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Mound Westonka Community Education and Services
Adventure Club – Preschool Program Assistant Job Posting
School Year 2018 – 2019
Location:
• Early Learning Center (ages 4 – 5)
Date Available: Immediately
Supervisors: Site Supervisor & Assistant Site Supervisor
Hours:
• Must be able to work Monday – Friday: 6:15am – 9:00am (with the option of working
until 12:30pm Monday – Friday if desired)
Rate:
• Based on education and experience

Qualifications:
• Minimum of 18 years of age
• Strong communication skills
• Experience and demonstrated success working with children and families
• Current CPR & First Aid certification (or ability to obtain if hired – training provided)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Completion of some college level courses or degree in education strongly preferred

Child management responsibilities include the following:
• Ability to keep a group of children safe in a variety of program spaces
• Maintenance of attendance and counts for a group of children
• Active engagement with children in all activities during program hours
• A patient, warm, understanding and receptive attitude towards all children
• Ability to implement behavior modification in cooperation with program policies
• Ability to initiate and lead a group of children in a project, gym game, through
challenging social situations, etc.
• Encouraging conversation and problem-solving among children by using effective
communication, redirection, reflection and role modeling
• Other duties as assigned by the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor
Communication responsibilities include the following:
• Greeting children and families in a positive and friendly manner
• Communicating positive feedback to parents on a regular basis
• Informing the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor of incidents or accidents
• Ability to write and verbally communicate behavior and accident reports in accordance
with program guidelines
• Attendance at regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service trainings
• Strong ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality of information
regarding children, families & staff
• Positively and successfully work as a member of the team
• Effectively communicate with parents, school staff, youth enrichment staff and program
staff.
• Communicating regularly with program staff, ability to regularly check email for
important schedule or training information, and checking the staff board daily
• Other duties as assigned by the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor
Site management responsibilities include the following:
• Setting up and putting away games, equipment, and supplies as indicated on the weekly
program schedule or as directed by the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor
• Implementation of program policies and procedures
• Maintaining records as directed by the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor
• Keeping program and storage areas clean and orderly
• Weekly sanitizing of toys and equipment
• Other duties as assigned by the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor

For any additional information please contact the Child Care Coordinator, Ashley Tupper, at
tuppera@westonka.k12.mn.us or 952.491.8046.

October 9th, 2018

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