Job Opportunity: Early Childhood Alliance – Multiple Positions

Early Childhood Alliance (Fort Wayne, IN) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of building better futures for young children by promoting and providing quality early childhood education and services for families, businesses and early childhood professionals.

The Early Childhood Alliance (ECA) has the following openings for full-time and part-time employees:

Infant Toddler Specialist – Full Time

Description:

The Infant/Toddler Specialist coordinates and implements infant/toddler services for parents, communities and early care and education professionals. This position is responsible for awareness, training, technical assistance and support to improve the quality of care for children birth to age 3. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends.

Travel is required.
This position is located in Fort Wayne, IN.

Education:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Consumer and Family Sciences with at least 12 credit hours in caring for infants/toddlers. (Master’s degree preferred).

Experience:
Minimum two years working in an early childhood setting and/or 2 years working with Infants/Toddlers, with supervisory experience as well as experience with training adults.

Ministry Coach – Full Time

The Ministry Coach responsible for implementing on-site support for assigned ministry programs to promote quality early care and education. This position is responsible for assisting ministry programs in developing and implementing quality improvement plans based on program assessment. This includes, but is not limited to observing and assessing environment and early care and education practices, role-modeling and on-site training.

Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends. Travel is required. This position performs duties in an off-site office environment, primarily focused in Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties.

Education:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Consumer and Family Sciences or Education.

Experience:
Minimum two years experience working with children in a ministry early childhood education program, as well as experience working with and leading adults.

Education Specialist – Full Time (35 hours benefited)

Description:
The Education Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing professional development activities for early care and education programs. The position assists in the planning and implementation of professional development activities that are competency based, meet quality early care and education standards and reflect adult learning principles.
Some travel and nights/weekends are required. This position is located in Fort Wayne, IN.

Education:
Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related Education field with documented early childhood coursework.

Experience:
Two years experience working with children in a group setting, as well as experience working with and leading adults.
Knowledge and experience in early care and education including the professional development of other adults working in the field.

Early Childhood Teachers – Full-time, Part-time and Substitutes

Description:
The Early Childhood Teacher plans and provides developmental care for children in the child care center assisting each child to develop a positive self-concept and reach his or her full potential. Employee’s work is performed in an early childhood classroom within a child center setting.
These positions are located in Fort Wayne, IN.

Education:
Full-time candidates must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or a related field. Part-time candidates must have a minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent with course work and experience in early childhood education.

To apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to tmiller@ecalliance.org. Please reference the job title in the email subject line.

Applications can be found online at http://www.ecalliance.org/about-eca/welcome-to-eca/career-opportunities

 

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