Mount Hermon

  • Childcare Assistant Lead

    Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
    Posted Date 7 months ago(9/28/2017 12:29 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Summer Staff
    Projected Position End Date
  • Overview

    Summer Staff - Organized Camp

    Position Objective:


    Childcare Assistant Lead will work to assist the Team Lead and Family Camp Children’s Ministry Coordinator (FCCMC) in overseeing and leading the Childcare staff and program. They will help provide guidance and organization of program activities and curriculum to provide structure and stability to Childcare team. Create an environment that fosters safety and spiritual growth in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


    Key Job Accountabilities:  

    • Assists Team Lead & FCCMC in organization, documentation, and facilitation of Childcare program and staff general well being.
    • Assists in providing leadership for staff through training, team building, meetings, and clear, appropriately, and timely communication.
    • Will directly oversee and be responsible for a specific classroom during the summer (infants, toddlers, pre-k, kindergarten) providing specialization, continuity, and care for the quality of program in that age-group. This entails the following:
      • Coordinate with staff for the week to implement a variety of camp activities and curriculum.
      • Provide clear and open communication with parents regarding their child /children’s well-being with special attention to health, safety, correction and care.
      • Coordinate and distribute schedules and events to Childcare counselors in their respective
      • Organize and maintain work areas and supplies to ensure they are clean, orderly and fully stocked.
      • Responsible for the physical and spiritual welfare of campers through correction and guidance of children.
      • Lead and assist in small and large group teaching of curriculum.
      • Lead and assist in crafts, music, drama, group games, etc.
    • Attend a weekly meeting with the FCCMC and the leadership team.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:


    • Directly oversee a specific classroom for the summer providing leadership, feedback, and direction for the staff that week.
    • Assist Team Lead and FCCMC in the overall care for Childcare staff.


    General Qualifications:


    A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith. Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization. Of strong moral character and integrity.




    • High school graduate.
    • Some college experience preferred.
    • Preferred college credits in pre-school education.
    • Must be CPR/First Aid certified.


    Work Experience:


    • Prior experience with working with children in ministry settings.
    • Prefer prior experience in leadership roles in childcare setting.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Emotionally mature and willing to accept responsibility.
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision and possess problem-solving skills.
    • Love for children of all ages is essential; capable of being a strong Christian role model to children.
    • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
    • Must possess leadership and observational skills.
    • A heart to serve whenever needed.
    • Ability to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.

    Key Job Accountabilities

    Physical Demands:


    The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, hiking, shouting, ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15-60 lbs., and engage in general physical play with children. 


    Additional Requirements:


    • Will be assigned a secondary role as required for all Summer Staff.
    • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
    • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
    • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


    *This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



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