Early Care and Education Assistant

Caddo Kiowa Technology Center is accepting applications for Early Care and Education Assistant

 

Qualifications:  18 years of age; high school diploma; complete fingerprinted national criminal history background check; Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) – preferred, required to obtain within one year of employment; Child Development Associate Degree – preferred; WorkKeys credential – preferred

 

Additional Qualifications:  Able to actively engage with young children on the floor and playground.  Ability to perform essential job functions related to care and well-being of young children.  Recognize and act to correct hazards to physical safety – indoors and outdoors.  Work with children without recourse to physical punishment, mistreatment, or child abuse.  Demonstrate good judgment as evidenced by prudent and responsible behavior that reasonably ensures the health and safety of children in care.

 

Submit letter of application, resume, educational background, and other appropriate information to

 

CKTC

Human Resources

PO Box 190

Fort Cobb, OK  73038

 

Applications accepted until or a suitable applicant is found.  CKTC is an EOE employer.

 

CADDO KIOWA TECHNOLOGY CENTER
   
JOB DESCRIPTION
   
Position: Early Care and Education Assistant
Primary Function: Perform duties related to the care and well-being of children birth to 5 years in the child development center.
Responsible to: Early Care and Education Instructor / Assistant Director
Minimum Qualifications: 18 years of age; high school diploma

Complete fingerprinted national criminal history background check

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) – preferred, required to obtain within one year of employment

Child Development Associate Degree – preferred

WorkKeys credential – preferred

Skillset: Able to actively engage with young children on the floor and playground.

Ability to perform essential job functions related to care and well-being of young children.

Recognize and act to correct hazards to physical safety – indoors and outdoors.

Work with children without recourse to physical punishment, mistreatment, or child abuse.

Demonstrate good judgment as evidenced by prudent and responsible behavior that reasonably ensures the health and safety of children in care.

Responsibilities:  
General: To interact with the children and encourage involvement in learning activities.
  Report any equipment service, damage, or repair to the Assistant Director.
  To attend staff and other required meetings.
  Shall acquire 20 hours annually of professional training.
  Shall abide by the policies of the Employee Manual and the Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Care Centers for Oklahoma.
  Maintain good communications and work cooperatively with all co-workers and administrative staff.
  Perform various other duties assigned by the supervisor within the physical constraints of the position.
   
Essential: To offer a program that meets the emotional, physical, intellectual and social needs of both the individual and the group in accordance with the policies and philosophies of the Center.
  To prepare a warm, safe, orderly, clean and appealing environment in which children can grow and explore and learn.
  To plan and implement daily lessons.
  To establish and maintain good communications with parents through daily contact.
  To observe, record, and report significant individual and group behavior.
  To use appropriate, consistent and positive discipline.
  To provide the parents with a written report daily.
  To keep toys and equipment clean and in good condition.
  Maintain a clean, neat room, cabinets, and closets at all times.
Employment Status and Terms: (LENGTH OF CONTRACT/STAFF CLASSIFICATION/EMPLOYEE STATUS)

12 months           /         Classified               /          Annual    –    non-exempt

Evaluation: Performance appraisal conducted annually.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  Physical demands include stooping, kneeling, reaching handling, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, finger dexterity, feeling, near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, naturally or with correction, isolation, close areas, and good eye-hand coordination or with suitable accommodations.
  Be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and the noise level in the work environment is moderate.