Child Care Worker

JEFFERSON PARISH PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT   West Bank - Jefferson Parish, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 19, 2022
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Purpose of Announcement

Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill one (1) current west jefferson vacancy in the department of jefferson community action program - head start. This employment list will also be used for future EAST AND WEST Jefferson vacancies in this Department as they occur. Kind of Work The purpose of this position is to implement the program's curriculum, focusing on the developmental needs of preschoolers. Under the direction of the Head Start Teacher, provides supervision of children to ensure the total development of the child. Employee assists the teacher in establishing a proper classroom environment and responsible for preparing the physical environment for activities, rest times, and mealtimes. Assists in the supervision of the children in learning proper hygiene and eating habits as well as ensuring the children are receiving proper medical and/or physical assistance. Assists teacher in maintaining accurate classroom records as required. Prepares records for the children as directed by the teacher. Employee must be able to drive to various locations and centers to perform job duties, and must be willing to work on both West Bank and East Bank of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a personal vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and personal automobile with minimum liability insurance available for business use (business travel is reimbursed on a mileage basis) will be given preference. Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination Minimum age of eighteen (18) years and possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.

PREFERRED: Current enrollment in a Child Development Associate (CDA) credentialing program or possession of a CDA credential. Proof of education is required.

NOTE: Any conviction listed in the Louisiana Child Protection Act (LA R.S. 15:587.1) is considered disqualifying, unless written proof of pardon is submitted in time for consideration with the application. Kind of Examination (ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL) The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.