UT Health Asst Child Care Specialist- Texas Medical Center in Texas

Asst Child Care Specialist- Texas Medical Center


Education / Child Care

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 18000235

Position Summary:

Assists the Child Care Specialist I and II in maintaining a safe learning environment for the children by providing assistance in the support of the teaching efforts in a pre-school child day care and learning environment at the University of Texas Health Science Center Child Development Center.

Cambridge St. 77054

Casual (up to 15hrs. wkly)

Child Care Specialist

None- Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Assists in feeding the children, changes diapers, and provides a clean and safe environment.

  2. Follows the feeding schedule in each child's folder and adds information to the daily log kept on each child.

  3. Ensures a safe environment, must observe the children constantly, and removes any dangerous materials and objects from their reach.

  4. Refers any unusual events or problems with the children to the Child Care Specialist II.

  5. Greets the parents and children at arrival and departure times.

  6. Makes daily reports to parents on the child's daily activities.

  7. Completes individual children's daily activity log.

  8. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:

High school graduate or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

None. Six months experience working with pre-school age children preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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