Job Description - Assistant, Child Care
Description View created on 08/20/2014

Assistant, Child Care

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 3
Job Title ID: 20103
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / Child Care Family

Reports To

Manager, Child Care

Job Purpose

To provide lab and/or classroom support services to children, students, and faculty. Performs the duties of Assistant Teacher at the Children#039;s Lab School.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Observes, enhances, and guides children's daily activities and interactions; provides daily basic care and teaches self-help skills.
  2. Conducts indoor and outdoor safety checks, removes any hazardous objects or materials; sanitizes all surfaces, toys, and equipment.
  3. Assists in overseeing and giving feedback to lab students, hourly work-study students and volunteers in the classroom.
  4. Assists teacher in planning and implementing daily learning activities and projects; offers ideas for future learning experiences and makes adjustments to enhance learning.
  5. Collects data on children's development growth.
  6. Communicates with parents to share and exchange information relating to the child. Fills out daily activity charts, posts notes, or reminders, and answers parent's questions; participates in home visits.
  7. Takes on the responsibilities of the teacher for the classroom in his/her absence.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Safety