When They Grow
You Grow

Family Development Services’ offers a dynamic, rewarding, and diverse teaching environment with a path to personal and professional growth.

Think on-the-job-training, but elevated: Get paid a competitive hourly wage and earn valuable, practical experience teaching in an Early Head Start or Head Start classroom. We’ll also cover the cost of your Child Development Associate (CDA) credentialing and license, as well as an associate’s degree in early childhood education if desired. Opportunities are immediately available – positions will start in August for the 2022-23 school year.

Impact Beyond
The Classroom

Be part of a full circle of learning that benefits students, our staff and the community at large.

Our programs are designed to nourish early childhood development and foster long-term learning and social skills through education, comprehensive health services, active family involvement, and family support services such as employment counseling, literacy education, and crisis intervention. These fundamental skills mean better educational and societal outcomes for everyone.

Make an Impact

Who are you
looking for?

If you have experience working with infants, toddlers or preschoolers in a daycare setting but don’t have a degree, the apprenticeship program allows you the chance to earn a higher wage – and earn your degree or CDA credential as you go.

The apprenticeship program is also perfect for those who have a degree in another field, but want to make a difference in the lives of children through teaching. The program offers a cost-effective, hands-on path to career change.

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Education assistance up to 100% paid upfront toward CDA, Associates, or Bachelor’s degree.

Help Indiana schools fill the teaching funnel.

Holidays off and school breaks that work off of the public school systems schedule for winter, spring, fall and summer breaks.

Top notch professional development and training provided to all staff.

Earn a competitive wage plus 403B with match.

Fully stocked supplies and top-of-the line equipment

1 hr of prep time built into each day for you to prepare for the day plus a guaranteed 1 hr lunch break

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