Infant Toddler Child Care Aide

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Published

09/18/2018

Address

81 York Street
Jersey City
New Jersey
07302
United States

Description

The Nurturing Place, Child Development Center, part of the York Street Project, is seeking a motivated, dependable, high energy individual who is twenty one (21) years or older to work full time in a collaborative team setting in our Infant Toddler classroom.


REQUIREMENTS:


  • Team player, have high energy, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours. Hours of operation are from 7:30am to 6:30pm Monday through Friday
  • Will have to submit a Background Check (CARI) and complete fingerprinting (CHRI)
  • Candidates must complete and provide a physical examination by a licensed physician.
  • Previous experience working with children from diverse cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Copy of Educational Background (ex. HS Diploma, GED, College Diploma, State Certificate, CDA etc...)
  • 2 Professional References
  • 1 Personal Reference
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:


  • Actively engaged with the children both at the Center and away from the Center.
  • Accompany children during off-site field/walking trips
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards as mandatory by the NJ office of Licensing
  • Maintaining high standards of professional ethics in regard to children, parents, staff and volunteers.
  • Planning and executing all classroom and outdoor activities
  • Notifying the Center Director, Educational Coordinator or Supervisors immediately of unusual happenings, incidents involving children, parents, staff or volunteers, including behavioral changes.
  • Submitting all required reports, lists, and statistics pertaining to assigned group and assuring their submission in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining communication with parents regarding the children of an assigned group, as well as coordinating parent/teacher conferences.
  • Responsible for attending and participating in all staff/team meetings


QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a child care classroom setting
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must have a minimum of an Infant/Toddler based CDA
  • Experience working with children between the ages of two (2) months through three (3) years old.
  • CPR and First Aid certified (willing to attain)

Benefits

After probation period:

Healthcare

401k

PTO (Paid Time Off)

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Other languages are a plus.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

efuentes@yorkstreetproject.org

Please send your résumé to the email address provided.

NO phone calls.


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