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Daycare Assistant / Daycare Teacher in Group Family Daycare Setting!

Locust Hill Family Daycare

Hiring a Daycare Assistant on a Teacher's Schedule!

For those childcare professionals or individuals seeking to become a childcare professional in a home-based setting, please consider Locust Hill Family Daycare, centrally located between Henrietta, Brighton, and Pittsford.

In this setting, you will work directly with families and children across many age levels (primarily infants and toddlers). Our unique environment is well suited for students and aspiring young childcare professionals, as our program operates on an academic calendar, beginning in September and ending in June. Additionally, we observe all school breaks and holidays!

Our program is a wonderful opportunity for those seeking to further their professional development, and want to eventually open childcare program of their own. In this setting, daycare assistants/daycare teachers will build report with families by interacting with parents and children daily, creating a foundation of trust and fostering an environment for life long learning. Additionally, daycare assistants/daycare teachers will become familiar with lesson planning, creating and disbursing program material, and apply knowledge of critical childhood development milestones to everyday activities.

Daycare Assistant Responsibilities:
– Implement age-appropriate lesson plans and activities for children
– Provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow.
– Supervise and engage with children during playtime, meals, and rest periods
– Monitor children’s behavior and address any disciplinary issues using effective behavior management techniques.
– Communicate effectively with parents and offer insight of children’s experiences in care to ensure the individual needs of each child are met.
– Maintain a clean and organized classroom environment.
– Follow all health and safety guidelines outlined in New York State Child Day Care Regulations for Group Family Daycare.

Preferred Experience:
– Previous experience working with children in a daycare, childcare, or educational setting.
– Knowledge of childhood development and age-appropriate teaching methods.
– Familiarity with first aid procedures for children.
– Experience in behavior management techniques.
– Previous experience as a nanny or babysitter is beneficial.

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Daycare Teacher to join our team. As a Daycare Teacher, you will be responsible for creating a positive and enriching learning environment for children. Your role will involve planning and implementing engaging activities, promoting social and emotional development, and ensuring the safety and well-being of all children in your care.

– High school diploma or equivalent (CDA or associate degree in early childhood education preferred). .
– CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain)
– Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
– Ability to work well in a team environment.
– Patience, flexibility, and a genuine love for working with children.

– Competitive salary based on experience.
– Eligibility to apply and fulfill requirements necessary to obtain a CDA (with insight about the CDA program itself).
– Professional development and Group Family Daycare mentorship opportunities.

– Performance evaluations every three months from the beginning of the school year and opportunities for raises throughout the year.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young children, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your resume highlighting your relevant experience in childcare or education.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $16.00 – $19.00 per hour
Expected hours: 40 hrs. per week
Patient demographics: Toddlers and infants.

Schedule: 8 hour shifts, Monday – Friday, no nights, and no weekends. Business hours are 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, but expect to be scheduled between 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

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