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Child Development Professional - Turnagain



Job Description
Child Development Professional needed in our Boys & Girls Clubs Child Development Center's Turnagain Elementary site working with school-age youth. Position works within the program assisting Site Supervisors to plan and implement before and after school activities for youth. Although this position is designated as working with a specific age group; this position also requires working with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age to meet the ratio needs of the child development center. Perfect for students or second job.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Assist with workshops, activities, and events under the direction of the Senior Instructor or Supervisor
• Observe BGC policies and procedures at all times
• Adhere to all CDC guidelines and expectations as written in BGC Employee Handbook, BGC Policy and Procedure Manual, and MOA Licensing Code
• Supervise children according to licensing standards
• Assist staff with maintaining MOA ratio requirements; this may require moving from classroom to classroom and working with different ages
• Assist with program planning and development as directed by Lead Teacher and Program Manager
• Use positive behavior support with children consistently
• Complete and turn-in well written incident reports to the Program Manager by the end schedule shift
• Maintain assigned classroom neatly and safely and assist in upkeep of child care area utilizing appropriate forms and checklists
• Serve meals and snacks according to CACFP guidelines and regulations
• Follow and maintain all required CACFP record keeping guidelines and procedures
• Maintain positive relations with supervisor, co-workers, volunteers and parents
• Administer first aid as stipulated in child care licensing and certification standards
• Identify high needs youth (e.g., those at risk for abuse, neglect, gang involvement, substance abuse, depression, suicide), and report to supervisor for follow-up/profiling, or mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse
• Punctual and reliable attendance
• Assist in implementing all licensed child care and BGC programs as needed or as assigned by supervisor or other manager
• Attend a minimum of 4 CACFP mandatory trainings per calendar year
• Attend a minimum of 20 hours of training annually and/or any additional training deemed necessary by your supervisor. Training must pertain to childcare and/or be approved by MOA licensing and Boys & Girls Clubs
• Ensure a productive work environment by participating in required staff meetings
• Accurately record hours worked and complete timesheets by required payroll deadline
• Demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities and assume additional duties as required.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
• High School diploma or graduation equivalency degree (GED); three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience
• Basic understanding of child development, generally acquired through a minimum of 6 months' experience tutoring, mentoring, or supervising children.
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Above average problem solving skills
• Current First Aid and CPR certification
• At least 18 years of age
• Ability to relate to young children and to maintain good relations with peers
• Enthusiasm and flexibility
• Punctual and reliable attendance
• Ability to pass background and fingerprint clearance
• Complete a yearly heath questionnaire

If you meet these qualifications, please apply. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application.

This is a regular, part-time position, 25hr/wk (school year, split shift, 7-9 am & 3-6 pm) and 40hr/wk (summer, 7am -- 4pm or 9am -- 6pm), perfect for students or second job. $10.75/hr DOE/Q.

Position is open until filled by a qualified candidate.







About Boys & Girls Clubs - Alaska
Boys & Girls Clubs provide safe facility-based recreation and social development programs for children and youth ages 7 through 18. Club programs are designed to meet the strengths, interests, and needs of young people to foster academic success, leadership, and healthy lifestyles. Boys & Girls Club Child Development Center also offers an enrichment program that provides a safe, healthy, nurturing, and responsive childcare setting for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. With a special emphasis on a variety of educational opportunities that reflect a child’s individual and group needs. Focus is placed on those activities that develop self-confidence, self-expression, positive social interactions, and self-reliance. Staff members are trained in early childhood development and offer the children support, encouragement, and consistency.




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