Child Care Teacher Position Description

SS Peter and Paul School Daycare/Preschool facility located in Independence is looking for 2 caring, compassionate Child Care Teachers who have experience caring for the growth and development of children ages two to three years. We are committed to providing top quality care and education for students who are enrolled in our program. Our goal is to enhance the lives of every child that attends our daycare/preschool. If you are a patient, mature, caring professional who relates well to children and has a background in child care, we hope you will inquire about these positions.


Child Care Teacher Responsibilities

  • Plan age appropriate activities and learning centers that teach basic skills and concepts
  • Maintain a safe classroom environment including sterilizing toys and play areas.
  • Develop a cleaning routine throughout the day that keeps all of the interactive areas sanitary and safe
  • Monitor children for health, behavioral and emotional concerns.
  • Monitor children during outdoor activities and interact with the children to enhance their learning
  • Maintain daily and weekly communication with parents and contact parents in emergency situations
  • Work with parents to ensure that children are learning and socializing towards educational and behavioral goals
  • Serve meals and monitor children during mealtimes
  • Keep records relating to child care
  • Cooperate with all licensing agencies in maintaining compliance with requirements and in improving the quality of care
  • Obtain the required training hours annually to meet requirements set by SS Peter and Paul School.

Child Care Teacher skills

  • Ability to obtain a Level 7 Young Star certification
  • 3+ years’ child care experience or child care experience as part of Early Childhood Education Degree (Associate or Bachelors)
  • Must possess valid CPR and First Aid certifications and a valid driver’s license
  • Caring, compassionate and positive attitude a must
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Exceptional communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills with a caring and compassionate attitude
  • Strong understanding of childhood development
  • Attentiveness to needs and safety of children.
  • Ability to work closely with other staff members and exhibit a team philosophy.

Physical Requirements

  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Repetitive bending, stretching and stooping
  • Have mobility required to ensure the safety of the children
  • Work with children on the floor
  • Work outdoors in a variety of weather
  • Have visual and hearing capabilities consistent with Child Care Licensing safety requirements.

Note:  Pay is in the $13 to $15 per hour range

  If working 40 hours per week, benefits included.

Interested individuals can obtain more information relating to interviews at SS Peter and Paul School through the following contacts:

Phone: 715-985-3719

Email: [email protected]