ASSISTANT NURSERY DIRECTOR
St. James Episcopal Church - Nursery Director Job Description
Job Type: Part-Time
Pay: $15 - $25/hour - based on experience Schedule: Sundays, 8:00am to 11:00am
This job reports directly to the Church Rector.
St. James Episcopal Church is seeking a Assistant Nursery Director!
We are looking for a caregiver that has experience working with children ages 1-6. The ideal candidate will provide safe, fun, developmentally appropriate enrichment in the church nursery. Candidates do not need to be Episcopalian, but do need to be comfortable working in a church setting. The successful candidate will undergo a mandatory background check and complete Safe Church Training upon being hired.
Responsible for providing safe, enriching childcare to children aged 1- 6
Maintaining a clean and safe space for children to play.
Candidate must commit to being on time every Sunday to open and operate the nursery from 8:00am to 11:00am, including holidays and other special church services related to major christian holidays like Christmas and Easter. Approved absences for Nursery employees require a two-week notice. Nursery Employees must provide a minimum of 2 hours’ notice for unplanned absences.
Typical child care duties: feeding, diapering, leading activities or games, crafts, and play-based, spiritually enriching engagement
All Nursery Employees must help to maintain accurate accounting of all children in the nursery and stay in the nursery until all children are secured with a responsible adult named on the child’s registration form.
The Nursery Assistant will take direction from the Nursery Director and will provide support and instruction to other Nursery Employees or Volunteers when needed.
The Nursery Assistant must adhere to the Utah Episcopal Diocesan Policy on Protection of Children and Youth from Abuse and sign a code of conduct.
Experience in caring for children between 1-6 years with the ability to adapt and interact with a variety of personalities.
Dependability is key to this role. Tardiness/excessive absences will result in termination of employment.
CDA credentials or other certifications preferred, not required
CPR/First Aid Certification required. If not current, training will be provided.