Child and Youth Program Assistant - Singapore - US Commander, Navy Installations

US Commander, Navy Installations
US Commander, Navy Installations
Verified Company
Singapore

1 month ago

Wei Jie

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Description

Duties:


  • Curriculum
  • Develops schedules and activity plans.
  • This may include reviewing and providing input into schedules and activity plans developed by the entry level and intermediate level Educational Aids (CY Program Assistants), CY1702I.
  • Ensures that program plans and activities incorporate the observed needs of individual children and youth.
  • Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children and youth.
  • Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program.
  • Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.
  • Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by the supervisor.
  • Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities.
  • Role models developmentally appropriate practice and classroom or activity area management techniques.
  • Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices.
  • Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.
  • Indoor and Outdoor Environment
  • Helps prepare, arrange and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules.
  • Sets up displays and bulletin boards.
  • Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies.
  • Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.
  • Interactions and Relationships
  • Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children,
youth and adults.

  • Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.
  • Supervision of Children and Youth
  • Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards.
  • Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.
  • Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.
  • Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instructions.
  • Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed.
  • Incumbent is a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.
  • Parent and Employee Communication
  • Interacts professionally with employees, parents, and local installation command personnel.
  • Provides parents with daily verbal or written feedback about their child/youth or program activities.
  • Participates in conferences with parents and employees.
  • Assessment
  • Observes children and youth and documents developmental progression and/or concerns.
  • Uses the information in planning.
  • Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), selfinspection materials, and national accreditation tools.
  • Compliance
  • Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.
  • Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.
  • Notifies supervisor of health, fire, and safety compliance concerns.
  • Additional Responsibilities
  • Collects, maintains, and reports program participation data.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:


Conditions of Employment:


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Complete required training certificates, and maintain certifications or credentials required by Federal, State, and/or national accreditation institutions used as part of DoD's Child and Youth Programs.
  • Must pass all applicable records and background check.
  • Undergo preemployment and random drug testing. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, is a basis for removal from this position.
  • Pass a preemployment physical, provide evidence of immunization, be free of all communicable diseases, and obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases.
  • Ability to sustain considerable walking, standing, bending and stooping, and lifting up to 40 pounds.
  • Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks for child care positions, including fingerprint checks, a Tier 1 with Child Care check, and a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check.

Qualifications:

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Target Level (CY

Entry and Intermediate Levels' knowledge and abilities plus:

  • Knowledge of child and youth development principles in order to appropriately inform the efficient and effective program response to meet the needs

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