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Infant/Toddler Caregiver, 52 Weeks (2 openings available)

Website Monroe Community College Association, Inc.

He/she has primary responsibility for supervising and caring for children in compliance with regulations established by the New York State Department of Social Services and NAEYC’s recommendations for developmentally appropriate practices.  In addition, he/she supports other staff in the implementation of the early childhood curriculum and childcare program.  Responsible for providing effective customer service to all internal and external customers.

Specific Responsibilities:

I.    Learning Environment and Teaching Responsibilities

To interact frequently with children in a positive, respectful, responsive, and encouraging manner.
To assist in providing a safe, cheerful and motivating environment for the children.
To assist the children in their personal and self-care needs, toileting, diapering, feeding, washing, clothing, comforting, preparing for rest.
To assist in the supervision of children in all activities, inside and out.
To assist in maintaining a neat, clean, and orderly classroom, with stimulating learning centers and hands-on activities.
To assist in the preparation and care of materials.
To give input to planning classroom activities and Center events.
To assist in maintaining order and discipline in the classroom.
To know every child as an individual, observing and recording growth and development using the center approved developmental screening and assessment system.
To be a primary caregiver to assigned children and families.
II. Parent Relationships

To build relationships of trust through open and interactive communication.
To know every child’s parent (s) by name, and to communicate positively with them.
III. Staff Communication

To work cooperatively with other classroom staff, Center Director and Administrative staff and consultants.
To assist new and substitute staff assigned to the classroom.
To guide activities of student staff and field workers in absence of teacher.
IV. Professionalism

To maintain confidentiality.
To attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service programs
To seek professional growth and development, and participate in a minimum of 15 hours of required ECE training per year.
To maintain personal ASPIRE Professional Development listing.
To receive and maintain Pediatric Frist Aid/CPR
To be supportive of the Center and Center Administration.
To maintain a positive work climate.
To maintain a professional image.
V.  General

To follow daily schedules and routines.
To follow Center policies, practices, and procedures.
·To assist with required record-keeping.
To, at times, be responsible for a group of children without assistance.
To follow all licensing regulations.
VI. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of NYS childcare regulation.
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and age appropriate activities, which correspond with NAEYC guidelines.
Effective and tactful oral and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain positive relationships with children, co-workers, and parents.
Ability to use constructive methods for maintaining group control and individual behaviors.
Ability to use sound judgment and tact.
Strong team player.
Flexibility (especially in scheduling and practice to respond to the needs of the program).
Creativity and patience.
Ability to lift 40 lbs. from floor to a waist high table, 20 – 30 times per day.
Ability to reach a child 20 – 30 feet away within 30 seconds.
Ability to crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact at the child’s level, and sit on the floor for extended periods on a regular basis.
A strong sense of responsibility.
 

Requirements:

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent, Child Development Associate (CDA) or 12 credits in early childhood education is required or must be obtained within one year of employment.
Candidate must be 18 years of age.  One year of experience with young children is preferred.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to provide exceptional customer service to a wide variety of customers.

Additional Information:

Hiring Requirements:

Completed job application form, a minimum of three references (personal and professional), and official transcript of college grades.  Must be able to pass physical exam, NYS Central Registry Clearance, NYS Justice Center SEL clearance and criminal conviction check.

Non-Discrimination – https://www.monroecc.edu/diversity/notice-of-non-discrimination/
Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Report – https://www.monroecc.edu/fileadmin/SiteFiles/GeneralContent/depts/pstd/documents/Final_ASFSR.pdf

 

Application Instructions:

Candidates interested in applying may submit application materials (cover letter, resume, transcripts, references) to Justin Leenhouts at [email protected]

 

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to jleenhouts2@monroecc.edu

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