

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