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ECC Student Aide (Student Employment)

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Position Information

Working Title ECC Student Aide (Student Employment)
Department Early Childhood Center
Type of Work Study Federal
Building/Office Location MP - Math, Education and Psychology
Work Schedule

MWF 11-6
TH 11-6

Job Description

Assist lead teachers in toddler classroom (Ages 1-2) or preschool classroom (Ages 2-5) ~ See primary responsibilities below.
Prepare breakfast and afternoon snack for children daily. Maintain Kitchen and food stores.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Will be responsible for supervising children inside the classroom as well as on the playground under the direction of the teaching staff
  • Will be responsible for facilitating play and interactions between children
  • Will follow established routines for children in regard to diapering, toileting, eating, dressing, tooth brushing, sleeping, and general hygiene.
  • Will support an environment to assist children in developing respect for self and others, self-control, and self-direction through dramatic play, large/small group activities, and modeling under the direction of the teaching staff.
  • Will support children’s transition between activities.
  • Will assist in implementing age appropriate activities in the classroom under the direction of the teaching staff.
  • Must be a good role model, show patience, show initiative, and be personable with parents and co-workers.
  • Must be willing to do general housekeeping.
  • Must adhere to program policies/procedures, licensing. regulations and STARS quality initiatives.
  • Must be willing to work during breaks as the ECC follows the NKU calendar for days of operation.
  • Must participate in professional development as required by licensing and STARS to improve performance and to expand personal knowledge of child development.
  • Must attend monthly staff/team meetings on Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:00 unless time conflicts with scheduled class.
  • Must be an undergraduate student attending six or more credit hours at NKU.
  • Must be eligible for Federal Workstudy funds (contact the financial aid office to verify)
  • preference will be given to early childhood majors (birth-5).
    Successful applicant must:
    *be able to respond to young children with an encouraging, nurturing, and cheerful attitude
    *be able to take direction and feedback on performance from professional staff
    *be able to relate and work with children and families of diverse backgrounds
    *have a positive criminal background check and physical examination, and a negative TB test

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Minimum Education High School Diploma
Pay Rate tbd

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2016710
Job Open Date 01/27/2017
Job Close Date
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What related experience in your background would make you a good candidate for this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Are you physically able to lift up to 30 lbs.?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you able to work regular daytime hours plus some evenings and weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you currently certified in First Aid and CPR?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Is your major in the College of Education & Human Services? If so, major?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application