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Child Care Aide
Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Child Care Center
VCU Health Systems Child Care Center is seeking a hourly Child Care Aide to assist Child Care Teachers in implementation of lesson plans and provide a safe, secure environment for children six weeks to six years of age. To ensure that interactions with children support their self-esteem and promote their growth and development. To make learning a fun process that allows and encourages children to explore their full potentials. To communicate effectively and with respect with parents and team members. To support parents in achieving their parenting goals.
Respond to the needs of children.
Implement lesson plans for assigned classroom.
Document childrens daily progress and activities and prepare reports to parents.
Ensure that the classroom is clean, neat and free of health hazards or infection control risks.
Supervise volunteers when in their assigned classroom.
All positions are required to be available for shift rotations and weekends as negotiated during interview. Preparation of the environment for weekends and evenings is required. Closing down the classrooms in a manner that supports infection control, a pleasing environment in terms of aesthetics and readiness for the next class assigned to that area is required. Reviewing the area for safety both indoors and outdoors is essential. Preparation of lesson plans for weekends assigned is required.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Previous experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age (paid or unpaid)
Minimum of 24 hours of coursework in early childhood education or related field (i.e. Child Psychology, Childrens Literature) PRN 7: Rotating