Daycare Aide

Job Description

Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
Knowledge of licensing regulations
Establish guidelines for behaviour
Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children