Childcare Specialist

 

Drop In Childcare
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

 

General Description
Peachtree Road’s Drop-In Childcare Specialists love God’s Ministry and are dedicated to providing exceptional care for children 2 months to 6 years old. Our childcare specialists offer age appropriate activities in a loving and safe environment. Hours are Monday – Friday from 8:45 to 1:15.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise and monitor the safety of children
  • Prepare and organize mealtimes and snacks
  • Follow schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest and playtime
  • Change diapers and clothes, assist with potty training and/or help children maintain good hygiene
  • Ability to lead, comfort and engage children from infants to 6 year olds
  • Communicate appropriately and respectfully with children, parents, volunteers and staff.
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitary standards
  • Model and teach respectful behavior and good manners
  • Attend professional development, CPR and First Aid training provided by Drop In yearly

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED. Prefer at least one year experience in childcare setting
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds and be active (including squatting, bending over and sitting on the floor) with children
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications are a plus, however, we can provide that training

Competencies and Behaviors
At PRUMC, we are a team that challenges each other to grow in a collaborative and productive environment. Commitment to our mission means we approach all that we do with a prayerful and faithful frame of mind. We are dedicated to showing respect, care, and compassion to children, parents, staff and the larger congregation.

  • Ability to remain calm under stress
  • Patience to handle multiple children and their needs
  • Loving and compassionate attitude

Position Structure and Level
Childcare Specialist reports to the Director and/or Assistant Director of Drop In. Compensation includes hourly wage and bonuses. This is a long term, flexible, part-time position with a three month probationary period.

Please submit your resume to Michele Ellis at michelee@prumc.org or call (404) 240-8269 for more information.