Preschool/Daycare Assistant, Home Sweet Home Child Care Center (Farmingdale)

Position Summary

The Teacher’s Assistant is responsible for meeting the needs of the children, comforting them and encouraging them, helping children with arts & crafts projects, conducting “circle time”, aiding in lessons for the day, change diapers/potty, and helping during lunch, snacks and keeping the Center clean.

Schedule based on 40 hours per week working 4 ten-hour shifts (You would have 1 day off each week still being guaranteed 40 hours per week. This gives this position 4-day weekend every 5 weeks when possible).

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age, be of good character and reputation. Be of sufficient physical, mental and emotional health to perform job duties satisfactorily. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. Possess skills, attributes and characteristics conducive to and suitable for dealing with children. Must speak English well enough to communicate with children, staff, management, and parents. Must be able to read and write English well enough to prepare, complete, and maintain administrative forms and records as required by current governmental regulations, company policies, and procedures. Knowledge of child growth and development Satisfy the mandatory physical and background checks as required by state and company regulations. 1-5 years of childcare experience. Must have reliable transportation. Willing to attend staff/parent events and complete training classes as required by state regulations including CPR training.

Salary: 13.00/hr

To Apply: Please call 732-683-1300 to set up interview.

The Center is also looking for a bus driver (will train) the right person. Call for interview appointment and salary information 732-683-1300.