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Child Care Attendant - Child Care Center

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Job ID: 3304
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Child Care Attendant - Child Care Center for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $15.12, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the manager/supervisor, this position assists in providing for the physical, emotional and instructional needs of infant, toddler, and school-age children.This may include tasks such as dressing, feeding, providing basic instruction and overseeing play.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrates creativity and resourcefulness in planning and implementing child activity programs that follow established guidelines.
  • Assists in providing for all basic needs of the children at the center.
  • Demonstrates concern for the personal differences between individuals in relationship to their needs, interests, development and capabilities.
  • Orients parents/family members in regard to policies and procedures of center and maintains positive rapport with all parents and patrons.
  • Participates in continuing education to ensure caregiver effectiveness and to maintain certification/
  • Ensures safe play conditions and follows established safety procedures.
  • Provides a clean, well maintained and safe play area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Course work in Early Childhood Education or completion of Child Development Associate preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year experience working with children in a day care, elementary school or similar setting preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED Certification required with specific training in CPR for infants and children.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of basic child care and feeding, as well as understanding of infant and child development
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with children, staff and parents
  • Computer experience preferred.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions
  • Ability to move and react quickly to a variety of circumstances

ALASKA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time.Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.Reasonably anticipated that this position will be exposed to blood and body fluids an average of once a month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail for 34-65% of the work time.

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