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CHILD CARE MONITOR I

School/Department:  NOVA DWIGHT D EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY
City & Zip: 

DAVIE, FL, US, 33314

Requisition #:  3043
Posting Closing Date:  06/30/2024
School Year:  2022-2023

POSITION GOAL

To conduct the planned activities for the Before and After School Care on-site program so that it is a safe and enriching program for the participants.

ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

The Child Care Monitor I shall carry out the performance responsibilities listed below.

  • Adhere to the Before and After School Child Care Quality Standards.
  • Directly supervise or facilitate activities or areas to provide appropriate experiences for children.
  • Set and maintain appropriate standards for children’s behavior using non-punitive methods, which teach self-discipline while supporting children’s self-esteem.
  • Provide direct supervision of play areas and children’s activities to ensure safety and quality.
  • Participate in evaluating activities and scheduling for children.
  • Assist in procuring equipment and clean up of supplies for planned activities.
  • Report incidents to appropriate personnel.
  • Provide timely input on needed program supplies and materials.
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship with all other staff members.
  • Interact positively with all parents and refer questions and concerns to the Child Care Supervisor as appropriate.
  • Perform and promote all activities in compliance with the equal employment and non-discrimination policies of the School Board of Broward County.
  • Participate successfully in the training programs offered to increase the individual skills and proficiency related to the assignments.
  • Review current developments, literature and technical sources of information related to job responsibility.
  • Ensure adherence to safety rules and procedures.
  • Follow federal and state laws, as well as School Board policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by On-Site Child Care Supervisor/School Administrator or designee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • A standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program is required.
  • Any volunteer work, experience and/or training working with school age children in a group supervision setting is required.
  • Within the 1st year must complete the BASCC Comprehensive Child Care Component I and II.
  • OR
  • Within the 1st year must complete the Florida Department of Children and Families (My Florida) three modules: Special Needs Appropriate Practices (SNP-10 hours), Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices (UDAP-5 hours) and School-Age Appropriate Practices (SAP – 5 hours) (a Preschool (PSP) certification is not acceptable).
  • In addition, at least 10 hours of approved BASCC Child Care training is required every year of employment.
  • Computer skills are required as needed for the position.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

SIGNIFICANT CONTACTS-frequency, contact, purpose

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force as needed to move objects.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District's approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by the School Board.

LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION

Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board Policy.

SKILLS

    COMPETENCIES

      CERTIFICATIONS

        LOCATION PREFERENCES/ADDITIONAL INFOR

        Description:

        EDUCATION: A standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program is required.
        EXPERIENCE: Any volunteer work, experience and/or training working with school age children in a group supervision setting is required. 

        ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS : Within the 1st year must complete the BASCC Comprehensive Child Care Component I and II. In addition, at least 10 hours of approved BASCC Child Care training is required every year of employment. Computer skills required as needed for the position. Must be 18 years of age or older. 

        OR

        Within the 1st year must complete the Florida Department of Children and Families (My Florida) three modules:  Special Needs Appropriate Practices (SNP-10 hours), Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices (UDAP-5 hours) and School-Age Appropriate Practices (SAP – 5 hours) (a Preschool (PSP) certification is not acceptable). In addition, at least 10 hours of approved BASCC Child Care training is required every year of employment. Computer skills are required as needed for the position. Must be 18 years of age or older. 


        Hourly Rate: $15.00 Per Hour

        Please Note:

        All candidates offered a position at the School Board of Broward County are subject to a national pre-employment background check. Employment is contingent upon the completion and review of a successful background check.

        All Applications are Subject to Florida Public Records Law.
         


        Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
        Nearest Secondary Market: Miami