Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • 11.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Position Purpose


Supports teaching staff in a licensed childcare and pre-school / after school school age facility with implementing classroom and recreational activities for children 3-12 years of age. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance.


Essential Functions


Assists with setting up for classroom activities and prepares needed supplies and materials.

Provides support for children in their classroom activities ensuring they have attention and resources

Assists with meal time, nap time and play time (indoor and outdoor)

Follows the state licensing, Quality First and child care food program standards

Maintains a clean and safe environment and monitors children's behavior

May Assist with the after school and summer program activities

May transport children in the after school program , assist in picking up children at their elementary school

Assists in keeping accurate records for programs

May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business


Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Duties


As assigned, report the number of children scheduled to eat lunch to the office by 9:00 am

Clean tables before and after meals and sweep floors of the meal serving areas

Serve required portions of food for meals

Supervise proper hand-washing by children

Record meals served at point of service

Monitor participants during meals

Assist with family-style eating

Provide office with meal count records



Minimum Qualifications


Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.

High School Diploma/GED

6 months class room experience working in an Early Childhood or Youth/After-School facility

Ability to organize activities for children ages 3-12

Good communication skills, using appropriate grammar and tone

Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle division 39 months Motor Vehicle Report

Ability to obtain TB skin test and drug screening

Ability to obtain First Aid and CPR certification

Ability to obtain a Food Handlers Certification

Ability to obtain needed immunizations to comply with childcare hiring requirements

Ability to lift 20 pounds 10 % of work time, bend, stoop, reach, and climb


Desired Qualifications


Working toward a Child Development Associates (CDA) certificate or Associate in Early Childhood Education or related field

Additional experience working with school age children in the classroom and/or in a recreation facility

Certificate or AA degree in Early Child Education or related area

Bilingual, English / Spanish verbal and written

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