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Early Childhood Education - Childcare Worker (part-time)
JCC of Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

JCC Info:

For over 100 years, members of the Indianapolis community have enjoyed a diverse range of services for all ages and interests at the JCC Indianapolis. With recreational, educational and social programs and facilities that include a fitness center, water park, therapy pool, early childhood education center, art gallery, indoor tennis center, basketball courts and more, you cant help but find something to love at the JCC Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.jccindy.org

Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION SUMMARY: The JCC is committed to providing a warm, nurturing, stimulating and safe environment for the children in our licensed Early Childhood Education Center. The Childcare Worker may work with children age 1-5 and provide a loving and nurturing environment and implement activities which promote stimulation, learning and fun. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Maintain an orderly and safe classroom environment;  Ability to work with children 1 to 5 years old;  Must be dependable and energetic;  Must be able to take initiative in classroom;  Must be able to work with minimal supervision;  Must enjoy singing, playing outside, doing arts & crafts;  Will organize and participate in recreational activities;  Will assist in preparing and serving food and refreshments to children and regulate rest periods;  Will assist full-time staff with both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy;  Must abide by all compliance guidelines as determined by State licensing agency;  Maintain confidentiality of pertinent information;  Supervise and conducting activities with the children;  Assist children with snacks and bathroom needs;  Communicate with co-workers and/or parents. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment is usually fast paced and the position requires high mobility, standing walking, bending and sitting. Must be able to lift and carry young children up to 40 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS  Must be at least 18 years of age;  Minimum of 1 year of childcare experience.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES  Knowledge of child development and/or early childhood education;  Ability to interact with children and remain calm;  Knowledge of general safety rules and basic first aid;  Ability to handle multiple tasks;  Good communication skills;  Ability to work effectively in teams and individually;  Ability to always exhibit good judgment, maturity and stability.Please see the job description.