Childcare Technician

Childhood Services

Proposed Salary Range

Closing: 8/14/17

Type of Employment: Staff

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: Bay

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:

This position is responsible for classroom support in the following areas: Daily Lesson Plans Minimum Licensing Requirements Current ABC Rules and Regulations Work Sampling Online COP A (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) Ounce

As well as assisting in daily paperwork including children's records, USDA, staff leave, meetings, completing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, assuring ABC rules and regulations as well as Quality Approval Standards and Licensing Regulations are met, and monitoring classroom and its participants throughout program year via on site contacts, emails, personal phone calls and meetings.

Attend weekly staff meetings and documentation of that meeting.

Maintain an open line of communication between all staff.

Follows the A-State hand book guidelines.


Knowledge of teaching techniques and development of lesson plans, and child behavior.

Ability to maintain records and develop lesson plans, teach, provide personal care, and direct recreational activities of pre-school children, and direct activities of day care personnel.

General Days/Hours:

7:30 am- 4:00 pm


Reports to Program Manager-Lead Teacher/Other Classroom Teacher

This is a 10 month position located in Bay, AR

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 or 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 (

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.