Objective To provide children with the necessary care and education to be successful learners. Dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, safe, and adaptive to each child's individual needs.
Summary of Qualifications More than six years of experience in child care. Extensive background in working with preschool, primary and elementary school children. Pursue new learning tools to enhance educational programs, generate classroom excitement by introducing hands-on lessons and programming, devise and implement cross-curricular units to link math and history concepts. Skills-oriented person, good professional attitude and highly motivated individual. Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills. Very good at maintaining a healthy and safe environment for children to explore without undue risks.
Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered. Instruct children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting, and toilet habits. Read to children, and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs. Organize and participate in recreational activities. Other responsibilities include assisting in preparing food for children and serving meals and refreshments to children, organizing and storing toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas, operating in-house daycare centers within businesses, sterilizing bottles and preparing formulas. Extensive knowledge in providing counseling or therapy to mentally disturbed, delinquent, or handicapped children.
Managed the opening and closing procedures of the facility, assisted with lunch preparation, answered the phone, collected tuition, prepared lesson plans and daily reports, supervised staff in the afternoon and monitored teacher-to-child ratios for closing. Attended all staff meetings. Cared for children with a variety of problems, such as a brain disorder, ADHD, and emotional disturbance.
Recommended and initiated measures to control child behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books. Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and brought them to parents' and guardians' attention. Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.