Job Description

Ensure the safety of all children in care

Provide assistance as needed and assigned with all children in care

Assist children with self-help skills, such as hand-washing, toileting, eating, etc. in a positive manner, at the child’s pace

Use verbal guidance and encouragement as appropriate with children over    2½. Physically assist children under 2½, using verbal description of task.

Attend to babies’ schedules (eating, sleeping, bottle-feeding, diapering, etc.)

Teach and encourage conflict resolution skills with children

Using the Conscious Discipline method

Model, teach and encourage appropriate language skills

Model, teach and encourage appropriate self-regulation skills

Using the Conscious Discipline method

Read to children

Play with children and guide their skill development

Assist as needed at the child’s pace

Talk with children. Listen and ask open-ended questions