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The On My Way Pre-K Manager is responsible for maximizing the number of On My Way Pre-K scholarships issued to eligible families by connecting intake services, families, and programs in a creative and respectful manner that is authentic to the local community while increasing the number of and providing quality improvement and compliance supports to eligible programs. This is a Full Time/Exempt Remote position for the Marion County area.

Qualifications: Demonstrated passion that aligns with the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning’s and INAEYC’s Mission and vision for children and families in the state of Indiana. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development, Social Work, or a related field; Master’s preferred. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the early childhood profession and three years in a supervisory position. Experience in community-building initiatives.  Good communication skills; both oral and written. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and provide support to a diverse client population, located in a variety of settings to provide effective and efficient caseload management and complete assignments with minimal supervision. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable automobile-travel throughout the state, spend nights away from the home office and attend evening meetings.

Please download and review the position description below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements/qualifications. When applying for this position please use Job ID#646 in the subject line of the email. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to: resumes@inaeyc.org

Position Description: On My Way Pre-K Manager

OTHER OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

ADMINISTRATORS

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 Executive Director (ED) serves, as the chief executive of the IHSA and, in partnership with the Board of Directors, is responsible for the success of the association. The ED is a practical visionary, dedicated to the mission and values of the IHSA. The ED envisions, communicates and implements work plans that engage board members, parents, and partners to promote opportunities and address challenges faced by Head Start and Early Head Start programs and families. The ED leads, convenes, and actively collaborates with a range of public, private, and philanthropic stakeholders, as well as Head Start and early education experts and advocates to advance the goals of the IHSA. The ED manages the day-to-day operations of the association (including member services, trainings, conferences and strategic planning), directs fundraising efforts, manages the association’s annual budget, oversees policy and advocacy work, directs internal and external communications, and manages staff and outside consultants.

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

Qualifications:

Must meet one of the following educational criteria:

  • Candidates must have significant experience in one or more of the following areas – Head Start, early childhood development and family systems, advocacy or public policy.
  • Candidates must have at least five years of experience as an ED or in a senior leadership position in an organization or association, including experience working with a non- profit
  • Candidates must have demonstrated decisive management abilities, have exceptional oral and written communication skills, be well organized, and possess strong business ethics and a commitment to the mission and values of the I
  • Must have a high degree of culture competence.
  • A bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree in related in field of study is preferred.
  • Must be available to travel 30% of the time (including visiting grantee programs to speak to all staff about the benefits of membership) and willing to work weekends and evenings as

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

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.

Purpose of Position/Summary: 

The Director of Early Learning serves as a member of executive management and is responsible for St. Vincent Early Learning Center, Inc.’s day-to-day program operations, curriculum development, and educational activities, including planning, improving, and evaluating all components.

Job Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • The Director of Early Learning will have an understanding and ability to put into practice and advocate for the following guiding principles: culturally and linguistically competent, child and family centered practice; natural learning environments; learner focused approach; functional and meaningful activities/supports; and the ability to operate from a systems perspective.
  • Serves as lead staff to the Program Committee
  • Maintains compliance with standards of accreditation and licensing organizations including National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Paths to QUALITY (PTQ), and State of Indiana Licensing standards
  • Ensures the maintenance of records as required by NAEYC, PTQ and State Licensing
  • Oversees daily programming, curriculum implementation, room management, and child-staff-parent relationships
  • Possesses a strong understanding of and experience with the Reggio Emilia approach and Creative Curriculum, modeling implementation and evaluation, and scaffolding with other approaches/methods
  • Proven comfort and experience with responsive evaluation methods in Early Childhood Education, including but not limited to: implementation; necessary professional development/training for teaching staff; data monitoring and analysis; and delivery of reporting
  • Provides continuing in-service training as well as coaching to teaching staff thereby creating a professional learning community
  • Informs and enforces procedures and policies of the agency with the program staff
  • Monitors and maintains staff program records; schedule in-service annual training sessions in First Aid, CPR, Safety, Abuse and Neglect, Universal Precautions, as well as any other training requirements set forth by NAEYC, PTQ, and the State of Indiana
  • Recruits, hires, and dismisses teaching staff with appropriate documentation and administrative approval Makes classroom visits and observations on a regular basis, and ensures the effective opening, closing, and scheduling of the program daily
  • Responsible for performance management of supervised employees
  • Advocates and works cooperatively and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders and partners Responsible for specified agency activities in the absence of the President/Executive Director
  • Participates in budget preparation and review of all financial reports
  • Assists President/Executive Director with grant-writing activity and advocacy, when needed
  • Creates and documents individual professional development plans for teachers to achieve goals/standards Supports family engagement efforts and handles family concerns, when necessary
  • Maintains confidentiality Models appropriate behavior
  • Ability to utilize technology at a proficient level and demonstrate comfort working in a digital culture Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, with grades of C or better from accredited college/university; OR
  • BA/BS in Elementary Education with a Kindergarten endorsement, with grades of C or better from accredited college/university; OR
  • BA/BS including at least 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Education, with grades of C or better from accredited college/university;
  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, or related along with above-listed criteria, strongly preferred At least 5 years of experience in early learning, with at least 3 of those in a supervisory position Understanding of early learning systems strongly preferred
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member Strong organizational and communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see, stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, and move from standing to sitting on the floor and return to standing
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position Fine hand manipulation is necessary when communicating in writing, and for utilizing technology

Other Requirements:

  • All as required by State of Indiana or NAEYC requirement
  • Must pass physical exam, TB and background tests as required by regulatory authorities All required onboarding training
  • All job duties are expected to be completed in accord with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Vincent Early Learning Center

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

Job Title: Interim Executive Director

Start Date: ASAP

Status: Full-Time

Reports To: The St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc Board of Directors

Location: Indianapolis, IN

The Organization:

St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. is a safe, welcoming, and high quality childcare serving children of diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to providing every child with a high quality program and secure environment that will allow children the opportunity to explore and foster their own growth potential. We believe in a child’s ability to learn in the most natural environment possible, with many opportunities to foster play and exploration.

St. Nicholas Early Learning Directors and Staff will work to develop a life-long love of learning in all children and are committed to walking alongside every family in providing their children with an excellent, stimulating environment for the beginning years of life.

We currently serve up to 58 students and have a staff of 10 full-time and 6 part-time teachers and teaching assistants.

The Role:

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.

The Interim Executive Director position will be for a period of approximately 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

  • Supervise all program planning, organizing, operating
  • Ensure all federal, state, and local childcare regulations are being followed
  • Support program and staff training and evaluation to ensure Pathways to Quality Level 3 qualifications are maintained
  • Manage the new family stewardship process by giving tours, overseeing all new student enrollment, maintaining the wait list, and determining tuition assistance and voucher support levels as needed
  • Oversee the tracking of child enrollment and tuition assistance/vouchers for accuracy
  • Manage/oversee information technology, including the website, ongoing maintenance and updating of systems hardware and software
  • Maintain relationships with landlord and vendors and oversee services, updates, and repairs as needed
  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings to inform the Board of enrollment, tuition, staffing, and budgetary information, and other relevant program issues, changes, accomplishments
  • Provide program related input to Board of Directors for strategic planning purposes
  • Manage email communications, donor databases, quarterly newsletters, and general communication with staff, families and the Board of

Budget Management

  • Ensure financial management and bookkeeping systems are accurate and within established FY20 budget
  • Ensure tax, insurance, and worker’s compensation payments are processed appropriately
  • Ensure tuition payments are processed weekly and in line with family contracts
  • Oversee all banking, bill paying, money tracking and handling in line with FY20 budget Team Management & Human Resources
  • Supervise all full and part-time teaching staff
  • Supervise Interim Teacher Coordinator and Administrative Assistant to strengthen programming/procedures and streamline processes
  • Build individual relationships with staff, which includes hands-on interaction with day to day operations, to maintain staff morale during the transition period
  • Assume responsibility for interviewing, hiring, and training for any vacant full and part-time roles
  • Implement established employee policies, training, and legal compliance requirements Community Engagement
  • Articulate Nicholas Early Learning, Inc, mission, philosophy and practices to the staff, families and public
  • Strengthen relationships with community partners and neighborhood outreach programs as needed
  • Represent Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. in community speaking engagements and programs as well as private and public functions as needed

Qualifications:

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

Next Steps:

Interested in this position? Apply now by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter to Administrator@stnicholasel.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the intention of filling the position as soon as possible.

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TEACHERS

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

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 Infant Toddler Teachers
FDS Preschool 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

IU Southeast Children’s Center in New Albany, IN is hiring for a Co-Teacher.

The co-teacher provides excellent care, supervision and educational experiences for children attending the Center. The co-teacher will assume leadership responsibilities in the absence of Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator. The co-teacher will provide and maintain a safe, secure and nurturing environment for the IUS CC children through age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities. The co-teacher will help supervise student staff interactions with children, participate and help oversee the cleaning of the facilities equipment. The co-teacher will take appropriate actions during emergencies, accidents, sickness, behavior problems, parent notification and any other applicable situations. As a member of the teaching team, the teacher will work collaboratively with the Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator, staff and families toward the betterment of the Center.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Scheduled Work Hours – flexible, dependent on need; Children’s Center open 7:30am -5:30pm
  • Pass physical exam including negative intradermal TB screen
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 pounds and to physically interact with children in a manner that meets their needs
  • Pass Criminal History check
  • Capable of meeting the physical demands of young children
  • Successful completion of CPR and First Aid
  • Annual Universal Precautions training
  • Successful completion of ServSafe Training
  • Minimum of 15 hours professional development training annually
  • Ability to implement State of Indiana Child Care Regulations (Division of Family and Social Services Administration, FSSA) and Paths to Quality rules.
  • Ability to understand, implement and articulate developmentally Appropriate Practices through curriculum development, assessment and everyday interactions with children families and staff.
  • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate, verbally and in writing, with co-workers, students, children, and families
    Maintain a professional attitude in demeanor and relationship with children, families, co-workers and students
  • Co-teacher shall have a minimum of one of the following
  • A current CDA credential
  • A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education or elementary with a kindergarten endorsement and grades of C or better from an accredited college or university
  • A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university that includes one of the following:
  1. Fifteen (15) credit hours in college level courses with document 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.
  2. A two (2) year associate degree in early childhood education from an accredited college or university, with a grade of C or better.

Lead Teachers that do not meet these qualifications shall:

  1. Have eight (8) additional in-service training per year appropriate to the age group with which the caregiver is working
  2. Enroll in one (1) of the educational programs listed in subsection (A) within one (1) year of becoming a lead caregiver; and
  3. Provide documentation showing successful completion of a least six (6) credit hours per year.

Interested applicants may apply here: https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/74647

Position Description: IUS – Co 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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ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Hasten Hebrew Academy, in Indianapolis, is hiring for a Toddler Classroom Assistant Teacher.

Hours: Beginning in January 2020. 7:50 AM to 1:30 PM M-F

Pay: Salary

Benefits: Personal and sick days, short term disability (when working full time), vision/dental optional, lunch provided

Requirements:

  • Experience in Early Childhood Education
  • CDA or degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field highly preferred.

Please send your resume to aflaumenhaft@hhai.org

To learn more about our Reggio-inspired, Paths to QUALITY Level 3 EC program, visit www.hhai.org

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.

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

SUPPORT ROLES

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

BECA (Bethel Early Childhood Academy at Bethel UMC) currently has openings! CDA certification (Child Development Associate) and experience working with children preferred. Assistants 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 range $10 – $12 dependent upon experience. Apply via our Director at 317-293-1555.

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