Welcome to 4C of Southern Indiana

4C is a nonprofit serving as the official child care resource and referral agency for Southwestern Indiana. With your help we can make a difference. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

It is our pleasure to be able to serve the following counties in Indiana:
Crawford | Daviess | Dubois | Gibson | Knox | Lawrence | Martin | Orange | Perry | Pike | Posey | Spencer | Vanderburgh | Warrick

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POSITION PUPOSE: Assist early childhood programs in increasing continuous quality improvement through assessments, on site visits, trainings, resources and leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Provide relationship/research based technical assistance strategies which promote continuous quality improvement and ensure all Paths to QUALITY™ goals are achieved
 Support and implement a collaborative model of coaching which includes coordination with partnering agencies
 Adhere to State and CCRR system Paths to QUALITY™ policies, procedures, and standards of service delivery
 To assist child care providers with making quality improvements to their programs, with a focus on Paths to QUALITY™ level advancement
 Compilation, entry, and distribution of information pertinent to the program (feedback) in a timely and purposeful manner
 Openly communicate with program administrators about best practices
 Support program administrators in plans for improvements with research, technical assistance and training
 Maintain comprehensive tracking system on each program, including assessments, Paths to QUALITY™ action plans, level advancement plans, order forms, summary of visits and trainings offered
 Offer resources and training and use evaluations to determine effectiveness
 Distribute and collect any surveys and evaluations that are needed
 Schedule visits in a timely and consistent manner
 Individualize services based on the needs of the program
 Return emails and phone calls within one day or request 4C staff to do so
 Maintain confidentiality regarding programs, staff and 4C
 Update databases with client/contact summaries
 Research, create and deliver early childhood specific trainings
 Contribute thoughtfully to meetings and work groups
 Openly accept flexibility with tasks as they arise
 Actively participate in marketing Paths to QUALITY™ to prospective participants
 Maintain knowledge of best practices in early childhood through research and other avenues
 Maintain organized provider files, along with timelines for activities at 30, 60, 90, and 120 days
 Work closely with OECOSL to ensure all non-cash awards are received; troubleshoot issues
 Assist in the recruitment, planning, and creation of Child Care Online profiles for eligible providers

SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
 Excellent verbal, computer, and writing skills
 Strong organizational ability

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:
 Maintain confidentiality regarding 4C programs, procedures, policy, staff, and clients
 Return emails and messages within one business day
 Be cognizant of the impact the position has on the overall mission of the agency
 Attend required team meetings with a positive, solution-oriented attitude
 Offer support to colleagues
 Manage time efficiently
 Adopt and abide by the agency Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Statement of Commitment

WORKING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT:
 Works in a clean, well-lit, temperature controlled office
 Moderate to extensive travel

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Consumer or Family Sciences, Education, or related field
 Credentialing related to position, when available
 A minimum of 12 credit hours in early childhood related coursework
 A minimum of 3 years related experience

This position description is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned to meet the needs of 4C of Southern Indiana, Inc.

We are searching for a full-time childcare director for a new start-up at The Well on Evansville’s Northside. We have a tentative open date in January 2018. We are looking for a motivated person with strong organizational, leadership, and personal relation skills. The candidate must hold a degree in Early Child or Elementary Education.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Oversee the day-to-day operations: adhering to church guidelines, licensing requirements, health regulations, and fire codes.
• Oversee communication with prospective and current parents
• Recruit, train and retain quality daycare staff. Oversee staff scheduling and other personnel-related matters.
• Manage the finances of the daycare effectively and within budgetary guidelines. Ensure all finance-related record keeping requirements are met.
• Oversee curriculum development
• Manage Children’s ministry volunteer staff

Qualifications:
• Degree in Early Child or Elementary Education
• Experience in early childhood education
• Excellent leadership and organizational skills
• Strong customer service skills (both written and oral)
• Proficient in office software
• Experience with budgeting
• Agree to a comprehensive background check.

Apply
• To apply send a cover letter, resume, and references to Mark Hurt at: experiencethewell@gmail.com

Type: Long-Term Substitute (8-10 weeks; reports to the Head of Primary School)
Posted: September 22, 2017
Application Deadline: October 20, 2017 (preferred; position open until filled)
Start Date: approximately January 15, 2018
Note: position may start sooner as half-day Assistant Teacher due to increased enrollment

Evansville Day School (EDS), in partnership with parents, offers a student-centered, college preparatory program supported by a challenging and comprehensive curriculum that encourages each student from Junior Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 to strive for excellence in mind, body, and human spirit. EDS was founded in 1946 and remains the only independent school in the Southwest Indiana (tri-state) region. The school enrolls approximately 300 students and boasts a 40 acre wooded campus, an impressively diverse student body, and 100% four-year college placement.

As with all positions at Day School, teachers hold much more than a job. Educators enjoy the opportunity to be part of an intellectual, interesting, and supportive learning community with a myriad of ways to engage students, families, and colleagues as everyone participates in the life of the school. All Day School faculty and staff are asked to focus actions and decisions on what is best for the school and the students.

Job Description:

This position works with the Jr. Pre-K lead teacher in delivering a premier, experiential-based program to Day School’s youngest students. A successful assistant teacher manages the classroom effectively with compassion, energy, attention to detail, organization, and play and communicates effectively with colleagues, students, and families.

This position is full day (7:40am-3:15pm) and includes after school meetings and activities as needed.

Responsibilities:

• Serve as Co-Teacher to approximately 18 Jr. Pre-Kindergarten students.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with the lead teacher.
• Model, uphold, and reinforce positive, appropriate behavior with students.
• Perform regular Preschool duties during meetings, snack, transitions, etc.
• Maintain confidentiality regarding students, parents, and staff.
• Protect and enhance the physical well being of students.
• Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Qualifications:
• Associate’s Degree required; four-year degree preferred. Coursework in early childhood education a plus.
• Experience teaching Preschool age students.
• Excellent work ethic, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team.
• Passion for education and the EDS mission.

Background:
• All employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check.

Application:
• To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Shannon Dierlam (Administrative Assistant) at sdierlam@evansvilledayschool.org. Please include “Jr. Pre-K Maternity Leave position” in the subject line.

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