Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

  • Excel Young Learner's Childcare Manager (Decatur)

    Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
    Category
    High Schools
    Type
    Full Time
  • 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 it will serve children up to age 12. A child may stay at the center for a maximum of 4 hours each day.

     

     

    As The Young Learner's Childcare Manager you will ensure the safe and caring management of all the children entrusted to the center, as well as the part-time staff, and other qualified participants. This means you will hire, train, coach, and help with monitoring children in the center, setting schedules, and developing learning opportunities for the children while in their care. Additionally, will keep parents informed of policies and procedures at the center as well as provide effective resolution for any conflicts that should arise. 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

    • Create lesson plans, schedules, planned outings and field trips.
    • Create and maintain a task list to achieve timely completion of audit items.
    • Track and document attendance, snack usage, budget, ages, families served, and the like.
    • Create a monthly newsletter for parents.
    • Create and deliver a utilization report to coaches and director.
    • Order all supplies for location.
    • Maintain regular communication with parents regarding services, enrollment, scheduling or routine changes and special events for the children.
    • Coach parents on how to create learning opportunities at home.
    • Participate in regular Excel Center team meetings.
    • Ensures all staff members have appropriate tools to effectively perform their responsibilities, including updated training manuals, reference guides, and best practices procedures.
    • Evaluate performance of staff members and recommend indicated action.
    • Provide in-service training for team members in areas such as new policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Keep track of attendant’s documents, attendance and training.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    • High school diploma and/or GED required
    • Continuing education in child development, early childhood education, or related field preferred
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in a leadership role in a childcare setting highly preferred
    • Coursework or training in early childhood development
    • Child/infant CPR certified/TB testing
    • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google applications (specifically Gmail), Excel, Word and Internet Explorer
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must have some team building, organization and excellent customer service skills
    • Flexible, energetic, and detail-oriented
    • Have the ability to juggle multiple duties
    • Ability to resolve conflicts
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

    BENEFITS

    Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

    • 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 into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees

    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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