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Osseo Area Schools – Kidstop Positions

3 Full-time Lead Instructor Positions  starting on July 1, 2018 (straight 8 hour shift for the summer)

Edinbrook Kidstop

Oak View Kidstop

Zanewood Kidstop

Hours:    Full Time: 6:15am-10:15am & 2:15pm-6:15pm (Split Shift for the school year)

General Purpose of Job:  To be responsible for providing on-site leadership and work direction for the Kidstop and Four Star Express programs.


  • Communicates with families, students, and school district staff in an accurate, friendly, and timely manner through multiple methods.
  • Informs stakeholders around program updates and deadlines to ensure seamless participation in the program.
  • Communicates and coordinates with several internal and external partners to ensure a quality program.
  • Builds respectful relationships with children, families, community partners, and district staff.
  • Works to support all out of school time activities on site.
  • Greet the parents and the children.
  • Work with and support all children in the program.
  • Communicates and puts in writing accidents or incidents concerning children or staff to appropriate supervisor or parents.
  • Maintains confidentiality and privacy of children and families.
  • Implements District, building/school, and program policies and procedures.
  • Creates and maintains a safe and welcoming environment that supports and serves the needs of children and families.
  • Appreciates and supports the development of individual attributes in children served in the program.
  • Ensures safety of all program participants, serves as incident commander.
  • Provides overall daily direction of program.
  • Maintains the appearance and cleanliness of program space, and makes physical changes as necessary to meet the needs of participants.
  • Attends all required Lead Instructor meetings.
  • Provides positive and corrective feedback and alternatives for action.
  • Assess and utilize team members’ areas of expertise to provide for optimum outcomes.
  • Works collaboratively to plan and implement age-appropriate, fun, enriching, and hands on experiences for youth.
  • Works collaboratively to support the social, physical, emotional and cognitive development of each child.
  • Serves as community education liaison at building and district levels.
  • Develops and supports enrichment opportunities for youth.
  • Advocates and supports overall program quality improvement goals and procedures.
  • Participate in activities with students, and lead small group activities.
  • Provides accommodations to programming to meet the needs of all students, including those identified with special needs.
  • Implements and maintains fidelity to any and all quality improvements measures as defined by Program
  • Managers or Coordinator.
  • Works as a team member to insure all staff are successfully and the mission of the District is met.
  • Serves as a positive representative of the overall Kidstop program and all Out of School Time Programs.
  • Honors all children, families, and staff.
  • Mindful of his/her words and actions and does not allow negative emotions to affect others.
  • Supports program manager in consistent delivery of programs and services.
  • Problems solve, collaborate, and communicate on site issues and needs in a timely and effective manner.
  • Work with other Out of School time staff (instructors, etc.) to ensure a safe, secure, welcoming, and supportive environment.
  • Completes the number of hours of in-service training as defined for this position.
  • Builds trusting relationships with all children, family, and staff.
  • Serves as a positive role model to all children, families, and staff displaying several positive attributes of which some are: creative thinker, problem solver, being a learner, accepting responsibility, and being upbeat and positive.
  • Welcomes diversity in thinking, culture, and perspective without judgment.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by Program Manager, Program Coordinator, or Site Leadership.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of employment.
  • Must have an AA degree or two years of relevant post-secondary education (Youth Work, Education, Social
  • Work, Etc…). Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Education or related field with at least one year previous experience.
  • Must meet requirements of State of Minnesota School Age Childcare Program Standards including a minimum of 120 hours of training in child development, guidance, and/or recreational coursework.
  • Must have 2,080 hours experience working with children in grades K-8 in a childcare program setting.
  • Current First Aid and CPR training within 90 days of employment.

Job Type:  Full-time, Year round

Bargaining Unit:  Kidstop Instructors

Salary Range:  Per Contract

March 13th, 2018

Posted In: Career Opportunities