Employment Status: Full Time
Position Type: Staff
Department: Child Care Center
Position Overview :
Provide quality care for children in an environment that is safe, secure, nurturing, child centered, positive and fun.
Marquette University offers a variety of enhanced benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision. Tuition remission for yourself, spouse, and dependents, three weeks of paid vacation time, holiday pay, which includes Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the Day after, as well as the week between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day, and the week of 4th of July. You are eligible to contribute to the Retirement Plan the month after your date of hire and after two years you will be fully vested in our retirement program where the university will contribute 8% to match the employees 5% that is contributed towards the retirement plan.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide quality care to children with full responsibility for the health and safety and welfare of all children within assigned group. 2. Plan daily and weekly activities that are developmentally appropriate for children within an environment that allows and encourages choice for children in selection of activity. 3. Maintain a classroom tone that is positive, non-stressed and of mutual respect for the child and co-workers. 4. Communicate with parents regarding a variety of issues including daily activities and general concerns of the child. Write monthly newsletter and conduct teacher/parent conferences. 5. Complete and maintain records and paperwork such as medical forms, attendance sheets, accident report forms, lesson plans, child assessment sheets etc. May also be responsible for daily take-home sheets and diaper charts for infant and toddlers. 6. Report any and all suspected cases of child abuse including sexual abuse, neglect, emotional or physical abuse to the Director or Assistant Director. 7. Look for signs of illness or communicable disease that would prevent a child from remaining in care. 8. Handle all aspects of lunch preparation including clean-up of dishes, tables and floor areas. 9. Attend staff meetings and keep in-service and continuing education requirements up to date. 10. Assign duties to student staff. 11. Perform any and all related duties as required or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of one year of related experience. Ability to plan and organize activities. Strong Interpersonal Skills. Ability to demonstrate commitment to providing quality child care.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Associate Degree or a registry level 12 preferred.