Child Care Aide - Family Service

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Mayetta , KS 66509

Posted 4 weeks ago

Tier: 1

Department: Child Care

Supervisor: Family Service Specialist

Location: 15380 K Road Mayetta, KS 66509

Pay Range: $10.99 - $17.97

Offering rate will vary within the listed hourly range above.

Supported by the Department budget & related experience/education

  • Preference in employment actions exercised in accordance with applicable law. Applicants must provide proof of eligibility for preference.

  • Benefits for Full-Time: Weekly pay periods, Holiday pay, paid Birthday leave, Weekly accruals for Vacation & Sick leave, Administrative, Bereavement, and Educational Leave available, Low-Cost & Low-Deductible Benefits Plans & Generous 401(k) matching program.

Questions before applying? 785-966-3060


The child care aide assists with plans and conducting activities/programs in the Child Care Rooms. Cares for children from six weeks to 6 years-old including diapering, feeding, holding, singing, dancing, reading, playing and teaching. Individual child and family goals will be developed, implemented and reviewed in partnership with parents on an ongoing, regular basis. A team approach between families and the Child Care Aide will support and assist each child's family to develop linkages and relationships within the community for any services needed. In addition, this position works with and supports the tiny-k Infant Toddler Program to provide collaborative services in the least restrictive environment.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High school diploma or GED or willingness to acquire within one year of employment.

  • Less than one year of experience in Early childhood development

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) or must obtain within one (1) year of employment

  • Valid Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certifications or willingness to acquire within six months of hire

  • Must possess a caring and responsible nature with a high degree of sensitivity to children and families on and near the Potawatomi Reservation

  • Must be willing to participate in continued training to improve abilities

  • Must be able to positively influence the learning, emotions and behaviors of children

  • Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment

  • Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance

  • Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance

  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situation and documentation

  • Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing a service-orientated approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances

  • Must be available to work the assigned: Monday-Friday, 8:30A-5:00P and able to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the position

  • Must be reliable, punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

  • A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment.

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