$10 – 20/hr
Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour
Applicants must be able to work 10-hour shifts, employees are scheduled for four 10-hour shifts during the week with one day off during the week. The shift times are: 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 PM, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 PM, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
We are looking for a patient, attentive childcare assistant to care for children. The childcare worker will assist prepare meals for children, maintain their hygiene, monitor them for health, behavioral, and emotional concerns, provide them with age-appropriate instruction, and working with parents to ensure that children are learning and socializing in a positive way. They will also assist with sterilizing toys and play areas and other duties to ensure that the children are in a safe, engaging, and clean environment.
To be successful as a childcare worker, you should be thorough and caring with an eye for detail. You should be prepared to meet the physical demands of the position and have a basic understanding of the childhood development process.
Childcare Worker Responsibilities:
Providing care for children, such as setting schedules and routines, feeding, changing diapers, and cleaning rooms and toys.
Developing and encouraging age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts, such as communication, manners, sharing, etc.
Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to staff and parents.
Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.
Preparing children to enter the next level of care or for entry into school.
Keeping records relating to childcare.
Working with parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.
Childcare Worker Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Record of immunizations
Pass a fingerprint background check.
Decisiveness, patience, and stamina to chase after, lift, or carry children.
Exceptional communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills.
Strong understanding of stages of childhood development.
Attentiveness to the needs and safety of children.