Childcare Assistant

NOTICE OF AVAILABLE POSITION

POSTING DATE:   January 25, 2023 – February 8, 2023 (or until filled)

POSITION:  Childcare Assistant – Wilma Valentine Childcare

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Graduate. Ohio Department of Education Aide Permit or willingness to obtain (the Board of DD will provide guidance in obtaining the permit if needed). Successful completion of a physical, BCI/FBI background check and multiple database background checks as defined by ODODD Rule 5123-2-02.  Must be physically capable to lift, carry, and move children in a safe manner.

DUTIES:

  • Assist in the daily personal care of children enrolled in the childcare program.  This includes diapering, rest-rooming, lifting and moving children aged 3 thru 6.
  • Implement and modify plans for children related to their individual needs.
  • Assist in keeping records and documentation.
  • Maintain discipline and child accountability on school/childcare grounds and on excursions in the community.
  • Assist in developing and implementing instructional and recreational activities and daily routines for children.
  • Interact and communicate with families at arrival and dismissal to assist with transition.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment.
  • Maintain professional ethics in keeping with the confidentiality of information and materials.    
  • Demonstrate support of the program philosophy, policies, and procedures. 
  • Complete all needed training for maintaining Step-Up-To-Quality (SUTQ) standards and Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Educational Aide Permit requirements.

HOURS:    Full-time, year-round position. Wilma Valentine Childcare operates weekdays between the hours of 5:30am and 5:30pm. This position works Monday through Friday – 7.5 hours per day/37.5 hours per week. (Actual shift hour options will be discussed during the interview process).

COMPENSATION:   Starting pay range is between $11.15 to $13.50 per hour based on experience. Benefits include Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS); medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid sick, vacation, and personal leave.  Eleven paid Federal Holidays and extended holiday periods in July and December.

CONTACT:   To be considered, please notify the Board of DD of your interest via cover letter & resume and/or electronic application:

1.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Lisa Brady @ Shelby County Board of DD, 1200 S. Childrens Home Rd., Sidney, OH  45365; lbrady@shelbydd.org

2.  Visit www.shelbydd.org, click on EMPLOYMENT, click on APPLY ONLINE TODAY, complete the information in full and submit electronically to the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider