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Tender Hearts Daycare is hiring!

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Do you have a heart for God and want to serve? Can you read Bible stories in a sing-song voice, spoon-feed lasagna to two or three babies at a time, love to snuggle, and don't mind being a human jungle gym? Then we're looking for YOU! Come be part of an amazing ministry where you get to see God's hand at work in the lives of children and their families. Tender Hearts, a ministry of The Perry Center {a loving home for women facing unexpected pregnancy}, is a group licensed childcare located in West Fargo ND, providing Christ-centered early education and care for children in our community. At our core, we are all about ministry. Many of our activities, conversations, and teaching moments are focused on the truths found in God's Word. We consider it a joy and privilege to plant some of the first seeds of faith in the lives of young children in partnership with their families. If you would like to be part of this tight-knit staff community of like-minded Christ-followers who serve each other day in and day out, please download our application, fill it out, and email it to Gabie Wetter at gabriela@perrycenter.org.

Full-Time Tots Teacher

Job Purpose

The Tots Teacher position is designed for one individual to care for up to six children between the ages of 18 months and three years in a small group setting. They are to teach and care for toddlers according to their needs as a group and individually and assist them in growth and development.

 

Additionally, the Tots Teacher is responsible for preparing and feeding meals to children, changing diapers, begin toilet learning, and maintaining licensing regulations regarding toddlers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Tender Hearts Tots Teacher is responsible for the following:

  • Teaching in the toddler room, using age-appropriate ideas and concepts.

  • Care for five to six children (ages 18 months to 3 years of age) accommodating their needs as a group and individually.

  • Feed meals to children.

  • Light meal preparation.

  • Maintain a flexible schedule that conforms to the children’s needs.

  • Follow licensing rules and regulations concerning toddlers.

  • Organize and rotate toys.

  • Work with children of older and younger ages during combined group play.

  • Attend staff meetings.

  • Additional duties as directed by the Program Manager.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 14 years of age

  • Must be willing to complete a child abuse & neglect as well as criminal backgrounds check upon hire

  • Must be willing to complete 30 hours of online training upon hire

Experience

  • Any combination of training, experience education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Any experience working with children in a childcare or babysitting setting.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Should possess the personal characteristics generally recognized as essential for public employees, including integrity, initiative, emotional maturity, dependability, courtesy, good judgment, and the ability to work cooperatively with others.

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, attend church on a regular basis, and be comfortable teaching and sharing their faith with others.

  • Comfortable working with infants, caring for their needs.

  • Comfortable working with children of varying ages and developmental abilities

 

Working Conditions

  • The Tots Teacher works in the toddler classroom with five to six children (ages 18 months to 3 years of age). They will also work in our gym spaces during drop off and pick up times.

 

Hours/Salary:

This is a full-time position and requires one evening a month for staff meetings.

Evenings and weekends off.

Salary is experienced-based, at $13.00-$14.00 per hour, Health Insurance, Paid-Time Off, and SIMPLE IRA are offered.

 

To Apply: Send application to gabriela@perrycenter.org

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                        Tender Hearts Daycare

                        PO Box 850

                        West Fargo, ND 58078