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Child Care Aide

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BENEFITS: Possible scholarship for employees looking for degrees in the field of Early Childhood Education or Child Development as listed below: 1. Apprenticeship Certificate which covers tuition for up to 6 credits a semester for ECE classes on the Apprenticeship curriculum list and results in the attainment of a certificate upon completion 2. TEACH scholarship which covers tuition costs incurred with degrees in the field of ECE.

Posting Details


Requisition Number LOA00086
Position Title Child Care Aide
Type of Position Part-time Professional Position (LOA)
Full-time/Part-time Part-time
Other Position Information

Requirements prior to employment:
1. All employees who are 18 years of age and older are required to submit finger prints to local and federal repositories for background checks prior to start date. APPLICANT COST: $8 for one finger print cards payable to Carson City Sheriff’s Dept.
2) federal background check APPLICANT COST: $36.25
3) TB skin test clearance EMPLOYEE COST: $25

Requirements for the duration of employment:
1. Employees must take CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, Infectious Disease and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect within the first 90 days of employment. The cost of this training may be incurred in whole or in part by the CDC.
2. Employees must also take 24 hours of Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related subjects every licensing year of employment. The CDC will assist student employees in the process of acquiring this annual training.

Administrative Positions: Salary Range
Please select Not Applicable if this is an academic position.
Department Child Developmnt Center


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

ECE degree/classes and/or experience in child care desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Organizing activities with the children in accordance with the curriculum as prepared by the Head Teacher
2. Prepare materials for the Teacher for planned activities
3. Diapering and potty training as necessary
4. Aide Teacher in cleaning classroom
5. Other duties as assigned which may include but are not limited to: a) Cleaning up CDC kitchen and b) Organizing CDC kitchen and supplies

Please list any special instructions to applicants
(i.e., submit art portfolio with slides)

Employment is contingent on the completion of appropriate background verification, which may include criminal history, credit history, sex and violent offender registry, education verification licensure and employment history to be administered by the Western Nevada College Human Resources office.

Newly hired faculty must assure that their official transcript is sent by the degree granting institution(s) to Western Nevada College, Human Resources Office within 30 calendar days from the effective date of employment. Academic degrees must have been awarded by regionally accredited institutions.

WNC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender identity or expression, sexual-orientation, protected veteran status, genetics, or religion in its programs and activities and provides equal access to facilities to all.  Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies may be referred to:  Title IX Coordinator:(775) 445-4231, Western Nevada College, 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV  89703.  For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.  (Rev. 09/16)


Pay Basis Other
Other Pay Basis

Salary schedule dependent on experience


Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available

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