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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
WALDEN SCHOOL
POSITION: RELIEF/SUBSTITUTE/TEMP CHILD CARE WORKER
DEFINITION: Responsible for the direct care and safety of the children residing at Walden
School.
REQUIREMENTS:
• Training or degree in Human Service Field.
• Understanding of mental health and children’s issues.
• 1 to 2 years in direct child care experiences.
• A valid drivers license and a clean driving record as determined by
Human Resources is required.
• A second language fluency in ASL; Understanding of mental health
and children’s issues.
SUPERVISOR: Child Care Supervisor
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Adheres to Walden School Policies and Procedures.
SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN
Supervises children in daily routines and assists with the activities of daily living skills.
Demonstrates flexibility and creativity intervening with children using methods, which reflect the
treatment philosophy of Walden School.
Provides students with a level of supervision consistent with the treatment plan and the Walden
School safety policies.
CASE MANAGEMENT
Conveys all pertinent information concerning students to other staff via e-mail, logs and incident
reports.
Transports children as needed.
Utilizes physical interventions consistent with the Professional Assault Response Training
program.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be physically able to perform all duties including restraining assaultive students when
necessary, pursuing running students and participating in sports and recreation activities with
students. Job may also include prolonged standing, frequently lifting up to 50 pounds, pushing,
pulling, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching above shoulder level as well as reacting quickly to
minimize escalating behavioral outbursts.
Your employment with The Learning Center for the Deaf is a voluntary one and is subject to termination by you or The Learning Center for the Deaf at will, with or without cause,
and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in these policies shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of The
Learning Center for the Deaf employees.
This policy of employment-at-will may not be modified by any officer or employee and shall not be modified in any publication or document. The only exception to this policy is a
written employment agreement approved at the discretion of the President or the Board of Directors, whichever is applicable.
These personnel policies are not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document.
The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.