Childcare Provider - Job Description

Overview

Childcare Providers provide a safe, secure environment in which children will be cared for and taught while parents and guardians of the church and community participate in church activities. Childcare Providers are directly supervised by the Assistant to the Children’s Ministry Director, but also report to the Children’s Ministry Director. Childcare Providers especially care for children in nursery and preschool. Additionally, Childcare Providers will provide extra supervision and care for elementary kids (K-5th grade) as requested by the Children’s Ministry Director.

Qualifications

  • Providers are at least 16 years of age and pass criminal background check.
  • Providers must be professed Christians.
  • Providers must demonstrate a genuine love and compassion for children.
  • Providers must be able to communicate well with children as well as adults and be able to work well with other providers to ensure a safe, fun, and nurturing place for children.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out preschool policies and directions from the Assistant to the Children’s Ministry Director and Children’s Ministry Director.
  • Welcome children to and parents to nursery or childcare area.
  • Follow church approved procedures for check-in and check-out.
  • Engage children in activities such as reading, crafts, games, singing, etc.
  • Supervise independent play and use opportunities to teach good habits such as toy sharing and cleaning up.
  • Attend to the personal hygiene of each child including diapering, assisting in bathroom, washing hands, etc.
  • Prepare and serve meals/snacks.
  • Perform housekeeping duties such as changing of linens, sanitizing toys and play equipment, etc.
  • Maintain attendance records of children participating.
  • Maintain personal time and attendance records for pay purposes.
  • Be aware of and in compliance with the church’s Child Protection Policy for Minors.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Pastor, Children’s Ministry Director and/or the Assistant to the Children’s Ministry Director