Work Year: Summer
Hours: 20-30hours per week
- Experience or a desire to work with infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
- Knowledge of basic physical, social, emotional & intellectual development of infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
- Ability to initiate, interact and encourage children in activities
- Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with parents, students and staff
- Willing to learn the position and take direction.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Required to have a current physical exam and TB test; CPR & First Aid training certificates; Child Abuse & Neglect clearance from DHS; blood borne pathogen training.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the lead caregiver in providing a safe environment for students.
- Work with the lead caregiver to maintain written daily records, materials, equipment and classroom as required by child daycare licensing.
- Share responsibility for the physical, social, emotional and academic welfare of all students.
- Supervise children.
- Work with K-5 students as needed.
- Attend staff meetings & complete 12 hours of professional development annually.
- Other duties as assigned by the Early Childhood Coordinator & Programmer.
Send Resume to:
Early Childhood Coordinator
Recreation & Community Education
5061 N. Duck lake Rd.
Highland, MI 48356
Fax: (248) 676-8453
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma and/or related experience.
LANGUAGE, MATHEMATICAL AND REASONIING SKILLS: Ability to speak and write effectively. Ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral format and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands or arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust and focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.