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ADMINISTRATORS
Shine Advance is looking for a dynamic Deputy Director of Program Support to join their Indiana team!

The Deputy Director – Program Support is responsible for all technical assistance services that are provided to and respects the diversity of Indiana’s early childhood education and care programs, including but not limited to on-demand, in-person, and online facilitated learning experiences; peer to peer learning opportunities; and in-person and online coaching. This position leads a management team and a community of technical assistance experts with a focus on open communication. The Deputy Director – Program Support informs the collection of data pertinent to the strategic direction of SPARK Learning Lab and learns from multiple data sources to improve upon technical assistance content creation and delivery. In addition, the Deputy Director – Program Support collaborates with and ultimately directs the work of relevant SPARK Learning Lab partners.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a member of the Shine Advance – Indiana Executive Team, which supports the TA Project Director in meeting company-wide goals.
  • Leads & Directs cross-functional team collaborations and develops the content development strategy in support of the overall business plan & strategic direction of the organization.
  • Manages budget for all services and content development.
  • Creates and maintains consistent standards and quality assurance processes for all content and services.
  • Utilizes data from programs, Regional Advisory Committees, the state of Indiana, partners, and new research in the field to strategically prioritize content production and deployment to online platforms, development of in-person facilitated sessions, convening for peer learning opportunities, and coaching experiences.
  • Collaborates with and leads programmatic subcontractors.
  • Ensures all project performance goals meet or exceeds contract requirements.
  • Provides strategic and operational recommendations to the TA Director and company leadership to achieve project goals, efficient operations, high quality service delivery, and new business opportunities.
  • Works with the TA Project Director on the Program Improvement Plan and continuous refinement of the TA support model.
  • Participates in assigned meetings, events and training as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Education, Early Childhood Education, Family and Child Development, Human Services or related field; Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in early childhood, family and community engagement field, including experience in leadership, coaching, supervision, program management, and providing technical assistance.
  • 2+ years in curriculum and/or content development deployed within a digital or online environment for adult learners.
  • Experience or advanced training in adult learning strategies and/or on-line learning platforms
  • Experience with data analytics.
  • Background checks are required for this position.
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 10% of the time for work-related meetings and functions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

To learn more about SPARK Learning Lab, please visit http://indianaspark.com. To learn more about Shine Early Learning please visit www.shineearly.com.

To apply Click Here

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.

Purpose of Position/Summary: 

The NFP Administrator is responsible for coordinating implementation, on-going monitoring and support of NFP providers for ISDH MCH. The NFP Administrator is responsible for ensuring that all ISDH funded NFP programs are implemented in a manner that meets all guidelines for model fidelity as well as all related Federal and State requirements. In addition, the NFP Administrator will work closely with state and local partners to ensure programs operate in a coordinated and cooperative manner with other similar programs available in Indiana. The NFP Administrator works under the direct supervision of the Home Visiting Program Manager.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the development of provider scope of work and service components for direct services in order to promote and support ISDH MCH implementation of NFP
  • Work closely with the NFP National Service Office (NFP NSO) to ensure ISDH funded NFP providers are implementing program with fidelity and to receive Technical Assistance from NFP NSO to support expansion and implementation of the program as needed
  • Monitor provider claims to support appropriate utilization funds
  • Monitor effectiveness of provider performance using a variety of methods including regular site visits, capacity reports and data reviews and additional reporting mechanisms as available through model owners and other available sources
  • Collect progress reports from providers to monitor achievement toward goals and objectives, provide frequent progress reports to the Home Visiting Program Manager
  • Coordinate and align ISDH MCH implementation of programs with state and local partners implementing similar programs available in Indiana to ensure all exist as part of a robust continuum of comprehensive systems to maximize resources and impact while avoiding duplication of efforts
  • Remain abreast of current literature regarding NFP programs throughout the Appropriately relay this information to partners, colleagues and providers.
  • Work closely with the Title V and MIECHV Coordinators to prepare quarterly and annual reports as required by federal and state
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is Areas of study may include public health, health administration, education, healthcare, psychology, social work, or similar disciplines.
  • Experience implementing Evidence-Based Programs, preferably within an early childhood system and in home &/or community-based settings
  • Outstanding organizational
  • Working knowledge of the development of public health strategies for new and existing maternal and child health
  • Working knowledge of organization and function of ISDH, federal and state government agencies, official health agencies, professional and other groups involved in Maternal and Child Health
  • Ability to communicate extremely well verbally and in writing – prepare written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to internal and external
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a project
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office PowerPoint; Word; Excel or Access.

To learn more about this position, download the full job description.

TEACHERS

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

Early Childhood Development Center, Inc. at Notre Dame and St. Mary’s College in South Bend. ECDC has an opening for a full-time Co-Lead Teacher in the 3 year old classroom. We are seeking to hire a Co-Lead Teacher who desires to team teach in an exceptional learning environment that is NAEYC Accredited, IN Licensed, IN Paths to Quality Level 4 (highest level) and committed to promoting a love of learning and to fostering creative and enthusiastic learners through a play-centered curriculum.

Minimum Requirements:

Four year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or relevant field and teaching experience with young children using developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment in a group setting. Each ECDC classroom is staffed with two full time Co-Lead Teachers who co-plan and co-implement the curriculum. Co-Lead Teachers facilitate the authentic portfolio assessment process as well as implement Parent Teacher Conferences. Co-Lead Teachers supervise the college students involved in the ECDC classrooms for course credit work.

Pay Range: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour based upon education and experience.

Come Teach with Us at ECDC! Learn why here!

For more information – http://ecdc.nd.edu/employment


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

DayStar Childcare near downtown Indianapolis is looking for a Lead Prekindergarten teacher to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment in which Pre-K students will excel and be prepared for Kindergarten.

Required Qualifications: Associates Degree in Early Childhood, or a CDA and working on an associate degree; A minimum of 2 years working with children ages birth to 6.

Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, or an associate degree in Early Childhood working on a bachelor’s degree; A minimum of 2 years working in a NAEYC accredited center
To apply visit our website daystarchildcare.com or email Laura Dyke or Lisa Bowling at daystarchildcare@daystarchildcare.com.

Position Description: DayStar Childcare and Infant Learning Center Pre-K Lead Teacher

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

Preschool Teachers – Professional full-time teaching positions at the Early Childhood Development Center at Saint Mary’s College and the University of Notre Dame (ECDC). ECDC seeks to hire teachers who desire to team teach in an exceptional learning environment that is NAEYC Accredited, IN Licensed, IN Paths to Quality Level 4 (highest level) and committed to promoting a love of learning and to fostering creative and enthusiastic learners through a play-centered curriculum. Come Teach with Us at ECDC! Learn why here!  Come Teach with Us at ECDC! Learn why here!

For more information –  http://ecdc.nd.edu/employment

Position Description: Preschool Teachers

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.

ASSISTANT TEACHERS
Canterbury School, Fort Wayne is seeking a dynamic, joyful, and creative Teaching Assistant to educate and care for students aged 4-5+ years old. This is a part time position Monday-Friday 7:45 am – 1:15 pm during the academic school year.
Responsibilities include:
  • Create a warm, loving and safe environment for young children
  • Support and 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 to observe, record, and assess children’s learning and development
  • Communicate with families
  • Perform general set up and clean up duties including assisting with snack and lunch; maintaining the sanitation of toys, materials, and the general surroundings
  • Provide for the safety and general hygiene of children; assist with toileting; outdoor education
  • Adhere to current Covid-19 guidelines
  • Collaborate as a team to further develop our program
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 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
Salary is dependent on education and experience.
Closing date for applications: Aug 13, 2020
For more information, and to submit a resume and cover letter please visit: https://www.canterburyschool.org/uploaded/2020-21/EC_Teaching_Assistant.pdf

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

Early Childhood Development Center, Inc. at Notre Dame and St. Mary’s College in South Bend. ECDC has an opening for a full-time Associate Teacher in the 4/5 year old classroom. We are seeking to hire a Associate Teacher who desires to team teach in an exceptional learning environment that is NAEYC Accredited, IN Licensed, IN Paths to Quality Level 4 (highest level) and committed to promoting a love of learning and to fostering creative and enthusiastic learners through a play-centered curriculum.

Minimum Requirements:

Four year degree or two year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or relevant field and experience working with young children in a group setting. Most ECDC classrooms include a full time Associate or Assistant Teacher who works with the Co-Lead Teachers planning and implementing curriculum.

Pay Range: $13.00 – $14.50 per hour based upon education and experience.

Come Teach with Us at ECDC! Learn why here!

For more information – http://ecdc.nd.edu/employment

Please complete and submit the employee application to Kari Alford at kalford@saintmarys.edu

Early Childhood Development Center, Inc. at Notre Dame and St. Mary’s College in South Bend. ECDC has an opening for a full-time Shared Teacher in the 3 to 5 year old classrooms. We are seeking to hire a Shared Teacher who desires to team teach in an exceptional learning environment that is NAEYC Accredited, IN Licensed, IN Paths to Quality Level 4 (highest level) and committed to promoting a love of learning and to fostering creative and enthusiastic learners through a play-centered curriculum.

Minimum Requirements:

Four year degree or two year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or relevant field and experience working with young children in a group setting. Most ECDC classrooms include a full time Associate or Assistant Teacher who works with the Co-Lead Teachers planning and implementing curriculum.

Come Teach with Us at ECDC! Learn why here!

For more information – http://ecdc.nd.edu/employment

Please complete and submit the employee application to Kari Alford at kalford@saintmarys.edu

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.

Castle Country Academics is hiring for an Assistant Teacher position.

Job description:

  • Help teachers with lesson activities and portfolios
  • Take pictures
  • Care / before, and afternoon program.

Requirements: Minimum High School diploma

Pay: Starting from $10 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.

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Spark Learning Lab is looking for a dynamic Content Development Coordinator to join their Indiana team!

The Content Development Coordinator provides implementation support to technical assistance initiatives, including coordination, tracking, and reporting of content development, and facilitates online and in-person learning opportunities for early childhood education and care program leaders in the state of Indiana. The Content Development Coordinator communicates openly, recognizes strength in diversity, learns from data and adjusts accordingly, performs best on a team with a focus on community, and is held accountable and holds others accountable to follow-through.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans, manages and supports the implementation of technical assistance initiatives, including online and in-person learning opportunities, learning management system administration, and content development processing and cataloguing.
  • Works collaboratively across all levels of the organization to identify improvement opportunities and overcome barriers in the implementation of technical assistance planning and tracking systems.
  • Tracks and reports progress against set plans and provide routine status reports to SPARK leadership and team members.
  • Facilitates online and in-person learning opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in education, adult learning, business or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in supporting the implementation of complex systems
  • Experience or advanced training in adult learning strategies and facilitation
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Background screenings are required for this position
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 50% of the time for work-related learning facilitation, meetings, and functions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

The mission of 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.

For more information or to apply click here.

To learn more about SPARK Learning Lab, please visit http://indianaspark.com

To learn more about Shine Early Learning please visit www.shineearly.com.

Spark Learning Lab is looking for a dynamic Project Coordinator to join their Indiana team!

The Project Coordinator provides project leadership and support to initiatives across SPARK Learning Lab, including operational policies, procedures, and systems. This role will partner with leaders and stakeholders across functional areas to lead and implement projects in support of strategic goals and priorities. The incumbent is able to communicate openly, recognizes strength in diversity, learns from data and is able to adjust accordingly, performs best on a team with a focus on community, and is held accountable and holds others accountable to follow-through. This is a remote position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage and support assigned projects to on-time completion and high-impact results
  • Drive initiatives with structured project delivery techniques
  • Identify and resolve barriers to project success. Raise-up blockers and risk points when and where appropriate
  • Identify process improvement opportunities, measurable indicators and implementation strategies for assigned projects and initiatives
  • Partner across the organization and with partners/stakeholders to ensure projects and initiatives deliver well-defined business outcomes and results
  • Track and report progress against set plans and provide routine status reports to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Integrate and analyze data synthesized from reports and / or data management systems, surveys, reviews, and observations to prioritize the use of resources, enhancement of strategic innovative practices, and compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to internal and external partners by researching and sharing best practices, facilitating information gathering sessions and identifying potential solutions
  • Demonstrate strategic operational expertise and collaborative problem-solving skills in order to develop strong relationships and credibility with internal and external stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in business, public service, public administration, or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience of project management and related experience
  • Experience or advanced training in adult learning strategies
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Background screenings are required for this position
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 10% of the time for work-related meetings and functions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

The mission of 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.

For more information or to apply click here.

To learn more about SPARK Learning Lab, please visit http://indianaspark.com.

To learn more about Shine Early Learning please visit www.shineearly.com.

Spark Learning Lab is looking for a dynamic Content Development Manger to join their Indiana team!

The SPARK Learning Lab Content Development Manager is responsible for content creation and delivery that embraces the diversity of Indiana’s rich early childhood education and care system, as well as developing and maintaining a culture of teamwork and community that includes open communication while leading a team of expert Content Specialists who also support specific technical assistance requests. The Content Development Manager is also responsible for ensuring the follow-through on product development, that it reflects the latest research in the field and utilizes data from multiple sources to improve processes and products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a member of the SPARK Leadership team, which includes supporting the Deputy Director/Program Support in meeting all program or company-wide goals.
  • Leads a diverse team of content experts.
  • Executes content development strategy, including special projects, in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization.
  • Implements quality assurance processes to ensure that all Content Specialists are meeting the same standards.
  • Oversees content production, deployment, and ongoing management on online platforms. Oversees development of in-person facilitated sessions, as well as facilitation of peer learning opportunities.
  • Balances workload and requests for Content Specialist time.
  • Monitors all data that identifies trends within all tiers – such as program level engagement with content, completion rates, attendance at events, etc. – and makes appropriate recommendations to the Deputy Director/Program Support.
  • Provides accountability and oversight of subcontracted employees for work quality and delivery.
  • Ensures all project performance goals meet or exceeds program requirements.
  • Participates in assigned meetings, events and training as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Early Childhood Education, Family and Child Development, Human Services or related field; Master’s Degree Preferred
  • 5+ years experience in early childhood, family and community engagement field, including experience in coaching, supervision, program management, and providing technical assistance
  • 2+ years in curriculum and/or content development deployed within a digital or online environment
  • Experience or advanced training in adult learning strategies and/or on-line learning platforms
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Background checks are required for this position
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 10% of the time for work-related meetings and functions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

To learn more about SPARK Learning Lab, please visit http://indianaspark.com. To learn more about Shine Early Learning please visit www.shineearly.com.

To apply 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.

Tier Three Coach is responsible for providing direct, individualized program‐level support to Tier Three early care and education family childcare programs who are seeing to improve their practices or who need targeted supports based on other state partner recommendations. Employee is expected to make substantial contribution to Geminus by developing and coordinating appropriate practices that produce desired program outcomes. Tier Three Coach demonstrates professionalism in appearance and actions; handles difficult or stressful situations in a calm and respectful manner; demonstrates fair treatment of others and supports a positive work environment. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends. Travel is required. Work may require light to moderate lifting. This position is a direct hire for Geminus.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of approximately 30 Tier Three programs. Effectively manage time to optimize coaching hours and stay within the assigned budget
  • Work individually with assigned programs to validate their I-SAT results and develop either a Program Development Plan (PDP) or a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP)
  • Understand adult learning principles and is able to recognize different learning needs and adapt coaching practices based on those needs.
  • Provide technical assistance using relationship based strategies which are driven by research and best practice to promote continuous quality improvement
  • Ensure all provider set professional development goals are achieved.
  • Promote and support a program’s competence in alignment with Indiana Core Knowledge Competencies for Early Childhood and School Age Professionals by providing resources, guidance, and regular opportunities for training and reflection.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and a minimum of 18 credit hours in ECE with at least 6 at the advanced level
  • 5+ years experience in early childhood field OR state awarded preschool teaching certification with experience working with children birth through 5.
  • 2+ years of experience coaching or providing professional development to early childhood leadership staff
  • Completion of all required State training and certifications
  • Physical exam and background checks are required for this position
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 80% of the time for work-related meetings and functions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

For more information or to apply CLICK HERE.

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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