CHILD DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIPS – Full Time – Paid Positions! – Full-Time (40 Hours)

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This internship will provide on-the-job training, hands-on learning, classroom instruction and ongoing support for individuals with limited child care experiences and credentials. It will provide a structured program for individuals to receive their Child Development Associate (CDA), work with children, and have hands-on experience in classrooms. Upon completion of their 5 -6 month training, students will continue working full-time in one of ECA’s classrooms while they apply for their CDA (Child Development Certification) and obtain their credential.
Your next career is waiting for you at ECA!

Our paid internship program provides individuals with the opportunity to receive a Child Development
Associate (CDA) credential* while gaining experience in early education classrooms at ECA!
Gain classroom experience while working for ECA as a full-time, benefited employee.
Paid study time while working toward CDA credential.

Monetary bonuses for completing program milestones.

Continued employment opportunity with ECA after program completion.

No nights or weekends!

*The CDA is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who complete specified training, pass an exam andcomplete an assessment. The CDA prepares those seeking opportunities to work in early childhood education to meet children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development.
ECA is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages,generous PTO, 403b retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, and more! Learn more about benefits at ecalliance.org/home/careers
Internship opportunity is located in Fort Wayne, IN and will begin in late October!

Interested? Contact Christin Bailey at 260-222-7959 for more information

Additional Information

Location(s): Beacon Learning Program, Downtown Learning Program

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 18 years or older
Degree Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, GED
Degree Focus:
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Schedule: TBD
Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
Work Nights or Weekends: No

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Early Childhood Teacher at IMD Early Learning Child Care – Warsaw, IN – Part-Time – 10:00 a-2:00p

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Under the supervision of the Family Child Care Manager, the Early Childhood Teacher plans and provides developmental care for children in the child care program, assisting each child to develop a positive self-concept and reach his or her full potential.
Employee’s work is performed in an early childhood program within a family child care home setting located in Warsaw, IN.
Employee performs duties according to agency program and guidelines. Employee is required to handle a variety of difficult tasks in order to effectively meet job requirements.
Employee maintains frequent contact with child care staff, children, families and the public for the purpose of exchanging information necessary for effective operation of the center. Must have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Employee is expected to make substantial contributions to Early Childhood Alliance’s mission by planning and providing developmental care for children in the child care program. Employee’s work is periodically reviewed by the Family Child Care Manager for adherence to and attainment of objectives.
Position is located in Warsaw, IN. Monday – Friday (no holidays or weekends) 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Must successfully complete the requirements for Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) within 3 years of hire date. Employees with an Associates or Bachelors degree in early childhood or a related field will be exempt from this requirement.
Job Knowledge and Skills
Requires a general knowledge of child development and the support and guidance necessary to fulfill each child’s developmental needs.
Requires analytical and organizational skills to plan and implement developmental activities for children.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, children, and child care associates.

Additional Information

Location(s): IMD Learning Program

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 18 years or older
Degree Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, GED
Degree Focus:
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Schedule: 10:00 a-2:00p
Status: Part-Time
Work Nights or Weekends: No

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Early Childhood Teacher at IMD Learning – Warsaw, IN – Full-Time (40 Hours) – 5:00a-1:00p

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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Family Child Care Manager, the Early Childhood Teacher plans and provides developmental care for children in the child care program, assisting each child to develop a positive self-concept and reach his or her full potential.

Employee’s work is performed in an early childhood program within a family child care home setting located in Warsaw, IN.

Employee performs duties according to agency program and guidelines. Employee is required to handle a variety of difficult tasks in order to effectively meet job requirements.

Employee maintains frequent contact with child care staff, children, families and the public for the purpose of exchanging information necessary for effective operation of the center. Must have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Employee is expected to make substantial contributions to Early Childhood Alliance’s mission by planning and providing developmental care for children in the child care program. Employee’s work is periodically reviewed by the Family Child Care Manager for adherence to and attainment of objectives.

Position is located in Warsaw, IN.

Essential Functions

 Provides a safe and secure environment in which children can be curious, active, and encouraged toward self-discipline, self-motivation and self-actualization.

 Develops a warm, caring relationship with each child and parent in his or her group that is based on mutual respect and serves as a model to the child for his/her relationship with others.

 Guides the child’s behavior in positive ways that support total growth, development and promotes self-esteem.

 Assesses child’s development and plans and implements developmentally sequential activities in which each child can experience success and build confidence in his or her own abilities and worth.

 Works cooperatively with parents, scheduling conferences, supporting them in providing what is best for their children.

 Interacts frequently with children; showing interest, respect, and is responsive and available in meeting their needs.

 Develops cooperative working relationships and supports other staff members in achieving center goals.

 Provides for the daily physical needs of the children and charts care as needed.

 Prepares meal services for the program, following licensing and CACFP guidelines.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly to frequently required to lift (up to 45 lbs.), and bend, stoop, stretch, squat, push and pull, sit and walk, and talk and hear in order to communicate to children at the child’s eye level, to interact with children and to pick up the toys and equipment from the floor. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must perceive the nature of sounds by the ear.

 Uses materials and equipment responsibly, and maintains a clean, safe environment.

 Follows all licensing regulations, policies, and procedures of the agency.
 Must successfully complete the requirements for Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) within 3 years of hire date. Employees with an Associates or Bachelors degree in early childhood or a related field will be exempt from this requirement

 Requires a general knowledge of child development and the support and guidance necessary to fulfill each child’s developmental needs.

 Requires analytical and organizational skills to plan and implement developmental activities for children.

 Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, children, and child care associates.

Additional Information

Location(s): IMD Learning Program

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 21 years or older
Degree Requirements: Associate Degree in early childhood education or its equivalent
Degree Focus: Early Childhood Education or its equivalent
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Schedule: 5:00a-1:00p
Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
Work Nights or Weekends: No

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Teachers – Part Time Positions

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Additional Information

Location(s): Downtown and Beacon

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 18 years or older
Degree Requirements: CDA Credential, High school diploma or equivalent, GED
Degree Focus:
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Beacon

Schedule M-F 10a-2p

Downtown

Schedule M-F 10a-2p

 

Status: Part-Time
Work Nights or Weekends: No

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Pre-K Teachers Downtown and Beacon Centers – Full-Time (40 Hours) – Vary

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Schedule Details

Downtown Center:

M, W, Th, F 7:00a – 5:00p

M, T, Th, F 7:00a -5:00p

M, W, Th, F 7:30a-5:30p

T-F 7:15a-5:15p

M – 7:15a-5:15p, W – 7:30a-5:30p, Th – 7:00a-5:00p, F – 6:15a-4:15p

M – 6:15a-4:15p, T – 7:30a-5:30p, W – 7:00a-5:0p, Th – 7:00a-5:00p

 

Beacon:

M-Th 7:00a-5:00p

M, W, Th, F 8:00a-6:00p

M 7:30a-5:30p, T 6:00a-4:00p, Th 7:45a-5:45p, F 7:30a-5:30p

M, T, W, F – 7:30a-5:30p

M-Th – 8:00a-6:00p

 

 

Additional Information

Location(s): Beacon Learning Center, Downtown Learning Center

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 18 years or older
Degree Requirements: Associate’s Degree
Degree Focus: Early Childhood Education or its equivalent
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Schedule: Vary
Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
Work Nights or Weekends: No

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Toddler Teachers- Downtown and Beacon Centers – Full-Time 40 Hours

Details

The Early Childhood Teacher plans and provides developmental care for children in the child care center assisting each child to develop a positive self-concept and reach his or her full potential. Employee’s work is performed in an early childhood classroom within a child center setting.

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 21 years or older
Degree Requirements: An Associate Degree in early childhood education or it equivalent.
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Beacon:

M, W, Th, F 7a-5p

M-Th 7:30a-5:30p

T, W, Th, F 6:30a-4:30p

 

Downtown:

M, W , Th, F 7:30a-5:30p

T-F 7a-5p

Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
Work Nights or Weekends: No

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Substitute Teacher – Part-Time – Hours May Vary

Details

The Early Childhood Teacher plans and provides developmental care for children in the child care center assisting each child to develop a positive self-concept and reach his or her full potential. Employee’s work is performed in an early childhood classroom within a child center setting.

Additional Information

Location(s): Beacon Learning Center, Downtown Learning Center

Job Requirements

Age Requirements: 18 years or older
Degree Requirements: High school diploma or GED with coursework and certification in ECE
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English

Schedule Details

Schedule: Hours May Vary
Status: Part-Time
Work Nights or Weekends: No

Apply Now!