Family Development Services
Family Development Services  
Position:  Center Assistant
Location:  Administration Office, IN
Job Id:  204
# of Openings:  1

Takes direction from Center Director and/or Assistant Center Director with various tasks, including classroom coverage for breaks and during absences to maintain ratio, as well as clerical support and customer service related to maintaining efficient center operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Acts as back-up to the center secretary, as needed, to greet and direct visitors, answer telephones and take messages or transfer calls.
  • Assists with general clerical responsibilities including faxing, filing, copying, sorting mail and relaying messages to staff throughout the center or staff at other locations, as directed by supervisor.
  • Helps Center Director/Assistant Center Director with meeting coordination, paperwork/report preparation, monitoring inventory, and with special projects related to center operations, as needed.
  • Participates in games, reads to children, and helps regular classroom staff with implementation of developmentally appropriate classroom activities.
  • Assists children with eating, resting, and toileting.
  • Assists in serving meals and refreshments to children and regulating rest periods.
  • Assists with cleaning rooms/equipment, when needed, and reports any unsafe or hazardous conditions to Center Director.
  • Serves as back-up for classroom coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
Applicants must meet the following basic qualifications for consideration:
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Must have experience working in a clerical support position; or equivalent combination of education and experience                                       
Applicants with the following qualifications are preferred:
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate desired
Family Development Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Family Development Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.