University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Child and Social Services 250

STUDENT CHILD CARE ASSISTANT

Assists faculty and staff in child care environment. Student may be required to:

  • Assist in the preparation of material for learning sessions
  • Conduct small group activities and discussion sessions
  • Discuss children’s daily activities with parents and teachers
  • Assist in the evaluation of children’s progress
  • Assist with preparing room at start of day and closing room at end of day
  • Sign children in and out of facility
  • Set up and serve snacks and meals
  • Monitor room for security throughout the day
  • Follow established procedures to keep room organized and clean
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and training sessions for developing teaching techniques and learning skills
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Completed coursework in early childhood education a plus