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Job Title: Child Care Assistant -Windom (2021-2022)and Requisition ID number: 79833
Close Date:11:59 PM on 08/05/2021
Organizational Unit: Minneapolis Kids (10000073)
Site: Windom (0170)
FTE: 68.75 FTE, 27.5 Hours/Week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Functional Area: Paraprofessional
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.
27.5 hours week. Splitshift. 6:30-9:45, 3:45-6:00
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.
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.
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.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
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.
Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.
Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.