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Child Care Aide

Rapid City, SD Part time 21_1381

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Job Category

Support Services

Department

RCH Rapid City Childrens Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours

20

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

To provide basic child care duties and support the Child Care Assistants in implementing lesson plans.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Establishes a nurturing and respectful relationship with all children and provides activities that enhance each child's self-concept and socialization skills.
  • Establishes a positive learning environment and provides a variety of activities that promote children's physical skills, intellectual abilities, communication skills and creative expression.
  • Utilizes knowledge gained through training and takes precautionary measures in order to provide for the safety of the children, parents, and other program participants.
  • Contributes to the overall quality early childhood programming by promoting a positive developmentally appropriate practice and ensuring an overall safe, healthy and secure environment for children, staff and visitors.
  • Integrates positive guidance techniques on a regular basis, such as communicating expectations, giving children realistic choices, and redirecting inappropriate behaviors.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Preferred:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Experience - 1+ years of Early Childhood Experience

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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