DayCare Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION

Be able to lift up to 40 lbs

Be able to physically move around, bend over, stoop down and get up and down off the floor.

Must have a clean background check

Be flexible in attitude and daily activities

Have common sense about safety when around children 

Be willing to learn and be trained

Professionalism

Childcare experience is a plus

Patience

Be positive in attitude toward working, life and children, we want happy people

We work 10 hr days, 4 days a week, M-F, no weekends

We are looking for a patient, attentive Daycare Worker to care for children. The Daycare Worker will assist parents and their company by preparing meals for children, maintaining their hygiene, monitoring them for health, behavioral, and emotional concerns, providing them with age-appropriate instruction and working with parents to ensure that children are learning and socializing in a positive way. They may also assist with sterilizing toys and play areas and other duties to ensure that the children are in a safe, engaging, and clean environment.

To be successful as a Daycare Worker, you should be thorough and caring with an eye for detail. You should be prepared to meet the physical demands of the position and have an understanding of the childhood development process.

Daycare Worker Responsibilities:

  • Providing care for children, such as setting schedules and routines, grooming, feeding, changing diapers, and cleaning rooms and toys.
  • Developing and encouraging age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts, such as communication, manners, sharing, etc.
  • Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to staff and parents.
  • Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
  • Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.
  • Preparing children to enter the next level of care or for entry into school.
  • Keeping records relating to child care.
  • Working with parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.

Daycare Worker Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • More education and experience may be required or preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Some companies or states may have a minimum age requirement.
  • Additional licenses, certifications, or training may be beneficial or required.
  • Decisiveness, patience, and stamina to chase after, lift, or carry children.
  • Record of immunizations and ability to pass a background check.
  • Exceptional communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of stages of childhood development.
  • Attentiveness to the needs and safety of children.

LOCATION

Omaha, Nebraska 68144

PAY

$10

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Snelling is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and employment is “at will”. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.