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Childcare Worker 

FSLA: Non Exempt (Temporary)
Pay Grade: 9

Reports to:
Family Literacy Program Director

Part-Time, 4-16 hrs/week (schedule varies, primarily 8-10am weekday mornings and/or 6-8pm weekday evenings)


  • Experience: Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Language skills: Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in English, Spanish language skills appreciated
  • Knowledge and Skills: Ability to engage and care for young children ages 0-10, ability to work on a team and work independently, ability to communicate professionally with clients, peers, and superiors

General Description

Provide childcare to young children ages 0-10 in a school setting during Family Literacy ESL Classes for adults.

Areas of Responsibilities

Direct Care of Children

  • Responsible for supervising children during parents’ class time
  •  Responsible for assuring students are safe during the assigned periods
  •  Responsible for working as a member of a team, and reporting any concerns to the teacher or designee
  • Interact with co-workers, administration, children, parents, and the community in positive, supportive, and cooperative ways


  • Ensure accurate records of children attending childcare
  • Complete time report bi-weekly and return to supervisor
  • Complete other pertinent paperwork and records as necessary


  • Support efforts to bring about a just and vibrant West Michigan through the power of literacy.
  • Support organizational culture and values and exhibit cultural competency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Diedre Deering (ddeering@literacycenterwm.org).

The Literacy Center of West Michigan is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports National Career Readiness Certification.

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