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Position:  Child Care Assistant, Minneapolis Kids Juniors program serving four-year-olds

o   42-weeks, Full-time

o   Rate of Pay:  Starting at $18.02 per hour

o   The link is here

Child Care Assistant (Mpls Kids JUNIORS) – Lake Harriet Lower (FULL TIME)

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

Job Title: Child Care Assistant (Mpls Kids JUNIORS) – Lake Harriet Lower (FULL TIME)  and Requisition ID number: 95367

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 10/28/2022

Organizational Unit:  Minneapolis Kids (10000073)

Site:  Lake Harriet Lower (Audobon) (0104)

FTE:  1.0 FTE, 40 Hours/Week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  ESP(28)

Functional Area:  Paraprofessional

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.



Under general supervision, assists MPS program staff and school personnel with educational programs, planned activities, supervising children, maintaining classroom and play environments, sanitary and safety checks and procedures, parent communication and program records.

SCHEDULE:  6:30-9:45, 3:15-6:00 (Split)

Starting Pay (22-23 school year): $18.02/hour



* Assist teachers and the Site Coordinator to offer a safe, nurturing, educational and recreational experience where children are encouraged to pursue interests, develop friendships, independence, and confidence.

* Assist students in learning and recreational programs; reinforce positive behavior, provide individual assistance, encourage socialization and good communications.

* Monitor student activities, promote respect, explain social norms and disciplinary consequences, and enforce District policies and rules of conduct.

* Assist teachers in delivering classroom and recreational services; assist with attendance, work assignments, clerical duties, behavior management, and classroom preparation and setup.

* Maintain inventory of meals and snacks, classroom supplies and recreational materials; clean and rearrange rooms between classes and special programs..

* Provide customer service to parents and guardians, answer questions, and explain school rules.

Knowledge of

* Classroom policies and procedures.

* Methods and techniques to assist students with educational and recreational programs.

* Safety rules and regulations.


Associate’s Degree in child development or a directly related field AND one (1) year of paid experience working with children.


May be required to meet the Minnesota State Department of Welfare Center licensing requirements for assistant teachers.

First Aid/CPR training is required within twelve (12) months of date of employment.


Work is performed in a classroom environment, with moderate physical requirements; requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree and working with children. Must be able to lift 30 pounds; may be required to physically restrain students if they are at risk of hurting themselves or others.

September 23rd, 2022

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