Child Care Aide | Child Care Center | Part Time As Needed

Rapid City, SD Part time 22_644


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Job Category

Support Services

Job Family

Child Care


RCH Rapid City Childrens Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


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.

PRN (varied hours / on call):


  • 8:30am – 6:15pm
  • could be from 4 hours per week up to 40

Duties: Additional information:

  • This position will be a floating position.  Not working in one set area or shift.
  • You will assist with the childcare in both areas (all age groups 6 weeks to 12 years of age)
  • You will also assist in the kitchen, cover staff relief coverage, and assist sanitizing toys and areas

Additional Requirements

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.