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Looking for career in child care or early education? Working in child care or daycare is a special job that requires understanding and caring people—does this sound like you?

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Current Job Postings

Experienced Early Childhood Education Director for licensed childcare center. Knowledge of licensing regulations, Paths to Quality, CACFP, and great administrative capabilities. Bachelors/Associates degree with early childhood classes required. Supervisory experience a plus. Needing strong individual with great leadership abilities and communication skills. Apply at 8100 Robin Hill Rd. Newburgh, IN 47630 or at director.newburgh@kindergatechildcare.com. 812-858-9181

Primary Purpose
Coordinate and direct activities necessary to efficiently operate a licensed childcare center, providing appropriate instruction and care for children.

Essential Functions
Responsible for supervising activities of teachers and student workers in providing quality instruction and child care services for children ages 6 weeks to 9 years.

Schedule personnel and children to maintain appropriate staff levels to ensure compliance under the state licensing guidelines.

Ensure compliance with the State of Indiana licensing requirements and standards by completing necessary forms and updating information.

Ensure the center maintains Paths to Quality requirements including reporting requirements and recertification.

Maintain employee records verifying health records and oversee completion of required training and mandated continuing education courses as well as observation and annual evaluation.

Conduct employee orientation.

Manage enrollment of children through orientation of center, completion of forms, data entry of information and maintenance of medical records. Prepare weekly enrollment reports.

Conduct center tours for perspective clients.

Prepare and maintain children’s center policies and procedures manual.

Prepare special funding paperwork for child care voucher program and/or food program.

Perform classroom teaching duties during absence of regular teachers.

Collect fees, prepare bank deposits daily.

Confer with teaching staff regarding children’s behavioral or learning problems and recommend methods of modifying inappropriate behavior with primary behavior management techniques being redirection rather than punishment.

Arrange medical attention for ill or injured children in accordance with parental instructions.

Facilitate monthly staff meetings during the academic school year.

Develop internal and external marketing tools to promote enrollment and services of Kindergate.

Oversee and work with lead teachers to ensure age-appropriate curriculum by collection and reviewing weekly lesson plans.

Interview and recommend for hire teachers and student workers.

Coordinate and serve as Chairperson of Parent Advisory Board and oversee any other center related activities, as needed. (Field trips, Christmas Program, Kindergarten graduation).

Attend professional organizational meetings related to early childhood education.

Other related duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education with Kindergarten endorsement.
Any bachelor’s degree with 15 credit hours documented content relating to early education or a CDA.
Associates degree in early childhood with 3 years’ work related experience.
Familiarity with State of Indiana licensing regulations for child care centers.
Ability to work effectively with parents and other personnel.
Knowledge of microcomputers, word processing, spreadsheet, and electronic mail software.
First Aid/CPR certification.

Physical and Mental Effort
Ability to lift children weighing up to 50 pounds
Ability to lift objects up to 25 pounds
Extended periods of sitting, standing and walking required
Ability to participate with children both indoors and outdoors activities
Periods of bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, carrying, reaching and twisting required
Prolonged usage of computer terminals requiring visual acuity and finger dexterity

Regular Work Hours/Travel Requirements
Hours of operation are 6:30-5:30 Monday thru Friday
Standard work hours are 7:30-4:30, hours vary depending on enrollment, job classification and classroom assignments.
Occasional overtime and/or irregular hours may be required. Occasional travel for field trips or workshops/seminars may be required.

Infant/Toddler Teacher
QUALIFICATIONS: CDA required. Knowledge/experience working with infants/toddlers. Knowledge of safety issues, illness concerning infants/toddlers. Skills in patience, time management, remaining calm, talking with parents. Ability to be flexible, capture nurturing moments, react and move quickly, research needs of infants/toddlers. Bilingual/Spanish a plus.
RESONSIBILITIES: Take care of infants/toddlers daily physical needs.
Meet emotional needs o each infant/toddler.
Satisfy the development needs of each infant/toddler.
Sufficient physical health: lift 45 pounds or more, squat, kneel, bend throughout the day, stand, walk or run on uneven surfaces, climb stairs, participate in strenuous activities, sit on floor to play with children, participate in outdoor activities on daily basis.
Plan and execute special activities for infant/toddler once a day.
Give children undivided attention watching carefully for safety hazards.
Clean infant/toddler rooms at the end of each day.
Write note for parents every day sharing infant/toddler care and needs.
Develop relationship with all parents.

CONTACT: tsuggs@capeevansville.org

POSITION: Teacher Float
QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma/GED. Actively working on CDA or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Driver's license, own transportation. Good communication skills. Ability to love and respect children. Bilingual/Spanish a plus.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Must have sufficient strength and flexibility (ability to stoop, lift, bend, squat, kneel, twist, etc.) to frequently be at a child's level, sit on floor with children, respond to a child's quick and frequent movements.
Assist in supervision of children's activities such as arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, meals, snacks and field trips.
Maintain attendance records and make behavioral observations.
Accompany teacher with home visits as needed.
Assist with teaching cognitive skills and language development.
Assist in kitchen functions to include but not limited to cleaning, distributing food and checking food temperature.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Maintain confidentiality at a times.

Contact: tsuggs@capeevansville.org

Teacher Assistant

Caring Friends Daycare Ministry, a non for profit Level 3 on Paths to Quality daycare ministry, that has provided quality care since 1991 is looking for individuals to join our team that have a strong love and desire to work with children. We are currently looking for assistant teacher as well as subs for the year to help out when needed. Daycare operation hours are 6:30am-6pm. Typical work schedule will be 11am to 6pm but would like someone that can be flexible as needed. When hired, the employee benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation, paid training time, paid planning time, 50% off Health Management Membership Program, and Aflac Insurance available.
Requirements:

*Early Childhood Education degree/CDA preferred or actively working towards required
*Experience required
* Must have a love for and strong desire to work with children
*Must have positive, loving, nurturing & patient attitude
* Must be able to pass a background check and FBI finger print screening test
*CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions Training provided as needed
* Ability to follow and teach biblically based WEE Learn Christian Based Curriculum

Please send resumes with professional references to caringfriends@att.net

Animal Crackers, a childcare ministry of First Christian Church in Evansville, is looking for individuals that have a strong love for and desire to work with children. We are currently looking for a 1’s room leader as well as subs for the year to help out when needed. Our days of operation are Monday, Wednesday & Fridays from 8:30am-3:30pm during the months of August through May and we follow the school calendar for EVSC. Our children we care for and teach throughout the day range in age from 6 weeks to 4 years of age. Even if you would only be available one or two of the days per week, we would still love to hear from you!
Requirements:
• Early Childhood Education degree/Experience is a plus but not needed
• Must have a love for and strong desire to work with children
• Must have positive, loving, nurturing & patient attitude
• Must be able to pass a background check and finger print screening test
• Ability to follow and teach biblically based curriculum
Please send resumes/inquires to lisa@fccevv.com

Lincoln Hills Development Corporation is seeking a person for a Bus Driver Position in the Head Start Program in Dale, IN. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and obtain a Commercial Driver’s License. Experience working with preschool children preferred. Send completed application and/or resume to:

Human Resources
302 Main Street, P.O. Box 336
Tell City, IN 47586

Access the application online at: www.lhdc.org
Resumes and applications accepted until filled.

LHDC provides services to clients regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Head Start Family Services Coordinator
(Full-time position)
South Perry Head Start in Tell City, IN
Applicant must be 21 years of age
Valid Driver’s License/Obtain or willing to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Closing Date: Until Filled
Send completed application and/or resume to:

Human Resources
302 Main Street, P.O. Box 336
Tell City, IN 47586

Access the application online at: www.lhdc.org

LHDC provides services to clients regardless of age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, genetics, ancestry, and sexual orientation. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lincoln Hills Development Corporation is seeking a person for a Relief Aide Position in the Head Start Program in Marengo, IN. Applicant must be 18 years of age and have experience working with preschool children. High School Diploma required and must be willing to obtain a Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA). Send completed application to:

Human Resources
302 Main Street, P.O. Box 336
Tell City, IN 47586

Access the application online at www.lhdc.org
Resumes and applications accepted until filled.

LHDC provides services to clients regardless of age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, genetics, ancestry, and sexual orientation. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lincoln Hills Development Corporation is seeking a person for a Teacher Position in the Head Start Program in Marengo, IN. This full-time position oversees the everyday activities of the children and staff. Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required or an advanced degree with experience teaching preschool children. Send completed application and/or resume to:

Human Resources
302 Main Street, P.O. Box 336
Tell City, IN 47586

Access the application online at: www.lhdc.org
Resumes and applications accepted until filled.

LHDC provides services to clients regardless of age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, genetics, ancestry, and sexual orientation. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lincoln Hills Development Corporation is seeking a person for a Teacher Assistant Position in the Head Start Program in Marengo, IN. This full time position assists the Teacher in the everyday activities of the children. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and obtain a Commercial Driver’s License. Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required, or willing to enroll in classes to achieve the Associate Degree. Experience working with preschool children preferred. Send completed application and/or resume to:

Human Resources
302 Main Street, P.O. Box 336
Tell City, IN 47586

Access the application online at: www.lhdc.org
Resumes and applications accepted until filled.

LHDC provides services to clients regardless of age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, genetics, ancestry, and sexual orientation. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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