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Requisition ID:  15998

Child Care Aide

Job Summary


The Child Care Aid assists staff with child care program activities.



Responsibilities include:


  • Preparing, setting up, and cleaning up for various curriculum activities
  • Monitoring children during nap times, lunchtime, playtime, and other activities throughout the day
  • Assisting in maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Setting up and cleaning up during snack and lunchtimes, assisting with preparation and distribution of food items as needed
  • May assist with some office duties such as answering telephones, answering questions, or working on special projects





  • High school diploma/GED
  • Able to complete the CDA certificate (Child Development Certification) within one year of hire date
  • Experience working with young children six (6) weeks to five (5) years of age
  • Ability to lift and carry 50-80 lbs. frequently and up to 100+ lbs. occasionally




  • Bachelor's degree in early education or related field



Additional Information:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check and drug screen will be required for employment in this position
  • A physical exam and TB is required within the first 30 days of employment
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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