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Wildwood Programs, Inc. Child Day Care Assistant-Substitute in Schenectady, New York

Child Day Care Assistant-Substitute

Job Type

Part Time

Job Category

Child Day Care


Child Day Care


Schenectady, NY


The Child Day Care Assistant Teacher, Substitute assists the regular day care staff in providing care and support to typically developing infants, toddlers, and pre-school children. The substitute will be called when needed to fill in for regular day care staff.

The program is looking for substitutes who could work a few hours or a full day based on the program needs. The program hours are 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday during the school year and summer camp. The program is flexible such that the hiring manager is open if you can only work during the school year or summer camp.

Other duties include:

  • Provide direct care of children ages 8 weeks to 5 years of age.

  • Create a warm, loving, dynamic environment designed to meet the physical and emotional needs of typically developing infants, toddlers, and pre-school children.

-Maintain the childcare environment.

-Follow organized and scheduled daily activities.

-Follow through consistently with behavioral guidelines established in childcare to assure the safety and well being of the children.


High School degree or equivalent; OR one year experience working with infant, toddler and pre-school children.

Must be cleared and maintain acceptable records under the NYS Office of Children and Family Services regulations for Child day care. Pleasant, caring manner in working with children.

Good sense of organization and ability to attend to multiple children's needs.

Good interpersonal skills in working with parents and staff.

Demonstrates a good sense of teamwork.

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