Child Care Aide or Child Care Assistant | Children’s Center | Full Time – 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_1697


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Pay Range: $15.66 - $18.58

Child Care Aide $15.66-$18.00, Child Care Assistant $16.16-$18.58

Job Summary

To provide quality care of children ranging from six weeks old up to age 12 with developmentally appropriate 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

Experience - 1+ years of Early Childhood Experience

Education - Associates in Child Studies/Education and/or obtain within 12-months of hire Certification - Child Development Associate (CDA) - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

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.

Job Category

Support Services

Job Family

Child Care


RCH Rapid City Childrens Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


15 Corporate Services Division

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