Child Care Assistants

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
DOE
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Industry
Childcare
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time

Provides supervision and guidance of the daily play and educational activities with children of the Child Care Department in keeping with the overall goals and objectives of Fraser to ensure quality childcare for the families we support. 

Qualifications: 

Desire and training to work with all children. Be at least 14 years of age, provided that any employee under age sixteen has written parental consent for such employment and the employment arrangements are in conformance with North Dakota Century Code. Ability to relate with peers, children, and parents. Willingness to increase skills and competence through experience, training, and supervision. Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for children and first aid. Certify within 30 days of employment that they do not have health problems that would interfere with their position or would be detrimental to the health of the children.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provides supervision when children are playing and during educational activities
  • Leads children in daily, structured schedule of activities
  • Assist Child Care Supervisor in implementation age appropriate classroom activities and lesson plans that meet National Academy for the Education of Young Children standards and utilize the Stimulating Maturity through Accelerated
  • Readiness Training (S.M.A.R.T.)/Boost-Up, Creative Curriculum and other curriculum plans as determined by the Child Care Director and Curriculum Specialist
  • Assist Child Care Supervisor in daily S.M.A.R.T./Boost-Up activities and documentation of such activities as directed by the Special Needs Coordinator and Director of Children’s Services.
  • Provides guidance and behavior management to the children as directed by the child’s personal information
  • Completes objectives from special needs programs if needed and requested by parents and Child Care Coordinator
  • Follows Fraser Child Care’s emergency procedures for fire, accident, tornado, and winter storms
  • Accompanies children on outings in the community
  • Completes the daily and weekly cleaning schedules
  • Attends staff meetings and in-service training
  • Assists the Child Care Supervisor and Director in organizing and maintaining the area by tidying
  • Participates in planning and providing a variety of books, art, flannel board stories and dramatic play props
  • Reports health and safety hazards
  • Stocks and inventorying supplies
  • Provides personal care to the children
  • Uses tact when addressing parents by demonstrating acceptance of varying parenting styles
  • Uses tact when addressing and reporting problems with parents to Child Care Supervisor or Director
  • Works cooperatively with staff and reports any staff conflicts to the Child Care Supervisor in a timely manner
  • Assist Child Care Supervisor in providing a multi-cultural and special needs awareness in the classroom and lesson plans
  • Assists in completion of daily report sheets for the children

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