Childcare Technician

Location
Jonesboro, AR
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department
Childhood Services

Proposed Salary Range
$14,964

Closing: 7/21/17

Type of Employment: Staff

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: West Memphis


Position Summary:

The Child Care Technician is responsible for directing instructional and recreational activities involving pre-school children. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include classroom support in the following areas: Daily Lesson Plans Minimum Licensing Requirements Current ABC Rules and Regulations Work Sampling Online COPA (Child Outcome Planning and Administration) ECERS-R (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale) ITERS-R (Infant and Toddler Environment Rating Scale) FCCERS-R (Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale) SCERS (School Age Childhood Environment Rating Scale) Ounce

Conduct daily classroom duties/functions as expected and assist in maintaining a health/safe environment for children and staff.

Responsible for assisting with the maintenance of a clear, concise, accurate, inventory of program materials an equipment which is updated monthly, labeling of materials and equipment and assisting in daily paperwork including children's records, USDA, staff leave, meetings.

Conduct daily classroom ties/functions as expected and assist with daily paperwork including children's records, USDA, staff leave, meetings.

Responsible for assisting with labeling of materials and equipment.

Attend weekly staff meetings and documents the meeting.

Assist in assuring ABC rules and regulations as well as Quality Approval Standards and Licensing Regulations are met.

Maintains an open line of communication between all staff.

Assist in scheduling/conducting parent meetings and parent-teacher conferences.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Adheres to the A-State handbook guidelines.

Responsible for completing the number hours specified in the ABC rules and regulation of staff development annually.

Assist in completing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of teaching techniques, development of lesson plans and child behavior with the ability to direct activities of day care personnel.
Ability to maintain records, develop lesson plans, teach, provide personal care, and direct recreational activities of pre-school children.

General Days/Hours:

This position is located in West Memphis, Arkansas

Monday - Friday
8 hours per day
Occasional evenings,weekends, travel and after school activities as requested and/or needed.

Other:

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma

Six (6) months of experience in the care of children

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.




Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.

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