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Casey's General Stores Child Development Center-Teacher-Ankeny
4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care - Executive Director - Iowa City
Iowa State University - Lecturer in ECE - Ames
Perry Child Development Center - Director - Perry
Casey's General Stores Child Development Center - Ankeny
Full-Time Child Care Teacher
Casey's General Stores is looking for a Full-Time Child Care Teacher to work at our Ankeny, IA Corporate Headquarters On-Site Child Development Center. As a Child Care Teacher, you will be responsible for the daily care of an assigned group of children and plan developmentally appropriate activities. Child Care Teachers also maintain regular observation and developmental records for each child and maintain daily communication with parents concerning their child's behavior and development. In addition, Child Care Teachers ensure compliance with established policies and procedures within each program area.
Our Child Care Teachers work four 10-hour days each week, between the hours of 6:40am - 5:35pm. 
Casey's offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as paid time off and a matching 401(k) plan!
  • 2 or 4 year degree in Early Childhood Education (or similar)
  • Minimum of 3 years in child care field
  • Must be a team player
  • Understand and know how to implement Creative Gold Curriculum and follow Best Practice policies as well as DHS rules and regulations.
To apply, please visit:
posted 2018.02.11
4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care - Iowa City
Executive Director
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for 4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care staff, programs and execution of its mission.  The Executive Director is an influential manager with the ability to lead and motivate their team within the organization as well as collaborate and work alongside other local nonprofit agencies building and maintaining sustainable, reciprocal relationships.  S/he is responsible for developing and monitoring a strong budget for the organization, understanding the importance of fundraising and being fiscally sound.  The Executive Director understands the importance of advocating for the underserved in the community and manages the organization accordingly.
Supervisory Duties
The Executive Director supervises the organization’s key staff members, including the Program Coordinators for Homes Ties Child Care Center, the Food Program, Provider Services, as well as administrative staff. The executive director plays a key role in all agency programs, establishing goals, motivating staff and ensuring the agency’s mission is delivered through its employees and programs.
Employment Classification
Full-Time, Exempt Status
Key Responsibilities
Strategic Planning and Agency Direction
Agency Management
Fiscal Responsibility
Community Advocacy
The Executive Director must be an educated, experienced leader working to maintain the integrity of the agency while at the same time, building new agency partnerships, identifying new funding sources and expanding programs. It is essential that the Executive Director be innovative, visionary, as well as flexible and creative.   
Work Schedule
Typically Monday through Friday, evenings and weekends as needed and programs require.  The position general requires a 40-45 hour work week, although more hours may be required depending on staff needs.
Those interested in the position are requested to visit for more information about 4Cs.  To apply please submit the following:
A letter stating your specific interest in and qualification for this position.
A resume that includes education, previous employment and years of service as well as any awards received.
No fewer than three professional or personal references.
Please submit the application to: 4Cs, Attention: Shelley Asher, 1500 Sycamore Street, Iowa City, IA 52240.
posted 2019.02.04


Iowa State University - Ames
Lecturer in Early Childhood Education
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is seeking a Lecturer in early childhood education. This person will teach an assessment and curriculum course in the early childhood education – unified teacher licensure program, and will coordinate practicum and student teaching experiences for students in the early childhood education and child, adult, and family services majors.
The individual selected for this position will have knowledge, preparation, and experience teaching young children within the range of birth through third grade. The person should have a current or previous license to teach children birth through third grade, general education and special education; or birth to age 5 AND early childhood special education.
Duties will include teaching a junior level course that prepares students to gather developmental assessment data, plan and implement effective group lessons for preschool aged children. This course also includes teaching students to collect and use Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment data.
Duties related to coordinating practicum include making practicum placements in community childcare programs, ISU Child Development Laboratory School, and area public school districts. The position also includes supervising tracking practicum grades and hours, and meeting with students and cooperating teachers when there are concerns.
The position also involves making student teaching placements, and coordinating teacher licensure recommendations. This includes meeting with students, other ISU student teaching coordinators, and school district and Head Start program personnel. Other duties include attending student teaching and teacher education meetings, assigning grades, writing letters of recommendation, and assisting with a student teaching seminar.
Required Education and Experience
Master’s or Doctorate degree in early childhood education, early childhood special education, or related field (e.g., educational leadership, teacher education, etc.).
Current or previous license to teach early childhood education.
Previous teaching experience in early childhood classrooms or home intervention.
Demonstrated experience teaching or supervising field experiences at the college level.
To learn more about this opportunity, or to apply, please visit our employment page at:
posted 2019.01.28
Perry Child Development Center - Perry
Full-Time Director of a NAEYC Accredited and 5* rated Child Care Center and Preschool.
Perry Child Development Center seeks a full-time Director. Responsibilities include supervising Perry Child Development Center operations including staff supervision, center administration, goal development and achievement, policy and procedure compliance, grant writing and reporting.
The Perry Child Development Center is accredited with the National Education for the Education of Young Children. (NAEYC) They have achieved 5 out of 5 stars on the Iowa Quality Rating System. They have been in operation since 1971.
The Director will foster positive and collaborative relationships with families and will support staff with new trends and training related to early childhood.
A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with an early childhood endorsement is required.  Early childhood experience and supervision and administration experience is necessary.
Pay is competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits are excellent and include health care insurance, Paid Time Off for vacation, sick and personal days and paid holidays. A SIMPLE IRA is provided, and funds are matched up to 3%.
For more information call 515-465-2522.
Please send resume and references to Laurie Wernli by February 28, 2019 at: or Perry Child Development Center 920 18th Street Perry Iowa 50220
posted 2019.01.17