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    Summary

    Incumbent provides appropriate developmental care and instructions for children by attending to their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs. Duties may include assisting in the child’s arrival and departure from the center, diapering, feeding, toileting, resting, etc.; developing and assisting with games and learning activities; observing and evaluating development levels and maintaining records and other related duties.

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    Responsibilities

    GSE-02 – Entry Level ($12.66 - $15.94): The primary function of this position is to serve as a trainee assisting higher level employees to provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children in the Child Development Center. Applicant must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment and be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED). Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and successfully pass the required security and health checks.

    GSE 03 – Intermediate Level ($13.82 - $17.96): The grade level of this position represents the intermediate level for childcare positions. Performs many difficult childcare tasks using training and experience. Training will be of a progressively responsible and specialized nature associated with the childcare and development operations. In addition to meeting the requirements of the GSE-02, applicant must have six (6) months experience working with children or youth in a child or youth setting AND completion of child abuse modules and modules 1-3 of the Department of the Navy (DON) Standardized Module Training. Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles as they relate to children and youth’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Ability to plan and organize work and to interpret a curriculum or activity plan and follow written instructions.

    GSE-04 – Target Level ($15.51 - $20.16): Must possess one of the following: A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School Age (MSA) credential OR completion of the DON Standardized Module Training AND 12 months of experience working with children and youth OR a 2 year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field of study. Note: If the incumbent is hired initially at the GSE04 target position, the incumbent must complete the Navy module program within 18 months.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04

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