Child Care Specialist
Chattanooga State is an educationally purposeful community where faculty, staff, and students share academic goals and strive for high standards that lead to the attainment of degrees and certificates, meaningful careers, and a committed citizenry of lifelong learners.
We value those who:
· consistently act in the best interest of students and the College (who have their priorities right);
· get things accomplished (who execute);
· are transparent (who are direct, truthful, and non-manipulative);
· are positive in outlook (who see the glass as half-full); and
· build constructive workplace relationships (who are team players).
We have an opening for Child Care Specialist at our Chattanooga State campus!
The role will be responsible for the following:
-Perform routine cleaning duties to provide a safe and healthy environment -Assist children with personal needs and hygiene -Develop and implement age-appropriate learning and development activities -Organize visual aids to create interesting and attractive learning environments -Supervise college students in Early Childhood Education practicum -Maintain attendance and evaluation records; conduct parent conferences -Promote, support, and participate in student recruitment and retention efforts -Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Education and training: Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education plus CPR and First Aid Certification within six months of employment date -Work Experience: Educational practicum or one year in a licensed child care center
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge: Knowledge of instructional methods, materials, and program development; psychological and biological needs of children -Skills: Skills in oral and written communication consistent with providing instruction to children and adults and conducting parent conferences; interpersonal skills consistent with observing and conducting multiple simultaneous activities and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships -Abilities: Ability to evaluate situations (routine and/or crisis) and make decisions using sound judgment; to perform physical requirements associated with the supervision of young children; to maintain confidentiality; to handle multiple, simultaneous work demands; to maintain flexibility and be able to adapt to change
Closing Date: (Must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. est.)
Open Until Filled: Yes
Requisition Number: req6407