Early Childhood & Family Engagement Childcare Worker

Type: Full-Time

County: Los Angeles

Agency: Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP)

Agency Description:

L.A. Education Partnership’s mission is to help students in high-need schools improve their academic achievement by partnering with educators, parents and the community. We work both outside of schools as an agent of change, and within schools as a collaborative partner bringing ideas, resources and expertise to bear on critical challenges.

Description

Reports to: Childcare Manager

Summary:  To provide childcare for children of parents/guardians who participate in varies activities such as events, meetings, socializations, trainings and workshops. Childcare is provided in varies locations around Los Angeles County, in particular: Antelope Valley, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, East Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Long Beach.

Compensation:

  • Position is On-Call

  • $13.25 Depending on Experience (DOE)

Job Responsibilities

  • Report at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled activity

  • Develop age appropriate childcare activities

  • Develop childcare activity plan

  • Prepare necessary materials plus healthy snacks and refreshments

  • Ensure parents/guardians sign-in and out

  • Ensure the safety of children and report any injuries or incidents to immediate supervisor and/or agency representative

  • Set-up and clean-up

  • Childcare interaction activities include: reading; arts & craft; board games; puzzles; music & movement and play

  • Maintain inventory of supplies and report any damage for replacement

  • Submit sign-in sheets to supervisor

  • Participate in mandatory meetings and trainings

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Any combination of experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • At minimum, an Associates (AA) degree in child development (or equivalent coursework) or minimum of 6 credits in child development or proof of professional training or 1-year experience in childcare.

  • Strong communication and organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Good computer skills preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Work and Excel)

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the Childcare Worker is frequently required to sit; stand; stoop; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; and climb stairs.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds

Environmental Factors and Working Conditions:

  • Childcare Worker will serve children and their families in their community environment. Some environments are tile, some are carpeted; some are heated and some may or may not have air conditioning.

Licensing and Certification Requirements:

  • Transportation required, must provide own vehicle, valid Driver’s License and proof of full vehicle insurance coverage; first aid certification and child CPR certification-required. Negative tuberculosis screen (required); Hepatitis B Vaccination (recommended). Must pass criminal background check.

Required Documentation At Time Of Application:

  • If you believe that you qualify for this position based upon education or training you have received, you will be required to provide a copy of your official transcripts or copy of diploma from the accredited college/university, and/or a copy of a certificate indicating your successful completion of any required training, before your qualifications will be evaluated.

How To Apply

Visit https://www.laep.org/employment-opportunities/ to apply