We are seeking someone who is a committed Christian and understands childcare as a ministry. This person will provide for the physical, emotional, and intellectual stimulation and safety of children ages 0-4 years of age. Works under the direction of the Sunday School Superintendent and Children's Director.
Pay: Depends on Experience
General Qualifications: 1) Be of good moral and Christian character. 2) Be polite, friendly and courteous to all children, parents, and volunteers. 3) Speak in a gentle tone of voice to the children. 4) Stability of physical, mental, and emotional health. 5) Knowledge of the age appropriate needs for children 0-4 years. 6) Ability to adapt and interact with a variety of personalities/characteristics common to children ages 0-4 years. 7) Active willingness to advance personal knowledge of nursery care for children 0-4 years (i.e. seminars, readings, etc.). 8) Willingness to submit to background and drug screenings. 9) Age 21 or older.
Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Essential Duties: • Must complete NazSafe training on annual basis • Greets each child and calls him/her by name when dropped off by parent(s)/guardians. • Completes Nursery Registration Records and communicates special needs to Children's Director and Sunday School Superintendent. • Arrives on time to the nursery at least 15 minutes prior to the start of Sunday School or service for which they are scheduled. Stays until all children are secured with a responsible adult named on the child’s registration form. • Cleans and disinfects toys each Sunday (only toys played with on that Sunday) after children have left. • Maintains good hand washing/hand hygiene after diaper changes and after assisting children with tissues for coughs, sneezes or runny noses. • Wears latex free gloves while changing diapers and disinfects diaper changing area after each diaper change. • Labels all sippy cups with childs name and tries to ensure that children drink from their own cup. • Communicates needs for supplies, snacks, etc. to the Children's Director and Sunday School Superintendent. • Engages children in organized activities while staying in nursery, i.e. age appropriate songs, stories, lessons, crafts, etc. • Ensures safety of the nursery environment, i.e. cleaning products and medications stored out of reach of children, outlet covers on electrical outlets, etc. • Other duties as assigned.
Miscellaneous: • Dependability is essential, tardiness and excessive unscheduled absences may result in termination of employment. • Keeps confidences as a sacred trust. • There will be a ninety (90) day probationary period where either party may with two weeks notice, terminate employment without cause. • Paid Nursery workers are expected to work holidays that fall on Sunday and may be asked to work additional hours during special events and services. • Absences will be communicated in advance to the Children's Director or Sunday School Superintendent.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
We are committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. First Church of the Nazarene prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person's race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, or any other legally protected status. If you believe that you or someone else has been subject to discrimination prohibited by this Policy, you immediately should report this to your supervisor. Anyone engaging in unlawful discrimination may be subject to discipline up to and including termination. As a religious institution, First Church of the Nazarene is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees or prospective employees on the basis of religion.