Bauer Family Resources
  • Teaching
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary

Positions available in Tippecanoe, Carroll, Clinton, and White Counties.

The Head Start Program is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills. The transition from preschool to elementary school imposes diverse developmental challenges that include requiring the children to engage successfully with their peers outside of the family network, adjust to the space of a classroom, and meet the expectations the school setting provides.

Bauer Family Resources Mission Statement is: "Creating brighter tomorrows by strengthening children and families today."

The Early Childhood Educator is responsible in planning, organizing and directing all aspects of classroom services, and the school readiness initiative for children between the ages of 0-5 year old this includes but is not limited to lesson plans and activities that are suited to the developmental level of each child, promoting their social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Education/Experience: Associates or Bachelor's degree in child development or early childhood education, equivalent coursework. Must also have a valid driver's license.

The starting hourly wage for this position is between $12.22 and $13.74

ELIGIBLE FOR RETENTION AND HIRING BONUSES

This position has the opportunity for a hiring bonus in the range of $750 to $2,000 depending on qualified education degree. Also, the position qualifies for a retention bonus in the range of $750 to $1,000.

Bauer Family Resources, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Bauer Family Resources has been delivering community based services to at-risk children and their families since 1929. The organization was formed as the result of one woman's desire to keep children from becoming involved in the court system. This vision evolved over time to working with the families of at-risk children and the community.


Competitive pay, benefits, leave time, mileage allowance and cell phone reimbursement are provided.


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