EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Minimum requirement is high school diploma or GED plus some experience working with children.
- A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is preferred.
- A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
- Within 90 days of employment, must obtain and continually maintain
- Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.
- An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
- of being hired into the position;
- Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years basic first aid and pediatric CPR certification (or sooner if required by local/state regulations).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
- Occasional need to provide gentle physical restraint to children.
- Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds.
- Some exposure to communicable diseases.
- Noise level in work environment may be moderate to loud.
- Travel by car, bus, airplane or train may also be required associated with attendance at conferences, meetings and other duties carried out at distant locations in and out of state and in some cases where some overnight travel may be required.
- Work is typically performed in a classroom setting and some office work required.
- Some evenings and weekend work may occasionally be required for events such as home visits, parent teacher conferences, Parent Committee meetings, social and community events.
The requirements of your Job Description are important in providing services to children and families, and for keeping you, children and co-workers safe during the work day. If you are unable to perform any of the functions required in your job description due to a disability, you are invited to direct any requests for accommodation to the Program Director and the Meriden-NBB YMCA.