The Young Learners Childcare Center is designed to provide free, temporary, short-term childcare for the students of the Excel Center and the Indianapolis Metropolitan High School until regular childcare is located. The Young Learners Childcare Center is available when students are studying on-site or are in class, and will serve children up to age 12. The Young Learners 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.
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.
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
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 in to 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