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INAEYC OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Indiana AEYC has an opening for an T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Advisor of Bachelor and Special Scholarships. This full-time exempt position will report to the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director.

Purpose:

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Advisor of Bachelor Scholarships is responsible for case management of special projects, such as the Early Childhood Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship Project. The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Advisor of Special Scholarships reports to the Senior Director of the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA project.

Qualifications:
  1. Master’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or related Human Services field.
  2. Minimum of three years’ work experience in the childcare profession,
  3. Including one year of administrative responsibilities.
  4. Good communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse client population.
  5. Ability to work well with a diverse client population.
  6. Ability to assume responsibility for completion of assignments.
  7. Computer literate, preferably Microsoft Word, Excel and Access experience.
  8. A reliable automobile at her/his disposal and a valid driver’s license.
  9. Able to Travel throughout the state and to attend evening meetings.

Job Responsibilities:

General

  1. Work with the Advisors and Senior Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA on the development, implementation of Bachelor and Special Scholarships projects. Supply the T.E.A.C.H. staff with current appropriate information to enhance professional development in the early childhood field.
  2. Will assist with associate degree caseload when assigned.
  3. Coordinate activities with the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director to ensure the Indiana Bachelor and Special Scholarships projects are delivered with clear, concise, and uniformed communication of information.
  4. Assist Indiana AEYC Executive Director and T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director in implementing Indiana AEYC Early Childhood Higher Education Forum goals and objectives.
  5. Assist T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director in staffing, marketing, implementation, and evaluation the project.
  6. Provide up-to-date documents and records related to Indiana status on articulations.
  7. Assist Senior Director and Assistant Director in Advisory Committee meetings and tasks related to the group.
  8. Respond to information requests.
  9. Treat information on Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children clients (individual people and organizations), staff and Board members in a confidential manner.
  10. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  11. Other duties as assigned
Early Childhood Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship Program:
  1. Develop and maintain informational materials about this program.
  2. Recruit potential participants and sponsors through distribution of these materials, community colleges and universities, and participating four year institutions.
  3. Recruit potential participants and sponsors by explaining what TEACH is and the benefits of participation in the program.
  4. Assist the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director in the recruitment and participation of four year colleges/universities and community colleges and in the facilitation of the relationship between the appropriate officials at these organizations and the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Project.
  5. Review applications and make awards after consulting with the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director.
  6. Regularly and accurately use the T.E.A.C.H. database.
  7. Promptly reimburse and process claims following INAEYC procedures.
  8. Build and maintain relationships with higher education.
  9. Facilitate communication between the scholarship recipients and the participating four year programs.
  10. Ensure that records are maintained on scholarship recipients and that payments are made in a timely fashion.
  11. Recognize recipients’ success as they reach benchmarks.
  12. Collect stories from recipients for purpose of reporting and advocacy.
  13. Prepare regular and routine reports.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA is a licensed program of Child Care Services Association and is a project of the Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children, Inc. The Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children is an equal opportunity employer. Indiana AEYC is committed to the practice of fair employment, compensation and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, age, status as a veteran or any other category protected by Federal, State and local laws.
For questions or to apply email resumes@inaeyc.org and reference Job #653.
The Indiana AEYC has an opening for an Regional Early Childhood Workforce Coordinator . This full-time exempt position will serve Region 6 (Counties: Blackford, Delaware, Henry, Fayette, Jay, Randolph, Rush, Union Wayne) and work from a home office.

Purpose:

The Regional Early Childhood Workforce Coordinator is responsible for bringing greater consistency, levels of education, and opportunities for professional recognition to the early childhood workforce in the assigned region through collaboration, alignment, and professional development planning that children, families and the workforce may thrive.

Position Location: Field Staff. This position works from a home office.

Position Status: Full Time/Exempt

Reports To: Workforce Systems Senior Director

Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated passion that aligns with INAEYC’s mission and vision for children and families in the state of Indiana.
  2. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development, or a related field; Master’s preferred.
  3. Minimum of five years’ experience in the early childhood profession and three years in a supervisory position.
  4. Experience in accreditation process and attainment and/or renewal with one of the approved accrediting bodies for Paths to QUALITY™.
  5. Good communication skills; both oral and written.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Applicant will be subject to criminal history check as required by the OECOSL.
  10. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  11. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  12. Ability to treat information on Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children clients (individual people and organizations), staff and Board members in a confidential manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Establish/continue relationships with local education and training entities, and both public and private agencies that either have or have not historically supported the early learning workforce.
  2. Assist in the design and implementation of workforce pilot programs that are focused on early childhood educator’s career navigation and professional development planning.
  3. Identify or respond to referrals regarding individuals from a variety of backgrounds and provider types, career experience and degree attainment, interested or currently working in early childhood and assist with career navigation, professional development planning, and on-going support.
  4. Track data on early childhood workforce needs identified in the career planning process and submit regularly.
  5. Collaborate with T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA to recruit, retain and recognize sponsoring programs and recipients.
  6. Collaborate with the Non Formal CDA Project to coordinate and conduct both interest and enrollment opportunities, act as the Instructor or assist Non-Formal CDA Project in locating an Instructor, and/or provide advising to students seeking their CDA through for non-formal learning opportunities.
  7. Work closely with all Paths to QUALITY™ partners, IN AEYC projects, and chapters in assigned region by providing guidance, accountability, and assistance in gathering necessary data for evaluations.
  8. Provide targeted supports to programs seeking or maintaining national accreditation by one of the OECOSL approved national accrediting bodies.
  9. Assist the Chapters in planning and executing special events including fundraisers, conferences, trainings, etc.
  10. Build and maintain relationships with chapter leaders by establishing regular contact and traveling to chapter meetings as necessary to compliment and/or supplement the work of the Chapters to align the work of local coalitions, groups, and IN AEYC chapters.
  11. Create and deliver chapter leadership training programs with the assistance of the Chapter.
  12. Target areas where no chapters exist, work with local members to create a local chapter.
  13. Engage in all necessary teleconference, webinar, and face-to-face national, state or regional conferences, trainings and meetings.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

For more information on Job #650 or to apply directly CLICK HERE.

The Indiana AEYC has an opening for an Regional Early Childhood Workforce Coordinator. This full-time exempt position will serve Region 10 (Counties: Washington, Scott, Clark, Crawford, Harrison, and Floyd) and work from a home office.

Purpose:

The Regional Early Childhood Workforce Coordinator is responsible for bringing greater consistency, levels of education, and opportunities for professional recognition to the early childhood workforce in the assigned region through collaboration, alignment, and professional development planning that children, families and the workforce may thrive.

Position Location: Field Staff. This position works from a home office.

Position Status: Full Time/Exempt

Reports To: Workforce Systems Senior Director

Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated passion that aligns with INAEYC’s mission and vision for children and families in the state of Indiana.
  2. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development, or a related field; Master’s preferred.
  3. Minimum of five years’ experience in the early childhood profession and three years in a supervisory position.
  4. Experience in accreditation process and attainment and/or renewal with one of the approved accrediting bodies for Paths to QUALITY™.
  5. Good communication skills; both oral and written.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Applicant will be subject to criminal history check as required by the OECOSL.
  10. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  11. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  12. Ability to treat information on Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children clients (individual people and organizations), staff and Board members in a confidential manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Establish/continue relationships with local education and training entities, and both public and private agencies that either have or have not historically supported the early learning workforce.
  2. Assist in the design and implementation of workforce pilot programs that are focused on early childhood educator’s career navigation and professional development planning.
  3. Identify or respond to referrals regarding individuals from a variety of backgrounds and provider types, career experience and degree attainment, interested or currently working in early childhood and assist with career navigation, professional development planning, and on-going support.
  4. Track data on early childhood workforce needs identified in the career planning process and submit regularly.
  5. Collaborate with T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA to recruit, retain and recognize sponsoring programs and recipients.
  6. Collaborate with the Non Formal CDA Project to coordinate and conduct both interest and enrollment opportunities, act as the Instructor or assist Non-Formal CDA Project in locating an Instructor, and/or provide advising to students seeking their CDA through for non-formal learning opportunities.
  7. Work closely with all Paths to QUALITY™ partners, IN AEYC projects, and chapters in assigned region by providing guidance, accountability, and assistance in gathering necessary data for evaluations.
  8. Provide targeted supports to programs seeking or maintaining national accreditation by one of the OECOSL approved national accrediting bodies.
  9. Assist the Chapters in planning and executing special events including fundraisers, conferences, trainings, etc.
  10. Build and maintain relationships with chapter leaders by establishing regular contact and traveling to chapter meetings as necessary to compliment and/or supplement the work of the Chapters to align the work of local coalitions, groups, and IN AEYC chapters.
  11. Create and deliver chapter leadership training programs with the assistance of the Chapter.
  12. Target areas where no chapters exist, work with local members to create a local chapter.
  13. Engage in all necessary teleconference, webinar, and face-to-face national, state or regional conferences, trainings and meetings.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

For more information on Job #651 or to apply Click Here.

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

Finding Me Now Learning Center in Fort Wayne is looking for qualified candidates to fill a School-Age staff position. Candidates should demonstrate a strong desire and passion to work with young child. This position is responsible for managing a multi-age classroom.

Finding Me Now Learning Center is a Level 4 PTQ and NAEYC accredited Center.

Other Requirements include:

  • Driving the bus and assisting on field trips when necessary
  • Experience working in child care/education in a professional environment
  • Ability to guide behavior and effectively teach problem solving skills
  • Top notch problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong classroom management kills
  • Experience creating lesson plans in a project-based approach is a plus!

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

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

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

Other Requirements include:

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities include:

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

Requirements include:

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

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

To view job description click here.

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

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

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

Responsibilities include:

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

Requirements include:

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

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

To view job description click here.

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


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

Job description:

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

Requirements: minimum a CDA or higher diploma

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

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

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

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

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

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

$16.37—$21.08 / hour + Generous Benefits

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

Position Descriptions:

FDS Preschool Teacher

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

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

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

$13.29—$20.65 / hour + Generous Benefits

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

Position Description:

FDS Infant Toddler Teachers

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

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

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

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

Position Description

BDLC Infant-Toddler Co Teacher Posting

BDLC Pre-School Co Teacher Posting

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

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
Attention motivated, talented, driven childcare experts. We are looking for you!

Finding Me Now Learning Center South on 6303 S. East Street in Indianapolis is hiring. Today we are looking for people that want to work in an environment that appreciates your contributions, knows your worth, and is willing to bring out your potential and the best teacher you can be.

We are currently seeking those that have a desire to work with our infants and toddlers.

Requirements for this position:

  • Desire to nurture and develop children 6 weeks to 2 years of age
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs
  • 21 years of age or older
  • CDA or strong desire to get started

When you join our team, you join our family. our teachers and staff care deeply about one another and the families we serve. We strive to bring out each child’s God-given uniqueness and we need staff willing to go the extra mile to ensure we are creating exceptional early experiences. We are currently PTQ Level 3 and are working towards NAEYC accreditation.

For more information or to apply click here.

Do you want to be showered with hugs and smiles from little people?

Do you want to have fun and work in a family environment?
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children?

If you answered yes to these questions, then Finding Me Now Learning Center is looking for you! As one of the best Child Development Centers on the southside of Indianapolis, Finding Me Now Learning Center, is looking to hire an excellent team player who loves to work with children. As a NAEYC accredited center, their teachers are highly qualified and have a genuine love for young children and a commitment to high quality education. They are looking to add creative, energetic, positive and fun people to their team. The goal is to provide the highest quality programs for children in a loving and nurturing environment.

Finding Me Now Learning Center strives to provide their teachers with all the resources they need to be successful so they can enjoy making a difference in the lives of young children. They offer competitive wages and paid training. Ideally, Finding Me Now Learning Center is seeking candidates with coursework or degrees in Early Childhood Education, a CDA or a related field. Childcare experience is required.

For more information or to apply click here.

Finding Me Now Learning Center South on 6303 S. East Street in Indianapolis is currently seeking top-notch childcare staff. Our Preschool children are active with learning and we need someone to support the growth and development of these three-year-olds. Come work in a newly remodeled building with some of the greatest caregivers in town. We know that working here is not a job but a career. We work with our staff to ensure ongoing training and development.

We are currently PTQ Level 3 and working towards NAEYC accreditation! This job requires the following:

  • Strong desire to promote the learning and growth of inquiring minds
  • Have a CDA or Associates in ECE
  • Have the ability to laugh and have fun

When you join our team, you join our family. Our teachers and staff care deeply about one another and the families we serve. We strive to bring out each child’s God-given uniqueness and we need staff willing to go the extra mile to ensure we are creating exceptional early experiences. If this sounds like you, submit your resume today!

For more information or to apply click here.

Finding Me Now Learning Center in Fort Wayne is currently seeking top-notch childcare staff. Their Preschool children are active with learning and they need someone to support the growth and development of these three-year-olds. Come work in a newly remodeled building with some of the greatest caregivers in town. We know that working here is not a job but a career. They work with their staff to ensure ongoing training and development.

We are currently PTQ Level 4 and NAEYC accredited!

This job requires the following:

  • Strong desire to promote the learning and growth of inquiring minds
  • Have a CDA or Associates in ECE
  • Have the ability to laugh and have fun

When you join the Finding Me Now Learning Center team, you join their family. Their teachers and staff care deeply about one another and the families they serve. They strive to bring out each child’s God-given uniqueness and need staff willing to go the extra mile to ensure they are creating exceptional early experiences. If this sounds like you, submit your resume today!

For more information or to apply click here.

Attention: Finding Me Now Learning Center South on 6303 S. East Street in Indianapolis is currently searching for energetic, fun, loving, and caring people! They are a PTQ Level 3 Child Development Center currently pursuing NAEYC accreditation. They are looking for you to fill their open position for a Two-Year-old Classroom Assistant. Their two-year-olds are loving, curious, and constantly moving. Finding Me Now Learning Center needs someone who is ready to take on the challenge to help nurture and develop the children’s growth and learning.

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

For more information or to apply click here.

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

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

For more information or to apply click here.

The Pre-Kindergarten children at Finding Me Now Learning Center East on the eastside of Indianapolis are curious, excited, and hands on with their learning. They enjoy learning through play, but also seek to learn the fundamentals that provide lifelong learning skills and prepare them for Kindergarten next year. As a Level 4 Paths to Quality and NAEYC accredited center. Finding Me Now Learning Center is eager to add wonderfully motivated and passionate teachers. Their teachers are family, they care deeply for one another and the families and children they serve. They collaborate and share ideas that can enhance the learning for all children. They are looking for someone what has an Associate degree in ECE or a CDA. Someone that is serious about a career and not just looking for a job. If this sounds like you, submit your resume and join a winning team.

For more information or to apply click here.

The Pre-Kindergarten children at Finding Me Now Learning Center South on 6303 S. East Street in Indianapolis are curious, excited, and hands on with their learning. They enjoy learning through play, but also seek to learn the fundamentals that provide lifelong learning skills and prepare them for Kindergarten next year. As a Level 3 Paths to Quality center that is actively pursuing NAEYC accreditation, Finding Me Now Learning Center is eager to add wonderfully motivated and passionate teachers. Their teachers are family, they care deeply for one another and the families and children they serve. They collaborate and share ideas that can enhance the learning for all children. They are looking for someone what has an Associate degree in ECE or a CDA. Someone that is serious about a career and not just looking for a job. If this sounds like you, submit your resume and join a winning team.

For more information or to apply click here.

The Pre-Kindergarten children at Finding Me Now Learning Center in Fort Wayne are curious, excited, and hands on with their learning. They enjoy learning through play, but also seek to learn the fundamentals that provide lifelong learning skills and prepare them for Kindergarten next year. As a Level 3 Paths to Quality center that is actively pursuing NAEYC accreditation, Finding Me Now Learning Center is eager to add wonderfully motivated and passionate teachers. Their teachers are family, they care deeply for one another and the families and children they serve. They collaborate and share ideas that can enhance the learning for all children. They are looking for someone what has an Associate degree in ECE or a CDA. Someone that is serious about a career and not just looking for a job. If this sounds like you, submit your resume and join a winning team.

For more information or to apply click here.

IUPUI’s Center for Young Children is seeking energetic, caring and dedicated assistant teachers for the infant and toddler classrooms! The Center for Young Children is the campus child care center serving the University’s students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community.

Job Summary

Teachers’ Aides work under the direct supervision of the Lead Teachers providing high quality infant and toddler care within our classrooms. This is a year-round, part-time position with set hours Monday-Friday.

Required Qualifications

  • 18 years or older.
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide diversity of individuals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Coursework in child development. Experience working within a child care program with infants and toddlers.

Working Conditions / Demands

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds. Capable of meeting the physical demands of young children.

For more information or to apply email Susie Manning at susimann@iupui.edu.

CDI Head Start has an opening for a part-year full-time Assistant Teacher in their Spencer location. This position reports to the Lead Teacher. The position has a starting pay of $8.85 – $10.00 increases based on education.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Within 90 days of employment, must obtain and continually maintain basic first aid and pediatric CPR certification (or sooner if required by local/state regulations). Minimum requirement is one of the following:

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

To apply for this position click here.

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


GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum requirement is one of the following:

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

To apply for this position click here.

CDI Head Start has an opening for a full-year Assistant Teacher in their Martinsville location. This position reports to the Center Supervisor. The position has a starting pay of $8.85 with increases based on education.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum requirement is one of the following:

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

To apply for this position click here.

First English Lutheran Preschool is currently seeking a dedicated early childhood professional for our program, working with children ages 4 and 5 years old. The Assistant Teacher works with the Lead Teacher on lesson planning, assessment, and maintaining a positive learning environment for all children. The Assistant Teacher will work as a team with other Teachers (student teacher). Qualified candidates must have a high school degree, college level coursework in early childhood, or a CDA. Knowledge of High Scope Curriculum, Conscious Discipline and NAEYC standards are a plus. This is a part time position paid with an hourly wage bi-monthly.

Hours: M-F (8 am – 12:15 pm)
M/W/F (8 am – 12:15 pm)
Either position can extend days to their schedule (2:15 pm)

If interested, please send a resume by Sept. 30, 2020 to:

Tracy Gleissner, Director
First English Lutheran Preschool
16495 Ireland Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46544
gleissnerfelp@gmail.com

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

 

Description

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

As a member of our teaching staff, you will:

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

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements include:

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

Hours: Full-time

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

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

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

Position Summary:

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

Essential Functions:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Hours: Part-time, Afternoons

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

To read the full job description click here.

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

Job Summary

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

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

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

Qualifications:

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

Essential Functions:

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

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

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

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

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

Experience: None Required

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

Apply here

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

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.

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

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

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

SUPPORT ROLES
Are you looking for a part-time position that still gives you time during the middle of the day to yourself? Do you have a valid Driver’s License? Do you think punctuality and learning is important for today’s youth?

If you answered yes to these questions then we have a position for you!

Finding Me Now Learning Center South on 6303 S. East Street in Indianapolis is currently looking for someone that can transport our school-age children to and from their area school each day. They provide before and after school care for local grade school students and need someone to transport them in their 14 passenger Childcare bus.

The hours for this position look like 7:00 am – 9:30 am and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

If you are the right person for the job, please submit your resume to them today!

For more information or to apply click here.

Attention: Passionate, Motivated Cooks. Finding Me Now Learning Center on the Southside of Indianapolis is the place for you!

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of children and join a winning team?
Do you want to work in a fun environment where you have the opportunity to make children happy?

If you answered yes to these questions, Finding Me Now Learning Center is looking for people like you! They are looking to add talented, energetic, positive, creative and fun people to their team. If you have what it takes, they are eager to add you to their team. You must be an outstanding, task driven, person who can follow recipes, serve delicious breakfast, lunches and snacks to the children. Competitive wages and paid training! In addition to cooking for the school, they will train you to drive their bus to local schools and fun field trips. Apply today.

For more information or to apply click here.

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

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

 

 

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

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

Click Here to apply. 

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

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

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

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Food Service

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

Health And Sanitation

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

EXAMPLES OF GENERAL JOB DUTIES–ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

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

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


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Food Service

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

Health And Sanitation

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

EXAMPLES OF GENERAL JOB DUTIES–ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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St. Mary’s Child Center in Indianapolis has an opening for a Cook.

Summary of Position: To prepare nutritious meals that meet CACFP and Licensing requirements and promote healthy eating behaviors to children from age 3 to 5.

The Cook will:

  • Ensure food is never withheld as a punishment.
  • Make food or snacks always available so children will not worry about food availability.
  • Take any annual training required by the CACFP.
  • Follow any COVID directives.

Meal Planning:

  • Plan menus for breakfast, lunch, and snacks in accordance with CACFP regulations.
  • Prepare or edit the menu. Use a 4 to 5-week rotation of menus.
  • If substitutions are necessary, record the substitution on the menu.
  • Date any opened food.
  • Create recipes to ensure the proper components are provided.
  • Plan meal preparation so food preparation and serving flows smoothly to be delivered on time.
  • Plan for enough food for seconds. No child should be denied seconds on any food
  • Ensure that special diets are adhered to and recorded.
  • Note what supplies are needed as used.
  • Maintain up to date records of food allergies.

Meal Preparation:

  • WASH HANDS FREQUENTLY. Do not touch your face. Follow any new COVID directions.
  • Wear proper cooking/serving attire. (i.e. apron, hat or hair net, gloves, etc.)
  • Prepare meals with proper amounts to meet licensing and CACFP nutrition requirements and allowing for second servings.
  • Use disposable place settings.
  • Utilize unprepared leftovers for subsequent child meals or dispose of.
  • Prevent contamination of food allergies if warranted.
  • Instruct others to wear proper attire during food serving
  • Deliver and collect food carts to all classrooms ready to be served by classroom staff.
  • Deliver meals on time.
  • Deliver and pick up food carts to each classroom.
  • Make sure serving sizes are conveyed to classroom staff to meet CACFP standards.
  • Train classroom staff member on food preparation if a planned absence is requested.

Kitchen:

  • Wash apron, hot pads, towels regularly.
  • Use proper dishwashing methods.
  • Ensure dishwasher is working properly.
  • Ensure that all surfaces are clean and disinfected for food preparation.
  • Clean kitchen areas after each meal is served.
  • Keep an organized, clean, safe and hygienic kitchen at all times.
  • Take a regular inventory of kitchen equipment and utensils.
  • Alert the Operations or Site Administrator of any broken appliances or equipment.
  • Make sure working thermometers are in each refrigerator/freezer.
  • Sanitize kitchen – counters, handles, appliances daily using the licensing solution chart recommendations.
  • Sweep floors, mop, and disinfect any mats at the end of work schedule.
  • Check for expiration dates weekly and discard any food or drink that is expired.
  • Put food away in the appropriate place when food service company delivers.
  • Make sure inside of refrigerator, freezer, and stove is clean.

Ordering and Reporting:

  • Make note of food needed as used.
  • Review menus, substituting left over frozen food if necessary
  • Order food and milk to meet the requirements of the coming week, making sure order is in a timely manner for delivery.
  • Make copies of delivery list and give to controller and food supervisor.
  • Keep accurate records directed by food supervisor.
  • Supply any information requested by the food supervisor.
  • Be prepared for any inspections by CACFP or licensing.

Qualifications

  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must pass drug test, fingerprint state criminal check.
  • Must present a current TB test and physical stating you have no communicable diseases.
  • Must be able to stand most of the shift.
  • Must be able to lift cases of supplies.
  • A high regard for children and families without prejudice or judgement.
  • Keep confidentiality of families, children, and staff.
  • Able to take direction, learn new skills, and suggestions.
  • Ability to complete assigned responsibilities
  • Ability to create, review, and comply with requirements menus.
  • Skill in preparing foods in a nutritious, good tasting, appealing manner.
  • Knowledge of CACFP regulations desired or agreeable to training to become knowledgeable.
  • Work well with supervisors including communicating any concerns regarding the food program.
  • Must bring your joy to work.

Visit their website at https://www.smccindy.org/

If you have questions or wish to apply, please email Maria Garza at mgarza@smccindy.org

 

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

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

For more information or to apply click here.

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

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

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

Position Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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

To view the full job description click here.

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

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

For more information or to apply CLICK HERE.

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

Assessors would:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Base Requirements:

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

Job Duties will include, but not be limited to:

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

Interested applicants send resume to: Lovestaffing@outlook.com

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

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

This is a Part-time Job.

Job description:

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

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

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

Pay: $10.50 an hour

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

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