Diocese of Phoenix Catholic SchoolsDaycare teacher aide

Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Schools

Daycare teacher aide (1823)

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Job Details

TitleDaycare teacher aide
Posting ID1823



POSITION TITLE:         Daycare Aide

Department:                Catholic Schools

Grade:                          Infant through 5

Supervisor:                  Preschool Director


Purpose and Scope

Under the general supervision of the lead teacher, the Daycare aide strives to achieve the goals of Catholic education; assumes responsibility for leadership; works as a member of the daycare team;maintains an appropriate learning and social environment; evaluates the needs of each student; assists in developing and supervising all areas;  establishes positive school community relationships; continues professional development; performs other job related tasks as deemed necessary and/or assigned by the director.


Essential Job Functions


Strives to achieve the goals of Catholic education

  • shows evidence of the Catholic philosophy of education.
  • promotes Gospel values and Catholic moral teachings.
  • upholds the doctrinal teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Exemplifies Catholic living both in and out of the classroom.

 Assumes responsibility for the leadership of the classes assigned

  • demonstrates a willingness to learn effective teaching techniques and child development.
  • assists in daily instruction and learning activities appropriate to the students’ needs.
  • follows appropriate lesson plans.
  • acts as a positive role model.
  • is adaptable and flexible in routine and unexpected situations.
  • uses good judgment in daily encounters.


 Works as a member of the daycarel team

  • attends staff meetings.
  • attends trainings as assigned by the director.
  • participates in parent activities.
  • maintains a professional attitude.
  • uses positive communication skills both in and out of the classroom.


Develops an appropriate learning and social environment

  • works toward the creation of a Catholic community within the classroom and the entire school community.
  • maintains a room arrangement most appropriate to the educational objectives.
  • maintains an environment that promotes learning and social interaction.
  • provides for the safety, welfare and care of the students while they are in school.


Assists in the development and supervision of all areas

  • consults with the director and staff.
  • provides appropriate materials.
  • insures that the area is safe.


Establishes positive school community relationships

  • maintains cooperative relations with parents.
  • cooperates with and helps promote all school programs.


 Continues professional development

  • remains current with religious and academic standards.
  • keeps informed of current instructional practices through professional reading and educational opportunities.
  • participates in professional activities and joins appropriate professional organizations.
  • attends school and diocesan sponsored in-services and staff development opportunities.
  • attends and participates in school faculty meetings and in-services.


Performs any other job related tasks deemed necessary and/or assigned by the director.




  • If Catholic, willing to make a public Profession of Faith.
  • Ability to comply with the requirements specified in the Arizona Department of Health Daycare Licensing Regulations.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a high school or high school equivalency diploma.
  • Preference given to Catholic teachers.
  • Participated in Safe Environment Training and signed the Code of Ethics.
  • FBI Fingerprint Clearance completed.
Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationSt. Timothy Preschool

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/26/2018