OAK RIDGE, Tenn. -- Childcare Staff

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. -- Childcare Staff

First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge, TN
Job Description: Childcare Staff
Mission Statement: The Childcare Staff is to provide care and support communication among parents/guardians of our littlest members. We are called to receive, nurture and treasure each child as a gift from God. We are here to provide loving care for children so parents/guardians may fully participate in the life of the church. We will carry a commitment to love, shelter, protect and defend all children entrusted to our care.
Reports to: Director of Children and Family Ministries, as well as the Senior Pastor of the Church
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Requirements: At least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license
                          Current on Infant/Child CPR
                          Fulfillment of Safe Sanctuary Agreement
                          Previous experience working with children (min 1 year)
                          Complete a background check
Essential Duties/Job Description:
*Arrive at least 15 minutes prior before your shift begins
*Check diapers every hour and change children when needed
*Introduce yourself to parents/guardians who visit the Nursery
*Be prepared to work every Sunday morning and during special events and church meetings
  unless you have previously requested off and been approved
*Use the provided timeclock to accurately record hours worked each week
*Communicate supplies needed to Director of Children and Family Ministries
*Abide by the Safe Sanctuary policies
*Participate in the cleaning of the nursery and its supplies after a shift
*Engage in free play with the children during your shift or participate in other duties assigned
   to you
*Always abide by the Childcare Guidelines and Policies which include dressing appropriately   
   for this position, staying off cell phones during your shift, and keep food and drink in
   designated areas and away from children
*Provide a safe, secure, clean environment for children
*This position is hourly and has no benefits/vacation time
*Work as a harmonious team with co-workers and create a “No Drama Zone” work
*Meet with Director of Children and Family Ministry for an evaluation each year
General Qualifications:
*Be of good moral character including trustworthiness and dependability
*Abide by all Confidentiality policies
*Be dependable by arriving for your shift early: excessive tardiness and unscheduled absences 
   may result in termination
*Be polite, friendly and courteous to all children, parents and other staff
*Will provide a written two weeks’ notice, if he/she wishes to resign from their position
*Must be able to stand for more than an hour at times; also, crawl, stoop, kneel, walk, sit,
  crawl, reach up with hands and arms and be expected to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Contact Information

Linda Bowen

First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge

1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge Tennessee 37830