Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 16.50
Organization's Mission: Children’s Service Society of Utah empowers families and caregivers through services that support the safety and well-being of children.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: CSS is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
Position Summary: Ensure the safety, supervision of all children in the child care center, while creating a nurturing and loving environment conducive to learning.
Primary Responsibilities: Essential Job Functions:
General Office Duties:
• Attend Children’s Service Society and Care About Childcare staff meetings as scheduled and when applicable.
• Attend and participate in special events when possible to provide a collaborative and cohesive approach to Children’s Service Society of Utah.
• Develop and maintain efficient relationships with the Office of Childcare, State Child Care Licensing agency, Children’s Service Society of Utah and Care About Childcare administration.
• Maintain & Update outlook calendar and inform supervisor of schedule changes and needs
• Communicate with co-workers and team members in a positive, respectful and professional manner. Be willing to work on good communication techniques, team-building techniques and other ways to improve the CSS team
• Keep personal use of time to a minimum. Follow CSS policies and procedures, dress appropriately, and represent the agency in a positive manner
• Respond to all agency, parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner, seeking guidance from CSS administration if needed.
• Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned by and agreed to with the CSS administration.
Child Care Center Daily Operation Duties:
• Organizes and provides developmentally appropriate early childhood education activities
• plans and implements curriculum and education for children ranging in age from two to five.
• Provides activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of children.
• Plans and prepares classroom setting;
• oversees safety and educational programs;
• supervises children in the classroom;
• provides a supportive environment in which children can learn and practice appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviors.
• Interacts with parents and community groups;
• maintains open and cooperative communication with parents and families, encouraging their involvement in the program and supporting the child's family relationships.
• Writes and compiles individual assessments of each child's development;
• completes daily inventories, child attendance, and related reports.
• Participates in research programs concerned with improvements in early childhood teaching methods, as appropriate.
• May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
• Successful completion of at least 20 training hours a year
• Participate in the Child Development Associate Credential program as guided by the director and CSS leadership.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of CSS services, Policies & Procedures Manual and Employee Training Manual.
• Knowledge of Utah Childcare Licensing requirements and meets at least minimum requirements for a center director.
• Skill in operating equipment, such as personal computer, software and IT systems
• Skill in oral and written communication.
• Ability to communicate with employees and business contacts in a professional, courteous manner.
• Ability to work independently and also in a team environment.
• Ability to organize multiple work assignments and establish priorities.
• Ability to negotiate with others and resolve conflicts, particularly in sensitive situations.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of reports and data.
• Ability to make sound decisions using available information while maintaining confidentiality.
Desired Qualifications: Education and Experience:
Requirements:
At least 18 years old and needs to pass a background check. Experience in child care preferred.
Other Requirements Include:
Good English verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to evaluate and solve problems in a professional manner. Behavioral Characteristics: Welcoming, Nurturing, Determined, Hopeful, and Genuine.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
403b Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Program
Child Care
How to Apply: email resume to carla@cssutah.org
Closing Date: 06/30/2023
Location: Taylorsville, UT 84123

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Carla Jones
Email: carla@cssutah.org
Phone: 8013264367