• Personal Care Aide

    Personal Care Aide

    General description of Duties:
    Personal Care Aides are responsible to help implement IEP goals and objectives, implement adaption
    so children can function in a classroom setting, supports the child in the classroom, encourages
    and teaches independence and self-help skills to the child and walks to the child to and from the
    classroom.

    Positions:
    Bigler - 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Tuesday - Friday

    Qualifications
    ·  High School diploma or G.E.D.
    ·  Experience working with young children.
    ·  A working phone number.
    ·  Documented good physical health.
    ·  Good mental health

    Applicant should possess: the FBI fingerprint, State Police Criminal Background check, and Child
    Abuse History check before hiring. Please see links below:
    - PA Criminal Record (State Police)- https://epatch.state.pa.us
    - FBI Clearance- https://uenroll.identogo.com
    - Child Abuse History Check- www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis
    - Mandated Reporting Certificate-free-www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu.

    Desirable Characteristics
    ·  Dependable, highly motivated, and shows initiative.
    ·  Ability to establish a relationship of trust and respect with staff, children and families.
    ·  Ability to plan and organize work.
    ·  Ability to facilitate individual and group situations.
    ·  Receptive to training.
    ·  Able to work without constant supervision.
    ·  Pleasant personality.
    ·  Belief in Head Start philosophy of Reaching Children Through Families.

    Physical Requirements
    ·  Reach overhead.
    ·  Lift and carry objects over fifty (50) pounds.
    ·  Bend to a child's level and retrieve items from the floor.
    ·  Stand for extended periods of time with reasonable breaks.
    ·  Sit at child size tables.
    ·  Walk and stand for periods of over one hour.
    ·  Hold children on their lap.
    ·  Physically restrain a child as needed following guidelines.
    ·  Climb stairs
    ·  Sit on the floor for over thirty minutes.
    ·  Vision and hearing within normal limits.
    ·  Hand wash and rinse dishes using chemical disinfectants.

    Position will remain open until filled.
    Resumes may be submitted to resume@cenclear.org

     

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