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CHILD CARE PROGRAM AIDE

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   LEXINGTON, KY   Full-time     Other
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Posted on April 29, 2020

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LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT HAS THE FOLLOWING OPENINGS:

 

 

Child Care Program Aide (Division of Family Services)

 
Job ID 3697
Location Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum salary is $13.359 per hour.
This is a non-exempt position eligible for overtime, if applicable.
Pay Grade 508.

FILING DEADLINE DATE

The deadline to apply is Monday, May 4, 2020.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this position is to assist Early Child Care Teachers in the implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum in accordance with state and national accreditation standards.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Associates Degree in early childhood education or closely related field, or hold a current Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) issued by the Council for Professional Recognition; and, a minimum of two (2) years of experience working in a child care setting serving children from birth to 5 years of age. Additional education may substitute for the experience requirement, but additional experience cannot substitute for the education requirement.

  • Within the first three (3) months of employment, must complete the following training provided by a Kentucky Credentialed Trainer, as required by Kentucky Day Care Licensing and Regulations:
    • Orientation 1 and 2; and,
    • Pediatric Head Trauma training.
  • Pediatric First Aid and CPR Certifications must be obtained within first six (6) months of employment and maintained as a condition of continued employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides a safe, healthy, positive, and developmentally appropriate learning environment.
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with parents and families.

  • Provides input on the creation and implementation of lesson plans; assists with classroom observations and assessments; and, completes paperwork to include attendance, time submission, and incident reports.

  • Transports and/or monitors students being transported, as needed.

  • Performs the essential functions of Early Childcare Teacher, as needed.

  • Performs related work as assigned.

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

  • Within the first three (3) months of employment, must complete the following training provided by a Kentucky Credentialed Trainer, as required by Kentucky Day Care Licensing and Regulations:
    • Orientation 1 and 2; and
    • Pediatric Head Trauma training
  • Pediatric First Aid and CPR Certifications must be obtained within first six (6) months of employment and maintained as a condition of continued employment.

EXAMINATION

There will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at the filing deadline date.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable  documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATIONbut may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.  Direct deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources:
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

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