Posted 3 weeks ago

Program Aide

Company: Metropolitan Family Services
Category: Education, Nonprofit


Type: Full Time

Metropolitan Family Services is hiring for a full-time Program Aide to join their DuPage Early Childhood Education team. Essential job functions:

  • Establishes positive relationships with children and other staff in his/her assigned classroom.
  • Helps carry out daily program by assisting Teacher and Teacher Assistant as needed, including interactive supervision of children during indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Assist Teacher and Teacher Assistant guide children in achieving individual goals and assess children’s individual strengths and needs.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment at all times.
  • Provides food preparation and food storage using approved sanitation methods.
  • Ensures appropriate child guidance and discipline, proper ratios, and use of active supervision.
  • Assists in ongoing CLASS implementation.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the program’s Planned Language Approach, which is specifically designed to support dual language learners.
  • Participates in a team approach to planning and implementing program activities. Collaborates with Family Support Workers, Teacher, site partners, and site supervisor for the betterment of the classroom and families.
  • Participates in child care and classroom-related activities during parent meetings/workshops.
  • Provides delivery of food to tables.
  • Provides clean up and storage of serving area and food service equipment using approved sanitation methods.
  • Attends all meetings, trainings, and pre-service.
  • Meets all timelines and reporting requirements.
  • Ensures that the usage of agency technology, equipment and time are utilized for agency business.
  • Ability to carry out some physical duties, such as lifting and carrying.
  • Clean up food service equipment and storage area using approved sanitation methods.
  • Assists in classroom activities as assigned.