Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 08-May-2017 to 07-Jun-2017
  • - Edna Martin Christian Center
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Edna Martin Christian Center was established as the East Side Christian Center in 1941. A community activist, Ms. Edna Martin, began working with children after school in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood. In 1946 the Center became a home mission of the American Baptist Churches, USA. As a result of this affiliation, the services and programs of the center expanded to include social services to strengthen families in the neighborhood. We are actively seeking a Programs Coordinator.

Job Summary:
The Edna Martin Childcare Ministry teacher has the overall responsibility of providing direct support to children and communication with families. The teacher operates the program within the confines of state, local and agency policies and budget.

Responsibilities
The teacher will:
 1. Maintain a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate environment for the children in his/her care. 
 2. Plan and implement a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate curriculum for the children in his or her care. Share weekly plans.
 3. Ensure that we meet state guidelines and that reports are submitted.
 4. Supervise and train associate teachers, assistant teachers, volunteers, and university students as assigned.
 5. Gather data about each child and keep records that lead to completion of summary reports. The data will be gathered for these reports through anecdotal records, developmental checklists, and portfolios.
 6. Understand and implement positive behavior management.
 7. Assist in the general operations of the classroom, including but not limited to: serving meals and snacks, cleaning the classroom when the children have left.
 8. Attend in¬service training and local conferences, and read articles or books that keep him/her abreast of issues and trends in early childhood education.
 9. Complete all necessary continuing education as required by state, NAEYC and licensing.
 10. Participate in early childhood staff meetings, and all staff meetings.
 11. Support, cooperate with, and communicate with other administration.
 12. Maintain a positive attitude, and contribute to the general well¬being of staff and students. Work and communicate with families in a positive manner, and on a regular basis. Communicate with parents by phone once per month, and send home newsletters.
 13. Work assigned hours, be punctual, and be regular in attendance
 14. Behave, speak, and dress in a professional manner.
 15. Carry out any other task as may be required by the lead teachers or early childhood directors, and carry out the goals and philosophy of the program.

Requirements:
• Minimum of Associate's degree or CDA in Early Childhood (preferred), or experience in early childhood development programs with a plan to gain CDA or pertinent degree within six months of being hired.
• Knowledge and ability to facilitate growth of the program.
• Ability to lead ministry work within the classroom while maintaining academic and social standards.
• Respect and love for children.
• Disposition to work positively with others.
• Able to meet requirements per licensing/ministry regulations

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