Childcare Associate

Family Ministries · Newport Beach, California
Department Family Ministries
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $16 - $19 DOE

Job Title:                            Childcare Associate

Reports to:                         Director of Early Childhood


Apply Directly to:             Gwen Reinauer - Director of Human Resources


REQUIRED:                         Cover Letter, Resume  and completed  St.  Andrews  Employment Application. 

Apply directly at:


CLOSING DATE:                 Until Filled



Role Summary

Enables activities of infants through prekindergarten children in the nursery and children in classes operated for members and guests of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.




  • Team First
    • Assist Director of Early Childhood each week with requested tasks
    • Be part of a team that supports the “church-wide” gatherings and functions
    • Attend weekly Children’s Ministry team meetings and attend other staff meetings
    • Be part of St. Andrew’s as evidence through participation within the body of believers
  • Essence of Responsibilities
    • Oversees the care of infants and toddlers
    • Follows all Policies and Procedures
    • Takes direction from Childcare Staff as needed
    • Keeps open communication with Early Childhood Director and Staff and responds to minor situations appropriately


  • Invite
    • Oversees, organizes, and participates in play time; reads to children; and provides age appropriate activities which may include sensory manipulation, singing, and other activities
    • Assists in keeping classrooms clean by cleaning toys, bedding, and other materials
    • Works with the Early Childhood Director and Childcare Staff to transition babies to the toddler side at appropriate time
    • Speaks with parents and relays information as needed


  • Nurture
    • Oversees nap time for staff children
    • Changes diapers
    • Attends to the safety of all children
    • Provides a safe and caring environment for all children
    • Assists with feeding bottles to infants


  • Empower
    • Assists children in eating, resting, and play time
    • Helps children remove outer garments and change clothes
    • Helps children develop habits of picking up and putting away toys and books
    • Prepares non-staff billing from nursery sign-in sheets
    • Maintains and prints all sign-up/sign in sheets

Other General Responsibilities

  • In addition to normal responsibilities, is a member of a team dedicated to Christian service and should therefore seek at all times to conduct him/herself in a way that would be pleasing to the Lord.
  • Ability to use a computer with the knowledge of Microsoft Office and Keynote programs
  • Must be available for occasional weekend or evening events
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Minister of Family Ministries and/ or Director of Elementary


  • An individual who is an active part of a Christian Church and affirms the mission, values, and mission measures of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

Education and/or experience

  • High School Diploma
  • 12 College units
  • CPR and first aid (will train)
  • Mandated reporter certification (will train)

Thank You

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  • Location
    Newport Beach, California
  • Department
    Family Ministries
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $16 - $19 DOE