In absence of the regular classroom teacher, implement approved developmentally appropriate activities balancing children's needs for individual and group activities, physical and quiet play, and child initiated and teacher initiated activities.
Keep classroom, bathrooms, kitchen, and storage areas neat and organized.
Sanitize/clean materials and laundry duties as needed
Keep center director informed of situations and problems that arise in the classroom.
Give each child attention needed to assure his/her best welfare including needs related to learning experiences, eating, diapering/toileting, sleeping, playing, healthcare and safety.
Assist in preparations of Prepare daily meals as assigned while maintaining sanitation rules/regulations and the Child and Adult Food Care Program requirements.
Maintain cleanliness of kitchen, classrooms, bathrooms and other assigned areas.
Record keeping for CACFP (food program) as needed
Participate in professional development / training based on NC license rules and regulations.
Participate in all staff meetings as requested by the JCC CDC Director and/or Director of Education Programs.
Ability to exercise confidentiality, honesty, and consistent and sound judgments regarding the care of children, families, colleagues and adult college students.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no employee supervisory responsibilities, but would have direct supervision of children ages one to five years of age and assist in supervision of classroom volunteers, visitors, students, etc.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education Minimum: 4 semester hours of college level early childhood education (EDU 119) &/or verifiable equivalency from NC DCDEE provided with application
Education Preferred: Associate Degree in early childhood education or closely related field, NC Early Childhood Credential, CPR/First Aid certification
Experience Minimum: One semester (4 months) working/volunteering in a licensed child care facility.
Preferred Experience:Minimum 3 years of experience working directly with children in a licensed child care facility. Fluent in Spanish.
Internal Number: 2527500
About Johnston Community College
Johnston Community College is committed to understanding the educational needs of the area's citizens, businesses, industries and service sectors. The college provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students' interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and services as a positive, economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities.