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Job Description 

Job Title: Early Childhood Education Floater

Status: Non-Exempt/Union 

Reports to: ECE Director

Date: 7/16 

Basic Function

Under supervision, perform services and duties necessary to provide total care for children from infants through 6th grade. Enhance children’s development and provide a safe pace for children to engage in activities. 

Responsibilities

· Under direction ensure that the activities of this program are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Merrick House. 

· Greet children and families at the door at arrival and departure times. 

· Operate in accordance with ODJFS Licensing Rules, Step Up to Quality Regulations, Universal Pre-K guidelines and all other applicable federal, state or local regulations. 

· Maintain child/staff ratios in accordance with state requirements. 

· Actively supervise infants/children at mealtime, field trips and during the daily routine. 

· Maintain an atmosphere of care, comfort, and safety for children who attend the early childhood center. 

· Record ongoing observation of children and write anecdotal notes. 

· Organize and distribute meals and snacks. 

· Distribute appropriate toys, games and art supplies to children and monitor usage. Perform other duties as assigned or directed. 

· Sit, eat with and socialize with the children throughout daily routine including meal and snack times. 

· Attend to child/children when an emergency arises and administer first aid and CPR as necessary. 

· Report and record any signs of illness or injury, write up an incident report, and submit it as appropriate within 24 hours of the incident. 

· Report suspected child abuse cases to the Department of Human Services and the ECE Director immediately and submit appropriate paperwork. 

· Clean up after children as assigned or as necessary. 

· Plan and implement activities in accordance with the lesson plans. 

· Monitor attendance and maintain a daily sign in sheet as needed. 

· Be aware of special needs and concerns of children. 

· May be assigned to various classrooms as coverage is needed. 

· Attend trainings and meetings as instructed. 

· Perform other duties as assigned 

Requirements

· Combination of education and experience normally represented by a High School Diploma or a Child Development Associate and six months to one year related experience. 

· Current certification in first Aid and CPR (infant, child and adult), Child Abuse and Communicable Disease or attained within six (6) months from date of hire. 

· Must be able to actively interact with preschool children by having good dexterity with ability to lift up to 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel and the ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, and squat. 

· Must have a good working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office and other educational web-based programs. 

· Must have good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 

· Must be able to effectively and productively work with people of very diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. 

· Must be well organized, detail oriented and have the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

· Must be able to work independently from general instruction. 

· Good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software preferred. 

· Medical statement signed by physician or certified nurse practitioner required including TB test. 

· Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check. 

Positions that may report to this positionNone 

 

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