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ChildServe Childcare Teacher Assistant- Johnston- PRN in Johnston, Iowa

Childcare Teacher Assistant- Johnston- PRN

Direct Care (Respite/SCL, Childcare, Day Health, Homes)
Johnston, Iowa

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Description

We are looking for caring and energetic Teacher Assistants to join our team at our childcare center in Johnston. These individuals will contribute to a positive, nurturing environment that is safe, clean and organized for the children between the ages of 6 weeks and 6 years. Teacher Assistants will also encourage children’s overall development through appropriate play-based activities and by working collaboratively with families.What You’ll Do

  • Provide routine care for infants and/or children including diaper changing/assistance with personal cares, hygiene and hand washing, serving meals and snacks.

  • Maintain children's safety by providing constant supervision in compliance with staff/child ratio requirements and utilizing name to face attendance log.

  • Consistently assess and monitor children’s general health and report concerns to supervisor and family as appropriate.

  • Complete tasks to maintain a clean, organized and safe environment indoors and outdoors.

  • Maintain and support a structured environment and routine according to Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports strategies.

  • Provide exceptional customer service to families

  • Documentation - Complete documentation accurately and according to established deadlines.

  • Arrive on time and attend assigned training sessions, staff meetings and annual staff development training.

What You’ll Need

  • High School dilpoma or GED is required

  • Ability to pass a ChildServe physical examination at commencement of employment and thereafter as regulations require

  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs, be mobile within the classroom and playground areas, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand

  • Ability to become certified in First Aide, CPR, Mandatory Reporter, Standard Precautions and DHS Pre-Service Essential training within 90 days of hire

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

  • Experience providing care and supervision for children preferred

Schedule

  • Monday - Friday hours

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,600 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in Ames, Des Moines and Iowa City. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for five years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support fromChildServe, apply today.

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