Teacher Clerk - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Teacher Clerk

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Monday – Friday

Hours: 20hr – 40hr

Locations: McGuire, Mi Casa, University Heights 

 Job Summary
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of clerical support, transportation and early childhood classroom teaching and learning activities at assigned site for children from birth to 12 years old.

Key Responsibilities
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 Early Learning Academies Director and/or Assistant Director in :

clerical and classroom functions of a child development center;
supervision of programs and/or staff of the child development center as needed;
ensuring developmentally appropriate curriculum is implemented in all functional areas including, but not limited to, social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children from birth to 12 years old in a nurturing and appropriate environment.

Interacts positively with children individually and in small or large groups throughout the day.  Ensures a safe and healthy learning environment. May perform daily health checks of children and daily safety checks of indoor and outdoor environments.  Ensures the healthy development of children through appropriate supervision of meals, snacks and rest time while providing positive guidance through discipline and classroom supervision techniques.  Maintains equipment and supplies required for appropriate curriculum and requests replacement as required.  Orders and receives supplies as needed or required.  Ensures compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) minimum standards and YWCA standards, policies and procedures.  Handles large amounts of money, including cash, checks and credit card charges.   Enrolls participants in Electronic Funds Transfer when requested.  Answers telephone and responds to personal inquiries regarding programs and services, enrolls children in care and provides positive customer service.  Inputs and provides accurate record keeping and reporting including attendance records, receipts and deposits, statistical data, time cards review, USDA reports and contract reports.  Maintains child and staff files to include training documentation and copies of records sent to be filed in personnel folders at Human Resources.  Develops and maintains positive relationships with parents and participants through positive communication.  Constantly interacts positively with parents, clients, staff and YWCA personnel. Conducts self in professional manner at all times in all interactions.  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.  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.

High school graduate or equivalent required.

Two (2) years’ experience in general office, clerical, data processing or secretarial position with one (1) year child care clerical or direct care experience; or equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required.