Child Care Services
SUMMARY: To assist in providing a well-organized, smoothly functioning school program environment in which students can take full advantage of the activities and available resource materials.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Set-up Center
- Assist with daily operation of the Center to continue meeting licensing, fire, and sanitation requirements
- Assist in processing participant applications and establishing student files
- Assist with supervision of Volunteers, Tutors and other assigned staff
- Assist in establishing activity schedules consistent with program requirements
- Assist in the development of an efficient team, through shared responsibilities
- Ensure that all participating parents have read and signed the parent information book prior to child’s first day of enrollment
- Assist in designing and developing information for monthly program newsletter
- Assist with ordering equipment and supplies
- Ensure an open door policy with parent concerns
- Assist in preparation of flexible and creative activity schedules
- Provide adequate supervision both inside and outside
- Maintain a clean and neat program environment
- Use appropriate language with both children and parents
- Practice appropriate discipline techniques with children
- Provide good examples for students with appropriate dress, grooming and cleanliness
- Arrive organized and prepared adequately for each day’s activities
- Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, community members and vendors
- Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality
- Perform other job related duties as assigned
Must provide documentation of the following requirements:
- Must be 21 years of age or older and provides the licensee with documentation of one of the following:
- At least 12 months of child care experience, a high school or high school equivalency diploma, AND:
- Three (3) credit hours or more in early childhood, child development, or a closely-related field from an accredited college or university, OR
- At least 30 actual hours of instruction, provided in conferences, seminars, lectures, or workshops in early childhood, child development, or a closely-related field;
- At least 12 months of child care experience AND:
- An N.A.C., C.D.A., or C.C.P. credential; OR
- At least 24 credit hours from an accredited college or university, including at least six (6) credit hours in early childhood, child development, or a closely-related field;
- At least six (6) months of child care experience and an associate degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood, child development, or a closely-related field; or
- At least three months of child care experience and a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood, child development, or a closely-related field.
- Obtain and maintain First Aid/CPR certification.
- Possess a negative Mantoux TB Skin Test administered within 12 months of hire date or a health care provider's written and dated statement stating incumbent is free from infectious active TB issued within 6 months of hire date.
- Obtain and maintain a valid Food Handler's card.
- Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (AZ IVP FPCC).
- Standard practices, methods and materials of assigned work.
- Basic mathematical, reading and writing concepts.
- Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices.
- Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
- Customer service principles.
- Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
- Modern office technology.
- Following directions and meeting standards.
- Providing attention to detail in assignments.
- Performing basic math calculations.
- Comprehending reference books and manuals.
- Operating assigned tools and equipment.
- Organizing and maintaining supplies.
- Providing customer service.
- Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
- Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class require: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Working Conditions: Work is routinely performed in an indoor classroom and outdoor environment including exposure to loud noise and being on your feet.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Dysart Unified School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Dysart Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.