Under the direction of the Chief Center Administrator, the Family Child Care Manager maintains
the day-to-day operations of IMD Early Learning.
Employee maintains frequent contact with agency staff, children, families, and other ECA
program staff for the purpose of exchanging information necessary to the operation of the
program. Work may require light to moderate lifting. Travel is expected when needed. Ability
to work a flexible schedule.
As the Family Child Care Manager, the employee is expected to make substantial contributions
to Early Childhood Alliance’s mission by developing, coordinating and modeling appropriate
practices that produce desired program outcomes. Employee’s work is periodically reviewed by
the Chief Center Administrator for adherence to attainment of objectives.
This position is location in Warsaw, IN.
• With the Chief Center Administrator, makes formal recommendations regarding
recruitment, onboarding and retention; as well as decisions on transfer, corrective action
needed, and termination of staff.
• Maintain and assures staff maintains a child care environment that conforms with state
licensing and agency standards of safety, cleanliness, growth and development; maintains
all related documentation.
• Manages and updates the enrollment waiting list for the program. Arranges tours for
potential new families and ensures enrollment paperwork is complete.
• 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.
• Promote supportive team teaching, problem solving, and decision making.
• Develop positive relationships with families and supports teachers in developing effective
skills with families.
• Assure a safe and secure child care environment in which children can be curious, active,
and encouraged toward self-discipline, self-motivation, and self-actualization. Providing
assistance to staff regarding child’s behavioral or learning problems, and recommending
methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.
Providing support to staff in the performance of their responsibilities as needed.
• Stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in the areas of responsibility through
ongoing research, professional affiliations, networking, continuing education, etc.
• Maintains the weekly program schedule of staff. Maintains PTO schedule and provides
coverage for all staff in the program.
• Maintains the weekly billing for all families, ensuring all family accounts are up-to date;
and managing CCDF eligibility, OMWPK, center contracts, etc. to ensure accurate
payments are made for child care.
• 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.
• Manages and prepares meal services for the program, following licensing and CACFP
guidelines. Maintains ServSafe Certification.
• Follows all licensing regulations, policies, and procedures of the agency.
• Demonstrates extensive knowledge of policies, procedures, evaluation systems, and
professional standards utilized in a comprehensive child care program, as well as through
working knowledge of applicable regulations impacting child care services.
• Demonstrates knowledge of management theory and practice to effectively lead staff.
• Strong analytical and organizational skills in order to monitor program operating
efficiency, compliance with agency policies and procedures; identify individual needs of
children/parents and prepare/maintain related documentation/reports.
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with three
to four years of experience providing developmental child care services; and two years
Location(s): Administration Office
Age Requirements: 21 years or older
Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Degree Focus: Early Childhood Education or related field
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English
Schedule: To Be Determined
Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
Work Nights or Weekends: No