2021-22 CE Childcare Associate I/Pre-K & Mascot - Desert Springs Preparatory
CE Childcare Associate I/Pre-K & Mascot - Community Education
Location: Desert Springs Preparatory
9 months, 6 hours/day
Non Interim Position
Grade 9, $12.72/hour
Start Date: 8-9-2021
Positions available: 2
The job of CE Childcare Associate I is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program within assigned classroom with specific responsibility for implementing programs for the personal and emotional growth of the referred students; assisting in the monitoring of behaviors; and communicating observations to teachers, parents and administrators.
This job reports to CE Childcare Associate V
Administers first aid for the purpose of providing immediate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children.
Assists students as needed with (e.g. diapering, toilet training, feeding, etc.) for the purpose of addressing personal care needs.
Assists the site manager with age appropriate activities by working with individual or small groups of children (e.g. games, art, music, science, language, nutrition, playground, washing hands, etc.) for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
Communicates with internal for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information required to perform job functions.
Completes a minimum of 18 verifiable hours of approved training annually for the purpose of meeting mandated requirements per Department of Health Services regulations.
Distributes instructional and/or play materials for the purpose of providing required supplies.
Establishes positive individual relationships for the purpose of building student confidence and self esteem.
Implements under the supervision of assigned site manager, instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
Maintains classroom equipment, work area, and manual and electronic files and records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; providing a safe, comfortable, supportive learning environment; and/or meeting mandated requirements.
Maintains acceptable behavior standards for the purpose of ensuring that behavior is consistent with district and program policy.
Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. snack time, group or individual games, playground activities, quiet time, field trips, classroom, homework time, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
Organizes quiet or active, age appropriate indoor and/or outdoor activities for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
Prepares nutritional snacks, lunches, bottles, etc. for the purpose of complying with established guidelines.
Provides ongoing feedback for the purpose of informing supervisor, teacher, and parents of students' progress.
Transfers children directly from/to parents or designee for the purpose of ensuring safety of children and meeting the District requirements.
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: preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; read and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: stages of child development; methods of motivating and controlling children; and awareness of codes, regulations and laws related to counseling students.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: providing direction and leadership; communicating with persons of varied backgrounds; maintaining confidentiality; and adapting to changing priorities; working as part of a team.
Responsibilities include: working with immediate supervision; 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, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 0% sitting, 0% walking, and 0% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness and in a clean atmosphere.
Experience: Job related experience is desired.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
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
CPR Certificate Renewal
First Aid Certificate Renewal
Criminal Background Clearance
IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
FLSA Status - Non Exempt
Job Contact Information
Monday, March 15, 2021 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)