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Employment Opportunity Announcement with Early Childhood Alliance- Paths to QUALITY Coach


Early Childhood Alliance (Fort Wayne, IN) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of building better futures for young children by promoting and providing quality early childhood education and services for families, businesses and early childhood professionals.

The Early Childhood Alliance (ECA) has the following opening for a full- time employee:

Paths to QUALITY Coach – Full-time

The Paths to QUALITY Coach is responsible for providing on-site support activities to assigned programs to promote quality early care and education. This includes, but is not limited to, observing and assessing environment and early care and education practices, role- modeling and on-site training.

This position assists programs in developing and implementing quality improvement plans based on program assessment, and ensuring that the objective and timelines are being met.

Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends. Travel is required. This position performs duties primarily in Allen, DeKalb, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben and Whitley Counties.

Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Consumer and Family Sciences or Education.

Experience: Minimum two years experience working with children in an early childhood education program, as well as experience working with and leading adults.

To apply: Send your resume to tmiller@ecalliance.org. Please reference the job title in the email subject line.

Position Descriptions
ECA Paths to QUALITY Coach

 

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Mt. Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool-  Toddler Teacher


Mt. Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool, 1819 Reservation Dr. Fort Wayne is seeking a nurturing individual to lead our toddler room. This individual should have a working knowledge of children in order to provide the best care and environment for growth and learning.  A degree in early childhood, education, related field or coursework in education is required.  Mt. Calvary’s ministry is a Paths to Quality Level 2 Provider.  Contact Suedoepner@mtcalvaryftwayne.org or 260-203-3715 to submit your resume or further information. Join our team in this exciting, fulfilling ministry to the families of our community!

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Indiana State Department of Health- Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Impact Coordinator


The Indiana State Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health is hiring for the position of Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Impact Coordinator.

The purpose of the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact (ECCS Impact) program is to enhance early childhood systems building and demonstrate improved outcomes in population-based children’s developmental health and family well-being indicators using a Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CoIIN) approach. An additional goal of the ECCS Impact grant is the development of collective impact expertise, implementation and sustainability of efforts at the state, county and community levels.

The Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact (ECCS Impact) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all ECCS Impact activities for the Maternal and Child Health Division (MCH) of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the ECCS Impact program is implemented in a manner that meets all Federal, State and local standards under the direct supervision of the Children’s Program Director.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Areas of study may include public health, health administration, education, healthcare, psychology, social work, or similar disciplines.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of the development of public health strategies for new and existing maternal and child health programs.
  • 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 programs.
  • Ability to communicate extremely well verbally and in writing – prepare written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to internal and external partners.
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a project team.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office PowerPoint; Word; Excel or Access.

Please download and review the full job description below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements. Interested applicants should submit current resume to:
Shannon Garrity, Children’s Program Director: SGarrity@isdh.IN.gov

Position Description
ECCS Impact Coordinator

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Beginnings Preschool and Child Care- Part Time Teaching Positions


Beginnings Preschool and Child Care is seeking qualified individuals for part time (up to 29 hours) teaching positions. The teacher is responsible for providing a safe, loving, and developmentally appropriate environment.

Beginnings is a PTQ Level 3 registered ministry serving children ages 6 weeks to 5 years from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must have, at a minimum, a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. A background in Conscious Discipline is preferred, but not required. Competitive wages available.

Please download and review the full job description below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements. You should submit a current resume and cover letter to:
Jessie Pike, Assistant Director: jpike@fbcindy.org

Position Descriptions
Beginnings Assistant Teacher 
Beginnings Lead Teacher Job Description

 

Employment Opportunity Announcements with Finding Me Now- School Age Teacher, Pre-K Teacher and Pre-K Assistant


Finding Me Now in Indianapolis is hiring for the following positions: School Age Teacher, Pre-K Teacher and Pre-K Assistant

School-Age Teacher: Finding Me Now on the East side of Indianapolis has been part of the community for over 30 years where we believe in discovering and affirming children’s God-given uniqueness.  We are seeking a qualified candidate for our School Age Teacher position. Candidates should demonstrate a strong desire and passion to work with young children. This position is responsible for managing a multi-age classroom. Other requirements include driving the bus and assisting on field trips when necessary. We are NAEYC accredited, so candidates with a CDA are preferred. In addition, the following requirements must be met:

  • 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 skills.
  • Desire to work in a friendly fun environment where you will be making a difference in the lives of children.

Job Type: Part-time. Please view position description below to vie all requirements. To apply for this position, please send your resume to Jennifer Elrod, Regional Director.  Please include the subject line “School Age Teacher” in your e-mail: Jennifer.Elrod@FindingMeNow.com

Pre-K Assistant: Are you wanting a change? Would you like to work at a center where you are valued and respected for who you are and what you can do? Well then we have the environment for you! Finding Me Now on the East side of Indianapolis has been part of the community for over 30 years where we believe in discovering and affirming children’s God-given uniqueness. Our wonderful Pre-K program is looking to add loving, positive, creative and fun people to our team that is committed to making a difference in the lives of young children. Our program is NAEYC accredited, so qualified educators for this position must have either a CDA, associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood education. We offer competitive wages, bonuses, and paid trainings. Apply today so you can join our winning team! Job Type: Full Time

Please view position description below to vie all requirements. To apply for this position, please send your resume to Jennifer Elrod, Regional Director.  Please include the subject line “Pre-K Assistant” in your e-mail: Jennifer.Elrod@FindingMeNow.com

Pre-K Teacher: If you are looking for a rewarding career in the Early Childhood field, we are looking for you! Finding Me Now on the South side of Indianapolis has been part of the community for over 30 years where we believe in discovering and affirming children’s God-given uniqueness. We have openings for people who are passionate about Early Childhood Education like we are. We want someone to join our team that would ideally love to be showered with hugs and smiles every day from the children that you will brighten the future for. We need someone to join our team that is highly qualified with a genuine love for young children and a commitment to provide high quality education. Someone that can work well with young children, parents, and coworkers will fit into our work family wonderfully. We need someone fun, energetic and positive, to add to our team. We strive to provide our teachers with all the resources they need to be successful so that they can enjoy making a difference in the lives of our young children. We offer competitive wages, bonuses, and paid trainings. We are pursuing NAEYC accreditation, so a CDA or Associates degree is required. If you have what it takes we will know. We cannot wait to talk to you! Job Type: Full-time

Please view position description below to vie all requirements. To apply for this position, please send your resume to Jennifer Elrod, Regional Director.  Please include the subject line “Pre-K Teacher” in your e-mail: Jennifer.Elrod@FindingMeNow.com

Position Descriptions
FMN Pre-K Assistant
FMN Pre-K Teacher
FMN School Age Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcements with Mount Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool Ministry-  Full Time Director


Mount Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool Ministry is currently seeking a full-time director to further the church’s vision of providing quality care and education to young children and families in the Fort Wayne area.

The director will be a committed Christian, who both models the Christian faith and fosters positive relationships with families, staff, and children through communication, care, and love. The director will be able to think strategically and plan for the future success of the ministry, while professionally leading all aspects of the program and ensuring the day-to-day operations are managed well by the assistant director. The director will also lead staff in professional growth as they implement a faith-integrated and age-appropriate curriculum.

Requirements for Director:

  • The director will hold a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Education, or related field.
  • Experience teaching in an educational setting, especially early childhood, is preferred.

Qualifications for Director:

  • Highly professional with excellent relational and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills, strong time management skills, and ability to maintain composure in handling stressful situations
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Publisher)

Please send cover letter and resume to: churchsecretary@mtcalvaryftwayne.org

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Hoosier Courts Nursery School- Preschool Teacher


Hoosier Courts Nursery School, a NAEYC Accredited early childhood program in Bloomington, IN is hiring for a Preschool Teacher.

Hoosier Courts Nursery School seeks a candidate with bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related field. Experience working with three to five year olds required. FT academic appointment with university benefits.

Please download the position description below for more information. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter including three references at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5031.

Questions about the position can be sent to Carol Spencer at caespenc@indiana.edu. Applications received by December 11, 2017 will be assured of consideration. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Position Description
Hoosier Courts Nursery School- Preschool Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with IU Southeast Children’s Center- P/T Early Childhood Position


IU Southeast Children’s Center, in New Albany, is hiring for a Part Time Early Childhood position. The position consists of 20-25 hours per week.

Please download position description for more information. Interested applicants may contact Sally Eads, IUS Children’s Center Coordinator: saaeads@ius.edu 812-941-2402

Position Description
IU Southeast Part Time Early Childhood Position

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with St. Mary’s Child Center- Lead Teacher and FT Teacher Assistant


St. Mary’s Child Center in Indianapolis is hiring for the following positions: Lead Teacher and FT Teacher Assistant.

Lead Teacher: St. Mary’s Child Center of Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking full time teachers to start ASAP for the 2017-2018 school year. St. Mary’s Child Center is a NAEYC accredited, licensed, Level 4 Paths to Quality preschool following the principles of the Reggio Emilia philosophy.  Our mission is to serve children in poverty with lifelong learning leading to lifelong success.

The persons seeking this position must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or NAEYC equivalent
  • Reggio Knowledge
  • Ability to facilitate best practices in Early Childhood
  • Respect for children, their unique personalities and cultures
  • Respect for families and a willingness to engage positively with them
  • Enthusiasm for children, wanting to make a difference to each and every child
  • Disposition to work positively with others in a collaborative atmosphere
  • Good communication skills with students and families; This includes documentation that is part of the Reggio Influenced curriculum
  • Complete state reporting
  • Creativity and flexibility to be able to change the day to meet the needs and interests of the children
  • Possess the ability to catch a fleeing child
  • Spanish-speaking preferred, not required

FT Teacher AssistantSt. Mary’s Child Center of Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking full-time and part-time Assistants to help teachers in the classroom. St. Mary’s Child Center is a NAEYC accredited, licensed, Level 4 Paths to Quality preschool following the principles of the Reggio Emilia philosophy.  Our mission is to serve children in poverty with lifelong learning leading to lifelong success.

The persons seeking this position must have the following:

  • Respect for children, their unique personalities and cultures
  • Respect for families and a willingness to engage positively with them
  • Enthusiasm for children, wanting to make a difference to each and every child
  • Possess the ability to catch a fleeing child
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Has CDA or currently working on
  • Spanish speaking preferred, not required

Please download and review the position descriptions below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements. Interested candidates should send resume to: sbryant@smccindy.org.

For more information about St. Mary’s Child Center: www.smccindy.org

Position Descriptions
St. Mary’s Teacher Assistant
St. Mary’s Lead Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Campus Children’s Center at IU- Early Childhood Teachers


Campus Children’s Center at Indiana University, an NAEYC accredited program, seeks candidates with Bachelor’s Degrees in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related fields for their January 2018 Expansion. Experience working with young children ages birth through 5 years is required. These are FT Academic Appointments with university benefits. Submit resume and cover letter including three references at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4546. Questions about the position may be sent to Christy Olson at chosmith@indiana.edu.
The positions will remain open until a suitable candidates are found. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with DayStar Childcare and Infant Learning Center- Lead and Assistant Teachers


DayStar Childcare and Infant Learning Center, a ministry of Englewood Christian Church located on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis, is recruiting for Lead and Assistant Teachers.

We have two assistant toddler positions available currently. We will have two lead infant/ toddler positions that will be coming available by January, but we would love to hire and train new employees right away. Below are job descriptions for the positions.

Lead Teacher, Infant and Toddler Classroom
A Lead Teacher must be at least 21 years of age. They must have a minimum of a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). . A Bachelors or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education would be preferred. They will be responsible for the planning and implementing of a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment in which infants and toddlers can play and learn.

Assistant Teacher, Infant and Toddler Classroom
An Assistant Teacher must be at least 21 years of age. They must have a minimum of a high school diploma. A CDA would be preferred. They will be responsible for caring for infants and toddlers and assisting the lead teacher in implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment in which infants and toddlers can play and learn.

Please contact Lisa Bowling or Laura Dyke by email at daystarchildcare@daystarchildcare.com or by phone at 317-261-0831.

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Right Steps Child Development Center- Assistant Teacher, Lead Teacher and Aide


Right Steps Child Development Center in Lafayette, IN is recruiting for the following positions: Assistant Teacher, Lead Teacher and Aide

Assistant Teacher: Position purpose is to support the Lead Teacher by helping to provide a developmentally appropriate environment in which children can learn. The Assistant Teacher performs various activities to assist and support the Lead Teacher in the classroom and may be asked to serve as the Lead Teacher during short absences as long as the Assistant Teacher meets licensing and accreditation requirements to do so. He or She will help to ensure that licensing, accreditation, and Agency standards, policies, and procedures are met and maintained at all times.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must meet minimum age requirements for licensing.
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or NAEYC equivalent
  • Minimum of 6 months prior experience working with children, preferably in a child care environment.

Lead Teacher: Position purpose is to serve as the classroom leader by providing a developmentally appropriate child care environment in which children can learn. The Lead Teacher is responsible for modeling best practices in early childhood care and education. He or She will create and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans using Creative Curriculum, direct the work of other staff in the classroom, and maintain positive, supportive relationships with children, families, and staff.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must meet minimum age requirements for licensing.
  • Minimum of 1 year prior experience working with children of similar ages in a classroom environment.
  • At least an Associate’s Degree or NAEYC equivalent, Bachelor’s or equivalent preferred.

Aide: Position purpose is to support the Lead Teacher and the Assistant Teacher by helping to provide a developmentally appropriate environment in which children can learn. The Aide performs various routine tasks on a daily basis to help ensure that licensing, accreditation, and Agency standards, policies, and procedures are met and maintained at all times.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must meet minimum age requirements for
  • Must meet minimum education requirements for licensing and
  • High School Diploma/GED

Minimum of 6 months prior experience working with children, preferably in a child care environment.

Please download and review position descriptions below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements. Interested applicants should send resumes to:

Kim Frey kfrey@rightstepscdc.org

Position Description
Right Steps-Lead Teacher
Right Steps-Assistant Teacher
Right Steps Aide

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Emanuel Lutheran Church- Child Care Director


Emanuel Lutheran Church in Tipton, IN is looking for a full time Child Care Director for their Paths to Quality™ Level 3 Child Care Ministry.

The director’s position will involve all aspects of running a child care ministry. Director is responsible for hiring and overseeing staff, curriculum development, CACFP Food Program, PTQ Level 3 requirements and working with children and families. Director is also responsible for budgeting and all financial aspects of the child care, as well as the day to day operations of running a successful child care ministry.  Please send resume to Emanuel Lutheran Church attention Mary.

Interested candidates may send their resumes to: emanuel@tiptontel.com or mail them to: PO Box F, Tipton, IN 46072. For more information call Mary at 765-675-4090.

 

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with SIEOC Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R)- Professional Development Coordinator and PTQ Coach


Professional Development Coordinator Responsibilities: The CCR&R Professional Development Coordinator is responsible for recruitment / education component of Child Care CCR&R including, training and professional development, assistance starting new child care businesses, assistance with licensing and accreditation and other quality improvements. Provide trainings, support and technical assistance to child care providers, parents and the community. This position requires the analytical and organizational skills necessary to maintain accurate information as well as above average ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
Requirements: Bachelor Degree required in one or more of the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Consumer and Family Sciences, Education AND at least 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education AND with 5 years experience working with children in a group setting. Experience working with AND training adults. Familiarity with a variety of early childhood settings is beneficial. Must have experience training adults, eye for detail, strong computer skills and ability to work non-traditional hours.

PTQ Coach
Responsibilities: Assist early childhood programs participating in Paths to QUALITY™ through the levels with observations, on-site visits, technical assistance, training, resources and leadership.
Requirements: Bachelor Degree required in one or more of the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Consumer and Family Sciences, Education AND at least 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education AND with 3 years experience working with children in a group setting. Experience working with and leading adults preferred. Familiarity with a variety of early childhood settings is required. Must have an eye for detail and above average computer skills.

Please download and review the position descriptions below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements. Interested candidates should send resume to: hbolton@sieoc.org

Position Descriptions
SIEOC Professional Development Coordinator
SIEOC PTQ Coach

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Indiana State University Early Childhood Education Center- Two’s Classroom Teacher


The Indiana State University Early Childhood Education Center will be hiring a Two’s Classroom Teacher to join our NAEYC Accredited Center.

ECEC Teachers work with young children, as well as ISU field experience students.

A complete job description and online application can be found at  https://jobs.indstate.edu/

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Employment Opportunity Announcements with Transition Resources Corporation-  Infant Toddler Teacher and Assistant Teacher


Transition Resources Corporation is hiring for the following positions in Anderson and Muncie: Infant Toddler Teacher and Assistant Teacher.

Please download and review the position descriptions below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements.  Interested candidates may apply online: transitionresources.org or on indeed.com.

Position Descriptions
TRC Infant Toddler Teacher

TRC Assistant Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with The Children’s Nursery School- PT Preschool Teacher


The Children’s Nursery School in Fort Wayne is looking for a part time teacher for one of our preschool classrooms.

The Children’s Nursery School is looking for an dedicated and reliable Preschool Teacher to provide quality care to children in a small preschool program. Your responsibilities will be to establish and maintain a developmentally appropriate environment and a child centered, play based curriculum, assess the needs of individual children, engage in adult/child interactions, communicate with families, and collaborate with teachers within the same age group.

Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and hold a minimum of a CDA, Associate degree preferred.

Please download and review the position description below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements.  Interested candidates should contact Tonja Ashton, Center Director, at 436-6821 or peacecns@msn.com.

Position Description
The Children’s Nursery School Preschool Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with The Goddard School- Lead Toddler Teacher


The Goddard School in Greenwood, IN is hiring for a Lead Toddler Teacher.

A Lead Teacher at The Goddard School is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment. Additionally a Lead Teacher is responsible to work together with an Assistant Teacher or Co-Lead Teacher and in conjunction with the entire faculty.

Educational Qualifications:
All candidates, who wish to be considered for the position of Lead Teacher must meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any/all requirements that may be mandated by their state and/or local licensing authorities:
• A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development.
• A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field1, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8.
• An Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or a related field1.
• An Associate’s degree or higher in a related field1, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8.
• A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential.
• Proof of current and active enrollment in a CDA Credentialing Program.
• Proof of current and active enrollment in an accredited Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
RN or LPN with emphasis on the young child including at least one class in Child Development or Human Growth Development (For Infant, Toddler, Get Set only).

Please download and review the position description below to ensure you meet the minimum requirements.  Interested candidates should send resume to:

Position Description
The Goddard School-Lead Toddler Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Cornerstone Daycare Learning Center- Various Opportunities


Cornerstone Daycare Learning Center, in Ft. Wayne, has new employment opportunities for those with a CDA or those willing to complete the CDA program. We offer incentives and reimbursements for those enrolling in the CDA program. Make a difference in children’s lives daily! Contact us at 260-489-3737 for information. Come join our team! Cornerstone is the largest licensed childcare facility in the county and has been in operation for 31 years.

 

Employment Opportunity Announcements with Kendallville Day Care Center- Infant/Toddler Teachers and Lead Preschool Teacher


Kendallville Day Care Center in Kendallville, IN is hiring for the following positions: Infant/Toddler Teachers and Lead Preschool Teacher.

Infant/Toddler Teachers: The Kendallville Day Care Centers are looking for an passionate, dedicated, and reliable Infant/Toddler Teachers to provide quality childcare. You must be at least 21 years of age with a minimum of a CDA. In this position you will assume responsibility to establish and maintain a developmentally appropriate environment and curriculum, assess the needs of individual children, engage in adult/child interactions, and communicate daily with families while adhering to the Indiana State License Regulations and Paths to Quality.

Please download and review the position description below to view salary and to ensure you meet the minimum requirements.  Interested candidates should apply at 601 Orchard Place Parkway, Kendallville, IN 46755.

Lead Preschool Teacher: The Kendallville Day Care Centers are looking for an passionate, dedicated, and reliable Preschool Teachers to provide quality childcare. You must be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of a CDA. In this position you will assume responsibility to establish and maintain a developmentally appropriate environment and curriculum, assess the needs of individual children, engage in adult/child interactions, and communicate daily with families while adhering to the Indiana State License Regulations and Paths to Quality.

Please download and review the position description below to view salary and to ensure you meet the minimum requirements.  Interested candidates should apply at 342 East Lisle Street, Kendallville, IN 46755.

Position Descriptions
Kendallville Day Care Infant/Toddler Teacher
Kendallville Lead Preschool Teacher

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Bauer Family Resources-  Family Engagement Worker and Mentor Coach


Bauer Family Resources, in Tippecanoe County, is hiring for the following positions: Family Engagement Worker and Mentor Coach.

Family Engagement Worker: Assist individuals and families requiring assistance by performing the following duties.

– Engage and assess clients with problems such as personal and family adjustments, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments to determine nature and degree of problem.

– Secure information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to clients situation.

– Encourage clients to become self-sufficient to retain feeling of independence and self-esteem.

– Resolve immediate crises and teach skills necessary for families to remain together and provide for the safety of all members of the family.

– Refer clients to community resources and other organizations.

– Review service plan with clients and perform follow-up to determine quantity and quality of service provided. Secure supplementary information such as employment, medical records, or school reports.

– Provide transportation in own car. as necessary.

– Maintain communication with referral sources, collateral contacts and other service providers.

– Meet weekly with program director for supervision and participate in staff meetings.

– Participate in case conferences and provide court testimony as needed.

– Assist with special projects or recruitment events as assigned by the Family & Community Engagement Manager.

– Facilitate inter-agency and intra-agency collaboration that support the Bauer mission.

– Other duties as assigned.

Must be 21 years of age or older. Apply here

Mentor Coach: The Mentor Coach uses research-based adult learning principles to support teachers in implementing curriculum with fidelity, while fostering the progress of children’s school readiness. The Mentor Coach modifies coaching activities to meet the changing needs of the program and is responsible for annual staff pre-service and monthly professional development days.

Essential Functions:

  • Builds collaborative relationships with teachers to determine needs and goals for each individual classroom.
  • Assesses teacher needs, sets goals, creates action plans, reviews and updates goals/action plans as needed.
  • Observes and documents classroom practices and uses support strategies to learn, refine, or improve teaching practices. Provides feedback to teachers when necessary.
  • Demonstrates teaching practices and ways to achieve engaging interactions and environments.
  • Maintains and models professionalism through respectful and confidential interactions with colleagues.
  • Obtains and analyzes data to determine progress and needs of teachers and classrooms.
  • Utilizes extensive knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and adult learning principles to ensure alignment with agency philosophy and approach to early childhood education.
  • Applies knowledge of the Office of Head Start’s frameworks: Effective Everyday Practice, Child Development and Early Learning.
  • Seeks assistance from other professionals (community, coaches, or supervisors) as needed and maintains knowledge of current practices in the field.
  • Applies agency policies and procedures, and contributes to a positive workplace culture.
  • Develops and conducts small and large group high impact professional development training for teachers.
  • Secures community resources for professional development that result in In-Kind donations to the program.
  • Authors reports, and internal/external communications.
  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders, Governing Body and Policy Council, program leaders, teachers, staff, families, and community.

Qualifications: To perform this position successfully, an individual must demonstrate regular, predictable attendance and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skill required. The individual must be able to successfully pass background checks.

Education/Certification/Licensure:

  • Associates Degree in education, child development, family studies, sociology, or other related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience Required: 

  • 2-3 years previous experience

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization and time management
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to identify problems and come up with innovative solutions
  • Strong connection with the community and ability to maintain positive relationships

Apply here

 

 

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