Position Summary: The Program Substitute will be responsible for classroom, dietary and/or and family educational activities to ensure a quality center based program for families. Duties vary according to the length of the assignment.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Will obtain certification in First Aid/CPR and register for 55 hours Florida DCF Child Care Training within 90 days of hire and complete coursework within the first year of employment. Will complete Head Start required annual training hours.
Experience: No experience required.
Licenses & Certifications: Valid Florida driver’s license and be insurable by Company’s current carrier. Subject to Federal, State and Local legal requirements/background checks/clearance for working with children. First Aid and CPR certified.
Critical Skills, Abilities, & Expertise:
Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Talking, standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, use of fingers, arms, hands, legs, walking, stretching/reaching, handling, grasping, climbing, bending at the waist, turning, balancing, pushing, pulling, use of depth perception, carrying and lifting (up to 65 lbs.), and driving are constant. Good eyesight (correctable) and hearing (correctable) are essential.
Equipment: Computer, facsimile, copy machine, calculator, switchboard, multi-line phone and other small office and instructional equipment, playground equipment and vehicle.
Skills & Expertise: Knowledge of health/sanitation practices regarding meal service and food preparation/service. Ability to use and operate a personal computer. Ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to keep accurate written records. Knowledge of organization methods. Ability to operate a vehicle/van safely. Ability to arrive to work daily and on time. Ability to work with limited direction. Ability to evaluate situations and make prompt decision. Ability to maintain Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Head Start, child and parent confidentiality. Knowledge of classroom management techniques. Ability to work with children including those with special needs. Ability to be reliable, responsible and accountable to job requirements. Ability to establish effective working relationships with people, particularly supervisor and co-workers.
Wage: $8.83 - $11.11 (commensurate with credentials and/or degreed education)
Apply Online at www.mfcs.us.com
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