Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – PRN – As Needed – $15/hr. Starting Wage

Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – PRN – As Needed – $15/hr. Starting Wage

Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – PRN – As Needed – $15/hr. Starting Wage

Assistant Teacher for the Childcare Center with a Para-educator Certificate

Are you looking for a new career?  Are you interested in continuing your education for little to nothing?  Do you have a child looking to enter college and want to avoid tuition costs?  Do you have a passion for teaching, a love for children, and want to work with other teachers as a team to ensure high quality care and education?  The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking an Assistant Teacher with a Para-educator Certificate for the Childcare Center.  

 

The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package.

 

Benefits:

  • 4 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid sick days, and 14 paid holidays
  • Free tuition for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • Retirement match- dollar for dollar up to 5% with eligible match up to 7%
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance and long-term disability

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise children while keeping them safe at all times
  • Maintain daily communication with parents
  • Help facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for the age group
  • Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing curriculum and planning daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for young children
  • Create and maintain an environment that is clean, organized, and safe for all children
  • Develop interpersonal relationships with children and their families
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s Mission

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or Para-educator Certificate; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred   
  • Previous experience working with children is required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is preferred
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and Mandatory Reporting training is preferred: ability to obtain certifications after employment is required
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and kneel

 

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Assistant Teacher position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO

Childcare Teacher Assistant – PARA

Paid training and meals are provided! 

No evenings, No weekends, & No major holidays

The Childcare Teacher Assistant – Para is responsible for assisting the teacher in the education of children including management of student behavior, record keeping, instructional assistance, classroom safety, security and organization, and interaction and communication with students, support staff, parents/guardians, and agencies. Responsible for ensuring quality childcare by adhering to all state regulations, best practices, and Hills & Dales policies and procedures.  

Schedule: Monday – Friday

No holidays or weekends! 

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

 1. Maintain daily communication with parents &/or guardians.

2. Maintains strict confidentiality of records and information of staff and families.

3. Encourages and facilitates children’s active participation in activities.

4. Actively participates in activities with children.

5. Ensure children follow the basic rules of the program.

6. Instruct children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting and toilet habits.

7. Actively participates in meal time expectations.  Assisting children in serving themselves meals and snacks.  Following all State CACFP regulations.

8. Assist in diapering and dressing children.

9. Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, daily attendance and medications administered.

10.  Assists the Lead Teacher to plan and implement lesson plans to nurture and stimulate appropriate development of the children in your care.

11.  Responsible for securing health, hygiene, safety and overall well-being of children at all times. 

12.  Use positive guidance techniques rather than harsh discipline to support children through challenging behaviors. 

13.  Support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive concepts. 

14.  Assists the Lead Teacher with both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy. 

15.  Follow strict cleaning and sanitizing procedures for toys, changing tables, meal preparation, etc.

16.  Assists in the implementation of programs, which encourages parent involvement and development. 

17.  Identify signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to supervisor or parents/guardians attention.

18.  Participates in professional development training that lead toward enhancing professional qualifications, at least 10 contact hours annually. 

19.  Establishes and maintains a level of rapport with students that results in students being shown that all individuals are deserving of respectful and dignified treatment and promoting a healthy self-concept in all students. 

20.  Protects the health and safety of children on the playground and in the building at all times, maintaining appropriate ratio at all times throughout the day. 

Requirements

  1. Must be 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or GED.
  2. An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood is preferred, or one year minimum experience in an early childhood setting may be considered.
  3. Para-educator Certification through the BOEE in early childhood education. If do not currently have this, must be actively enrolled in BOEE paraprofessional course at the start of the school year. 
  4. Free from a conviction or prior employment history of child or resident abuse or dependent adult abuse.  
  5. Must complete CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions, Better Kid Care NSO, Essentials Childcare Preservice Series, and Mandatory Reporting in the first three months of employment and 10 contact hours of child related training annually.
  6. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive agency vehicles, as assigned. 

For more information and to apply, visit: 

https://hillsdales.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks, physical, and drug screening. EOE

Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – Full Time – Days – $15/hr. Starting Wage

Full Time – Days – 72 hrs/pp.

Assist the Teacher in the care of children ranging in age from 0-12 years.  Programs are designed around the developmental needs of children. 

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Must earn State Mandatory hours of continuing education in Early Childhood Education per year. Must meet all mandatory education and training requirements within specified timeframes as required by organizational/regulatory standards. Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 3 years thereafter.

One to two years previous work experience with children and/or schooling in Early Childhood Education is highly desirable.

Computer Proficiency:  Demonstrated experience and competency with Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and a variety of web-based programs and browsers, with the willingness and ability to update and increase skills as needed to meet the goals of the departments.  Ability to use other software as required to perform the essential functions of the job.

Benefits start day 1. 

Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – PRN – As Needed – $15/hr. Starting Wage

School Age Child Care Site Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the Before & After School Program Coordinator, the Site Supervisor will be responsible for providing an appropriately safe, caring and enriching environment for the children enrolled in the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA Before & After School Program at their assigned school. The Site Supervisor is responsible for compliance with Iowa Department of Human Service licensing standards and the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA policies and procedures. The Site Supervisor is responsible for conducting themselves in a professional manner and for overseeing the professional conduct of site staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Responsible for the daily operation of the assigned Before & After School Program
  2. Supervise site staff through delegation, encouragement, coaching & correction
  3. Create activity plans for each week and submit them to the Program Coordinator on time
  4. Develop and implement plans for activities, making sure the site staff have clear direction
  5. Prepare for daily activities before children arrive
  6. Interact appropriately with the children, establishing and maintaining appropriate boundaries
  7. Engage children in structured, age appropriate activities, operating with the best interest of
  8. the child in mind and ensure site staff do the same
  9. Establish a positive relationship with each child’s parent/guardian, school staff and co-workers maintaining good communication
  10. Provide excellent customer service to parents, children, and school staff
  11. Follow and enforce program and organization policies as well as licensing standards
  12. Enter attendance data in to the software provided accurately and on time
  13. Other duties as assigned

YMCA COMPETENCIES

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age, have some direct childcare experience and basic knowledge of children and child development. A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience preferred
  2. Must receive a negative Criminal Records Check Report
  3. Must provide a physical report with a negative TB test
  4. Must either be certified or can be certified in CPR/First Aid, Universal Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens. Training in Mandatory Child Abuse provided.
  5. Demonstrates dependability and a positive attitude
  6. Respects the confidentiality of childcare matters
  7. Demonstrates good communication skills with children, parents and other staff
  8. Completes required DHS licensing continuing education annually
  9. Must work well with others and be willing to accept responsibilities and directions from supervisor
  10. Projects a positive attitude about the Y childcare programs, as the site of choice, for the community
  11. Promotes the Y mission and core values in their behavior and in the development of children’s programs
  12. Participates and assists with other Y programs. Becomes involved in Y volunteer opportunities

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://dubuquey.isolvedhire.com/jobs/306242-78689.html

Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – Part Time – Days – $15/hr. Starting Wage

Part Time – 69 hrs/pp

Assist the Teacher in the care of children ranging in age from 0-12 years.  Programs are designed around the developmental needs of children. 

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Must earn State Mandatory hours of continuing education in Early Childhood Education per year.

Must meet all mandatory education and training requirements within specified timeframes as required by organizational/regulatory standards.

Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 3 years thereafter.

One to two years previous work experience with children and/or schooling in Early Childhood Education is highly desirable.

Childcare Assistant – Child Development Center – PRN – As Needed – $15/hr. Starting Wage