Child care associate

Company Name:
Ephraim McDowell Health, Inc.
Category: Non-Clinical
Facility: A Childrens Place
Department: 62 ACP DAY CARE
Schedule: Flex
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours: varies
Job Details: High School/GED

Job Summary

Under the general direction and supervision of the Unit Facilitator, Assistant Directors, and the Director, Childcare Associates are responsible for the development, implementation, and supervision of developmentally appropriate classroom settings designed to meet individual and group needs of children six weeks to twelve years of age. Establish appropriate environments equipped with learning centers, materials, and activities arranged to a)invite child participation, b)enhance general development and growth, and c)promote children s engagement and interactions with the environment, caregivers, and peers to encourage communication and social behaviors, self-directed learning and spontaneous play. Exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. Values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).

Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort

The task of this job does not involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues but employment may require performing supplemental tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Requires moderate to heavy physical exertion on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents

Education:High School Graduate or equivalent; Child Development Associate Credential, and Associate Degree in early childhood or related field preferred.

Experience:One to three (1-3) years experience as a childcare provider preferred.

Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations

CPR and First Aid certification preferred.

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