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Child Care Aide *Signing Bonus*

Job Description
Organization: 
Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Denver
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Front Range
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Education | Programs/Services
Job Description: 

Catholic Charities is looking for a Child Care Aide for our early childhood education center in Denver, CO.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, is responsible for assisting with coverage of the classroom.

Areas of Responsibility

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensures the safety and security of children in classroom.
Develops positive relationships with parents and families of each child.
Assists other staff in planning, coordinating and completing student activities
Provides classroom coverage for teacher absences, updates teaching staff upon their return
Assists in the organization and maintenance of classroom materials and equipment.
Ensures that the classroom is safe, clean and orderly.
Takes direction from classroom staff regarding classroom organization and management.
Provides crisis intervention including, but not limited to, child abuse reporting.
Ensures safe environment by following safety rules.
Participates in the preparation, setup, serving, and clean-up of meals and snacks.
Administers first aid and/or medication, attends to medical devices (with appropriate training) as needed.
Complies with all child care licensing regulations and Head Start Performance Standards.
Participates in required training, programs, workshops, and meetings concerning teaching methods, first aid/CPR, universal precautions, food safety, and other topics relating to the classroom, early childhood development and environments.
Supports, promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics.
Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
Regular and predictable attendance.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Must comply with all Colorado State Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards requirements for child care staff.
Welcomes, includes, and supports volunteers.
Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources
Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to interact well with children 6 weeks-5 years of age.
Must be Early Childhood Teacher (formerly known as Group Leader) qualified.
Ability to remember schedules, programs, policies, and other details.
Ability to remain calm and calm others in an emergency and/or confrontational situation.
Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Experience effectively interacting with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age in a group setting. Must be Early Childhood Teacher (formerly known as Group Leader) qualified.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Please See Above
Compensation/Benefits

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Denver offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please visit our website at www.ccdenver.org for more information.

How To Apply

How can YOU be a part of our organization? The quickest way is to apply online by clicking on the specific position in which you are interested. Resumes can also be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 303-742-4431. We only accept resumes/applications for current openings.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome
qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, faith, gender,
age, marital status, or veteran status.
We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

Mission: As the charitable arm of the Archdiocese of Denver and inspired by God's love and compassion, Catholic Charities extends the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor and those in need.

Vision: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver will continue to anticipate and stimulate support for your services, provide those services effectively and faithfully and through our charitable ministry seek to influence the political, social and cultural environments in which we serve.

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