Child Care Attendant

at Ascension Health in Bellwood, Illinois, United States

Job Description


+ Department Name: Child Development Center

+ Schedule: Part-time, (20 hrs per week) 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

+ Center Name: Ascension Child Development Center

+ Location: Bellwood, IL

  • This is a home based Child Care Attendant position who delivers the full

range of Early Head Start services at the client’s home **


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Provide a safe environment for children.

+ Ensure children are supervised at all times.

+ Ensure the environment is safe, clean and in good repair.

+ Report deficiencies to supervisor immediately.

+ Follow acceptable protocol when accepting children for child care coverage.

+ Interact with children and parents appropriately.

+ Assist in maintaining the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom while allowing for the expressive and creative involvement and interaction of children.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American HeartAssociation or American Red Cross accepted.

+ Certification specializing in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation preferred.

+ Food Service Professional credentialed from the ServSafe National Restaurant Association preferred.

+ Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred.


+ High School diploma equivalency OR 1 year of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.

+ Note: Required professional licensure/certification can be used in lieu of education or experience,if applicable.

Additional Preferences


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Adult learning, Education or a related field is required

At least 12 hours of Early Childhood Education college credit OR Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) certification i s also required.

Transportation: A personal vehicle is required for this field based position

Lauguage : Spanish speaking skills is preferred

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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Job Posting: JC246892216

Posted On: Aug 31, 2023

Updated On: Nov 18, 2023

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