• Childcare Classroom Floater

    TradeWinds Services Inc.
    Job Description
    TradeWinds Service, Inc, located in Merrillville, IN has a full-time position for an Childcare Classroom Floater. Must be available Monday-Friday; 6:30 am- 6:00 pm (hours will vary)
    The Floater is to assist and cooperate in a supportive role with working in various classrooms.  Promote health, safety, nutrition and appropriate developmental activities of the children in the classroom. All teachers will work with children with and without special needs. 
    Responsible for assisting the teachers with the full implementation of Head Start, Paths to Quality, Indiana Early Childcare Licencing Regulations, TradeWinds Services Policies and Procedures. Maintain an open, friendly, professional relationship with all staff and families, to include respect for culture, diversity, and ethnicity. Works according to a schedule determined with input from all teaching staff and the Childcare Coordinator in all classrooms. Performs required caregiving activities for child/children, i.e. feeding, toileting, dressing, etc. Utilizes positive discipline. Attends meetings, training, and professional development activities. Feeding, diapering, and potty training as needed.

    Education Requirements: Minimum CDA; Experience working with children with special needs in a group setting preferred. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Creative Curriculum preferred.
    Please complete online job application and submit resume to
    or in person M-F, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    at 3198 East 83rd Place, Merrillville, IN
    TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.
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