NAEYC Accredited

Center for Child Development

 

Kansas State University
1 Jardine Drive

Manhattan, Kansas-66506

 

785-532-3700

childcare@k-state.edu

 

“I never thought that my son would go to same childcare that I went to back in 1986. It has been a great experience. Jackson loves his teachers, and he loves coming here.” Alisha Comer, 22. K-State architecture student.

 

Employment

We pursue excellence and integrity in creating supportive connections with families and staff while keeping children safe and healthy and helping them explore, understand and celebrate the world around them. Join us!

In addition to being able to make a difference in the lives of children on a daily basis the Center offers many benefits of employment. Full-time staff at the Center receive State of Kansas Unclassified Benefits including health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, retirement, life insurance, tuition assistance and paid holidays. The Center also offers a discount on childcare.

The Center also provides extensive orientation, ongoing professional development opportunities and helps pay for teachers to further their education in Early Childhood.

The K-State Center for Child Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees must pass a background check, health assessment, and TB test if selected for hire.

To apply for a full-time position contact our HR Specialist Ashley Lignitz at (785) 532-2958 or ccdjobs@ksu.edu. To apply for a part-time position contact our Assistant Director Rosie Mitchell at (785)532-3700 or rosiem@ksu.edu.

Employment Forms & Current Openings :

 


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:

The K-State Center for Child Development is a nationally accredited early care and education center with a new state-of-the-art facility developed expressly for early childhood education. We are recruiting a Director to join our team who are dedicated to high quality early care and education. Position is full time, 12 month, Salary Range: $40,00-$50,000.

Excellent Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurances, flexible spending account, sick and vacation leave, K-State tuition assistance for self, spouse and dependents, staff childcare discount, and excellent retirement plan.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or equal degree, one year of early childhood administration in early childhood program or licensed center of more than 100 children; Leadership skills, professional, very detail orientated and able to multi-task.

Open until filled. Priority Screening Starts: March 3, 2015

Send application, resume, letter of interest, transcripts, and 3 work related references to: K-State Center for Child Development, Human Resources Specialist, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. Questions call Ashley Lignitz at 785-532-2958 or email ccdjobs@ksu.edu. A criminal background check will be required for the candidates selected for hire. EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

 

 

 

ASSISTANT TEACHER/SUPPORT STAFF: 

The K-State Center for Child Development is a nationally accredited early care and education center with a new state-of-the-art facility developed expressly for early childhood education. We are recruiting a Director to join our team who are dedicated to high quality early care and education. The program focus includes connecting children to nature, social competence, the arts, literacy and health and wellness.  Value is placed on intentional teaching, emergent learning, the project approach and respectful relationships.  Our program is licensed for infants through five years as well as a summer camp for School-Age. Additionally, CCD supports KSU students through employment, practicum, research and internship opportunities and by offering student parents child care tuition assistance and support. Position is full time, 12 month, Pay Rate: $8.32- $11.18 per hour.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma with 3 months experience caring for Infant or Toddlers or Child Development Associate (CDA)  2 positions available. Ability to pass KBI Background Check, Physical and TB Test required.

Screening starts January 20, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions call Ashley Lignitz at 785-532-2958 or email ccdjobs@ksu.edu. A criminal background check will be required for the candidates selected for hire. EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.