Location : Maitama, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Purpose Including Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provide responsible care for children
Treat all children with care and compassion
Uphold all safety standards
Maintain a clean, sanitary, and orderly classroom
Maintain a professional attitude, respecting family privacy at all times
Prepare nutritional food choices for children and encourage them to try new things
Provide enriching educational activities
Lead songs and learning exercises
Provide structure and accountability in a compassionate fashion
Help children with toileting / diaper changes as needed
Design and implement educational, age-appropriate activities
Encourage children to participate in all activities
Help children learn to be helpers in the classroom, as appropriate
Contact parents as needed to address challenges
Remain in constant contact with families of children via newsletters, conferences, etc.
Provide many opportunities for children to learn and develop age-appropriate skills.
Provide a Structured and Caring Environment :
Child caregivers, plan, supervise, and implement a structured learning environment that allows young children to explore their interests.
For example, they may read and play with toddlers to introduce social skills such as manners.
They help young children learn through creative group activities.
Maintain Child Hygiene :
Child caregivers are required by law to maintain a safe, sanitary, and clean environment for the children under their care.
When needed, a caregiver may change the diaper of an infant or toddler.
They may need to help a young child go to the bathroom. Throughout the day as kids play, child caregivers make sure their environment stays neat and may enlist the children’s help to keep this standard.
Prepare and Organize Snacks :
A child caregiver ensures that the children they take care of have enough to eat.
They normally prepare and organize mealtimes and snacks for kids.
Great child caregivers prepare nutritional food selections for children and encourage them to try new things.
Supervise Play and Rest :
Since play is so important for the healthy psychological development of children, child caregivers combine playtime with other instructional strategies to aid this development.
Caregivers create routines to make sure that children have a balanced amount of physical activity, rest, and playtime.
While children are playing with each other, caregivers monitor for any safety concerns.
Communicate with Staff and Parents :
Child caregivers are responsible for carefully watching for any signs of emotional or developmental issues with children.
When they notice something amiss, they must bring it to the attention of a child’s parents or the appropriate team leader.
A primary goal of a child caregiver is to create a positive relationship with parents, children, and other staff. They engage in active communication to help keep children safe and make them feel cared for.