Careers

Doing great work takes great talent. Join Early Learning Indiana and help us achieve our mission of ensuring every child is empowered with essential skills to be successful in kindergarten and beyond.

The Relationship Growth Specialist will serve as the face of Child Care Answers to new audiences within the community: families requiring child care, local employers, state and local policy leaders, social service agencies, churches, and any other audience who interacts with families of children needing child care. He/she will work closely with family and community engagement staff to educate, inform, and influence the community-at-large on quality child care and early childhood education in our service area: Hamilton, Hendricks, and Marion counties.

The Family Engagement Specialist focuses on providing parent education and referral support to families residing in Hamilton, Hendricks, and Marion Counties.  He/she maintains current knowledge of best practices for family engagement, with a commitment to being responsive to the uniqueness of every family within our area. Parent education is at the heart of this role.

The Bilingual Family & Community Engagement Specialist fulfills a dual role with the Spanish-speaking community, serving families directly as well as maintaining relationships with local community organizations. As a part of the duties, he/she provides comprehensive consumer education in Spanish to families seeking child care, as well as responds to each family’s individual needs.

Early Learning Indiana an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grantee is supporting the implementation of the Early Head Start model (birth to age 3) within three high quality child care programs. We are seeking a Curriculum and Instruction Specialist.

Assistant Teacher

Provides a developmentally appropriate environment for children. Conducts individual activities to encourage learning and develop social interaction skills. Ensure routines are flexible and individualized to meet children’s needs. Prepares and/or serves children’s meals. Maintains appropriate records of attendance and activities.

Lead Teacher

Plans and implements activities which are designed to develop a range of social, cognitive, and/or motor skills for individual and/or group of children, working within a child care center, classroom, or field environment.

Substitute Teacher

Works as a substitute for Assistant and Lead Teachers as needed to provide a developmentally appropriate environment for children. Conducts individual activities to encourage learning and develop social interaction skills. Ensure routines are flexible and individualized to meet children’s needs. Prepares and/or serves children’s meals. Maintains appropriate records of attendance and activities.

Day of Impact

Each year, Early Learning Indiana brings together team members and volunteers from across the community to impact early learning and raise awareness of the need for greater access to high-quality early learning programs for Hoosier children.

Projects include painting and equipping classrooms; outdoor projects like planting trees, landscaping and building outdoor learning spaces; and collecting donations and supplies to ensure classrooms have the resources kids need to succeed.

Happening Now

The Early Learning Indiana team and Day Nursery Auxiliary members were grieved to hear of Marilyn Pecsok’s passing in December. Marilyn maintained a lifelong

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As we begin a new (and brighter) year, we take a moment to look back on the many highlights and accomplishments from 2020. In Early Learning Indiana’s more than a century of service, this will go down as the year our work mattered most. Thank you for the support that made this year possible.

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 17, 2020) – Early Learning Indiana announced today that another round of Come Back Stronger Fund grants will soon be made available to help sustain Indiana’s supply of high-quality early care and learning opportunities.

The next webinar is Tuesday, October 27.   How can providers support the physical health of the children in their care? In this webinar,

The next webinar is Tuesday, October 13. Early education providers continue to serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. In my role

Announcing a webinar series opportunity. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve heard from many partners and providers that a top concern is the impact of COVID-19

Remaining funds are prioritized for critical service gaps and communities with the greatest need.   Media Contact: Jennifer Erbacher, 812-483-5124, jennifere@earlylearningindiana.org      Early Learning Indiana today announced the latest grant recipients of the Come Back Stronger Fund that

Early Ed Connect

Families that need assistance paying for child care can now apply online. Choosing a high-quality early care and education program is an important decision.

First round of funding totals $2,341,000.   Early Learning Indiana today awarded grants totaling $2,341,000 to 155 early child care and education providers across