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Early Childhood Paraprofessional at Next Jen Learn

Company: Next Jen Learning Center
Location: Hazelwood
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary: Provides supervision and care to children ages infant to five years old. Seeking a nurturing individual who brings patience and creativity to work every day. As a paraprofessional you will be an integral part of Next Jen Learning by ensuring each child can maximize their learning experience. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must always represent NJL in a professional manner
  • Ensure safety of all children while within care
  • Maintain eyes and ears supervision over children at all times
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for young children
  • Create caring environment that promotes healthy child development
  • Maintaining log and data sheets
  • Preparing meals and snacks
  • Basic care of infants including, but not limited to; feeding, burping, diapering, soothing, clothing, sleep care, carrying.
  • Maintaining rapport with parents Requirements and Experience:
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Must Pass criminal background check
    • Experience working with youth preferred
    • Flexibility with hours and schedule. Assignment subject to change based on parental needs.
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Ability to adjust with the classroom's needs
    • Attention to detail
    • Alert and responsive to needs to children under care Education Experience:
      • High School Diploma or GED required Physical Demands:
        • Employees are expected to be active participants in the child's daily experience. This includes sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time, engaging in positive social interactions with you, as well as leading educational groups/activities.
        • Lifting children up to 35 pounds
        • Alert and responsive to needs of children under care Work Environment:
          • Staff will be working within a in home daycare setting. This means that staff will be responsible for daily up keep of day care spaces, including play areas, bathroom, nap area, kitchen area, and as well as the outdoor play area.
          • Areas must be maintained as clean and safe spaces for children to reside in. Note this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties/responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their supervisor to ensure the success of their position. Nothing in this job description shall create or is intended to create or shall be constructed to constitute a contract of employment express or implied. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job.

Keywords: Next Jen Learning Center, Springfield , Early Childhood Paraprofessional at Next Jen Learn, Other , Hazelwood, Illinois

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