Daycare Aide/Assistant

  • Job Tracking ID: 512714-702134
  • Job Location: Depew, NY
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 15, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Monday - Friday 7am-3pm.


Assists teacher with providing early childhood care to children. Prepares instructional materials and maintains order and cleanliness in the learning environment. Uses observation skills to remain aware of changes in the behavior and physical condition of children. Assists with feedings, field trips, arrival and departure, behavior control and other activities.


Reports to Day Care Director.


  • Assist individual children and small groups of children as directed by the teacher.
  • Monitor children’s behavior and implement their behavior plans.
  • Provide care and instruction to promote a safe environment for children.
  • Become familiar with children’s behavior and disabilities to the extent applicable.
  • Report unusual signs and symptoms exhibited by the children to Daycare Director or Teacher.
  • Help each child to mature academically, emotionally and socially.
  • Provide clear, consistent direction to children.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Provide appropriate supervision to children during recreational periods, arrival and departure, field trips and other out-of-class activities.
  • Make or modify educational materials as specified by the teacher.
  • Provide appropriate physical care of assigned children to maintain their cleanliness, safety and comfort. This would include tasks such as direct assistance with washing, dressing and toileting. It would also include monitoring, correcting, and modeling appropriate behaviors at meal times.
  • Provide teacher with input and information necessary to document children progress at regularly scheduled intervals.
  • Consistently complies with all agency policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Daycare Teacher or Daycare Director.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Principal and/or Director of Education, including but not limited to providing staff coverage in the pre-school integrated program.

Experience and Skills:


  • High school or GED diploma
  • One year of teaching assistant/aide experience preferred.
  • Required to obtain thirty hours of continuing education and training every two years at employee’s own expense which may occur outside employee’s regular work hours.
  • An acceptable background check, including fingerprinting.

Job Benefits:

We offer an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, PTO, health and dental insurance, agency paid life and long term disability insurance, 401k & more!



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