Join Our Team: Classroom Caregiver

All hands on deckThe RCFS Early Head Start program on the campus of Ridgewood Missionary Baptist Church is seeking a new Classroom Caregiver.

An Early Head Start Classroom Caregiver is responsible for children 8 weeks to 3 years of age. Caregivers take care of children when their parents are at work or otherwise unavailable. They make sure that the children’s basic needs are met by supervising, feeding, assessing, and playing with them. These caregivers help prepare children for school by providing experiential learning and guidance in the major domains of development: social/emotional, health, cognitive, physical development, and literacy.

This position will work within the framework given to ensure that all activities are grounded in positive, ongoing, and goal-oriented relationships with families. Outcomes may include family well-being, parent/child relationships, families as life-long educators, families as learners, family connections to peers and community, and families as advocates and leaders. The framework is supported by a positive program environment, professional development opportunities, and continuous program improvement.

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday 8 am – 5 pm, with occasional nights and weekends.
A minimum of Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is required. An Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related field is preferred. Specific training in working with infants and toddlers is also preferred.

See the complete job description and apply online.

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