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INAEYC OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Indiana AEYC has an opening for a Controller.  This is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the Chief Financial Officer. 

Primary Role:

The Controller assists in the direction and oversight of all fiscal functions of the organization in accordance with GAAP, along with nonprofit fiscal management practice. Administer the day-to-day fiscal operations of the Association; ensure effective internal controls are in place, monthly reconciliations, monitor budget, and assist the Chief Financial Officer in the development of financial and contract management operations for effective fiscal accountability.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other related field required.
  2. CPA required.
  3. Master’s degree preferred.
  4. Public accounting experience preferred.
  5. Minimum of 2-5 years of experience as a Controller.
  6. Proven ability as an accounting manager for a $2 -$10 million non-profit organization with state and federal contracts, preferably with fund accounting experience.
  7. Proven ability as the lead accounting professional with substantial experience and tangible accomplishments.
  8. Proficiency in contract and financial management software, including the Blackbaud Financial Edge software.
  9. Demonstrated skills in grant management and program implementation.
  10. Demonstrable experience with nonprofit contracting and financial auditing, especially the Single Audit (formerly OMB A-133 Audit) process.
  11. Applicant will be subject to a fingerprint-based national and state criminal history check as required by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), Office of Early Childhood, and Out of School Learning (OECOSL).

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Assists the CFO in overseeing fiscal reporting activities for the organization including P&L statements, balance sheets, cash flows payroll, and various reports to funding agencies.
  2. Perform monthly accounting processes: record journal entries, trial balance management, General Ledger account reconciliations, sub ledger reconciliations and maintenance, and financial report analysis.
  3. Manages the monthly reconciliation of the expenses and reimbursements/revenue for the various funding streams.
  4. Performs the monthly bank reconciliations for the Association’s various bank accounts.
  5. Assist the CFO in the development and implementation of the Association’s cost allocation system.
  6. Assist the CFO in planning for the phases of the annual audit and tax return preparation.
  7. Perform fiscal year-end General Ledger reconciliations and supporting documentation for the annual audit and tax return preparation.
  8. Analyze and evaluate the company financials as related to company objectives and budgets.
  9. Assist in planning and gathering documentation for all federal and state tax returns completed by the CPA firm.
  10. Manage chapter bank reconciliations and communication with chapters.
  11. Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of the annual property tax return by a CPA firm.
  12. Oversee the filing of the annual 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC forms.
  13. Serve as backup for the Senior Accountant, as needed.
  14. Responsible for assisting in continuous improvement and monitoring processes and systems/controls to be used in internal auditing throughout the Association.
  15. Provide leadership in the development of continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  16. Stay abreast of changes in the not-for-profit sector through involvement in industry organizations to enable benchmarking Association practices against industry standards and requirements.
  17. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  18. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  19. Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Attributes:

  1. Demonstrate strong attention to detail.
  2. Demonstrated successful ability to input data with a high accuracy rating.
  3. Ability to be highly analytical and organized.
  4. Successfully work in a team setting.
  5. Strong communication skills.
  6. Able to work with minimal supervision.
  7. Highly ethical with a strong commitment to the mission of the Association.
  8. Ability to multi-task, flexibility to adapt to change in procedures.
  9. Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines.

To apply for this position please reference job #653 and email your resume and cover letter to resumes@inaeyc.org

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OTHER OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

ADMINISTRATORS
Ivy Tech Community College – Kokomo has an opening for Faculty/Program Chair – Early Childhood Education. This is a Full-Time Faculty position.

General Description of Position:

Manage all elements of the designated academic program, including enrollment management, program administration, instructional quality, and human resource management ensuring coordination with academic and non-academic departments. Provide quality and engaging instruction in all delivery methods and formats within specific academic programs; provide timely and meaningful feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; engage students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provide institutional support and community service; participate meaningfully in student retention and completion initiatives; support the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives; conform to regional expectations of faculty performance and engagement.

Major Responsibilities:

INSTRUCTION
1. Deliver assigned classes using pedagogy and technology that best support student learning, and in accordance with college loading policy, course objectives and program learning outcomes.
2. Develop and maintain curriculum and supporting course materials in keeping with and furtherance of course objectives and program learning outcomes.
3. Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Manage a classroom environment conducive to student learning and in adherence to federal, state, and college safety standards and practices.
4. Facilitate student achievement of expected program learning outcomes.
5. Use Learning Management System (e.g. Canvas) to facilitate teaching, learning, assessment and communication.

RETENTION AND STUDENT SUCCESS
1. Provide academic-related coaching and academic monitoring to assigned student advisees in partnership with professional academic advising staff.
2. Monitor and document student performance throughout the semester, including use of technology for academic advising alerts; provide necessary interventions to include communication with students, tutoring and other academic supports, and referrals to appropriate college resources.
3. Maintain posted office hours and student engagement hours in accordance with regional expectations and the faculty loading policy in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM 7.2).
4. Promote and assist in student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs, including outreach to students by phone, technology tools, and other electronic means.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
1. Participate in professional development activities that may include scheduled training, time spent onsite in related business and industries, and self-study to advance instructional and technical skills as well as current knowledge within the field of study.
2. Participate in scholarly activities related to the discipline/focus, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification and licensure.
3. Stay current in contemporary pedagogy, digital technology, and other technology related to teaching that best support student learning.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND BUSINESS OUTREACH
1. Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college’s relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/division/college.
2. Develop community/industry/business contacts to advance college relationships within service area as appropriate in the department and division.

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT

1. Provide institutional support as requested by college administration such as participation on committees and task forces, projects related to college and program accreditations, and grant-related projects.
2. Support and engage with CCEC and Development (Ivy Tech Foundations).
3. Attend commencement and participate as assigned by regional administration.
4. Participate in college/campus-wide meetings and departmental/division/faculty meetings.
5. Participate in career service and alumni activities.
6. Adhere to college and regional academic policies.

ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
1. Review and analyze program data as related to completion and retention.
2. Determine and lead action steps positively impacting retention.
3. Support development of student internships and other real-work experiences to support the curriculum and student experiential learning.
4. Assure quality of discipline-specific dual credit courses within the local high schools. See ASOM 4.3 – Credit Transfer Awarding/Dual Credit for listing of specific responsibilities.
5. Create course schedules conducive to student learning and student access, in consideration of the needs of Corporate College; and maximizing utilization of existing classroom and laboratories.

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
1. Complete annual Program Review, which includes analysis of trend data and resources.
2. As appropriate, engage internally and externally with employers and other economic sector experts, deans, vice presidents, and as a member of the statewide curriculum committee to ensure alignment of quality, relevant, and market-driven curriculum.
3. Maintain office administrative hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines in ASOM 7.2 – Faculty Job Descriptions and Loading.
4. Coordinate program advisory committees and assure broad-based membership and participatory agendas.
5. If applicable, oversee equipment purchases and maintenance and supplies for instructional laboratories.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
1. Coordinate recruitment, evaluation, and development of full-time and adjunct faculty with Human Resources and the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (or designee).
2. Review and respond to faculty, staff and student issues.

Conduct all activities within the established guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction, faculty credentials per ASOM 7.1 for a discipline assigned, academic leadership and management skills.

A qualified faculty member in early childhood education meets the program standard through:

  1. Possesses an earned master’s or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in early childhood education, child development; or
  2. Possesses an earned master’s or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution with 18 graduate credit hours in courses closely related to early childhood education and development, with academic preparation appropriate to the course and /or specialty being taught; and
  3. Possesses one of the following:
    1. Professional certification in the field; or
    2. Two years of directly related work experience in the field of early childhood – birth through age 8.

ECED 105 Course Standard

A qualified faculty member teaching ECED 105 meets the Early Childhood Education (ECED) program standard and holds a CDA Professional Development Specialist credential

To apply, please visit Details – Faculty/Program Chair – Early Childhood Education – Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Rainbows & Rhymes (R & R) is a well-established preschool and child care outreach of First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Crawfordsville. In August 2020, the program expanded from a morning only preschool to a year-round AM preschool/PM child care full day program to accommodate identified child care needs in our community. We are a growing Registered Ministry and CCDF tuition voucher provider currently recognized as Level 1 in Indiana’s Paths to Quality rating program. We aim to be a Level 3 program during 2021.

The R & R director will provide oversight and management of the preschool/childcare program. The director will ensure that the purpose and mission of R & R as determined by the Rainbows & Rhymes Ministry Board (RRMBoard) is accomplished. The purpose is to provide top quality, developmentally age-appropriate programming which nurtures and challenges every student cognitively, physically, social/emotionally, and spiritually. Collaborating with the Pastor, the RRMBoard, and other staff, the director will ensure that R & R meets the educational needs of preschool children while providing them with a foundation for Christian living.

Qualifications

  • Personal commitment to and public affirmation of the Christian faith
  • High School Diploma and one of: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or elementary education or Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
  • Work experience in an early childhood program or elementary school
  • Personal qualities of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and kindness
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with teachers, parents, children, and church staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including time management, flexibility, and problem solving
  • Computer literacy skills to efficiently use Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Residence in and community involvement in Montgomery County preferred

Job Responsibilities

GENERAL

  • Assume responsibility for the daily operations of R & R, ensuring a clean, safe, and appropriate environment
  • Ensure facility and program comply with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including our Indiana early childhood program certification regulations
  • Plan and conduct meetings with the RRMBoard monthly or as needed
  • Ensure adherence to R & R and FUMC policies and procedures
  • Communicate with church staff regarding school closings, special events
  • Coordinate facility and maintenance needs with Maintenance Supervisor using work orders
  • Act as liaison between the RRMBoard, R & R staff, student’s families, and FUMC staff
  • Attend FUMC staff and FUMC Church Council meetings as the R & R representative
  • Coordinate with FUMC Children’s Ministry leadership to promote church activities with R & R families
  • Be an active member of the Montgomery County Child Care Coalition

OFFICE/ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Inform the church administrative assistant when director is out of the building and clarify who is supervising
  • Manage tuition billing/payments, payroll submission, scholarship fund expenditures, program purchasing, and grant expenditures with church administrative assistant
  • Implement the CACFP meal reimbursement program with the R & R Food Service manager and the church administrative assistant
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for RRMBoard
  • Maintain complete and current staff, volunteer, and student files
  • Order and purchase needed supplies while maintaining an orderly supply room
  • Plan and conduct registration and enrollment
  • Evaluate and award scholarship requests with the RRMBoard
  • Create emergency procedures with RRMBoard and conduct emergency drills as required
  • Support fundraising events to benefit R & R
  • Maintain/achieve program certifications: Registered Ministry, CCDF Provider, VCP, and Level 3 Paths to Quality
  • Create annual budget by December 1 with RRMBoard

CURRICULUM / STAFF

  • Create staff job descriptions and policy manual with the RRMBoard
  • Interview, hire, annually evaluate, and dismiss staff with the RRMBoard
  • Establish a list of substitutes and necessary written procedures and arrange substitutes as needed (The director may need to cover classes in emergencies)
  • Respond to and resolve personnel matters; involve the RRMBoard when appropriate
  • Communicate proactively with all staff
  • Give classroom support, regularly checking on each class for concerns
  • Collaborate with teachers on daily schedules for classes
  • Oversee and assist in proper implementation of chosen curricula
  • Support staff dealing with student behaviors and issues
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings
  • Partner with the Crawfordsville District Public Library, including Book Buddies program

PROGRAM PROMOTION

  • Maintain a regularly updated Facebook page for Rainbows & Rhymes and church website Rainbows & Rhymes page
  • Provide monthly articles for Chimes publication; utilize The Weekly Post email message for program highlights and announcements
  • Provide promotional slides to be shown at Sunday services and the Education Building Welcome Center
  • Speak at church services and events to keep congregation updated about R & R
  • Publicize enrollment information to the community, area businesses, Wabash College, Willson Preschool, area churches without preschools, and potential student families
  • Periodically submit photographs / narratives of program highlights to community newspapers
  • Identify appropriate grant opportunities and assist in application and management of grants

FAMILIES / STUDENTS

  • Develop the Parent Handbook with the RRMBoard and revise at least annually
  • Plan and conduct parent orientation sessions at least annually
  • Provide support and maintain an open line of communication with each family
  • Communicate information regarding special events, contagions, COVID, and church activities
  • Contact parents if necessary for students to be sent home during the day
  • Isolate and care for sick children until parent arrives
  • Arrange and participate in annual parent conferences for each student

POSITION DETAILS

  • This position is a salaried position with no paid insurance benefits.
  • The minimum expected work day is 7:30 – 4:00 with 30 minutes for lunch.
  • All R & R paid holidays (up to 7 annually) and an additional 15 days of paid PTO are available each calendar year. PTO includes sick and vacation time that may be taken in ½ day increments but may not be taken during the week prior to the start of the summer term or the fall term. Unused days do not carry over to the next calendar year.
  • The director will report to and be evaluated by their FUMC Staff Parish Liaison and the RRMBoard.
  • Resumes will be reviewed beginning March 8, 2021 with the goal of a new director beginning by June 1, 2021.

Submit resumes to:
Sherrie Lacy

First United Methodist Church
212 E. Wabash Ave
Crawfordsville IN 47933
765-362-4817

Children’s Learning Center of Posey County is now accepting applications for its Director position opening. This is a full-time position in Mount Vernon, Indiana, with competitive pay.

Job Description

Directors are responsible for the daily operations of a daycare center. They ensure a safe and educational environment for young children, manage teaching staff, develop curricula in coordination with teachers, communicate with parents, and uphold the center’s reputation.

Requirements

A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education or elementary education with a kindergarten endorsement and grades of C or better

OR

Any Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university must include one (1) of the following:

(A) Fifteen (15) credit hours in college-level courses with documented content relating to the needs, skills, development, or teaching methods of children six (6) years of age or younger and grades of C or better.

(B) A CDA, CCP, or PAC

OR

A two (2) year associate’s degree in early childhood education from an accredited college or university, with a grade of C or better and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in an early childhood program.

Responsibilities

We are looking to hire a qualified Learning Center Director to manage our day-to-day operations and establish and sustain a positive learning environment for children. You will oversee the coordination of education programs that comply with local and federal regulations, ensure that facilities are maintained, manage and support a complement of daycare staff, and manage the center’s financial affairs.

The successful applicant will be able to manage all aspects of a daycare center as well as have strong leadership skills. You should display a friendly demeanor, have a love for children, and strive to create a supportive and encouraging environment for both children and teachers. Early childhood development experience is a plus.

The specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain optimal staffing levels by advertising and interviewing for open positions, hiring and onboarding new staff, performing evaluations, and terminating employees when necessary.
  • Create weekly schedules with regards to advanced requests off and last-minute call-ins.
  • Retain the Center’s Paths to Quality (PTQ) Level 3 standards.
  • Maintain standards for various government programs, including CACFP, CCDF.
  • Ensure the financial stability of CLC by meeting with United Way regarding funding and organizing fundraising efforts.
  • Report to Board of Directors each month and provide progress updates on responsibilities.
  • Evaluate classroom supplies and facility maintenance needs, complying with state requirements.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
  • CDA, CCP, or PAC (Preferred)

This Job Is:

  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more

Benefit Conditions:

  • A waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

To apply, click here

Manchester Early Learning Center is now accepting applications for its Executive Director position opening. This is a full-time, exempt position in North Manchester, Indiana with competitive pay. The Executive Director will be responsible for the administration of the Manchester Early Learning Center and day-to-day operations, as well as planning for the growth and future of MELC. Minimum qualifications include a B.S. or B.A. in Early Childhood Education (or Elementary Education with a kindergarten endorsement), OR an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education supplemented by a minimum of three years’ experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. or B.A. in Early Childhood Education (or Elementary Education with a kindergarten endorsement), OR an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education supplemented by a minimum of three years’ experience.
  2. Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or an equivalent or higher credential that addresses comparable competencies, or must begin the credential within 6 months of employment.
  3. Willing to obtain training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with young children.
  4. Complete all employee records as required.
  5. Pass drug screenings and unlimited criminal history checks.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  1. Communicate effectively with children, their parents, and staff.
  2. Provide quality, nurturing care to children enrolled in the program.
  3. Demonstrate skills to properly address the developmental needs of young children.
  4. Conduct and document the developmental assessments of children.
  5. Maintain effective, working relationships with children, parents, and staff.
  6. Business management.
  7. Experience in a classroom setting.
  8. Training in first aid.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain an open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child and family.
  2. Supervise/maintain staff and staff training.
  3. Manage the facility.
  4. Set and maintain an operational budget
  5. Market the center to attract new enrollments.
  6. Promote feelings of security and trust in children.
  7. Complete timely documentation according to center policies and state regulations.
  8. Maintain a professional code of conduct and work ethic.
  9. Promote early learning in all areas of development.
  10. Maintain a positive attitude during both emergency and stressful situations.

Please see the Manchester Early Learning Center website for more information and to apply (https://www.manchesterearlylearningcenter.org/employment.html).

Finding Me Now Learning Center, a leading Child Development School, is seeking an Assistant Center Director. This is a full-time position that includes competitive wages and the opportunity to impact Finding Me Now, a family owned company celebrating 40+ years. With a heartfelt respect for others and a deep passion for the children we serve, Finding Me Now cultivates a unique atmosphere of positivity, unity, fun and love! If you are collaborative, passionate and a self-starter that can create meaningful relationships with teaching staff and families, exciting growth opportunities await you at Finding Me Now! This position will empower you as an early childhood professional to collaborate with our director and spearhead the framework of our curriculum coaching program. Must be a detailed-oriented leader, confident and compassionate. We value team members that exudes cheerful energy in a positive environment and committed to make extraordinary differences in the lives of children and families. Our Southside location is aggressively working towards our NAEYC accreditation and Level 4 PTQ.

  • Inspire, guide, and support a team of educators and a community of families.
  • Master the Teaching Strategies Gold/Creative Curriculum approach to learning to develop children in all areas of development.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Indiana Early Childhood Foundations and NAEYC standards for all age groups.
  • Model ideal behaviors and coach educators to classroom excellence to uphold the integrity of the curriculum.
  • Mentor and train new teachers with resources such as onboarding plans and fellow team members.
  • Effectively develop and evaluate learning guidance tools for staff and classrooms, including NAEYC’s DAP framework, coaching plans, progress monitoring, Teaching Strategies GOLD™.
  • Proactively pursue the professional development of staff members and self.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the regulatory environment, including compliance and licensing changes.
  • Assist Director in management of center operations, including staffing, administration, etc.
  • Occasionally conduct tours and support new enrollment.
  • Perform administrative duties including required documentation, filing, emails, phone calls, and organizational tasks.
  • Uphold the vision, professionalism, and philosophies of Finding Me Now Learning Center
Requirements
  • Must have a CDA
  • ECE Associates degree or higher preferred, or working towards it.
  • Must be able to work a full-time schedule, including either opening or closing the center.
Qualifications
  • Actively exhibit a passion for early education and an enthusiasm for learning.
  • Demonstrate exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Respond to changing work environments by demonstrating flexibility with schedules, teamwork, and families.
  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.

For more information or to apply visit https://www.findingmenow.com/careers/

 

At Bloomington Center for Global Children (BCGC), a Spanish-immersion childcare center, our mission is to provide a multilingual and nurturing early education environment for young children that supports their physical and social emotional development while encouraging them to care for themselves, their community, and their planet. We value the uniqueness of our community members and seek to provide an inclusive environment for all.

We are seeking a Director to lead our team and manage school operations. Under the direction and guidance of the Board of Directors, the Director will oversee school operations (enrollment, family communication and support, licensing and Paths to Quality requirements), manage and develop a team of full- and part-time staff and will execute the long term vision (strategic planning, curriculum development) at our center that provides care and early childhood education for children ages 6 weeks – 6 years.

This is a full-time, exempt position in Bloomington, Indiana.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, train and retain qualified staff in all departments
  • Lead and supervise staff (teachers, teacher’s aides, kitchen and maintenance staff) including creating and managing the overall staff schedule
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the center
  • Assure compliance with licensing and Paths to Quality regulations/requirements
  • Maintain a workplace environment that is positive, supportive, and prioritizes transparency
  • Implement curriculum and ongoing teacher trainings
  • Facilitate, oversee, and support communication between families and teachers
  • Collaborate with Board of Directors

Qualifications:

Must meet one of the following educational criteria:

  • An accredited Bachelor of Arts or Science in early childhood or elementary education with a kindergarten endorsement and grades of B or better
  • An accredited Bachelor of Arts or Science in any discipline and either:
  • 15 credit hours in college level courses with documented content relating to the needs, skills, development, or teaching methods of children 6 years of age or younger (grades of B or better required)
  • A Child Development Associates (CDA) credential
  • An accredited 2-year associates degree in early childhood education, with a grade average of B or better, and a minimum of three years’ experience in an early childhood program
  • Spanish proficiency (spoken and written) strongly desired, Spanish fluency (spoken and written) preferred
  • At least two years of experience managing a diverse group of full- and part-time staff
  • Experience with the principles of positive discipline and play-based learning (familiarity with Montessori and/or Reggio Emilia, a plus)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft/Google suites
  • A commitment to effective cross-cultural communication
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and withstand interruptions

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary for this position is commensurate with experience. The Director is eligible for a monthly cell phone stipend, receives 8 paid holidays, BCGC tuition discounts, and paid-time off.

To Apply:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with priority consideration given to applicants who apply by Friday, November 1, 2019. To apply, please email a thoughtful cover letter and resume (as attachments – pdf or Word) that details how your experience aligns with this opportunity to bcgcboard@gmail.com. Please use the subject line, “Application for BCGC Director.” BCGC is an inclusive community and equal opportunity employer.

The Interim Executive Director will be responsible for St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. operations, administration and human resources. In addition, they will assist in fund development and strengthening existing community partnerships.

This position will be for a period for 3 – 6 months at 30-40 hours per week salaried and will report directly to the St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. Board of Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Program Management
  • Budget Management
  • Team Management & Human Resources
  • Community Engagement

Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience with non-profit organization, preferably early childhood development centers or a related field
  • Able to work occasional weekend, early or evening hours required
  • Demonstrated administrative, financial, and budget management skills
  • Team player with superior interpersonal skills, as well as a capacity to engagement in critical thinking and analysis of programs and service delivery
  • Bachelor’s degree

To learn more about the functions of this position, download the full job description. Apply now by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter to administrator@stnicholasel.org.

TEACHERS

MCCSC’s Early Learning Program is looking for qualified and experienced infant and toddler teachers for their two locations The Early Learning Center and Hoosier Hills Childcare Center.

Job Responsiblities: 
Engaging with children, assisting other classroom teachers with implementing developmentally appropriate activities, helping children with daily health and safety needs, diaper changes, hand washing, feedings, and meals, and assisting with cleaning and organizing the classrooms. Also maintain state licensing, PTQ, and NAEYC standards.

Position Qualifications:
Must have one of the following: current CDA credential, BA or BS in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education, BA or BS degree with 15 credit hours of child development courses, or Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education; some experience in a child care setting preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age, have reliable transportation, be able to lift 50 lbs., become CPR and first aid certified, pass a drug screen, TB test, and criminal history background check. 

Hours: 9:15 am – 5:45 pm, Monday through Friday

Pay: $14.72 with benefits

 

If interested, please email your resume to Jill Hayes at jjhayes@mccsc.edu

Elka Child Education Center in Gary has several openings for Lead Teacher positions. They are specifically looking for a Lead Teacher in their Infant Room, Toddler and 2 Year old Classrooms.

Your Arrival / Opening

  1. Arrive at least 5 minutes ahead of scheduled time to prepare for assigned area. In Smock or Elka Shirt (Elka Uniform).
  2. Inspect and prepare all areas for arrival of students.

CLASSROOM / ADJACENT AREA(s) SET-UP / PLANNED ACTIVITIES

  1. Entry and all areas set up according to Unit of Study for week.
  2. Set-up Assignment Form – all Learning Center areas completed with incorporated items by 9:00 am on Monday.
  3. Greet parents / students.
  4. Implementation of Opening including Elka Affirmation.
  5. Plan curriculum in detail for daily and weekly activities with Teacher Aide(s), Wednesdays.
  6. Have materials ready for the planned day’s activities, implementing the daily program with the assistance of Teacher’s Aides.
  7. All areas represented by student’s creativity. Rotation of representations according to Units of Study.
  8. Lesson Plans and planned activities incorporated daily.
  9. Lesson Plan Package submitted to Director on Thursdays by Noon Teacher.
  10. Keep Learning Areas / Walls neat and organized.
  11. Floors swept after each meal.
  12. Mopping and sanitizing bathrooms during the day as needed.
  13. When music is utilized, age-appropriate music is played.

STUDENTS

  1. Supervise and insure safety and well-being of the children at all times being alert for the needs / or problems of the children as individuals as they arrive / through our day and before departure.
  2. Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with State Policy.
  3. Report to Center Director any case of suspected child abuse or neglect.
  4. Document andy concerns / behaviors in the classroom “Observation Book”.
  5. Make sure all student’s items are labeled.
  6. Make sure all students have proper items including toothbrush/toothpaste. Keep weekly check for all items and send note home for requested items.
  7. Students are to have an initial assessment completed within two weeks of enrollment. Two year old classroom staff – review State info.
  8. New students must wear identification tag their first week.
  9. Identify any students for IEP.
  10. Keep file info up to date.
  11. Keep copies of all correspondences.
  12. Report to Directo any special needs or problems of individual children.
  13. Have a specific area to keep notes / receipts / calendars / etc. Make sure students receive all daily. If absent make sure the student receives the next day. If the student does not arrive the next day, inform Director so the parent can be contacted concerning notes/etc.

DOCUMENTS

  1. Conducted as required at point of entry
  2. Accurate and submitted on time to Office.
  3. Teacher Aides trained by Teacher
  4. Absense of Teacher, Aide is responsible.

MEALS

  1. Following all health/safety rules.
  2. Current menu posted / substitutes noted / students engaged in activities according to menu
  3. Sitting / eating and conversing with students
  4. Areas prepared in advance so each student can clear their items and proceed for handwashing and then an activity.

PARENTS

  1. Plan and involve parents in daily/weekly/monthly activities.
  2. Strategize and implement ways to get parent volunteers.
  3. Do not allow parent volunteers to sit. Get them involved.
  4. Parents must follow same health/safety rules as our staff.
  5. Parents cannot participate in food process unless they submit a current Food Handler’s Card. This includes Birthday Parties.
  6. Conduct individual conference with parents at least twice a year.

CLOSING

Teachers: Check Outlets / walls/ etc. Make sure food items are put away and stored properly.

Teacher Aides: Make sure chairs are clean and stacked. Make sure all tables, shelves, sinks are organized/clean.

Toys are put away.

Follow daily cleaning schedule. (Mats clean daily). Follow Friday cleaning schedule.

Above is expected and not limited to one individual and is also the responsibility of all for everything being clean and in order before you depart for the day.

WORKSHOPS/TRAININGS/STAFF MEETINGS

Attend

Meet required training hours

  • It is the responsibility of each Classroom Staff to know and implement daily: Elka Employee Handbook Info, State Rules & Regulations, Paths to Quality, Accreditation Requirements.
  • This job description does not exclude any additional information received from your Director and should there be additional received, is to be added in its proper place in Elka Requirmeent Binder.

To apply, email your resume to Gina Hill at elka.center@sbcglobal.net.

Job Title: Two Year Old Teacher

Finding Me Now Learning Center, located on the Eastside of Indianapolis at 8402 E. 21st Street, has an opening for a Two Year Old Teacher.

Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of a CDA or Associates in ECE, and at least 4 years experience in the Early Childhood Education field..

We are looking for someone who….

  • Can plan and implement developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and center-based activities, using Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Is a team player and enjoys working with like minded professionals.
  • Enjoys helping our two year olds develop friendships while learning and discovering each day.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Can communicate with parents regularly about their children’s progress.

Hours: Full-time with starting pay between $9.00 – $13.50 dependent on experience and education.

Apply today and start your journey with Finding Me Now!

To view the complete job description click here.

Job Title: PreK Teacher

Finding Me Now Learning Center Located on Stop 11 Road has an opening for a Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher.

Ideal candidates will have at least three years of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of a CDA or Associates in ECE.

We are a level 4 PTQ and NAEYC accredited center. We believe in giving the children in our care the best experiences, learning environments and caring staff to foster their growth and development.

We are looking for someone who….

  • Can plan and implement developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and center-based activities, using Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Is a team player and enjoys working with like minded professionals.
  • Enjoys helping our Pre Kindergarten child prepare for Kindergarten in the Fall.
  • Will inspire and spike the curiosity of the children while promoting the desire to learn and discover new things.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Can communicate with parents regularly about their children’s progress.

Hours: Full-time with starting pay between $8.00 – $11.50 dependent on experience and education.

Apply today and start your journey with Finding Me Now!

To view the complete job description click here.

Finding Me Now Learning Center on the southside of Indianapolis near Stop 11 and Madison Avenue is looking for qualified candidates to fill a School-Age staff position. Candidates should demonstrate a strong desire and passion to work with young child. This position is responsible for managing a multi-age classroom.

Finding Me Now Learning Center is NAEYC accredited, so a minimum of a CDA is required.

Other Requirements include:

  • Experience working in child care/education in a professional environment
  • Ability to guide behavior and effectively teach problem solving skills
  • Top notch problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong classroom management kills Desire to work in a friendly, fun environment where you will be making a difference in the lives of children.

Salary: $9.00 to $13.50 /hour

Submit your resume today and join their winning team! For more information or to apply click here.

Finding Me Now Learning Center located on the southside of Indianapolis at 6303 S. East Street, has an opening for a Toddler Lead Teacher.

Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of a CDA or Associates in ECE, and at least 4 years experience in the Early Childhood Education field.

We are looking for someone who…

  • Can plan and implement developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and center-based activities, using Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Is a team player and enjoys working with like minded professionals.
  • Enjoys helping other toddlers develop friendships while learning and discovering each day.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Can communicate with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

This is a full-time position with a starting pay between $9.00 to $13.50 per hour dependent on experience and education.

Submit your resume today and join their winning team! For more information or to apply click here.

Job Title: Teacher

Job Specifications:

This position entails being a full time employee who is paid at an hourly rate with an annual raise given in January. Benefits are as follows: six sick days per school year, which when not all used within the school year (August to June), they may be carried over into the next school year. Two snow days are paid for only when there is an official snow day closing called by the
Superintendent of Carmel Clay Schools. You are paid to attend the mandatory staff meetings and center events. Registration for Educational workshops is paid for. Scheduled hours for most work weeks are approximately 40 hours weekly. The scheduled of our closed days off (holidays and summers) are the same as the teacher’s schedule contracted schedule calendar days. These are non-paid times for all Edu-Care employees. All Edu-Care employees are hired in on a 30 day probationary period

 

Job Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age to work with children 1 year and older
  • 21 years of age to work with infants (6 weeks to 1 year)
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Physically able to lift 50 pounds
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Capable of meeting physical demands of the children
  • Must be able to get up and down off the floor so you can interact with the children.
  • Must be able to go outside to supervise children when the wind chill is not below 20 degrees and not raining and during warm spring and summer days.
  • Must be free from any allergy that would effect your performance as a teacher and interrupt the day-to-day operation of the center.
  • Successful completion of CPR and basic first aide Demonstrate knowledge of universal precautions Negative TB test
  • Submit criminal history affidavit (as required by the state and Carmel Clay Schools)
  • Relevant Training (workshops) or CDA Credential or
    relevant associate degree

Supervision

Works under close supervision from the lead teacher and the Edu-Care Director. Teacher follows established activity plan. Creativity must be used in accomplishing this work. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. 1. Collaborate with classroom co-worker on planning of activities, lesson plans, events, etc.
  2. Communicate with all co-workers about the day to day operation of the center and how it affects the parents and children.
  3. Ability to relate well to pre-school children, age 6 weeks to 5 years old.
  4. Demonstrates evidence of sufficient emotional and social maturity and stability to function responsibly in a crisis or stress situation.
  5. Shows sensitivity to children’s individual needs.
  6. Dependability.
  7. Valid driver’s license, if you are interested in part taking in any field trip.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Visually observes and supervises children’s activities.
  2. Repeatedly lifts children and equipment up to 50 pounds.
  3. Bends and kneels to child’s eye level.
  4. Moves quickly to interfere in dangerous situations.
  5. Communicates openly and positively with children, parents and staff.
  6. Willing to learn how young children learn.
  7. Acts on lesson plans which are prepared weekly for each day.
  8. Helps each child to know, accept and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  9. Works with a variety of appropriate equipment and activities to promote the physical development of children.
  10. Use lesson plan activities that encourage questioning, probing, and problem-solving skills appropriate to the development level of the children.
  11. Helps children acquire and use language as a means of communicating their thoughts and feelings and of understanding others.
  12. Helps each child develop a sense of independence.
  13. Ensures the general safety and well being of assigned children (from the time the children enter the building until they leave).
  14. Maintain your work area at all times (housekeeping duties, restrooms, and storage of materials). ALL STAFF MEMBERS SHARE IN THE HOUSEKEEPING AND CLEANING DUTIES.
  15. Responsible for cleanliness of assigned class area (sanitizing cots and tables, chairs, diaper area, etc.).
  16. Aids in providing a safe environment and takes necessary measures to reduce and prevent accidents and illnesses.
  17. Successfully completes first aide training and CPR training.
  18. Attends workshops, mandatory staff meetings, parents conferences (as needed), and any other school related events as assigned by your supervisor. This requirement is considered an integral part of your job.
  19. Confer with parents about child’s progress as needed and by the use of the daily sheets, newsletters, development reports.
  20. Maintains accurate attendance records.
  21. Reinforces children’s social behavior.
  22. Take required training to drive the bus for field trip activities if the class you are working with takes part in field trips.
  23. Fulfills all the requirements that are listed in the packet.
  24. Establishes positive and productive relationships with parents and children.
  25. Other duties as assigned.

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As an Infant Teacher at the Primrose School at West Carmel located at 3746 W 98th St, Carmel, IN 46032 you will help young minds explore, discover and understand the world around them. 
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Infant Teacher to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning The Primrose School at West Carmel is an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational child care experience. We offer year-round programs for children from infant through elementary-aged school age.
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at the Primrose School at West Carmel and the local, state or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Assesses each child’s developmental needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Plans with a member of the Leadership Team the parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children’s behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School at West Carmel Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary. 
 Desired skills and experience: 
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib. 
  • Experience following feeding plans and changing diapers.
  • Infant – Preschool Teachers: 2 year degree in early childhood or related field preferred 
Each Primrose school is a privately owned and operated franchise, and the respective Franchise Owner is the employer at each school. Franchise Owners set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary among Franchise Owners. Primrose Schools and its Franchise Owners are equal opportunity employers. Positions and position titles vary by school. 
 
To apply for this position please click the following job post link: Infant Teacher | Primrose School at West Carmel (careerplug.com)

 

Finding Me Now Learning Center on the southside of Indianapolis near Stop 11 and Madison Avenue is looking for qualified candidates to fill a School-Age Lead Teacher position. Candidates should demonstrate a strong desire and passion to work with young child. This position is responsible for managing a multi-age classroom.

Finding Me Now Learning Center is a Paths to Quality Level 4 center and NAEYC accredited, so a minimum of a CDA is required.

Other Requirements include:

  • Experience working in child care/education in a professional environment
  • Ability to guide behavior and effectively teach problem solving skills
  • Top notch problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong classroom management kills Desire to work in a friendly, fun environment where you will be making a difference in the lives of children.

Salary: $9.00 to $13.75 /hour

Submit your resume today and join their winning team! For more information or to apply click here.

Colonial Village Nursery & Day Care Center, Inc. (Colonial Village), located on 30 acres in Zionsville, specializes in caring for children ages 2 through 6 with our own private Kindergarten program. Colonial Village has an opening for a Lead 2’s Teacher.

Successful candidates will have at least one year of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of one of the following:

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing developmentally and age appropriate classroom, and center-based activities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage the classroom and follow the established curriculum while allowing plenty of time for outside play!
  • Maintaining a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Communicate with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

Requirements include:

  • A current CDA, CCP, PAC
  • BA or BS in early childhood education or elementary education with a kindergarten endorsement from an accredited college or university
  • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university which also includes:
    • 15 credit hours in college level courses relating to the needs, skills, development, or teaching methods of children ages 6 and younger or
    • 2-year associate’s degree in early childhood education from an accredited college or university
  • Willing to enroll in one of the above requirements within 1 year of employment and complete at least 6 credit hours per year until requirement is fulfilled.

Hours: Full-time with starting pay at $10.00 / hour and up dependent on experience and education.

To view job description click here.

For more information or to send resumes to Jill at colonialvillagedc@gmail.com

Colonial Village Nursery & Day Care Center, Inc. (Colonial Village), located on 30 acres in Zionsville, specializes in caring for children ages 2 through 6 with our own private Kindergarten program. Colonial Village has an opening for a Lead 3’s early 4’s Teacher (Jr. Pre-K).

Successful candidates will have at least one year of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of one of the following:

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing developmentally and age appropriate classroom, and center-based activities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage the classroom and follow the established curriculum while allowing plenty of time for outside play!
  • Maintaining a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Communicate with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

Requirements include:

  • A current CDA, CCP, PAC
  • BA or BS in early childhood education or elementary education with a kindergarten endorsement from an accredited college or university
  • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university which also includes:
    • 15 credit hours in college level courses relating to the needs, skills, development, or teaching methods of children ages 6 and younger or
    • 2-year associate’s degree in early childhood education from an accredited college or university
  • Willing to enroll in one of the above requirements within 1 year of employment and complete at least 6 credit hours per year until requirement is fulfilled.

Hours: Full-time with starting pay at $10.00 / hour and up dependent on experience and education.

To view job description click here.

For more information or to send resumes to Jill at colonialvillagedc@gmail.com


Castle Country Academics
in Newburgh is hiring for a Lead Teacher Position.

Job description:

  • Lesson planning,
  • Teaching,
  • Care/ Before and Afternoon Program.

Requirements: minimum a CDA or higher diploma

Pay: Starting from $11 an hour, higher depending on education and experiences

Time: Be able to work between the hours of 7 am and 5:30 pm

For more information or to apply contact: Ms. Tina at 812.853.5678 or email at rotatina68@gmail.com.

Family Development Services is hiring for the following positions: Infant / Toddler Teachers.

Family Development Services manages the Head Start and Early Head Start educational programs in Marion and Hamilton counties in Central Indiana. We plant the seeds of future success for more than 2,000 children and their families each year by providing a head start in socialization and school preparedness skills, as well as a range of family social services.

Preschool Teachers: FDS has immediate openings for Head Start preschool teachers in the Indianapolis area. Responsibilities include: planning and implementing developmentally and age appropriate classroom activities, maintaining a healthy and safe environment, having a demonstrated ability to manage a classroom and follow established curriculum and procedures, and communicating with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

$16.37—$21.08 / hour + Generous Benefits

Minimum of an associate or bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related degree with a minimum of 18 credit hours in early childhood education required. Submit resume in person at 3637 N. Meridian Street, online at www.fds.org or by fax at (317) 803-9486. Include transcripts for immediate consideration. EOE

Position Descriptions:

FDS Preschool Teacher

Family Development Services is hiring for the following positions: Infant / Toddler Teachers and Preschool Teachers.

Family Development Services manages the Head Start and Early Head Start educational programs in Marion and Hamilton counties in Central Indiana. We plant the seeds of future success for more than 2,000 children and their families each year by providing a head start in socialization and school preparedness skills, as well as a range of family social services.

Infant/Toddler Teachers: FDS has immediate openings for Early Head Start infant/toddler teachers in the Indianapolis area. Responsibilities include: planning and implementing developmentally and age appropriate classroom activities, maintaining a healthy and safe environment, having a demonstrated ability to manage a classroom and follow established curriculum and procedures, and communicating with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

$13.29—$20.65 / hour + Generous Benefits

Must have either CDA, Associate degree in Early Childhood or a related degree with a minimum of 18 credit hours in Early Childhood Education. 1-year Infant/Toddler experience required. Submit resume in person at 3637 N. Meridian Street, online at www.fds.org or by fax at (317) 803-9486. Include transcripts for immediate consideration. EOE

Position Description:

FDS Infant Toddler Teachers

Bloomington Developmental Learning Center in Bloomington, IN is hiring for the following positions: Infant/Toddler Co-Teacher and Preschool Co-Teacher.

Infant/Toddler Co-Teacher: If you have a passion for play-based education and spending time with young children, this is the career for you! BDLC practices continuity of care, meaning the children begin with a set of teachers in our infant rooms and stay with those peers and teachers, moving rooms each year as a group until they are 3 years old. We are looking for a teacher in our current 2 to 2.5-year-old classroom. This position would work 10am-6pm daily. Full-Time position.

Pre-School Co-Teacher: If you have a passion for play-based education and spending time with young children, this is the career for you! BDLC practices continuity of care, meaning the children begin with a set of teachers in our infant rooms and stay with those peers and teachers, moving rooms each year as a group until they are 3 years old. We are looking for a co-teacher in our current 3-4-year-old preschool classroom and a co-teacher in our current 4-5-year-old preschool classroom. This position would work 10am-6pm daily. Full Time position.

Please review the position description below. Interested applicants should send email to Kari Pronto, Executive Director: director@bdlc.org

Position Description

BDLC Infant-Toddler Co Teacher Posting

BDLC Pre-School Co Teacher Posting

IUPUI Center for Young Children is seeking a Multi-Age Lead Teacher. This position is responsible for the daily management of the children (ages 2-6) and activities in their classroom in accordance with licensing standards and the Center’s policies, practices, and procedures. They will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for children enrolled. This position also supervises and evaluates the assistant teacher and classroom assistants.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or elementary education, OR associate degree in similar fields and two years of experience with young children in a licensed childcare center or early childhood setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field

Please review the position description below. Interested applicants may apply here: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/iu/en-us.

Questions? Contact Susie Manning, Director: susimann@iupui.edu

Position Description: IUPUI Center for Young Children-Multi-Age Lead Teacher

Day Early Learning in Indianapolis is hiring for the following positions: Lead Teacher.

Job Summary:  Plans and implements activities which are designed to develop a range of social, cognitive, and/or motor skills for individual and/or groups of preschool aged children, working within a childcare center, classroom, or field environment. Supervises and trains student employees and/or staff engaged in childcare and development activities.

Education:  An associate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Developmental or Child Psychology, Elementary Education or closely related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience:  A minimum of two (2) years of experience in an early childhood setting working directly with young children is preferred. Knowledge: Basic understanding of child development from birth through age 8 acquired through practical experience and/or direct instruction. Basic keyboarding skills, computer literacy and familiarity with various applications such a database, word processing, e-mail and internet.

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Questions can be sent to Beth Riedeman at bethr@earlylearningindiana.org

St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. in Indianapolis is hiring for the following positions: Lead Teacher.

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to join an early learning program with a passionate and experienced executive director and board of directors. St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. is committed to providing a warm, welcoming, affordable and developmentally appropriate environment in which children can grow and learn. The program is committed to providing every child with a high quality experience in a secure environment that will allow children the opportunity to explore and foster their own growth potential. A core belief of the program is in a child’s ability to learn in the most natural environment possible, with many opportunities to foster play and exploration. The St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. Executive Director, along with staff, will work to develop a life-long love of learning in all children, with a commitment to walking alongside every family in providing their children with an excellent, stimulating environment for the beginning years of life. Please discuss your areas of strength in your cover letter.

Rate of pay: $15/hr (more with a degree, or CDA).

Responsibilities:
The Lead Teacher is responsible for developing and implementing an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child enrolled in a group, in accordance with Indiana FSSA state guidelines for unlicensed registered child care ministries as well as voluntary certification programs. St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. will also be participating in Paths to Quality. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Set up and maintain a well-organized, safe, attractive, fun, and developmentally appropriate classroom environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of
  • Develops weekly plans and implements age appropriate curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of children’s development in their On an on-going basis, plan, evaluate and improve the physical environment in the classroom to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.
  • Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily care giving routines and plans to the interests and needs of the individual child and the
  • Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline
  • Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and
  • Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for the child’s background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into the childcare program and lesson
  • Developing partnerships with child’s caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in
  • Establish a positive relationship with each child’s family and share information about the child’s
  • Completes child transition and orientation of the classroom with
  • Maintain records on each child’s progress and development for the purpose of planning and compliance with state regulations and Paths to
  • Responsible for recording and record keeping of information required to document the growth and development of
  • Help parents to understand the curriculum and find ways to involve parents in the daily
  • Conduct individual parent conferences at least twice a year to discuss each child’s growth and
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or child abuse
  • Completes yearly performance
  • Assist the Executive Director in providing orientation and training for new staff, substitutes and
  • Reports all staffing and classroom concerns to supervisor in a timely
  • Reports family changes in schedules and excessive absences to administration in a timely
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with the St. Nicholas Early Learning, impact statement which can be found here: http://www.stnicholasel.org/impact-statement/
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by Nicholas Early Learning, Inc.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed to support and enhance the mission of the program in a manner consistent with its culture and
  • In accordance with our “team” philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have:

  • B.S. in Early Childhood Education, or related field; or a CDA or equivalent degree
  • 1-2 years or more full-time experience in a certified child care center or comparable group child care program
  • Proven ability to demonstrate sound judgment and self-control in working with children
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Check out our website at www.stnicholasel.org

For consideration: Send cover letter which discusses experiences and interest in the position, as well as a resume, to Dave Sandrick at dsandrick@stnicholasel.org. Please include in the e-mail whatever questions you might have.

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BECA (Bethel Early Childhood Academy at Bethel UMC) is currently hiring for the Lead Teacher position!

Bachelor’s degree or Associate degree in Early Childhood Educaiton or Elementary Ed or CDA certification (Child Development Associate) or equivalent and experience working with children preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Instruct children in activities designed to promote social, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth. Provides clear , organizing, sanitizing toys and supplies, and supervising play and pick up time.
  • Prepares lesson plans, units and projects with clear objectives and and effectively communicates them.
  • Collaborates with other teachers and administrators in development, evaluation, and revision of programing
  • Provides a variety of methods and instructional materials to meet student’s varying needs.
  • Provides instructions to Teacher Assistants.
  • Establishes and enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order
  • Meets with parents to discuss children’s progress and needs

We are a registered ministry, CCDF approved and Paths to Quality provider. We are on the northwest side of Indy with easy access to I-65. Full and part time jobs available. Salary starting at $11 dependent upon education and experience. Apply via our Director at 317-293-1555 or email beca@bethelumc.info.

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ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Elka Child Education Center in Gary has two openings for Assistant Teacher positions.  They are specifically looking for a Assistant Teacher in their Infant Room and Toddler Classrooms. 

Your Arrival / Opening

  1. Arrive at least 5 minutes ahead of scheduled time to prepare for assigned area. In Smock or Elka Shirt (Elka Uniform).
  2. Inspect and prepare all areas for arrival of students.

CLASSROOM / ADJACENT AREA(s) SET-UP / PLANNED ACTIVITIES

  1. Entry and all areas set up according to Unit of Study for week.
  2. Set-up Assignment Form – all Learning Center areas completed with incorporated items by 9:00 am on Monday.
  3. Greet parents / students.
  4. Implementation of Opening including Elka Affirmation.
  5. Plan curriculum in detail for daily and weekly activities with Teacher Aide(s), Wednesdays.
  6. Have materials ready for the planned day’s activities, implementing the daily program with the assistance of Teacher’s Aides.
  7. All areas represented by student’s creativity. Rotation of representations according to Units of Study.
  8. Lesson Plans and planned activities incorporated daily.
  9. Lesson Plan Package submitted to Director on Thursdays by Noon Teacher.
  10. Keep Learning Areas / Walls neat and organized.
  11. Floors swept after each meal.
  12. Mopping and sanitizing bathrooms during the day as needed.
  13. When music is utilized, age-appropriate music is played.

STUDENTS

  1. Supervise and insure safety and well-being of the children at all times being alert for the needs / or problems of the children as individuals as they arrive / through our day and before departure.
  2. Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with State Policy.
  3. Report to Center Director any case of suspected child abuse or neglect.
  4. Document andy concerns / behaviors in the classroom “Observation Book”.
  5. Make sure all student’s items are labeled.
  6. Make sure all students have proper items including toothbrush/toothpaste. Keep weekly check for all items and send note home for requested items.
  7. Students are to have an initial assessment completed within two weeks of enrollment. Two year old classroom staff – review State info.
  8. New students must wear identification tag their first week.
  9. Identify any students for IEP.
  10. Keep file info up to date.
  11. Keep copies of all correspondences.
  12. Report to Directo any special needs or problems of individual children.
  13. Have a specific area to keep notes / receipts / calendars / etc. Make sure students receive all daily. If absent make sure the student receives the next day. If the student does not arrive the next day, inform Director so the parent can be contacted concerning notes/etc.

DOCUMENTS

  1. Conducted as required at point of entry
  2. Accurate and submitted on time to Office.
  3. Teacher Aides trained by Teacher
  4. Absense of Teacher, Aide is responsible.

MEALS

  1. Following all health/safety rules.
  2. Current menu posted / substitutes noted / students engaged in activities according to menu
  3. Sitting / eating and conversing with students
  4. Areas prepared in advance so each student can clear their items and proceed for handwashing and then an activity.

PARENTS

  1. Plan and involve parents in daily/weekly/monthly activities.
  2. Strategize and implement ways to get parent volunteers.
  3. Do not allow parent volunteers to sit. Get them involved.
  4. Parents must follow same health/safety rules as our staff.
  5. Parents cannot participate in food process unless they submit a current Food Handler’s Card. This includes Birthday Parties.
  6. Conduct individual conference with parents at least twice a year.

CLOSING

Teachers: Check Outlets / walls/ etc. Make sure food items are put away and stored properly.

Teacher Aides: Make sure chairs are clean and stacked. Make sure all tables, shelves, sinks are organized/clean.

Toys are put away.

Follow daily cleaning schedule. (Mats clean daily). Follow Friday cleaning schedule.

Above is expected and not limited to one individual and is also the responsibility of all for everything being clean and in order before you depart for the day.

WORKSHOPS/TRAININGS/STAFF MEETINGS

Attend

Meet required training hours

  • It is the responsibility of each Classroom Staff to know and implement daily: Elka Employee Handbook Info, State Rules & Regulations, Paths to Quality, Accreditation Requirements.
  • This job description does not exclude any additional information received from your Director and should there be additional received, is to be added in its proper place in Elka Requirmeent Binder.

To apply, email your resume to Gina Hill at elka.center@sbcglobal.net.

Elka Child Education Center in Gary has several openings for Lead Teacher positions.  They are specifically looking for a Lead Teacher in their Infant Room, Toddler and 2 Year old Classrooms. 

Your Arrival / Opening

  1. Arrive at least 5 minutes ahead of scheduled time to prepare for assigned area. In Smock or Elka Shirt (Elka Uniform).
  2. Inspect and prepare all areas for arrival of students.

CLASSROOM / ADJACENT AREA(s) SET-UP / PLANNED ACTIVITIES

  1. Entry and all areas set up according to Unit of Study for week.
  2. Set-up Assignment Form – all Learning Center areas completed with incorporated items by 9:00 am on Monday.
  3. Greet parents / students.
  4. Implementation of Opening including Elka Affirmation.
  5. Plan curriculum in detail for daily and weekly activities with Teacher Aide(s), Wednesdays.
  6. Have materials ready for the planned day’s activities, implementing the daily program with the assistance of Teacher’s Aides.
  7. All areas represented by student’s creativity. Rotation of representations according to Units of Study.
  8. Lesson Plans and planned activities incorporated daily.
  9. Lesson Plan Package submitted to Director on Thursdays by Noon Teacher.
  10. Keep Learning Areas / Walls neat and organized.
  11. Floors swept after each meal.
  12. Mopping and sanitizing bathrooms during the day as needed.
  13. When music is utilized, age-appropriate music is played.

STUDENTS

  1. Supervise and insure safety and well-being of the children at all times being alert for the needs / or problems of the children as individuals as they arrive / through our day and before departure.
  2. Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with State Policy.
  3. Report to Center Director any case of suspected child abuse or neglect.
  4. Document andy concerns / behaviors in the classroom “Observation Book”.
  5. Make sure all student’s items are labeled.
  6. Make sure all students have proper items including toothbrush/toothpaste. Keep weekly check for all items and send note home for requested items.
  7. Students are to have an initial assessment completed within two weeks of enrollment. Two year old classroom staff – review State info.
  8. New students must wear identification tag their first week.
  9. Identify any students for IEP.
  10. Keep file info up to date.
  11. Keep copies of all correspondences.
  12. Report to Directo any special needs or problems of individual children.
  13. Have a specific area to keep notes / receipts / calendars / etc. Make sure students receive all daily. If absent make sure the student receives the next day. If the student does not arrive the next day, inform Director so the parent can be contacted concerning notes/etc.

DOCUMENTS

  1. Conducted as required at point of entry
  2. Accurate and submitted on time to Office.
  3. Teacher Aides trained by Teacher
  4. Absense of Teacher, Aide is responsible.

MEALS

  1. Following all health/safety rules.
  2. Current menu posted / substitutes noted / students engaged in activities according to menu
  3. Sitting / eating and conversing with students
  4. Areas prepared in advance so each student can clear their items and proceed for handwashing and then an activity.

PARENTS

  1. Plan and involve parents in daily/weekly/monthly activities.
  2. Strategize and implement ways to get parent volunteers.
  3. Do not allow parent volunteers to sit. Get them involved.
  4. Parents must follow same health/safety rules as our staff.
  5. Parents cannot participate in food process unless they submit a current Food Handler’s Card. This includes Birthday Parties.
  6. Conduct individual conference with parents at least twice a year.

CLOSING

Teachers: Check Outlets / walls/ etc. Make sure food items are put away and stored properly.

Teacher Aides: Make sure chairs are clean and stacked. Make sure all tables, shelves, sinks are organized/clean.

Toys are put away.

Follow daily cleaning schedule. (Mats clean daily). Follow Friday cleaning schedule.

Above is expected and not limited to one individual and is also the responsibility of all for everything being clean and in order before you depart for the day.

WORKSHOPS/TRAININGS/STAFF MEETINGS

Attend

Meet required training hours

  • It is the responsibility of each Classroom Staff to know and implement daily: Elka Employee Handbook Info, State Rules & Regulations, Paths to Quality, Accreditation Requirements.
  • This job description does not exclude any additional information received from your Director and should there be additional received, is to be added in its proper place in Elka Requirmeent Binder.

To apply, email your resume to Gina Hill at elka.center@sbcglobal.net

Canterbury School in Fort Wayne is seeking a dynamic, joyful and creative Teaching Assistant to educate and care for their Kindergarten Prep (KP) students. KP is a transitional kindergarten class for students who would benefit from an additional year of early learning prior to commencing kindergarten. Their facility and staff work together to ensure the school lives up to its mission to “maximize the potential of young people by providing a challenging, enriching and supportive learning environment in which students build the foundation for a life of purpose, passion, and meaning.”

Responsibilities include:

  • Create a warm, loving and safe environment for young children
  • Scaffold children’s learning during child-initiated activities and adult-led instruction
  • Encourage diversity by including all students and engaging in anti-bias practices
  • Work with the lead teacher to develop engaging in-class and remote learning experiences that cover physical, social/emotional, linguistic, and cognitive development
  • Work with the lead teacher and special area teachers to observe, record, and assess children’s learning and development
  • Communicate with families
  • Perform general set up and clean up duties including assisting with a snack; maintaining the sanitation of toys, manipulatives, and the general surroundings
  • Provide for the safety and general hygiene of children including assisting with toileting and handwashing; supporting children to self-assess risk during outdoor education; helping with carpool
  • Adhere to current Covid-19 guidelines
  • Supervise lunch and recess duty
  • Collaborate as a team to further develop our program, including attending team meetings, professional development, and faculty workdays
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • One of the following: a current CDA credential; or an associates or bachelors degree in early childhood education or elementary education; OR proof of enrollment in one of these programs; OR an associates or bachelors degree in another discipline
  • Ability to interact and play with children at their physical level, indoors and outdoors in different weather
  • Lifting children and moderately heavy objects

Desirable Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an early childhood setting, elementary school, or out-of-school program for children
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification
  • Basic knowledge of early childhood development principles, health & nutrition standards, & methods of supervising children. 

Job Specs:

Part-time
Monday – Friday from 7:45 am – 1:15 pm during the school year

Supervisor: Early Childhood Division Director

Start Date: August 18, 2021

 

 

To apply: 

Please submit a cover letter with resume and online application by Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at www.canterburyschool.org/employment

 

Finding Me Now Learning Center on the Southside of Indianapolis (South East Street) has an opening for a Preschool Assistant Teacher.

 

Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of a CDA or Associates degree in ECE, and at least 4 years experience in the Early Childhood Education field.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Can assist with implementing appropriate classroom activities, and center-based activities, using Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Is a team player and enjoys working with like-minded professionals.
  • Enjoys helping our preschool children develop friendships while learning and discovering each day.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Can communicate with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

Hours: Full-time with a pay between $9.00 and $13.50, dependent on experience and education.

 

To apply click here and submit your resume.

Finding Me Now Learning Center on the Southside of Indianapolis (South East Street) has an opening for a Preschool Assistant Teacher.

Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience in a child care setting and a minimum of a CDA or Associates degree in ECE, and at least 4 years experience in the Early Childhood Education field.

 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Can assist with implementing appropriate classroom activities, and center-based activities, using Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Is a team player and enjoys working with like-minded professionals.
  • Enjoys helping our preschool children develop friendships while learning and discovering each day.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment both indoors and out.
  • Can communicate with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

Hours: Full-time with a pay between $8.50 and $11.75, dependent on experience and education.

To apply click here and submit your resume.

ATTENTION: Finding Me Now Learning Center is currently searching for energetic, fun, loving and caring people!

Finding Me Now is PTQ Level 3 and pursuing NAEYC accreditation.

Finding Me Now needs you to fill their open position for a Two Year Old Classroom assistant. Their two year olds are loving, curious, and constantly moving. Finding Me Now needs someone who is ready to take on the challenge to help nurture and develop their growth and learning.

Finding Me Now Learning Center’s teachers are highly qualified and trained to provide the best learning possible for the children they care for. Ideally, they would like to hire someone with a CDA, however they do provide the tools needed to acquire the credential, so they are also looking for someone motivated to start the learning process.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume today! They want to talk to you!

Salary: $9.00 – $13.50 / hour
Full-Time

To apply click here and submit your resume.

Finding Me Now Learning Center is now hiring an infant support teacher!

Do you enjoy working with like-minded people who enjoy teaching our youngest children and capturing the many developmental milestones and moments of discovery that occur in the first years of life. From rolling over and sitting up, to first steps and first friendships, children develop confidence from your patient, loving and enthusiastic nature. Collaborate with a talented team of early childhood professionals. Partner with parents to support, guide and share in their child’s growth and development and make impact on the lives of children and families each day.

Our Program is PTQ Level 3 and pursuing NAEYC accreditation so we are looking for someone that has a CDA or is working towards an Associate or bachelor’s degree and at least 12 months of teaching experience is preferred.

Salary: $9.00 – $13.50 / hour
Full-Time

To apply click here and submit your resume.

ATTENTION Fun Loving People!

Finding Me Now Learning Center is looking for someone to join their growing child care facility. Finding Me Now cares for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

They are looking for people that want to work with children, and have the passion and ability to provide quality care. Applicants they are seeking have experience working with children. Finding Me Now would prefer people that have a CDA, Associates in ECE or coursework that supports early childhood classes.

Finding Me now has positions open that support all age groups. They need someone that would like to fill in for teachers on vacation, give breaks and planning time, and help out in several different age groups.

Our Center is growing and we would love for you to grow with us.

Salary: $9.00 – $11.00 / hour
Full-Time

To apply click here.

ATTENTION Fun Loving People!

Finding Me Now Learning Center is looking for someone to join their growing child care facility. Finding Me Now cares for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

They are looking for people that want to work with children, and have the passion and ability to provide quality care. Applicants they are seeking have experience working with children. Finding Me Now would prefer people that have a CDA, Associates in ECE or coursework that supports early childhood classes.

Finding Me now has positions open that support all age groups. They need someone that would like to fill in for teachers on vacation, give breaks and planning time, and help out in several different age groups.

Our Center is growing and we would love for you to grow with us.

Salary: $9.00 – $11.00 / hour
Full-Time

To apply click here.

ATTENTION Fun Loving People!

Finding Me Now Learning Center is looking for teachers in our growing child care facility. We care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

We are looking for people that want to work with children, and have the passion and ability to provide quality care. Applicants we are seeking have experience working with children. We would prefer people that have a CDA, Associates in ECE or coursework that supports early childhood classes.

We have a positions open that would support all age groups. We need someone that would like to fill in for teachers on vacation, give breaks and planning time, and help out in several different age groups.

Our Center is growing and we would love for you to grow with us.

Please apply today, we are looking forward to talking with you.

Full-time

Salary: $9.00 to $11.00 / hour

For more information or to apply click here.

Job Details

Salary: $9 – $10 an hour
Job Type: Full-time & Part-time
Number of hires for this role: 2 to 4

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
  • US work authorization (Preferred)

Full Job Description

  • Assist the teacher in directing learning activities of children according to the general guidelines of developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Know and understand developmentally appropriate practice, and assist the teacher in implementing learning activities.
  • Participate in staff development activities and staff meetings as required by the director
  • Assist children with feeding, toileting, and personal care as appropriate.
  • Supervise children’s activities, including participating in group activities, enforcing safety practices, and intervening in a positive manner when children are likely to injure themselves or others.
  • Assist children with self-care activities.
  • observe, record, and report individual children’s behavior as assigned.
  • Assist individual children who experience difficulty in the groups
  • Understand and utilize CLC’s discipline policy (as describe din the staff handbook)
  • Observe and document significant individual and/or group behavior.
  • Demonstrate an interest in expanding personal knowledge of child development,
  • Prepare supplies and classroom for the day
  • Assist with meal and snack preparations
  • Assist teacher with attendance and lunch counts
  • Create and maintain environments that provide choices and variety that are appropriate to the children’s developmental potential.
  • Maintain an orderly and clean environment for children.
  • Must be able to lift children weighing up to 50lbs
  • Must be capable of bending, crouching, and kneeling
  • Must be able to reach at and above shoulder height
  • Must be capable of frequent changes of position throughout the work shift.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director, Assistant Director, Administrative Assistant, or Lead Teacher

Assistant Teacher / Floater – Preschool / Pre-K age 3-5

  • $9/hr with raise after 90 Days
  • Shift 8:30-5:30 pm M-F

Assistant Teacher / Floater – Infants / Toddlers age 6 weeks – 3 years

  • $9/hr with raise after 90 Days
  • Shift 8:30-5:30 pm M-F
  • Must be 21+

Part-Time Position 2 pm – 5:30 pm available in our school-age after school program

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $9.00 – $10.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
To apply, click here
 

Attention: Finding Me Now Learning Center on the eastside of Indianapolis is currently searching for energetic, fun, loving, and caring people! They are a PTQ Level 4 and NAEYC accredited Child Development Center. They are looking for you to fill their open position for a Two-Year-old Classroom Assistant. Their two-year-olds are loving, curious, and constantly moving. Finding Me Now Learning Center needs someone who is ready to take on the challenge to help nurture and develop the children’s growth and learning.

Their teachers are highly qualified and trained to provide the best learning possible for the children we care for. Ideally, they would like to hire someone that has a CDA. However, Finding Me Now Learning Center will provide the tools you need to acquire this credential so they are also looking for someone motivated to start the learning process with them. If this sounds like you please submit your resume today. They want to talk to you!

Full-time position

Salary: $9.00 to $13.50 /hour

For more information or to apply click here.

Are you wanting a change? Would you like to work at a center where you are valued and respected for who you are and what you can do? Well then we have the environment for you! We have been part of the community for over 40 years where we believe in discovering and affirming children’s God-given uniqueness. Our wonderful childcare is looking to add loving, positive, creative and fun people to our team that is committed to making a difference is the lives of young children. Our program is NAEYC accredited so qualified educators for this position must have either a CDA, associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood education. We offer competitive wages, bonuses and paid trainings. Apply today so you can join our winning team!

Part-time

Salary: $8.00 to $11.00 /hour

For more information or to apply click here.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children? We have one of the best Preschool Programs in Kokomo and we are looking to hire an excellent team player who loves three and four-year-olds. As a NAEYC accredited center our teachers are highly qualified and have a genuine love for young children and a commitment to high quality education. We are looking to add creative, energetic, positive, and fun people to our team. Our goal is to provide the highest quality programs for children in a loving and nurturing environment. We strive to provide our teachers with all the resources they need to be successful so that they can enjoy making a difference in the lives of our young children. We offer competitive wages and paid trainings. Ideally, we are seeking candidates with coursework or degrees in Early Childhood Education, a CDA or a related field. Childcare experience is required.

Part-time

Salary: $8.00 to $11.00 / hour

For more information or to apply click here.

Campus Center for Young Children at Arbor Ridge is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position in our infant/waddler classroom. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; Associates Degree in ECE or related field is preferred. A minimum of 2 years of experience working in an infant setting is preferable. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass a 5 panel drug screen and national criminal history search.

This position is physically demanding and applicants must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and get up and down on the floor with ease. Strong communication skills are a must, as are organizational skills. Qualified candidates will work well within a team, be flexible, reliable, and trustworthy.

CCYC at Arbor Ridge is a state-licensed, NAEYC accredited, PTQ level 4 early childhood program.

They seek to hire professionals who are dedicated to the field of early childhood and who seek long-term employment. CCYC is an equal opportunity employer.
Send a resume and cover letter to amberb@ccycgoshen.org.

CDI Head Start has an opening for a part-year full-time Assistant Teacher in their Owen County location. This position reports to the Center Supervisor. The position has a starting pay of $9.03 – $10.20 increases based on education. It also receives paid Holidays, Spring Break, and Christmas Break during school scheduled closures.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. Within 90 days of employment, must obtain and continually maintain basic first aid and pediatric CPR certification (or sooner if required by local/state regulations).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum requirement is one of the following:

  1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
  2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
  3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
  4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree. Bilingual preferred.

Must be able to pass a drug screen and a background check.  CDI is an EOE.

To apply for this position click here.

CDI Head Start has an opening for a part-year full-time Assistant Teacher in their Owen County location. This position reports to the Center Supervisor. The position has a starting pay of $8.85 – $10.00 increases based on education. It also receives paid Holidays, Spring Break, and Christmas Break during school scheduled closures.


GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. Within 90 days of employment, must obtain and continually maintain basic first aid and pediatric CPR certification (or sooner if required by local/state regulations).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum requirement is one of the following:

  1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
  2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
  3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
  4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree. Bilingual preferred.

To apply for this position click here.

CDI Head Start has an opening for a part-year full-time Assistant Teacher / Bus Driver in their Mooresville, Indiana location. This position reports to the Lead Teacher. The position has a starting pay of $9.03 – $12.09 (Pay with CDL: $11.58/hour- HS/GED; $12.09/hour CDA; $12.75/hour AA or higher).

This position works as part of a teaching team including the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Furthermore, this position is also responsible for driving a bus (with a maximum of 18 kids with a Bus monitor) and ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents/families between program activities and home and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times.

Minimum requirement is one of the following:

  • Have a HS/GED and be able to obtain your CDA credential within two years of being hired into the position; (CDI HS may assist with your cost to obtain your CDA if applicable)
  • A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
  • An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
  • Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

If you are hired without your CDL, you must meet the minimum qualifications of the Assistant Teacher AND be able to obtain your CDL with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement within three months of your start date. (CDI HS helps in your training for the school bus endorsement.)

Bilingual preferred.

CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To apply for this position click here.

The Purdue University Early Care and Education Center in West Lafayette has openings for part-time and full-time teachers.

 

Description

Our Teachers bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They inspire children to be lifelong learners using our nationally recognized curriculum that promotes social, physical, verbal, and cognitive development. Our Teachers are committed to making their center successful and know that creating meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team play a crucial role in that success.

As a member of our teaching staff, you will:

  • Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn
  • Partner with parents with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children
  • Support your center’s success by partnering with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and engagement
  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners
  • Implement KCE’s curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Childcare benefit
  • Paid time off
  • Education assistance and reimbursement
  • Medical expense reimbursement/ Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs
  • 401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match
  • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain
  • Active Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential (or willing to obtain)
  • Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors
  • Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children
  • Read, write, understand, and speak English to communicate with children and their parents in English
  • All center staff applicants must meet state specific guidelines for the role

KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

For more information or to apply to this position please CLICK HERE.

Wee Wisdom Nursery School & Child Care Center is a private preschool and child care center located in Muncie. They are not affiliated with any franchise and their programs are unique. The curriculum was designed by their director and produces exceptional results in the growth and development of young children.

Wee Wisdom Nursery School & Child Care Center is staffed with highly educated, enthusiastic caregivers and teachers. Their selection process is based upon educational transcripts, past experiences with children, teaching experience, exemplary references, and much more. They pride themselves in providing a consistency of staff, which results in a very low turnover rate. Wee Wisdom Nursery School & Child Care Center has an opening for a Lead Caregiver for 3 and 4 year olds.

Requirements include:

  • A current CDA
  • BA or BS in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Special Education.

Hours: Full-time

For more information or to schedule an appointment to apply for the position contact Angie Clark at (765)284-8605.

For more information about Wee Wisdom Nursery School & Child Care Center visit their website.

Beginnings Preschool and CHild Care First Baptist Church of Indianapolis has openings for a part-time Afternoon Assistant Teacher.

Position Summary:

Responsible for helping develop and implement ongoing developmentally appropriate activities that promote the cognitive, spiritual, physical, language, social and emotional development of each child enrolled in class in collaboration with the lead and/or co-teachers.

Essential Functions:

  • Arrive at scheduled time and be prepared for the day.
  • Check daily attendance and be aware of child count and ratios.
  • Participate in school calendar events – staff meetings, trainings, family events, etc.
  • Maintain a positive, well organized, loving and safe environment for all children and families.
  • Establish a positive relationship with each child and each child’s family and communicate daily activities and other pertinent information.
  • Support lead and co-teachers – be aware of lesson plans and help implement daily activities; observe children and communicate effectively with team.
  • Assist lead and co-teachers in maintaining records on each child’s progress and development.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED, CDA credential preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to relate positively to young children, families, and staff.
  • Willingness to learn about developmentally appropriate practices, Paths to QUALITY standards, the ASQ assessment and Conscious Discipline.
  • Demonstrate success in working as a member of a team including effective and strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Additional qualifications are listed on the full job description.  See the link below.

Pay: Starting at $11.00 per hour; may increase based upon education and experience.

Hours: Part-time, Afternoons

For more information or to apply please contact  Jessie Pike at jpike@fbcindy.org

To read the full job description click here.

https://inaeyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Assistant-Teacher-Job-Description.pdf

IUPUI’s Center for Young Children is hiring for Part-time Assistant Teachers!

Job Summary

  • Assists the teacher with the daily operation of the classroom and all its activities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • uphold the center’s mission, philosophy and goals
  • follow and maintain Indiana University’s policies and procedures as well as the Center’s policies and procedures as set forth in the staff and parent handbooks
  • maintain licensing standards as set forth by the State of Indiana according to Regulations for Licensed Child Care Centers
  • maintain accreditation standards as set forth by NAEYC
  • maintain the overall classroom in a safe, clean and orderly environment
  • assist the lead teacher in record keeping
  • assist the children with their physical needs
  • participate in all the classroom activities
  • assist with the set-up and clean-up of breakfast, snacks and lunch
  • sit with the children during meal times
  • supervise the children at free play, naps and outdoors
  • assist with the opening and closing of the center and classroom
  • serve as a substitute teacher in the lead teacher’s absence
  • attend staff meetings and training provided by the Center (a minimum of 12 hours, plus first aid, Universal Precautions, CPR)
  • implement positive guidance and discipline techniques

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School diploma
  • Experience preferred, but not required

Essential Functions:

  • ability to communicate verbally and in writing to children, parents, staff and general public
  • ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • ability to bend to a child’s eye level

For an application, please reply to Susie Manning, Director, at susimann@iupui.edu

Day Early Learning in Indianapolis is hiring for the following positions: Assistant Teachers.

Job Summary: Provides a developmentally appropriate environment primarily for preschool aged children. Conducts individual activities to encourage learning and develop social interaction skills. Ensure routines are flexible and individualized to meet infants’ needs. Prepares and/or serves children’s meals. Maintains appropriate records of attendance and activities.

Education Requirements: Must have at least a high school diploma or GED. Complete a CDA focusing on Preschool Children or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education within 2 years of hire.

Experience: None Required

Knowledge: Basic understanding of child development from birth through age 8 acquired through practical experience and/or direct instruction. Basic keyboarding skills, computer literacy and familiarity with various applications such a database, word processing, e-mail and internet.

Apply here

Questions can be sent to Beth Riedeman at bethr@earlylearningindiana.org

BECA (Bethel Early Childhood Academy at Bethel UMC) is currently hiring for the Assistant Teacher position!

Associate degree, CDA certification (Child Development Associate) or equivalent and experience working with children preferred. Assistant Teachers help with activities, organizing, sanitizing toys and supplies, and supervising play and pick up time.

We are a registered ministry, CCDF approved and Paths to Quality provider. We are on the northwest side of Indy with easy access to I-65. Full and part time jobs available. Salary starting at $9 dependent upon education and experience. Apply via our Director at 317-293-1555 or email beca@bethelumc.info.

SUPPORT ROLES

Wanamaker Early Learning Center has an open position for an Early Learning Coordinator. This full-time, classified salary position reports to the Director of Early Learning and supervises classified Instructional Assistants who are assigned by the Director.

JOB GOAL:

 

The Early Learning Coordinator is responsible for assisting the center director in ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education for all children within the center’s care. The coordinator supports the management, supervision, and coordination of the school/ childcare program and building operations. The coordinator collaborates with staff to ensure that curriculum and classroom activities are properly delivered, and that the needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately. The coordinator will possess and/or pursue the knowledge and skills to support and empower teaching colleagues in the learning community, while providing support in the implementation of our district’s initiatives.

Essential Functions:

  • Has the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, staff, parents, and students in a manner that serves and supports our vision and mission
  • Model a positive, proactive attitude, is flexible, takes initiative and has excellent facilitation skills in collaborative planning and problem solving that leads to success
  • Assist the director in the overall administration of the school; interpret and enforce school and State-Licensed Childcare Center division policies and regulations
  • Assist in planning and implementing a professional development/growth program for teachers and staff
  • Understands the importance of classroom observations and is able to provide staff with meaningful feedback and support
  • Assist the director with discipline, enrollment, supervision, scheduling, and classified evaluations.
  • Assist in the coordination of childcare over school calendar breaks
  • Model strategies for and assist with classroom management practices regarding evidence based instructional practices and developmentally appropriate proactive for working with students ages 0-5
  • Provide transition support for students moving across the program into another classroom or to the next grade level
  • Provide professional development, coaching, and mentoring to staff, as requested
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding instructional materials
  • Organizes, distributes and discusses assessment data and assist in planning next steps based upon data findings
  • Promotes a school culture that is aligned with a results-oriented, collaborative learning community
  • Serve with parents, faculty, and student groups, as requested, in advancing educational and related activities and objectives
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures including network and internet use of the FTCSC.
  • Make positive contributions to the culture and climate of the FTCSC
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, early childhood, or related field of study
  • A license in an Exceptional Needs area, Early Childhood, or Elementary Education, issued by the Indiana Department of Education, Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience overseeing the operations of a Licensed Childcare Center or preschool is preferred
  • Notable experience teaching young children in early childhood settings (infant-age 8)
  • Strong pedagogical knowledge and content expertise
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills, including giving and receiving constructive feedback

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Seldom = Less than 25 %

2. Occasional = 26 to 50 %

3. Often = 51 to 75 %

4. Very Frequent = 76 % & above

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. (3)
  • Ability to lift 40-50 lbs. (2)
  • Ability to carry 40-50 lbs.(1)
  • Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations. (3)
  • Ability to see for the purpose of reading laws and codes, rules and policies and other printed matter. (4)
  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels. (4)
  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation. (4)
  • Ability to operate office equipment. (4)
  • Ability to reach in all directions. (4)

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

The FTCSC will comply with all legal requirements relating to reasonable accommodation for employees and job applicants.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

260 Days per year

 

For more information or to apply visit:

Website: https://ftcsc.org/human-resources/employment-opportunities/

Contact: Melissa Drier | melissa.drier@ftcsc.org / 317-860-4501

Apply online at Franklin Township Community School Corporation – Frontline Recruitment (applitrack.com)

 

 

 

We are looking for a dynamic Well Being and Engagement Specialist to join our Indiana team!

The Well Being & Engagement Specialist creates opportunities for all early childhood education and care professionals in Indiana to authentically engage with families, children, and their community in programs that are mentally, socially, and emotionally healthy for all. By collaborating with a team of content experts and instructional designers in an innovative, data-informed environment, the Well Being & Engagement Specialist identifies, develops, and delivers skill-based resources and learning opportunities utilizing research-driven best practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to remain relevant in areas of authentic engagement, social, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families, and the community.
  • Develops and maintains content relevant to the practices identified in Indiana’s Self-Assessment Tool (I-SAT) for early childhood programs. Content includes but is not limited to in-person, live webinar, on-demand, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities and resources such as tools, templates, and job-aids. The I-SAT is SPARK Learning Lab’s program-level, rubric-based assessment tool composed of 50 quality items that offer a scope and sequence to Indiana’s early childhood education and care program leaders for program improvement.
  • Recommends revisions and updates to the Indiana Self-Assessment Tool or I-SAT based on relevant research and best practices. 
  • Facilitates and hosts online and in-person learning opportunities, as needed and assigned.
  • Provides professional development to Coaches to support their knowledge and expertise.
  • Engages in a community of practice with other subject matter experts on the Content Development Team to innovate content delivery methods and collaborate in content creation.
  • Cultivates relationships and collaborates with national, state, and local leadership and professional development organizations and professionals to bring the brightest and best to Indiana early childhood education and care programs. 
  • Participates in assigned meetings, events, training, and cross-functional teams as needed and assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Development, Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration, or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred. 
  • 5+ years’ experience in the family and community engagement field and/or mental health sector, including experience in coaching, supervision, program management and providing technical assistance.
  • 2+ years’ experience authoring family engagement related content and developing and facilitating professional development content in various formats.
  • Expertise in community-based interventions to improve outcomes for low-income families and communities, with direct experience developing and implementing program strategies.
  • Background checks are required for this position.
  • Travel required locally or long-distance, but mostly within Indiana, up to 20% of the time for work-related meetings and functions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

The mission of Spark/Shine Early Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive family and child outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by our partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy workplace.

 

Click Here to apply for this position 

ATTENTION… Passionate, Motivated Cooks… Finding Me Now Learning Center on the Southside of Indianapolis is the place for you!

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of children and join a winning team?

Do you want to work in a fun environment where you have the opportunity to make children happy?

If you answered yes to these questions…

We are looking for people like you. We are looking to add talented, energetic, positive, creative, and fun people to our team. If you have what it takes, we are eager to add you to our team. Must be an outstanding, task driven, person who can follow recipes, serve delicious breakfast, lunches and snacks to our children. Competitive wages and paid training! In addition to cooking for our school we will train you to drive our bus to local schools and fun field trips. Apply today!

Full-time

Salary: $9.00 to $13.00 /hour

For more information or to apply click here.

Ball State University’s Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies has a full time, on-campus Assistant Lecturer position available August 2021. Primary duties include teaching undergraduate students in one or more of the following areas; early childhood curriculum, family and community relations, youth work, grant writing and research methods, family stress and crisis, and other content areas related to children. The standard assigned teaching load is 12 semester hours (typically four courses, primarily taught face-to-face). Responsibilities also include service to the department, college, and university; and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching: The Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies includes programs in early childhood education, child development, child life, and family studies. It includes a lab school for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, in partnership with the YMCA. Teaching responsibilities include instructing undergraduates, with a commitment to excellence and expertise in one or more of the following areas: family engagement and services, parenting, early childhood program administration, child life, early childhood curriculum and instruction, kindergarten education, youth work, grant writing and research methods, and other content areas related to children or families; supporting program growth and development; and, advising students about the discipline and career options. The standard assigned teaching load is 12 semester hours (typically four courses, primarily taught face-to-face). Major focus of the position includes: (1) background, knowledge, and skills primarily in the areas of family relations and childhood; and (2) ability to work cooperatively with faculty and staff to foster curriculum implementation, assessment, and improvement. Perform other related duties as assigned by the department chair.
  • Service: Actively contribute to the missions and strategic initiatives of the Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies, Teachers College, and Ball State University through involvement with professional associations and activities at the local, regional, and national levels.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in human development and family studies, child development, early childhood education, adult education/executive development and public service, or closely related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: A record of successful teaching content related to families and children; experience in one or more of the following: working in an agency that serves children and families, certification as a child life specialist, classroom experience in early childhood settings, or holds or has held an early childhood or elementary teaching license. Effective oral and written communication skills.

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23202. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Scott Hall. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 24, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Lake Ridge Head Start has is looking to fill the Family Support Specialist/Administrative Assistant position in their Calumet Township (Lake County) location.  

If you have questions about the position or to apply, contact Sandy Sweeney at 219.989.7823. 

 

 

CDI Head Start is looking for a Program Aide. This is a position working 30 hours per week and 39 weeks per year. The salary range is $8.50-$8.75 per hour with biweekly pay periods.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, bus, and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar to classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor, and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities. Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations. This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, and/or program managers/specialists/coordinators.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists classroom staff in all classroom activities, field trips, and outdoor activities included in lesson plans.
  • Dress in clothing that is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions and be prepared to go outdoors daily.
  • Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
  • Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.
  • Sanitizes surfaces, picks up, and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.
  • Serves as a janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.
  • Works with assigned children with disabilities.
  • Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred. Some states may require additional requirements. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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CDI Head Start is looking for a Program Aide.  This is a full-time position working 39 weeks per year.   The salary range is $8.50-$8.75 per hour with biweekly pay periods.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, bus, and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar to classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor, and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, and/or program managers/specialists/coordinators.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists classroom staff in all classroom activities, field trips, and outdoor activities included in lesson plans.
  • Dress in clothing that is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions and be prepared to go outdoors daily.
  • Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
  • Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.
  • Sanitizes surfaces, picks up, and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.
  • Serves as a janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.
  • Works with assigned children with disabilities.
  • Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age.  This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.   A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.  Some states may require additional requirements. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click Here to apply. 

CDI Head Start is looking for a Program Aide.  This is a full-time position working 39 weeks per year.   The salary range is $8.50-$8.75 per hour with biweekly pay periods.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, bus, and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar to classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor, and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, and/or program managers/specialists/coordinators.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists classroom staff in all classroom activities, field trips, and outdoor activities included in lesson plans.
  • Dress in clothing that is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions and be prepared to go outdoors daily.
  • Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
  • Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.
  • Sanitizes surfaces, picks up, and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.
  • Serves as a janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.
  • Works with assigned children with disabilities.
  • Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age.  This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.   A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.  Some states may require additional requirements. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click Here to apply. 

CDI Head Start in Danville has an opening for a Kitchen Aide. This full-time position

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position receives paid Holidays, Spring Break, and Christmas break during school scheduled closures.

Great opportunity for those who would like to start their career in Early Childhood Education. Tuition reimbursement if eligible. Other ECE paid training available

This position is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families. A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for assisting in routine chores as needed for the preparation, serving and clean up of meals and snacks. It includes assisting in all phases of kitchen operations. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. This position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Food Service

  • Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.
  • Prepares necessary food and serving items for service prior to or after use. These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
  • Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

Health And Sanitation

  • Follows the established system for cleaning to ensure that the kitchen and storage rooms are kept in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Reports any kitchen equipment not in good working order to supervisor to ensure the kitchen remains safe and hazard free.
  • Prepares food in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Responsible for complying with all local, state and federal standards regarding hygiene and sanitation.

EXAMPLES OF GENERAL JOB DUTIES–ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Understands, generates and documents in-kind and other allowable costs applied toward the non-federal share requirement.
  • Attends all workshops and meetings as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor.
  • Attends all required staff and parent meetings and activities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred. Must have a valid drivers license, acceptable driving record and insurance. CDI IS AN EOE.

To apply for this position Click Here.

CDI Head Start in Danville has an opening for a Kitchen Aide. This year-round position works 37.5 hours per week with a salary range of $8.50 – $8.75 per hour.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position receives paid Holidays, Spring Break, and Christmas break during school scheduled closures.

Great opportunity for those who would like to start their career in Early Childhood Education. Tuition reimbursement if eligible. Other ECE paid training available

This position is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families. A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for assisting in routine chores as needed for the preparation, serving and clean up of meals and snacks. It includes assisting in all phases of kitchen operations. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. This position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Food Service

  • Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.
  • Prepares necessary food and serving items for service prior to or after use. These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
  • Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

Health And Sanitation

  • Follows the established system for cleaning to ensure that the kitchen and storage rooms are kept in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Reports any kitchen equipment not in good working order to supervisor to ensure the kitchen remains safe and hazard free.
  • Prepares food in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Responsible for complying with all local, state and federal standards regarding hygiene and sanitation.

EXAMPLES OF GENERAL JOB DUTIES–ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Understands, generates and documents in-kind and other allowable costs applied toward the non-federal share requirement.
  • Attends all workshops and meetings as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor.
  • Attends all required staff and parent meetings and activities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred. Must have a valid drivers license, acceptable driving record and insurance. CDI IS AN EOE.

To apply for this position Click Here.

The Indiana State Department of Health has an opening for a Communication Specialist in the Maternal and Child Health division. This is a contract position.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide care coordination for families, researches most appropriate resources, provides education and information on development, behavior management and services, and provides advocacy and follow-up as needed
  • Requires efficiency to handle the volume of incoming calls received on a daily basis.
  • Ability to make and take a numerous amount of calls helping navigate families with resources and referrals within the maternal and child life cycle, accurately and thoroughly using multiple intake screening processes.
  • Assess caller/client situation and enters accurate data on all calls
  • Ability to follow-up with all clients engaged in the system, to ensure that quality is achieved.
  • Assist with caller data reports
  • Complete screening and referral services for eligible, pregnant women
  • See full job description for additional responsibilities.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Social Work, Information Technology, Education, Special Education, Home Visiting or related health or human services field.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills with logical thinking, good judgement and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.
  • Able to work independently and under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and be flexible.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish is highly desirable.
  • See full job description for additional requirements.

To view the full job description click here.

For questions or to apply for the position, please contact Shannon Garrity at sgarrity@isdh.in.gov.

The Family Connection of St. Joseph County, Inc. is looking for individuals to do a variety of classroom quality assessments in infant/toddler, preschool and/or elementary classrooms.Assessors work with a local team in conducting assessments with the goal of helping teachers improve quality in their early childhood classrooms. Assessments include the Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation (ELLCO), HighScope’s Program Quality Assessment (PQA) for preschool, program and infant/toddler classes, and the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) for infant, toddler, preschool (PreK) and elementary (K-3, Upper El) classrooms.

Assessors would:

  • Receive training in the assessments they will be conducting
  • Make appointments with programs
  • Conduct assessments in classrooms
  • Score assessments
  • Provide a written report
  • Obtain/maintain assessor reliability where applicable

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or BA with early childhood coursework.
  • Teaching experience in early childhood and/or elementary.
  • Knowledge of HighScope curriculum preferred for preschool assessors.
  • Knowledge of Responsive Classroom curriculum preferred for elementary assessors.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Dependability extremely important.
  • Have own reliable transportation.

The Assessor position is part-time (paid per completed assessment) and, following the school year calendar, is seasonal work.

Please email a current resume and cover letter to: stephanie@famconn.org

Position Description: Family Connection of St. Joseph County Classroom Assessor(s)

ECE Professional needed on Indy’s Southeast Side for a High Quality In-Home Childcare heavily focused on Authentic Play as it relates to Art, Literature, Language Development, Science, Math, and Social Emotional Empowerment. Our program has been in service to young children and their families since 2009.

Starting Salary $600 weekly with potential for increases with educational goals, commitment to authentic play and development, and enrollment outcomes met and maintained.

We seek to fill this position with a dedicated professional excited to serve young children, interested in learning about early brain development, and a desire to gain valuable working experience in an authentic play environment.

We are looking for someone that understands the gravity of the position, and the needs of the children. Someone that will play and engage with our young learners, build close relationships with them, and seek to make their learning full of play and wonder. We are seeking a superstar that wishes to ignite the spark for learning that is already present in young children!

Base Requirements:

  • Minimum age 21
  • Previous experience with young children in a licensed childcare setting
  • HSD/GED, CDA or Associate Degree Preferred
  • Basic ECE Training as required by State Foundations, Child Abuse Prevention, Health & Safety 4 Modules, Safe Sleep, CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions
  • Serious commitment to Continue Education in Early Childhood Studies (TEACH Scholarship Access Sponsored, Salary will reflect Degree Achievements)
  • Clean Background, Clean Drug Screen, TB, and Physical
  • Dependable, with reliable transportation.

Job Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Opening promptly at 7 am Monday – Friday. Typically, off by 4 pm,
  • Interacting and engaging families upon arrival and departure and connecting with them via photos of their children learning.
  • Following a Daily Schedule, and Play Plan Set by LOVE’s Curriculum Director.
  • Preparing and serving Food as scheduled, and in compliance with the Child & Adult Care Food Program, and in compliance with Paths to Quality Standards Level 3 and 4
  • Organizing, storing, and preserving food supplies to save, or reduce food cost.
  • Preparing and maintaining a healthy and clean environment for young children to play, explore and discover peacefully.
  • Patience, and Understanding as our program typically serves children challenged with extreme life changes, and challenges.
  • Following a Potty-Training Plan set by LOVE’s Curriculum Director with Body Positive Mindset to empower confidence in healthy self-care routines.
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing All Spaces and Toys as recommended and compliant by the State for a Healthy environment.
  • Ability to report Food Attendance, CCDF swipes, Injury, or suspected abuse accurately, and appropriately.
  • Observing, documenting, and report behavior as it relates to the development of each child to their fullest potential.
  • Allowing children to create their own Art using a variety of tools, including recyclables, paint, paper, loose parts, mud, clay, dough, water, glue, scissors, etc.
  • Organization and maintenance of classroom, toys, art supplies, and facility supplies
  • Prepare and teach in the outside classroom. The right teacher will be ready for all types of weather, will dig soil, find worms, & plant seeds alongside the children.
  • Ability to refer, or guide families to information and resources that will help stabilize the children’s lives.
  • Most importantly, Must be dependable, and truly excited about ensuring young children’s access to high quality learning opportunities valuing education.

Interested applicants send resume to: Lovestaffing@outlook.com

More information: www.facebook.com/LYCCearlylearning and loveyourchildcare.com

Castle Country Academy has a part-time Kitchen Aid Position available.

This is a Part-time Job.

Job description:

  • Prepare lunches and snacks
  • Ordering kitchen supplies
  • Buying food items
  • Housekeeping duties

Requirements: High School Diploma, may need Food Handling Certification Training

Time: 9:00 am to 1:30 pm or 2:00 pm

Pay: $10.50 an hour

For more information or to apply contact: Ms. Tina at 812.853.5678 or email at rotatina68@gmail.com.

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