daycare assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

A Ambitious student pursuing a Criminal Justice degree. Outgoing student pursuing flexible part-time employment with weekend and evening shift options. Hard working and dedicated student pursuing a better future for myself. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Fast leader and willing to learn new things and accept all the opportunity that gets in my way.

  • Activities leadership
  • Early education
  • Social development
  • Early childhood knowledge
  • Housekeeping abilities
  • Behavior management techniques
  • Sanitation understanding
  • Team building
  • Flexible
  • Troubleshooting
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Team management
  • Bilingual
  • Issue resolution
  • Cash drawer balancing
  • Cash management
12/2019 to Current
Daycare Assistant North Country Academy Acworth, GA,
  • Managed crafts and other hands-on activities to engage kids and promote development.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments while accounting for dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Enhanced academic, social and emotional learning with use of structured playtime and unstructured free play.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Implemented warning and timeout strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play materials for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Kept inventory of toys, art supplies well-organized and well-stocked to meet needs of children under care.
  • Applied patience, expertise techniques to maintain group discipline.
  • Conducted reading classes for children to build foundational knowledge.
  • Maintained safety and security of up to 10 children, reducing minor mishaps with stringent supervision and basic safety protocols.
  • Developed and implemented age-appropriate lesson plans.
08/2020 to 12/2020
Cashier Carlie C's Iga Smithfield, RI,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Maintained professional store appearance by inspecting checkout areas and directing team members in cleaning, trash removal and other actions.
07/2018 to 08/2019
Summer Youth Employee Lucila Solar Daycare City, STATE,
  • Planned, coordinated and conducted activities for program participants.
  • Supervised children during indoor and outdoor activities, outings and special events.
  • Arranged for and assisted children with snacks and meals.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
10/2018 to 03/2019
Winter Camp After School Programs Inc. City, STATE,
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Coordinated and led group activities for campers and counselors.
  • Designed activities to help individuals overcome confidence issues and build strength.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and food service to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Communicated campers' needs, progress and program benchmarks in weekly staff meetings.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Checked and secured life jackets and safety equipment around lakes or onboard boats and kayaks to reduce injury or accidents.
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and revenue.
Education and Training
Expected in
: Criminal Justice
John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York - New York, NY
Expected in 06/2019
High School Diploma:
Manhattan Academy For Arts And Languages - New York, NY
Native/ Bilingual
Native/ Bilingual
  • [Identifying and Responding to Anaphylaxis: Elijah’s Law] Training - 2021
  • [Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning] Training - [2019]
  • [CPR] Training - [2019]
  • [CPR] Training - [2021]
  • [ACEs and Trauma-Informed Practice developed by the CUNY School of Professional Studies] Training - [2022]

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School Attended

  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York
  • Manhattan Academy For Arts And Languages

Job Titles Held:

  • Daycare Assistant
  • Cashier
  • Summer Youth Employee
  • Winter Camp


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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