Giving Tree Child Development Center

Early Childhood Educator

*Full-Time Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday (hours subject to change)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching and providing care for children as well as setting and following a daily routine.
  • Adapting the program/routine to suit the needs of the individual child or group.
  • Consistently planning age-appropriate and innovative ways of keeping children actively engaged.
  • Imparting knowledge to children through fun and play.
  • Ensuring the social and emotional growth of each child.
  • Addressing the physical needs of the individual child or group.
  • Composing detailed reports for parents via HiMama (sending pictures, entering daily activities, etc.)
  • Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to administration and parents.
  • Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
  • Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.
  • Working towards preparing children to enter the next level of care or for entry into school.
  • Working with and building professional relationships with parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.
  • Keeping records relating to child care.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Great with kids and have worked in a licensed child care facility for a minimum of 6 months.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to exercise patience when interacting with children.
  • A caring and approachable nature.
  • Stamina to chase after, lift, or carry children.
  • Ability to work during the evening, and after-hours, as needed, Monday thru Friday.

Education / Training

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