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Children's Learning Center-Child Care-Assistant Caregiver Fall 2020

UW-Milwaukee Children’s Learning Center seeks classroom assistant caregivers for Fall 2020 who are available between the hours of 7:00-6:00 Monday through Friday. Applicants must be currently enrolled at a UW System college and be able to provide proof of enrollment upon request. Applicants with some childcare experience preferred.

Position Summary
Provide quality care and supervision to children in a classroom setting. Work on a team-teaching basis, provide daily communication to parents and assist in the maintenance of the classroom environment.

Because of the Center’s need to meet child: staff ratios in classrooms, your availability is critical to our hiring process. We will only contact you for an interview if your availability matches our needs, so it is very important that you provide an accurate schedule. Your work schedule also helps determine your rate of pay. Previous experience with children is preferred but not required. Must be willing to attend workshops/training and take child development courses to fulfill state licensing requirements for child care workers. Training and workshops are provided on paid status by the Center.

Essential Function:
Supervise children, keeping them in sight and sound at all times. Help to maintain a clean and healthy environment. Provide physical care giving, which includes napping, feeding, bathrooming, etc. Prepare bottles, snacks, and lunches for children as needed. Move around with children at their pace and be actively involved. Participate in individual, small group, and large group activities with children (e.g. art, flannel board stories, reading, singing, water play, cooking). Promote children’s growth by engaging in activities in the following categories: Physical/Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Social, Emotional, Cognitive, Self-help, Language Development – verbal and non-verbal, and Creative Arts. Gather and share information with families at arrival and departure to help ensure a smooth transition between home and Center. Communicate openly with coworkers and complete daily tasks with direction. Be responsible regarding work hours, staff meetings and absences from the Center.

Additional Duties:
Help out in other classrooms when needed. Communicate openly with coworkers. Administer simple first aid (e.g. ice on bump, wash cut).

Physical Requirements:
Requires lifting children, equipment, and/or supplies up to 40 pounds, getting down to child level and moving with children at their pace. Requires constant visual and auditory monitoring of children (indoors, outdoors, and on play equipment). 

Special Conditions: none

There are three ways you can apply
  1. Follow this link
  2. Apply through Handshake with a resume, your schedule of availability for the semester and your preferred age groups.
  3. Print an application from our website and mail it :

If application is printed and filled out then completed applications should be mailed:

UWM Children’s Learning Center
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53211

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