Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

  • Excel Full Time Childcare Attendant (Muncie)

    Location(s) US-IN-Muncie
    Category
    High Schools
    Type
    Part Time
    Compensation
    $10.00 per hour
  • POSITION SUMMARY

    The Young Learner’s Childcare Center is designed to provide free, temporary, short-term childcare for the students of the Excel Center until regular childcare is located. The Young Learner’s Childcare Center is available when students are studying on-site or are in class, and will serve children up to age 12. A child may stay at the center for a maximum of 4 hours each day.

     

    The Young Learner’s Childcare Center assists in ensuring the safe and caring management of all the children entrusted to the center. This means monitoring children in the center, serving snacks, and facilitating learning opportunities for the children while in their care. Additionally, the attendant will assist in keeping parents informed of policies and procedures at the center. This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.

     

    Center hours of operation: Hours range from 8 a.m.–9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Friday. Hours will vary depending on location.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitates hands-on interactive learning experiences working with children directly.
    • Assists in the registration process of children.
    • Updates and ensures accuracy of student files.
    • Maintains regular communication with parents regarding services, enrollment, scheduling or routine changes, special events for the children.
    • Assists in achieving of short- and long-term goals for the center.
    • Contributes ideas for the development and facilitates the execution of the curriculum and program activities.
    • Participates in regular team meetings.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    • High school diploma and/or GED required
    • Continuing education in child development, early childhood education, or related field preferred
    • 1 year experience in a childcare setting
    • Course work/training in early childhood development a plus
    • Child/infant CPR certified or willing to obtain
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must possess excellent customer service skills
    • Flexible, energetic, and detail-oriented
    • Have the ability to juggle multiple duties
    • Ability to resolve conflicts
    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google applications (specifically Gmail), Excel, Word and Internet Explorer
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

    BENEFITS

    Benefits:

    • Continuing education and leadership development
    • Comprehensive health plan
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Life, dental and vision insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability plans
    • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
    • Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
    • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution in to Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees
    • 20% off Goodwill Retail Stores

    To learn more about our Mission and Values, please click here.

     

    Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

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