PURPOSE : To provide safe, age appropriate care to client’s children while the clients attend group.
POSITION SPECIFIC : Positions are located throughout Sun School programs in various locations. Would work within the hours of 5:00pm and 8:30pm Monday through Thursday.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES :
Attend to safety and well-being of client’s children during group and other clinical hours. This may include dressing children, changing diapers, observing, monitoring children’s play activities as well as instructing children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting and toilet habits.
Role model healthy limit setting (structure) and respectful communication (nurture) that fits the child’s developmental stage.
Communicate with children’s parents and clinical staff about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
Coordinate snacks for children sanitize toys and play equipment.
Determine material needs of the childcare room and advise manager.
Support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts. Role model interactive communication and assertive discipline (positive reinforcement).
Meets standards for productivity, accuracy/quality of work, customer service and team work.
Meets standards for attendance following the department’s call-in policy for any unscheduled absences.
Participate in regular individual and team meetings.
Continually increase level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency.
High school diploma/GED with coursework in child development strongly preferred.
1-3 years previous childcare experience preferred.
Demonstrates effective communication skills and maintains a cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally diverse environment.
Basic computer skills.
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