Healthy Toddlers Care is looking for a Childcare Assistant
Healthy Toddlers Care is a family childcare home located near SDSU. Our mission is to provide a program that considers the intellectual, creative, social, emotional, and physical development of the whole child while fostering curiosity, confidence, and compassion in an academically rich environment that inspires a lifelong commitment to learning. We believe that a safe, stable, healthy and culturally relevant environment is crucial to a child’s growth. Through the cooperative partnership of parents and staff, we provide a model of community that will sustain and enrich our children throughout their lives.
Childcare Assistant (Part-Time Position/Flexible Schedule)
The Childcare Assistant is responsible for assisting in the supervision and management of Healthy Toddlers Care programs for children between two months and four years of age. The Childcare Assistant reports to the Director.
Six-plus units in Early Childhood Development are highly desirable.
Minimum six months experience working with children in an organized setting.
Must be available to work between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
Must be highly dependable and punctual.
Ability to provide leadership and stability for program continuity.
Willingness to fulfill the job responsibilities in accordance with the program goals.
Physical ability to lift children as needed, change and clean a soiled child, interact, and direct play.
Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
Assist in the planning, supervision, and implementation of the daily program under the direction of the Director for up to 14 children.
Maintain a professional attitude and effectively communicate with children and parents.
Treat children with dignity and respect.
Supervise the activity areas.
Criminal record clearance, which includes fingerprinting prior to reporting for work and signing a statement regarding criminal convictions.
A TB test within seven days after employment.
Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification are required within 30 days of hire.
Help with general housekeeping tasks and prepare meals
Attend all staff meetings and training programs.