• Infant and Toddler Aide I

    Posted: 08/04/2021

    Job Details
    Level: Oregon Registry Step 0-6
    Job Location: Boardman Neal Early Learning Center - Boardman, OR
    Position Type: Full Time
    Education Level: High School or equivalent/Community Based Training
    Job Shift: Day
     
    Description:
     
    Job Goal:
    To support a full-day child development program. To provide children and families with comprehensive quality services that meet the needs of working families of preschoolers, infants, and toddlers in compliance with the federal and state standards. The Aide II would assist the teacher with the day to day activities and lessons.
     
    Benefits
     
    We offer a benefits package including medical, dental, life, 401K retirement plan, Sick Leave, Paid Time Off, Childcare, Naturopathic Doctor, Pet Insurance, Scholarships, Tuition Reimbursement, Birthday and Anniversary day gifts, cross-training.  
     
    Duties include but are not limited to:Maintain an environment that will stimulate a desire for learning, independence, and self-esteem for both parents and children, both indoor and outdoor.
    Support daily plans and individual activity plans
    Along with the parents, follow each child’s developmental needs and foster learning for children to work towards individual goals according to their individual interests, abilities, individual traits, and development. Assist the teacher to carry out those goals through home and classroom activities
    Assist in preparation and follow-up for Parent/Staff conferences two times per year, with input from Head Teacher, Directors, and team members
    Follow through with plans for classroom activities reinforcing developmentally appropriate and safe activities carried out according to the Child Care Division (CCD) and the Common Core State Standards: Pre-K; philosophy, policies, and procedures
    Provide for the sanitation of classrooms and play structures
    Provide for the laundering of all classroom materials
    Provide for meal preparation for the classrooms.
    Provide for the constant supervision of all children
    Adhere to State Licensing requirements as outlined by Rules for The Certification of Child Care Centers from the office of Child Care Division (CCD).
    Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating and contributing information on a continuous basis.
    Continue professional development to maintain annual licensure and fulfill the requirements of the CCD.
    Maintain Confidentiality
    Inspect and have replaced any damaged or lost materials
    Participate in the monthly emergency drills
    Additional responsibilities outside of the Families First Child Care Center may be assigned as the needs of the program and your time allows. 
    Qualifications
     
    Education Requirements:Enroll in the Oregon Registry Online (ORO) to receive a Step Certificate 
    Experience and Skills Requirements:Previous Head Start and/or Early Head Start, Infant/Toddlers, daycare experience (preferred)
    Current CPR, First Aid, and Food Handler’s cards
    Early Learning Division/Child Care Division required training
    Adequate means of transportation
    Ability to lift 40 pounds, crawl on the floor, run, jump and play
    Bilingual (preferred)
    Background check required and employment is contingent on being authorized to work with children with NO convictions of crimes related to SEX, DRUGS, VIOLENCE, PORNOGRAPHY
    Pre-Hire COVID-19 testing
    Pre-Hire Drug testing required and subject to re-testing for reasonable suspicion 
    Factors for Excellence and PerformanceJob Knowledge-Has attended all required training classes and maintains the state-required hours of continuous education (16 hours) in this field.
    Availability-One or less absence or tardy in 30 day period of time excused or unexcused.
    Reliability-Always on time and ready to meet the students.
    Initiative-Does not walk by items or situations that need attention. Reports issues to the supervisor.
    Adherence to Policy-Adheres to all safety, conduct rules, company policies, and procedures.
    Interpersonal Relationships-Smiles when communicating with others. Speaks about positive things when communicating with others.

    Judgement-Makes good decisions regarding the children. Asks the supervisor for clear instructions when necessary. Informs supervisor of any concerns. 
     
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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