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Job Title: Daycare Worker

Job Summary: We are seeking a compassionate and responsible Daycare Worker to join our team. The ideal candidate will be able to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children while promoting their physical, emotional, and social development. The Daycare Worker will be responsible for supervising children, planning and implementing age-appropriate activities, and maintaining a clean and organized daycare facility.


  • Supervise and monitor the safety of children in the daycare
  • Plan and implement age-appropriate activities, such as games, crafts, and outdoor play
  • Provide basic care, such as feeding, diapering, and nap time
  • Communicate with parents about their child's progress and behavior
  • Maintain a clean and organized daycare facility
  • Follow all daycare policies and procedures


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with children preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must pass a background check

Physical Demands: The Daycare Worker may be required to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time. They may also be required to lift and carry children or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions: The Daycare Worker will work in a daycare facility, which may include exposure to noise, odors, and cleaning chemicals. They may also be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings options.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Daycare Worker

What is the best way to find and hire a Daycare Worker near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Daycare Worker applicants. Employers posting their Daycare Worker job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Daycare Worker applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Daycare Worker are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 6 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Daycare Worker positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Daycare Worker role?
SMS has 93% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Daycare Worker job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Daycare Workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 130% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Daycare Worker applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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