Midtown is searching for a KidTown/Child Care Associate to join our world-class team.
As an integral part of the childcare team, our KidTown Associates inspire even our youngest members through movement, community, and personal attention. They encourage active, social, and healthier lives by:
Fostering an environment of movement-based fun in a safe and comfortable setting
Leading activities such as arts and crafts, story time, and games
Communicating both positive and negative behaviors to parents at pick-up
Creating relationships with our families
Keeping the space clean, free of germs and messes to ensure the well-being of staff and children
Strategizing with leadership to constantly better KidTown and Varsity Club
Our KidTown Associates:
Have at least 2 years of experience working with children in an educationally supportive environment
Are comfortable with children ages 8 weeks up to 15 years old
Take initiative and ownership to a position and lead youth members with confidence and care
Possess outstanding verbal communication skills with children and adults
Have patience and are outgoing and friendly
Have high energy levels and can keep children moving in a variety of activities
Display a willingness to grow with the changing needs of members and our space
Maintain a positive attitude and enjoy working with children
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Willing to stand for long periods of time
Ability to move from seated to standing position quickly to attend to child’s needs
Child CPR, First Aid & AED certification will be required (Midtown provides this training for Associates)
This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.
MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.