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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7095 

Occ. Group: 313.930 

Child Care Aide 2

Skill Level: 3 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

IPEDS: 710

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Purpose

Work performed in the implementation of program goals and classroom objectives

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assists in directing and directs activities of children in daycare program

Works with individual children on specific tasks

Helps in planning and developing each day's activities

Helps with serving meals and snacks

Assists with preparation and presentation of educational materials

Assists children in bathroom

Records class attendance

Helps children on and off van on departures and arrivals

Supplemental Functions

All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.

These functions may vary by institution. 

Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.

Performs other work as assigned.

Direction Received

Employees work under general supervision.  Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.

Direction Given


Job Specifications

High school diploma or GED.  Some experience working with children is desirable. Possession of a valid Tennessee operator license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and may be required to obtain a valid Tennessee special chauffeur's license.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics

Knowledge of instructional methods, materials and programs

Knowledge of recreational activities associated with creative play

General knowledge of psychological and biological needs of children

Ability to make minor decisions in accordance with established procedures

Ability to operate light motor vehicle as necessary

Ability to react quickly and calmly in stressful situations

Ability to understand and follow instructions

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public, children, and other employees

Working Conditions/Physical Demands/Special Conditions

Specific working conditions, physical demands and special conditions relative to this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.

Date                         Skill            Evaluation
5/2004                        3              421012122

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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