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Childcare Aide

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States
August 28, 2018

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Work History


***** * ****** ** *,Waynesboro,PA 17268 • 717-***-**** • Organized Childcare Aide skilled at designing academic activities that are both engaging and fun for children. Daycare Provider focused on encouraging ethical and compassionate behavior in a secure environment. Skilled childcare professional well-versed in lesson planning, housekeeping and dietary requirements. Able to work with kids of all ages. Trained in CPR and first aid with current certifications. Caring and competent Childcare Provider experienced in keeping kids safe while nurturing development with age-appropriate activities. Strong verbal and written communication skills, an organized nature and a proactive approach to solving problems and managing conflict. Looking for a long-term position with room for advancement. Dedicated to promoting emotional, physical and intellectual advancement in early childhood. Adept at instilling discipline, focus and social skills. Offering 7 years' experience in the field.

Highly observant

Emotionally supportive

Field trip facilitation

Outdoor activities

Tactful and sensitive


Epi-Pen use

Food handling preparation


First Aid and CPR Certified

Infant and child CPR certification

Mother of 2 children

Classroom management

Conflict resolution

Positive and optimistic

Self-sufficient and confident

Diaper changes and feedings

I worked in all classrooms from infant to Kinder

and from 1st grade thru 5th grade. I enjoy working with children.

I have completed the food handlers training which

is good for 5 years.

Childcare Assistant, 08/2010 to 03/2018

Landstuhl Child Development Center ? NAF US ARMY – Landstuhl Maintained a positive demeanor to facilitate a stable, consistent environment. Familiarized parents with center's policies, regulations, fees and curriculum. Brought signs of potential emotional and developmental problems in children to caregiver's attention.

Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management staff. Sparked imagination by helping children discover new things each day. Communicated with children's guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues. Completed evening classroom and play area cleanup and closing duties. Engaged with children individually to meet their emotional and physical needs. Dressed children and changed diapers.

Modeled appropriate activities and positive behavior management. Organized small groups of children while transitioning to and from outdoor play. Promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement method. Assisted the lead teacher with snack time, arts and crafts and putting the children down for naps. Updated records of contact, medical and progress information. Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors. Reported parent complaints and comments to managers. Maintained accurate and detailed records of enrollments, attendance, health and safety, emergency contact information and incident reports.

Set up children's play areas, bookshelves and naptime areas daily. Managed general housekeeping duties including feeding, diapering, resting, cleanup, etc. Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities. Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities. Offered parents detailed daily reports that outlined their child's day. Planned and led games, reading time and singing for groups of children. Kept classrooms clean by sterilizing and disinfecting children's toys and surfaces. Encouraged child involvement in classroom experiences. Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps. 4 years toddler care experience.

Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Maintained a child-friendly environment by allowing frequent access to outdoor activities. Correctional Officer, 10/2004 to 06/2006

Arizona Department of Corrections – Douglas, AZ

Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals. Received and accounted for personal possessions and determined inmate work assignments. Education

Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups. Issued cleaning supplies, comfort items, laundry and all basic meals. Built solid relationships with staff and residents to help keep the institution safe and secure. Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities. Conducted routine and emergency head counts.

Made regular sanitation and maintenance checks of dorms and reported results to appropriate personnel.

Maintained the custody and control of 200 inmates housed in maximum security unit. Established healthy relationships and maintained professional boundaries with resident offenders in the institution.

Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls. Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness and safety. Made sure holding areas were cleaned and that prisoners were served meals on time. Searched the building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband. Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards. High School Diploma: 1992

Labette County High School - Altamont, KS

Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice, 1996 Labette Community College - Parsons, KS

Early Childhood Development

Central Texas College - Killeen, TX

24 credit hours earned

Continuing education in Early Chidhood education

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