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Full-Time Daycare Teacher Assistant

Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Full Time
Grand Rapids, MI
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Job description
  • JobID: 696
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Daycare Teacher Assistant
    Date Posted:
    Kenowa Hills Early Childhood Center
    Date Available:
    Closing Date:
    Until Filled
    POSITION: Teacher Assistant at Kenowa Hills Learning Center
    LOCATION: Kenowa Hills Early Childhood Center
    SCHEDULE: 36-40 Hours/Week. (Center is open 6:30 AM to 6 PM.)


    • Childcare experience preferred.
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Ability to work flexible hours if needed.
    • Successful experience working with toddler and young preschool-age children preferred.
    • Child supervision, interacting with children and monitoring play between children.
    • Working with children 1-2.5 years of age.
    • Ability to use appropriate tones and language with children and ability to be caring and nurturing to all children.
    • Establish and maintain a daily routine suitable for the children’s needs, adjusting as needed.
    • Assisting with large and small group activities based on the children’s cognitive abilities.
    • Assisting with daily learning centers to incorporate math, sensory (science), language arts, large and fine motor activities.
    • Assisting the lead teacher with input on the evaluation of the classroom program needs and child assessment.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and develop positive relationships with parents, students, and staff.
    • Knowledge of and compliance with state and federal rules and regulations, as well as program rules.
    • Responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning tasks.
    • Snack preparation and cleanup.
    • Attend monthly staff meetings and other necessary training sessions.
    • Must be very punctual, and professional in appearance and demeanor.
    • Administer student medications and maintain medication records as needed.
    • An excellent attendance history is required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please apply online at: http://www.applitrack.com/khps/onlineapp

    DEADLINE: Until Filled

    Notice of Non-Discrimination
    It is the policy of the Kenowa Hills Public School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, height, weight or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services, 2325 Four Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544, Phone 616/784-2511.

    Note to New Employees: Pursuant to PA 131, the selected candidate must receive clearance from the Michigan State Police prior to the offer of employment. The candidate is responsible for the background check fee.

    • Daycare Assitant.pdf

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