daycare assistant resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Expected in 06/2025 to to Bachelor of Arts | Criminal Justice Seattle University, Seattle, Washington , GPA:
Professional Summary

Hardworking Daycare Assistant diligent in keeping children safe and secure while promoting learning and meeting basic needs of care. Excellent people and problem-solving abilities with diligent and focused nature. Child-focused with certification in Infant CPR and First Aid. Promotes learning at every age level. Skilled at managing supplies, cleaning work areas and monitoring safety concerns in the interests of children and team members. Familiar with managing housekeeping needs, maintaining documentation and planning different events. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Outgoing child caregiver with experience caring for children while providing encouragement and kindness. Expert at guiding playtime, leading exercise activities, and teaching rules. Creative planner with gift for keeping children engaged long-term with fun activities.

  • First Aid and CPR
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Laundry and Linen Management
  • Coordination and Teamwork
  • Decision Making
  • Educational Support
  • Observing and Monitoring Behavior
  • Caring and Responsible
  • Childcare Regulations
  • Progress Reports and Documentation
  • Special Needs Care
  • Creative Thinking
  • Child Supervision
  • Physical Stamina
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Parent Relationships
  • Positive Attitude and Energetic
  • Honest and Ethical
Work History
08/2019 to 11/2021 Daycare Assistant North Country Academy | Closter, NJ,
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Designed monthly activity schedules to balance play, rest and learning time.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.

  • Restocked supplies and personal hygiene products for use by students.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Provided lunchtime assistance to monitor children, assist with eating and serve food.
  • Used patience, skill and various behavior modification techniques to maintain order and safety.
  • Maintained clean, neat and hazard-free areas to protect kids, personnel and families.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Kept children between ages of 2 and 7 safe and secure with vigilant oversight.
08/2019 to 08/2021 Family Babysitter Family Members | City, STATE,
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Prepared healthy, age-appropriate snacks and meals.
  • Assisted children with homework assignments and special projects across different subjects.
  • Helped children learn how to complete small chores appropriate for age level.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Organized different types of activities to enhance physical and intellectual development.
  • Maintained updated list of emergency contact information and child's health information in case of emergencies.
  • Led indoor and outdoor activities to entertain and occupy children.
  • Communicated positively with children and guardians.
  • Offered age-appropriate, fun and educational activities for children ranging in age from six weeks to sixth grade.
  • Studied and researched food allergies to understand requirements for individuals with such conditions.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
08/2019 to 05/2021 Teacher Helper Stacy Jones | City, STATE,
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Prepared teaching materials and set up audio-visual equipment for lead teacher.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Responded to student needs and questions promptly.
  • Adhered to classroom protocols to keep areas clean, neat and organized.
  • Supported classroom activities, tutoring, and reviewing work.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Cultivated core values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.

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School Attended

  • Seattle University

Job Titles Held:

  • Daycare Assistant
  • Family Babysitter
  • Teacher Helper


  • Bachelor of Arts

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