Child Care —Staff Qualifications

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Required Qualifications

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Teachers

  • ECE Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion, CDA, or more
  • 20 years of age or old­er
  • At least 2 years of expe­ri­ence with chil­dren ages 2½ through 5 years of age
  • TB test, Food Handler’s card, First-Aid card with infant & child CPR, and an HIV-AIDS train­ing cer­tifi­cate
  • Good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and the abil­i­ty to work well on a team

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Assistants

  • High school edu­ca­tion or GED
  • 18 years of age or old­er
  • At least 1 year of expe­ri­ence with chil­dren ages 2½ through 5 years of age
  • TB test, Food Handler’s card, First-Aid card with infant & child CPR, and an HIV-AIDS train­ing cer­tifi­cate
  • Good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and the abil­i­ty to work well on a team
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