Organization Name:
Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center
Job Title:
Extra Help Assistant- Childcare Aide
Job Description:
Summary Of Job Duties

The role of the childcare aide/substitute is to supplement the quality of the child care program by assisting in the classroom, kitchen, and administrative offices when needed. The childcare aide/substitute will assist the lead and assistant educators in all tasks related to managing the classroom which include but are not limited to: providing positive and effective guidance to children; comforting children; redirecting unsafe activities to more productive activities; actively engaging with children by talking, listening, and playing with children; assisting teachers in supervision of children during indoor and outdoor play; assisting with all classroom routines including cleaning classroom areas and materials, toileting/diapering, hand washing, and serving meals; conducting activities with children that are prepared by educators; following all Center’s policies and standards.

Apply through the University of Arkansas Careers website:
Select the posting: Extra Help Assistant – Childcare Aide

Minimum Qualifications:
•The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma
•At least one year of experience working with young children between the ages of 8 weeks and 5 years
•Available for regularly scheduled shifts between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
•Available for on-call shifts to meet the needs of unexpected absences or illnesses

Preferred Qualifications:
•Higher education or training in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
•At least two or more years working with young children
•Experience working in a licensed and/or accredited child care center

Closing Date:
Contact Name:
Shelley A McNally
Contact Email:
Contact Phone Number:

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