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Providence Teacher Assistant Child Development in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Teacher Assistant (Center for Child Development, Days, 1.0 FTE) at the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Communicate appropriately (verbal and written) with children, parents/families, teaching and management teams.

  • Assist in program implementation by preparing and facilitating developmentally appropriate learning experiences.

  • Complete forms and records related to children’s development and learning experiences.

  • Assist in creating and maintaining a safe, organized, well supplied and varied learning environment

  • Meet licensing requirements and NAEYC Accreditation standards for continuing education. Complete required Providence Web-based courses through Healthstream. Complete the Child Development Associate ( CDA ), a national early childhood certification credential

  • Assist in maintaining a safe and healthy environment through adequate supervision of children and implementation of infection control procedures.

  • Help to ensure the safety of equipment and materials.

  • Comply with licensing and NAEYC Accreditation standards while implementing developmentally appropriate practice.

  • Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served.

  • Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Infant/Child CPR certification within 30 days of hire date

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA), national early childhood certification credential

  • Child care experience

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 291466