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Preferred Family Healthcare Child Care Assistant in St. Charles, Missouri

We're a Good Family to Know:

Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.

Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities and strong core values, PFH remains a “Good Family to Know!”

Your role at PFH:

As a Child Care Assistant you will provide supervision to children enrolled in the child care program, including interactive play, structured activity implementation, and completion of child development summaries.

You will:

  • Provide a safe, hazard free environment for children enrolled in child care.

  • Provide ongoing interaction with children involved in child care.

  • Provide age appropriate structure and behavior modification in accordance with child care regulations and agency procedures.

  • Facilitate lesson plans as directed by the Childcare Lead Teacher or Childcare Director.

  • Complete daily cleaning chores and follow deep cleaning schedule as directed.

  • Communicate with Childcare Lead Teacher, Child Care Director and Clinical Staff regarding observed needs of children including specialized services with families or other support.

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, or snack meals for children as needed according to menu schedule.

We think you'd be great for this role if you have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

You'll love being a part of our family because:

Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide. Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.

Our eligible associates enjoy some of the following PFH Perks:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plan options

  • Competitive 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – up to 5% match!

  • Company paid basic life insurance

  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

  • Emergency Medical Leave Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – healthcare and dependent child-care

  • Health & Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Mileage Reimbursement

  • License/Certification Reimbursement

Our human resources team wants to let you know what's required:

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:

  • Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/ neglect.

  • Motor vehicle driving record check.

  • Education and license/certification verification (if applicable).

  • Employment and/or personal reference checks.

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