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INAEYC OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Indiana AEYC has an On My Way Pre-K Project Manager position open in Central Indiana. 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.

Location: This is a remote full-time, exempt position.

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 five years’ experience in the early childhood profession and three years in a supervisory position.
  • Experience in community-building initiatives with a 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..
  • Good communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, and ability to travel throughout the state, spend nights away from the home office and attend evening meetings

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage in state and local Pre-K trainings and meetings, identify areas for improvement, and share feedback with the state.
  • Increase the awareness of On My Way Pre-K among families, programs, and communities by designing and distributing consumer education materials, as approved by OECOSL.
  • Establish/continue relationships with intake, eligible and prospective programs, and family serving agencies to align and coordinate innovative and creative family recruitment opportunities, family enrollment activities, and program engagement events.
  • Provide family support for the completion of child enrollment and program selection.
  • Partner with and make referrals to the local Child Care Resource & Referral agency and the TA vendor to provide program support by growing the understanding of the eligibility and application process, identifying needs and available resources including, but not limited to family engagement, child assessment, curriculum, child health and wellness, nutrition, child and family well-being.
  • Track data on barriers to and effective recruitment, enrollment, and retention of families and children.

To view the full job description click here.

For more information regarding this position or to submit a resume, contact Clarence Huckleberry at chuckelberry@inaeyc.org.


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 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

The Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation has an IA Leader position open at Edgewood Early Childhood Center. This is a full-time, Monday-Friday daytime position paying $13-$14 per hour with benefits including medical and dental insurance and paid time off. This will temporarily be a remote position due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Requirements:

  • Participate in Case Conferences for students (i.e. IEP, goals, etc.)
  • Provide extra support services as outlined in students’ IEP’s.
  • Collaborate with other service personnel such as speech pathologist, occupational therapist, and physical therapist who work with preschool students in your class.
  • Provide quarterly progress report to parents specific to the goals outlined in the IEP.
  • Provide direct instruction to students as determined appropriate based on data collection that targets specific areas of deficit.
  • Progress monitor students accordingly.
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with parents
  • Convey results of assessment data in a manner that is respectful to parents.
  • Provide necessary information to parents during Case Conferences.
  • Communicate effectively with community agencies who also provide services to infants/toddlers and preschool aged children (i.e. Head Start, First Steps).
  • Maintain confidentiality of personally identifiable information.
  • Provide services that are in agreement with the Philosophy and Goals of the Richland Bean Blossom Community Schools.
  • Pass a Criminal History Check.

Required education level: CDA or early childhood or equivalent degree (or 60 clock hours of educational training leading toward an early childhood/child development degree or CDA credential)

Experience: Required education level: CDA or early childhood or equivale: 1 year (Preferred)

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

License: Required education level: CDA or early childhood or equivalent (Preferred)

Language: English (Required)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)
  • Evening (Required)

To apply click here.

St. Johns Early Literacy Preschool (SJELP) is hiring for the Lead Teacher position. This is a full-time position. SJELP is a full-year preschool program with the school year beginning in August 2020.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum, providing for the children’s physical, cognitive, social/emotional and language development
  • Establish a warm, loving, safe, and secure classroom environment
  • Provide for the health and safety our children and families
  • Interact with children in a positive manner
  • Implement SJELP’s discipline policy to guide children’s behavior
  • Promote family involvement
  • Maintain professional standards
  • Maintain records in an orderly manner
  • Plan/Assist with program events and activities
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of SJELP and our regulatory agencies
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences
  • Supervise and evaluate practicum students, student teachers, and volunteers
  • Assist with program management as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have or maintain enrollment in a CDA (Child Development Associate), OR a B.A. or M.A. in Early Childhood Education (or a closely related field)
  • Must meet continuing education/professional development requirements set by state licensing and Paths to Quality
  • Must maintain current certifications in CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions
  • Must pass a 5-panel drug screen, a fingerprint background check through the FBI, and have a current TB test or chest x-ray with negative results

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, to reach over head, to kneel at child’s level, and to sit on the floor to interact with children
  • Ability to communicate professionally – orally, visually, and in writing
  • Literacy skills and basic mathematical abilities
  • Ability to organize tasks, manage time, and meet varied deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional standards
  • Ability to cope with stress and to present professionalism in all circumstances

HOURS

  • This is a full year program. Our 2020-21 school year will begin August 3, 2020.
  • Lead Teachers: a minimum of 2.5 hours of paid prep time is built into the schedule for lesson planning, and lesson preparation.
  • Time spent in staff meetings, trainings, Family nights, preschool programs, and extended hours for parent/teacher conferences are all additional paid hours.

CLASS OFFERINGS

  • Preschool Only

PRE-K CLASS – M/T/W/Th/F morning 8:30-11:30

MIXED AGE CLASS – M/W/F morning 8:15-11:15

3’s CLASS – T/Th morning 8:15-11:15

  • Preschool + Childcare

EARLY DROP OFF 7:30-8:30

MORNING PRESCHOOL 8:30-11:30 (8:15-11:15)

LUNCH 11:15 (11:30) – 1:00

AFTERNOON CARE 1:00-5:30

For more information regarding this position or to apply contact Connie Herndon at stjohnsearlyliteracypreschool@yahoo.com.

To view the complete job description click here or to view or download the job application click here.

Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis is hiring for 3-Year Old Classroom Lead Teacher salaried position.

Hours: Beginning August 2020. 7:50 AM to 4:00 PM M-F

Pay: Salary

Benefits: Personal and sick days, short term disability (when working full time), vision/dental optional, 180 instructional day calendar

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Completion of and adherence to NAEYC Accreditation standards
  • Lesson planning and documentation
  • Observation and assessment of students
  • Collaboration with families and staff
  • Implementation of and continued growth in the Reggio Emilia Approach to the education of young children

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.

The Nest at New Hope is seeking an early childhood educator to co-teach in its mixed-age early learning program. The Nest is a NAFCC accredited, Paths to Quality Level 4 provider. Teacher candidates must be passionate about providing high quality care and education to young children from diverse backgrounds, including those experiencing homelessness and poverty. We seek an individual who is willing and able to take initiative to promote excellence in the teaching environment, as well as work cooperatively as a part of a teaching team. Candidates must have a strong interest in teaching in an infant/toddler classroom, as well as a desire to teach in a mixed-age preschool program. This is a professional early childhood education position within a growing nonprofit organization. All candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check, drug screening, annual CPR/First Aid certification and TB screening. Must be able to bend and lift 40 lbs.

Time Commitment: This position is 40 hours weekly to be scheduled during program hours of 9:00 am-5:40 pm, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will possess a BA or AA in early childhood education or related field (preferred), though a candidate with substantial experience could be successful with a CDA credential. The ideal candidate will also have experience (and training) in a classroom setting and with young children who have experienced trauma or other early development risk factors. Must be familiar with Google Docs and Gmail, with the ability to complete work from home if necessary.

Compensation: Competitive, according to education and experience. Benefits include paid vacation, health expense reimbursement, sick leave, and education allowances.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $27,040.00 to $29,120.00 /year

For consideration, candidates must submit a resume with education and professional references, as well as a cover letter. Candidates may apply via the Indeed job post. Contact Nest Director, Amie Messer at amie@nhfsinc.org with any questions.


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.

Apply Here

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

St. John’s Early Literacy Preschool and Childcare (SJELP) is hiring for an assistant teacher position working with 3-5 year olds.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Lead Teacher with planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum, providing for the children’s physical, cognitive, social/emotional and language development
  • Assist Lead Teacher in establishing a warm, loving, safe, and secure classroom environment
  • Provide for the health and safety our children and families
  • Carry out daily cleaning tasks as assigned by the Director
  • Interact with children in a positive manner
  • Implement SJELP’s discipline policy to guide children’s behavior
  • Promote family involvement
  • Maintain professional standards
  • Maintain records in an orderly manner
  • Assist with program events and activities
  • Comply with all SJELP policies and procedures
  • Comply with all policies of regulatory agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have related experience; preference given to applicants enrolled in a CDA (Child Development Associate), or with an Associate Degree in Child Development, or a closely related field
  • Must maintain current certifications in CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions
  • Must pass a 5-panel drug screen, a fingerprint background check through the FBI and have a current TB test or chest x-ray with negative results
  • Must meet continuing education/professional development requirements set by state licensing and Paths to Quality

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, reach over head, kneel at child’s level and sit on the floor to interact with children
  • Ability to communicate professionally – orally, visually, and in writing
  • Literacy skills and basic mathematical abilities
  • Organizational abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional standards
  • Ability to cope with stress and to present professionalism in all circumstances

For more information or to apply contact Connie Herndon at stjohnsearlyliteracypreschool@yahoo.com.

To view the job description click here and to view and download the job application click here.

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

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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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.

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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

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

Job Summary: The Tier Three Coach is responsible for providing direct, individualized program-level support to Indiana early education and care programs who are either referred by licensing or seeking to improve the quality of their programming and will benefit from one-on-one coaching.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of early childhood program. Effectively manage time to optimize coaching hours and stay within the assigned budget.
  • Work individually with assigned programs, to validate their Self Assessment and develop either a Program Dvelopment Plan (PDP) or a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) for non-compliant programs.
  • Provide individualized support to non-compliant programs in developing a QIP, including the identification of additional resources outside of the early education arena.
  • Collaborate with the Coaching Content Coordinator to create a customized scope and sequence that will map content, professional development and individualized coaching to the PDP/QIP.
  • Work individually with assigned programs over a period of up to nine months to coach to the resolution of their QIP or PDP.
  • Provide onsite, in-person support along with virtual sessions for assigned programs.
  • Liaison with Content Specialists and other SPARK staff where appropriate.
  • Participates in assigned meetings, events and training as required.

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 including teaching preschool-aged children OR state awarded preschool teaching certification with experience teaching preschool-aged children
  • 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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