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Child Care Specialists – Jill’s House
McLean Bible Church
Vienna, Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/13/2011
Categories: Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time
What it Is:
The Child Care Specialist is the face of Jill’s House to a group of children. The Child Care Specialist will lead a group of 2-4 children through activities throughout Jill’s House. One moment, you may be on the playground with your group; another moment, you may be singing in the Music Room or reading books. Child Care Specialists would work on a full-time or part-time basis, with shifts primarily focused on weekends and weekday afternoons and evenings. If you feel a particular call from God to work with children with special needs and to love them as Jesus does, we would love to talk with you. God is writing an amazing story at Jill’s House; perhaps Jill’s House is supposed to be the next chapter of YOUR story as well.
Description of Duties:
Position reports to Child Care Supervisor and is responsible for the guidance and supervision of the children to whom they are assigned. Perform a combination of basic care, assistance with activities of daily living as indicated and activity guidance duties in safe, nurturing environment. Under the direction of a Child Care Supervisor, work with assigned children according to their Individualized Service Plan (ISP) and encourage their activity and participation while promoting a positive experience for all assigned children.
Minimum years of relevant experience: A high school graduate or have a General Education Development Certificate (G.E.D.) with at least six months successful experience in working directly with children. Flexibility for evenings/weekends required.
1. Baccalaureate degree in human services; OR
2. An associate’s degree and three months experience working with disabled children
Looking for individual with patience; good oral and written communication skills; a team player who is willing to learn and grow; enjoys children and working with them based on their individual abilities.
In addition to a cover letter, please answer the following questions:
The goal of Jill’s House is to share Jesus’ love with children with special needs and their families through professional excellence.
1.What about this position excites you? Why do you want to do this?
2.What has Jesus’ love meant to you?
3.Briefly explain your experience with children (with or without special needs).
4.If we asked one of your managers about you, how would they describe your professional excellence in your previous jobs?
5.Is there anything else you’d like us to know about you as we review your qualifications?
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