2019-20 CE Childcare Associate II - Little Cubs - Arrowhead Early Childhood Center
CE Childcare Associate II - Little Cubs - Community Education
Location: Arrowhead Early Childhood Center
9 months, 8 hours/day*
Non Interim Position
Grade 17, $15.72/hour
Start Date: 8-5-2019
*(additional work days required, paid by timesheet, actual start date is 7-22-2019)
Positions available: 3
The job of CE Childcare Associate II is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the Community Education program within assigned classroom with specific responsibility for assisting site manager with planning of program and the supervision of staff and children; train childcare associates in Mascot Club; assisting with record keeping; and maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment to carry out program activities.
This job reports to CE Childcare Associate V
Administers immediate first aid and medical assistance as instructed by a health care professional (e.g. diapering, tube feeding, colostomy bag, medication, etc.) for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.
Assists the site manager with organizing, planning and monitoring appropriate activities (e.g. games, art, music, science, language, nutrition, playground, washing hands, etc.) for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing play and academic concepts.
Assists site manager in supervising staff and children for the purpose of ensuring efficient use of class time and maintaining a positive learning environment.
Communicates with teachers, parents and staff of the host school for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and cultivating supportive relationships.
Maintains equipment inventory for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and ensuring the availability of equipment when required.
Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. snack time, group or individual games, playground activities, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
Prepares logs, reports, and documents (e.g. monthly lesson plans, supply lists, behavioral/accident reports, etc.) for the purpose of assisting with record keeping for the site, conveying information, providing written reference, and/or meeting mandated requirements.
Procures necessary supplies and materials for the purpose of maintaining availability of required items needed to carry out program activities.
Trains childcare associates in Mascot Club (e.g. on district policies and the standards of school age quality, etc.) for the purpose of complying with program guidelines as articulated by the National School Age Care Alliance.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; controlling and motivating students; preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: stages of child development; age appropriate activities; and positive reinforcement techniques; health standards.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 20% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Experience: Job related experience is desired.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Equivalency: Must meet staff qualifications to be a facilities director under Section R9- 5-401 of the Arizona Administrative Code. Applicant must provide written documentation of one of the following:
A. High school or high school equivalency diploma & completion of at least 6 credit hours in early childhood, child development or closely related field in an accredited college or university or 60 actual hours of instruction.
B. N.A.C., C.D.A., C.C.P, or C.P.C. Credential & at least 18 months of childcare experience
C. Minimum of 24 credit hours from an accredited college or university, including at least 6 credit hours of course work n the areas of early childhood, child development, or closely related field & 18 months of childcare experience.
D. Associate degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or closely related field & 6 months of childcare experience.
E. Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or closely related field & 3 months of childcare experience.
Required Documents Certificates and Licenses
Level One Fingerprint Card – fee of $67 CPR Certificate
Annual TB Skin Test - $25 First Aid Certificate
Copy of MMR Vaccination Record
Copy of High School Diploma
Continuing Educ./Training Clearances
CPR Certificate Renewal Criminal Background Clearance
First Aid Certificate Renewal
FLSA Status - Non Exempt
Job Contact Information
Friday, May 3, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)