Assistant Teacher


Day Early Learning


For more than 100 years, Early Learning Indiana (ELI) was known as Day Nursery. Under that name, we built a reputation as Central Indiana’s standard-bearer for excellent child care. Over time, we grew to become the largest nonprofit program in the state of Indiana. In 2014, Day Nursery changed its name to Early Learning Indiana, reflecting our expanded mission to assure the highest quality early childhood education for all children in Indiana. Our early childhood centers are now called Day Early Learning centers. Providing direct service to 1,400 children a year remains core to our mission, but we have also greatly expanded our outreach and partnerships work.

Job Summary:   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 infants needs. Prepares and/or serves children’s meals. Maintains appropriate records of attendance and activities.

Education Requirements:  Must have at least a high school diploma or GED.  Complete a CDA or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education within 2 years of hire.

Experience: None Required

Knowledge:   Basic understanding of child development from birth through age 8 acquired through practical experience and/or direct instruction. Basic keyboarding skills, computer literacy and familiarity with various applications such a database, word processing, e-mail and internet.

Early Learning Indiana is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled




Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

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