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Creative Little Rascals: Childcare Assistant

Job Summary: The childcare assistant will work closely with the childcare teacher in conducting daily duties such as preparing and serving meals, recording attendance, engaging in play, assisting to put children to sleep, and creating a safe environment. To be successful as a childcare assistant, you must possess a passion for children and exercise patience with them. You should display a friendly and positive attitude and greet parents and children by their name. Ultimately, you should constantly monitor and supervise the children in your care to ensure their safety.


Education Required


Experience Required

# of Openings


1515 W. Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631


15-30 hours per week



$17 per hour

Essential Job Duties

Skills Developed over Work Experience


Essential Job Duties:
  • Providing support for the childcare teacher

  • Assisting with monitoring and supervising the children constantly

  • Assisting the childcare teacher in maintaining a safe and positive environment

  • Cultivating relationships with children, parents, and guardians

  • Alerting the childcare teacher to emergencies

  • Preparing and serving meals and snacks

  • Greeting parents and addressing children by their name

  • Adhering to procedures in preparing a bottle or changing a diaper

  • Assisting with sand, water, or playground activities

  • Assisting in putting children to sleep

Skills Developed over Work Experience:
  • Basic computer literacy

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ideal candidate is one or more of the following: art student, dance student, STEM students, Spanish speakers

  • Must meet state-specific guidelines:

Candidates 14-17: Negative TB test, First Aid/CPR certificate before they start

Candidates 18+: all requirements for 14-18, plus fingerprinting/background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Maintain a safe and positive environment for small children as young as 2 months

  • Develop activities to keep children engaged

  • Preparing and serving meals and snacks to multiple children

  • Adhering to procedures in preparing bottles and changing diapers

  • Assist with activities such as sand, water, or playground activities

This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please call (714) 480-6500. TDD/TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2922 or 711. Please call 72 hours in advance to allow the OC Workforce Solutions Center to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this program.

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