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Eagle Zone Program Assistant (2019-20 School Year)                           JobID: 9590

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Position Type:
Community Education/Eagle Zone Program Assistant

Date Posted:

Community Education

Date Available:


Eden Prairie Schools is seeking an Eagle Zone Program Assistant – Paraprofessional to assist in the implementation and delivery of the Eagle Zone school-age care program, and in the support of out-of-school-time programming at the site level in accordance with quality assessment tools.  Please see the attached job description for complete details about this position.

Eagle Zone Program Assistant – Paraprofessional

MSEA Level 1


3-6 hours/day, depending on availability.

Schedule will be between the hours of 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. and/or 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Before and after school shifts are available.
1-5, depending on availability.

Please see the attached job description for complete details of this position.

Education/Certification: High school graduate or equivalent.
First Aid and CPR certification preferred. Training will be required for all staff. The program will offer training to all staff who are not certified.
Experience: Two years of experience working with children, planning, organizing, and promoting programs, preferred.
Experience working with volunteers preferred.
One-year successful experience working with elementary aged children in a childcare or education setting, preferred.


Eden Prairie Public Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.  Eden Prairie Public Schools does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.

September 6th, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities


Enrichment & Youth Development Coordinator                         JobID: 315

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Position Type:
Community Education/Coordinator

Date Posted:

Tilden Community Center

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1.0 FTE (full-time 12 months per year)
Bargaining Unit:  Community Education  Coordinator

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Director of Community Education, the Enrichment and Youth Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all aspects of youth and adult enrichment, recreation, and youth development to include such tasks as planning and implementing new and existing programs, working with the Marketing Specialist in the production of the program catalog and marketing materials; administering and monitoring program expenditures and budget(s); and the recruiting, hiring and monitoring the activities of the building supervisors within district facilities; working with community partnerships.



  • Plans, develops and implements all aspects of adult and youth enrichment and recreation programming.
  1. Develops programs to meet the lifelong learning needs of district residents.
  2. Works with all three elementary sites to develop programs and youth service opportunities to meet the varied needs for out of school time learning for youth pre-K through grade 8.
  3. Monitors enrollment, registration and payment procedures for all program areas.
  4. Coordinates and provides fee assistance for qualified families in accordance with department procedures.
  5. Schedules sites use for programs.
  6. Evaluates class/program effectiveness and participant satisfaction. Prepares program summaries and reports for the district or Director of Community Education.
  7. Works with Marketing Specialist to promote all areas of responsibility including the preparation of the program catalog.
  8. Partners with other community, school, business, health or human service agencies in providing services, classes or activities in areas of responsibility.
  9. Organizes and supervises the work of the Youth Impact Council at Hastings High School.
  10. Serves as a member of the Student Impact Club supervising the AmeriCorps Promise Fellows at Hastings Middle School.
  11. Organizes and supervises the work of the Summer Wedge program.
  12. Works with representatives from community agencies and organizations to collaborate as appropriate including the SPARK program.
  • Administers and monitors program budgets for Adult and Youth Enrichment, Recreation and Youth Development programs.
  1. Identifies alternative funding sources or grants to assist in enhancing or expanding program services and offerings.
  2. Monitors, accounts for, and tracks program revenues, fees, and expenditures by program.
  3. Prepares, codes, and submits purchase orders for needed supplies, materials, or equipment.
  4. Prepares grant reports to funding sources, if applicable.
  • Recruits, hires and monitors class instructors and building supervisors.
  1. Assigns staff per the needs of the program.
  2. Recruits, monitors, and evaluations instructors.
  3. Hosts instructor meetings and trainings. Maintains Instructor’s manual for enrichment instructors and other staff.
  4. Prepares daily material packets for evening and weekend building supervisor’s responsibilities.
  1. Processes and approves timesheets for staff in program areas.
  • Performs other duties of a comparable level or type, as required.


  1. Attends training sessions, conferences, seminars, district and departmental meetings.
  2. Serves on various district or community committees to represent Community Education.
  3. Assists the Director with special projects or activities as delegated.
  4. Keeps abreast of changing developments or trends pertaining to areas of responsibility and lifelong learning.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
Major field of study or degree emphasis:
Education, Community Education, Recreation or related area.
Essential knowledge and specialized subject knowledge required to perform the essential functions of the job: 

• Concepts, principles and philosophy of lifelong learning, public education, and relationship of community education to K-12 programming.
• Fundamentals of public relations theories and techniques in promoting, advertising, social media and/or informing the public of programs, services, courses or other events/projects.
• Basic knowledge concerning the use of computers and related software applications and general business equipment.
• Knowledge of community resources and community organizations within the community.
• Knowledge of the theories, philosophy and approaches to adult enrichment, evaluation, and implementation of community education programs.
• General knowledge of district administrative policies and procedures pertinent to the activities and programs of Community Education.


September 5th, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Middle School Program Supervisor (Part Time), Edina Community Education

Edina Community Education’s part-time Middle School Program Supervisor assists in the oversight of secondary Out of School Time programming, including Middle School Mornings, Middle School Clubs, Middle School Sports and Non School Day special events.

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September 5th, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Communications Specialist (Full Time), Edina Community Education

The Community Education Services (CES) Communications Specialist assists in the implementation of a coordinated CES marketing and communications plan in concert with the District’s communication plan.

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September 5th, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Recreation Leader – 9 month                  JobID: 6210

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Position Type:
Community Education Services/CES OST Recreation Leader

Date Posted:


Internal Applicant Deadline: Thursday,  August 28th 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Description: Edina Public Schools has an opening for a Recreation Leader Position at all Elementary Schools beginning August 26th.

Qualifications: High School Diploma preferred but not required.

Application Procedure:
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September 3rd, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

10 Month Program Supervisor                             JobID: 6228

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Position Type:
Community Education Services/CES OST Program Supervisor

Date Posted:

Concord Elementary

Description: Edina Public Schools has an opening for a 10 Month Program Supervisor beginning September 2019.


Bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, child development or a related field.
At least one year of full-time experience in a similar role.
Ability to learn and apply behavioral management techniques with consistency and good judgment.
Ability to establish rapport and high trust levels with program participants.
Interest in working with school age population.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to perceive children’s needs and develop positive relationships.
Ability to exercise patience at all times.
Ability to communicate sensitive information with tact and consideration.
Ability to adapt willingly to frequent changes in activity, priorities, and/or work schedules.
Ability to gather and analyze information through a variety of methods.
Ability to calculate expected financial expenditures and price out options.
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to work well with people, including motivating others to perform and resolving interpersonal conflict.
Basic knowledge of current technologies and ability to use available technical resources.
Sufficient attention to detail to avoid errors.
Ability to anticipate and diffuse problems and disruptive situations.
Must be able to obtain and maintain certification in First Aid and CPR.
Interest in working in a school district environment.

Additional Information:Must be willing and able to work in the following conditions: indoor, outdoor, noisy with frequent interruptions and/or deadlines.
Ability to perform the following actions: sitting, standing, using hands dexterously, talking, hearing, lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds, reaching, stooping, standing, bending, crouching, walking.
Application Procedure:
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September 3rd, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Kids Company Group Leader
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Category: Community Education
Date Posted: 9/3/2019
Location: Community Ed & Rec Center
Date of Availability: 09/17/2019
Date Closing: 09/23/2019

POSITION: Group Leader for Kids Company. Position will work varied days: Monday-Friday from 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

SUMMARY: Assist with school-aged children in the before and after school Kids Company Program. Assist with preschoolers in our extended day, Early Ed-Ventures.

SALARY: Per Contract

REPORTS TO: Community Education Director and Kids Company Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working with children preferred.

TO APPLY: Apply online @ For questions contact: Jenna Wendorff, Early Learning Services Director at 952-492-4336 or email

September 3rd, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Discovery Club Group Assistants (St. Paul Public Schools) 
Part time staff (Group Assistants) to work either 1:45-5:30 PM or 3:45-5:45 PM Monday-Friday at various Discovery Club sites or substitutes to add to our Sub List, availability flexible.

Group Assistants support Group Leaders in implementing developmentally appropriate and engaging lesson plans or assist in supporting children with special needs.

Applicants must have either 12 credits in classes related to children, families, or education or 120 hours of post-secondary training. 1 year of experience working with children is preferred.

Pay is $13-15 per hour.  Apply at:


Discovery Club, St. Paul Public Schools: Group Leaders (Educational Assistants)

This position would entail working a split shift before and after school in the school age childcare program at a St. Paul elementary school.  The hours would be approximately 6:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-6pm with an additional half hour paid break for a total of 6.5 hours per day, Monday-Friday, year-round. Group Leaders plan and lead activities, communicate with parents and school staff, and give work direction to part-time staff.

Pay: $16-$23/hour

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August 29th, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Orono Schools
Job Posting Announcement
Position Assistant Coordinator for School-Age Programs
School Name Orono Schools Community Education

Be a part of the Orono Community Education team and work to build a solid foundation for children’s out-schooltime and life success! This is a full time, year round position. Benefits are included. Under direction of the School
Age Care Coordinator, the Assistant Coordinator oversees the planning and organization of daily out of school
activities and student support strategies for the Orono SACC Program (OK Kids) and youth enrichment programs.
The ideal candidate has a passion for supporting children and their families and the staff who care for them. This
position will enhance the out-of-school program by providing leadership and coordination with OK Kids, interface
with youth enrichment programming, and play a leading role in the planning process for daily out-of-school time
activities. This position will work closely with staff, children, and families, to provide quality learning
environments and perform related work as required.
An Ideal Candidate is Someone Who:
 Assists program staff in coordination, planning and daily logistics to provide efficient, high quality
programs and services for the Orono Schools community.
 Ensures that learning is being incorporated into out of school time programs.
 Develops daily activities that support children’s social and emotional development, ensuring that students
are encouraged and supported to aspire beyond their personal best.
 Helps to provide opportunities and support for staff to improve the quality of activities in the out of school
time program.
 Is a team player and is willing to jump in to help out where needed.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The following list is intended to be descriptive and not restrictive in nature.
 Work with the Program Coordinators and Program Assistants to provide excellent customer service and
regular communication to families.
 Plan, set up and provide instructions to other teachers about different curriculum activities.
 Attend trainings and meetings as necessary.
 Collaborate with, support and coordinate the work of program staff.
 Participate with the School Age Care Coordinator in the development, implementation, evaluation and
maintenance of a quality School Age Care Program.
 Serve as an on-site staff person representing Community Education and/or the School District at various
programs or events as needed to ensure a quality, well-run activity.
 Maintain and coordinate staff schedules to assure coverage in accordance with applicable regulations and
efficient use of personnel as needed.
 Manage enrollment and waiting lists of the OK Kids Programs as needed
 Interfaces with youth enrichment programs.
 Supports a positive work environment for staff.
 Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of:
 Current and best practices for school age care programs.
 Child development and appropriate practices.
 Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
 Standard office productivity software such as Microsoft Office and Google applications.
Ability to:
 Work collaboratively and productively with faculty, students, administrators, staff and the community and
maintain positive relationships.
 Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
 Facilitate change in a productive and positive manner.
 Foster teamwork.
 Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
 Meet schedules and timelines.
 Plan and organize work.

Desired Qualifications:
 One (1) to three (3) years experience assisting with and/or organizing activities and materials and people
in a related environment.
 Strong organization, attention to detail, and ability to work independently.
 Experience handling multiple, time sensitive duties and tasks simultaneously.
 Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include early morning, evening or occasional weekend
 Ability to communicate very well with others in verbal, written and electronic forms.
 Excellent customer service knowledge and skills.
 Commitment to professional development.
 Team collaborator and self-starter.
 Comfortable with technology and learning new systems.

Katie Gram, School Age Child Care Coordinator
Melanie DeLuca, Director of Community Education
Dr. Scott E. Alger, Director of Human Resources
Posting Date 8/27/2019
Position Start Date TBD
Application Deadline Open Until Filled

August 28th, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities


Families First of Minnesota has a position open for an Early Head Start Coordinator in its Early Head Start Program.  This position coordinates comprehensive Early Head Start Home-Based and Center-Based programming.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must meet Early Head Start Teacher qualifications.  Supervisor experience preferred. Experience working with families from diverse and low-income populations is a plus. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required.  The ideal candidate will be a team player who supports the Head Start philosophy of partnering with families, supporting staff and seeking continuous improvement.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this position, please visit our website at

Position will remain open until filled.  Families First of Minnesota is committed to creating a multi-cultural, bias-free agency.



August 22nd, 2019

Posted In: Career Opportunities

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