Early Learning Academies Job Opportunities - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Early Learning Academies Job Opportunities

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 Director  

**salary commensurate with experience**              

                                          

Transmountain Early Learning Academy
40+ hrs. Mon-Fri occasional evening and weekends

 

Under general supervision, directs child development programs, operations and staff of assigned center.   Coordinates and administers the Child Development Programs at assigned center for children ages birth to 12 years old.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Supervises day-to-day programs, operations, facility, staff, participants, business and record keeping for assigned center for children ages birth to 12 years old to ensure the safety and the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of each child in a nurturing and appropriate environment.. Accountable for the management of assigned child development center including facility, curriculum, staffing, financial, record keeping, accounts, budget and all aspects of child development program at assigned center.  Responsible for regulatory compliance with Texas   Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) standards and other appropriate government laws, regulations, and contractual agreements.
  • Hires, counsels, trains, evaluates and terminates assigned employees in partnership with human resources. Continually trains new and tenured assigned employees to ensure compliance with standards, resolution of deficiencies identified in monitoring, and the improvement of overall program quality and staff development. Spends significant amount of time role modeling tasks for training and developing staff.
  • Develops and achieves objectives for designated center.
  • Implements and manages approved procedures and Board approved policies at assigned site.
  • In coordination with Administrator or his/her designee prepares annual budget. Reviews and reports on monthly financial performance and recommends corrective action if needed.
  • Implements approved developmentally appropriate and bilingual, bicultural curriculum which provides for the emotional, social, intellectual and physical growth of the children. Recommends ways to enhance child development operations, curriculum, staffing patterns.  Encourages professional development and ensures implementation of approved changes.
  • Responsibly handles large amounts of money, including cash, checks and credit card charges, for assigned center.
  • Ensures prompt, courteous and friendly customer service is provided to parents and program participants. Resolves customer complaints and parent issues through parent conferences and conflict resolution. Maintains regular communications with supervisor to discuss progress, issues, and concerns.
  • Provides proper nutrition to children enrolled by directly supervising kitchen staff, food management and compliance with USDA standards, for each assigned center.
  • Aggressively and continuously markets program by local word of mouth, community contacts in program areas and by participating in community events to promote programs.
  • Monitors for, and reports, suspected abuse or neglect according to Texas Family Code and DFPS Minimum Standards.
  • Conducts and/or facilitates investigations into parent, participant or staff complaints, grievances, charges, claims and hearings as requested.
  • Selects and purchases appropriate materials and equipment for assigned center. Reports transfer/disposal of equipment to YWCA Warehouse Manager. Assesses needed repairs and authorizes repairs, or alerts supervisor to cost if it exceeds their authority to authorize.
  • Enters into child/staff ratio as needed to maintain DFPS compliance.
  • Conducts and attends meetings and training sessions as required, including annual participation in required hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards, or the annually required hours for accredited sites.

EDUCATION
Must meet TDFPS minimum standard director qualifications which includes graduation from high school or equivalent, plus one of the following:

  1. Associate applied sciences degree in child development, or related degree with six (6) college credit hours in child development and six (6) college credit hours in business management and two (2) years experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  2. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential with six (6) college credit hours in business management and two (2) years experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  3. Sixty (60) college credit hours with at least nine (9) credit hours in child development or early childhood education, or the equivalent and six (6) credit hours in business management and two (2) years experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  4. A day care administrator’s credential issued by professional organization or educational institution that is recognized by the Licensing Division based on published criteria and two (2) years of experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  5. Three (3) years experience in a licensed childcare facility and nine (9) credit hours in childcare, child development or early childhood education and nine (9) credit hours in business management from an accredited college or university. Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) may be substituted for each three (3) credit hours; or
  6. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with twelve (12) credit hours of child development or early childhood education, and six (6) credit hours of business management and one (1) year of experience in a licensed childcare facility.

 

EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of related childcare experience required.

Two (2) years supervisory experience required.  This two year experience, if related to childcare, may be substituted for two years of related childcare experience above; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  • Must be able to work other than regular scheduled hours.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain a positive community image.
  • Must be able to cope with emergencies, adept at mediating/resolving disputes and problem-solving.
  • Some knowledge of and experience with developing and administering budget.
  • Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  • Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as listening skills, required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, with ability to interact at all levels.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with constant interruptions.
  • Must be able to work independently and autonomously as required.
  • Must be able to make sound judgments, have excellent decision making skills, and possess strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Bilingual capabilities in English/Spanish preferred. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Must be familiar with operation of personal computer and have knowledge of MS Office software.
  • Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.
  • Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food management certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  • f you have lived out of state in the past five years you are required to submit for criminal history and child abuse/neglect check for the different states you have resided in.

Cook                                      $8.10/hr

Mabee ELA
27.5 hrs.

 

Under direct supervision, prepares and cooks food for children in larger or branch child development programs. Utilizes recipes, menus, proper measurements and mixtures; and follows established food services guidelines and USDA standards. Trains and oversees assignments of Assistant Cook(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

 

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Prepares breakfast, lunch, snack, and/or snacks for children in large or branch child development programs.
  • Trains and oversee assignments of Assistant Cook(s).
  • Measures, weighs and combines ingredients for quantity preparation, following prepared menus in accordance with USDA guidelines.
  • Informs Director of menu substitutions in advance and posts menu substitutions according to USDA regulations.
  • Ensures that meals are served according to standard posted schedules by utilizing advanced preparation and time management. Prepares and serves correct food portions for each age group.
  • Ensures accurate head count in each group for each food service.
  • Maintains records of food supplies, monitors food inventory, orders and receipts food and supplies.
  • Inspects food storage areas and ensures proper food storage to prevent food spoilage.
  • Cleans kitchen daily and assists classroom staff with return of food service items and utensils.
  • Orders and maintains cleaning supplies. Orders supplies requested by classroom staff and approved by Director.
  • Attends 20 hours of training related to child care food programs and early childhood development.

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.


EXPERIENCE
One (1) year institutional food service experience required; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Prior oversight of assistant food preparers preferred.
  2. Knowledge of simple arithmetic required, with ability to make basic computations.
  3. Ability to follow directions and routines required.
  4. Must be able to cook for and serve large groups.
  5. Must have an interest in children.
  6. Ability to be creative and resourceful required.
  7. Must be able to cope with emergencies
  8. Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  9. Must be able to read, write, understand and communicate in English.
  10. Must acquire current certifications for CPR, first aid and food management within 30 days of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment. Current food management preferred.

 

Substitute Teacher                   $9/hr

                                                             
Substitute at various YWCA ELA locations
 Mon-Fri – time varies

Under immediate supervision, assists in a classroom for children birth to 12 years old with a variety of teaching activities, child health, safety and developmental tasks and compliance with all policies and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

  1. Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  2. Assists Teacher in implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum in the classroom to include the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children from birth to 12 years old.
  3. Interacts positively with children individually and in small or large groups throughout the day.
  4. Assists Teacher with classroom staying in compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) minimum standards and YWCA standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Ensures a safe, healthy learning environment.
  6. Ensures the healthy development of children through appropriate supervision of meals, snacks and rest periods.
  7. Provides positive guidance through appropriate discipline and classroom supervision techniques.
  8. Assists in maintenance of equipment and supplies required for appropriate curriculum and requests replacement as required.
  9. Develops and maintains positive relationships with parents and participants through communication and by encouraging volunteerism and adult participation.
  10. Accepts guidance, coaching and direction by Teachers and other superiors.
  11. Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions.
  12. Conducts and attends meetings and training sessions as required,
  13. Participation annually in 24 hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards.


EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE
Experience working with and around children in a care or educational setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Willingness to follow direction from superiors required.
  3. Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  4. Must be able to cope with emergencies and mediate or resolve disputes.
  5. Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  6. Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  9. Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  10. Must be able to make sound judgments.
  11. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  12. Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food handling certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  13. Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.

 

Floater for Childcare Programs                               $9/hr 

 

El Paso Early Learning Academies
40hrs. Mon –Fri hours vary from 6:30am- 6:30pm

Coordinates job assignment for multiple sites with early learning Program Manager and School Age Associate Administrator.

Under immediate supervision assists in a classroom/after school program for children birth to 12 years old with a variety of routine record keeping and teaching activities, child health, safety and developmental tasks and compliance with all policies and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Provides appropriate guidance, care and security in a nurturing environment to ensure safety, physical care and emotional wellbeing of the children.
  • Interacts positively with children individually and in small or large groups throughout the day.
  • Provides a variety of supervised activities to children including, but not limited to, arts and crafts, dramatics, story hours, indoor and outdoor games, creative movement and free play.
  • Complies with Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services (TDPRS) minimum standards for child care at all times. Ensures compliance in absence of Teacher/Leader.
  • Ensures a safe, healthy learning environment. Performs daily health checks of children, as well as daily safety checks of indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Ensures the healthy development of children through appropriate supervision of meals, snacks and rest periods.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and supplies required for appropriate curriculum and requests replacement as required.
  • Routinely documents observed development of each child.
  • Accepts guidance, coaching and direction by Teachers/Leaders and other superiors.
  • Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions.
  • May take over group occasionally in absence of Teacher/Leader.
  • Supervises “fun-day” program activities of children to include swimming, sports and field trips.
  • Attends training and meetings as required, including participation annually required hours of training per TDPRS minimum standards.

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE
Experience working with and around children in a care or educational setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS     

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Willingness to follow direction from superiors required.
  • Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  • Must be able to cope with emergencies and mediate or resolve disputes.
  • Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  • Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  • Must be able to make sound judgments.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food handling certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  • If you have lived out of state in the past five years you are required to submit for criminal history and child abuse/neglect check for the different states you have resided in.
  • Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.
  • Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.


Van Driver/Teacher Assistant                                        $8.50/hr  

Rogers ELA

Mon-Fri  7am -11am
2pm  – 6pm

Under direct supervision, operates YWCA passenger vehicles for transportation of children, staff or authorized persons. Driver will maintain vehicle maintenance records, trip logs and mileage logs. Assists teacher in a classroom for children birth to 12 years old with a variety of routine record keeping and teaching activities, child health, safety and developmental tasks and compliance with all policies and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position.  Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.

 

Van Driver:

  • Safely operates agency vehicles of 15 passengers or less for program-related activities.
  • Operates vehicle under specific and detailed instruction ensuring YWCA policies and procedures for transportation are followed at all times.
  • Maintains logs of mileage, destination, fuel and pick up and delivery times to and from program.
  • Routinely verifies and recommends maintenance of company vehicle(s).
  • Keeps vehicle fueled.
  • Ensures vehicle is clean, safe and mechanically sound at all times.
  • Responsible to report any problems, difficulties, repairs, maintenance needs or violation of transportation policies and procedure immediately.
  • Accounts for the presence of all participants to and from trip.
  • Reports all incidents to designated individual.
  • Maintains and completes required documents pertinent to his/ her position.
  • Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions
  • Complies with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) minimum standards.
  • Maintains any required certifications and notifies supervisor of any change to personal driving record, including moving violations.

Teacher Assistant:

  • Assists Teacher in implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum in the classroom to include the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children from birth to 12 years old.
  • Interacts positively with children individually and in small or large groups throughout the day.
  • Assists Teacher with classroom and record keeping in compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) minimum standards and YWCA standards, policies and procedures. Ensures compliance in absence of teacher.
  • Ensures a safe, healthy learning environment. Performs daily health checks of children, as well as daily safety checks of indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Ensures the healthy development of children through appropriate supervision of meals, snacks and rest periods.
  • Provides positive guidance through appropriate discipline and classroom supervision techniques.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and supplies required for appropriate curriculum and requests replacement as required.
  • Routinely documents observed development of each child.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with parents and participants through communication, conferences and by encouraging volunteerism and adult participation.
  • Accepts guidance, coaching and direction by Teachers and other superiors.
  • Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions.
  • May take over group occasionally in absence of Teacher.
  • Maintains and completes required documents pertinent to his/ her position.
  • Conducts and attends meetings and training sessions as required, including annual participation in required hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards, or the annually required hours for accredited sites.

EDUCATION
High School graduate or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE
Must have demonstrated ability to safely operate a large passenger vehicle or commercial vehicle with at least six (6) months experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of traffic laws, rules and regulations; as well as working knowledge of the mechanics included in the operation of a motor vehicle and related equipment.
  • Familiarity with area geography and ability to read maps and follow directions required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record and sufficient liability insurance. Access to personal vehicle also required.
  • Experience working with and around children in a care or educational setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Must successfully pass in-house van certification training before driving vehicles.
  • Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food handling certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  • Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.
  • Willingness to follow direction from superiors required.
  • Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  • Must be able to cope with emergencies and mediate or resolve disputes.
  • Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  • Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  • Must be able to make sound judgments
  • 21 years of age or older preferred.

 

Teacher                                            $8.50/hr

                                                              

Rogers Early Learning Academy
40 hrs. Mon-Fri (1 position)

Transmountain Early Learning Academy
40 hrs. Mon-Fri (1  position)

Valle Verde Early Learning Academy
40 hrs. Mon-Fri (1  position)

 

Under direct supervision, provides a variety early learning classroom teaching and learning activities at assigned site for children from birth to 12 years old.  Coordinates work of Assistant Teachers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

 

  1. Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  2. Implements developmentally appropriate curriculum in the classroom to include the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children from birth to 12 years old.
  3. Interacts positively with children individually and in small or large groups throughout the day.
  4. Supervises classroom to comply with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) minimum standards and YWCA standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Ensures a safe, healthy learning environment. Performs daily health checks of children, as well as daily safety checks of indoor and outdoor environments.
  6. Ensures the healthy development of children through appropriate supervision of meals, snacks and rest periods.
  7. Provides positive guidance through appropriate discipline and classroom supervision techniques. Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions.
  8. Routinely documents observed development of each child.
  9. Develops and maintains positive relationships with parents and participants through communication, conferences and by encouraging volunteerism and adult participation.
  10. Maintains equipment and supplies required for appropriate curriculum and requests replacement as required.
  11. Coordinates the classroom support activities of Teacher Assistants. Teaches and models appropriate classroom supervision for Teacher Assistants.
  12. Conducts and attends meetings and training sessions as required, including annual participation in required hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards, or the annually required hours for accredited sites.

 

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE
Six (6) months experience working with and around children in a care or educational setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Willingness to follow direction from superiors required.
  3. Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  4. Must be able to cope with emergencies and mediate or resolve disputes.
  5. Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  6. Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  7. Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  9. Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  10. Must be able to make sound judgments
  11. Bilingual capabilities in English/Spanish preferred. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  12. Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food handling certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  13. Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.

Teacher Assistant                                                $8/hr

                                                             
Transmountain  Early Learning Academy
20 hrs. Mon-Fri (1 position)

 

 

Under immediate supervision, assists in a classroom for children birth to 12 years old with a variety of routine record keeping and teaching activities, child health, safety and developmental tasks and compliance with all policies and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Assists Teacher in implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum in the classroom to include the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children from birth to 12 years old.
  • Interacts positively with children individually and in small or large groups throughout the day.
  • Assists Teacher with classroom and record keeping in compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) minimum standards and YWCA standards, policies and procedures. Ensures compliance in absence of teacher.
  • Ensures a safe, healthy learning environment. Performs daily health checks of children, as well as daily safety checks of indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Ensures the healthy development of children through appropriate supervision of meals, snacks and rest periods.
  • Provides positive guidance through appropriate discipline and classroom supervision techniques.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and supplies required for appropriate curriculum and requests replacement as required.
  • Routinely documents observed development of each child.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with parents and participants through communication, conferences and by encouraging volunteerism and adult participation.
  • Accepts guidance, coaching and direction by Teachers and other superiors.
  • Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions.
  • May take over group occasionally in absence of Teacher.
  • Conducts and attends meetings and training sessions as required, including annual participation in required hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards, or the annually required hours for accredited sites.

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.

 EXPERIENCE
Experience working with and around children in a care or educational setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Willingness to follow direction from superiors required.
  • Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  • Must be able to cope with emergencies and mediate or resolve disputes.
  • Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  • Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  • Must be able to make sound judgments.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food handling certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  • If you have lived out of state in the past five years you are required to submit for criminal history and child abuse/neglect check for the different states you have resided in.
  • Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.