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Full-Time Nurturing Families Childcare Facilitator Opportunity

Are you passionate about creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for young minds to grow and flourish? Do you have a natural ability to connect with children and guide them through engaging activities? Do you enjoy passing on your enthusiasm to others and create a contagious environment for all to share in the joys of nurturing children? If so, please consider submitting your resume for the Childcare Facilitator position with Moses House Ministries.

 

Moses House Ministries provides help and offers hope to families with young children living in the High Desert. For the past 27 years, we have been a beacon of hope, offering a range of services designed to empower families and individuals to overcome adversity and achieve their God-given potential. We work as a team to see lives changed. We offer helping hands and caring hearts to families in crisis, ensuring children grow up in nurturing homes – free from the risks of abuse and/or neglect. We wrap all of our services around each family, offering a framework for building success, while providing support to grow.

As a Childcare Facilitator, you will play a valuable role in our center, fostering a supportive and stimulating atmosphere that encourages children's social, emotional, and cognitive development. Your creativity, energy, and passion for early education will shine through as you guide children through a range of activities and experiences that promote optimal attachment and development. You will guide parents in understanding their roles with their children during play and reading. You will provide tools for parents to develop nurturing skills consistent with the Nurturing Families™ curriculum, modeling these skills in group-based parent-child interaction sessions.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement age-appropriate activities that stimulate children’s growth and development;

  • Create a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment for all children in your care;

  • Implement structured and complete lesson plans within each session to meet the needs of children and coordinate with Parenting Facilitators;

  • Teach nurturing principles for children of parents enrolled in core parenting programs, modeling our core values in tandem with Parenting Facilitators and other child care staff;

  • Set-up and maintain an appropriate classroom environment for children;

  • Collect and record data that will establish effective evaluation of children’s progress by using the ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire) and other instruments;

  • Greet parents and children, establishing immediate, positive rapport, and ensuring complete sign-in process.

  • Collect and report participant demographics and other data as required for funders and staff as assigned;

  • Supervise and direct Childcare Assistant and childcare volunteers;

  • Communicate effectively with parents and guardians about children’s activities and milestones.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Early Childhood Education certification preferred;

  • Experience working with young children (0-5 years) in a childcare or educational setting;

  • Enthusiasm for working with children and helping them reach their full potential;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to be flexible, patient, and adaptable in changing environments;

  • Empathetic and approachable demeanor, with the ability to connect with diverse groups of parents and caregivers;

  • Understanding of child development principles and best practices in early childhood education.

  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish), but not required;

  • Positive attitude and the ability to remain calm under pressure.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages and benefits package;

  • Opportunities for professional development and continued education;

  • Positive and collaborative work environment with a team focused on the mission;

  • The opportunity to make a meaningful and lasting impact on families and children in our community.

 

 

If you are dedicated and have a passion for facilitating the optimal environments for children to play and grow, we invite you to apply for the Childcare Facilitator position at Moses House Ministries. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your approach to childcare development to jobs@moseshouse.org.

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For more information on this position, please call Bertha Miramontes, Program Director at (760) 955-1895 ext. 112 or Matthew Coughlin, Executive Director at (760) 955-1895 ext. 150.

Send resume to jobs@moseshouse.org 

Position will be open until filled; however, we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please submit resumes as soon as possible. If you yourself are not interested in this position, but know someone who would be a great fit for our team, please pass this message on. We are blessed to have friends like you to draw from and look forward to meeting whomever God is leading this way for the benefit of the families we work with. Thank you.

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