Extended Day Child Care Aides

Arlington, VA, US
Jul 01, 2018
Grade Level
Early Childhood

POSTING DATE: 07/01/2018

CLOSING DATE: 06/30/2019

POSTING NUMBER: 2018-2019-X04

LOCATION: To Be Determined

POSITION TITLE: Extended Day Child Care Aides

Applicants must be enthusiastic, reliable, flexible, and friendly role models . That is why we select the best talent, provide great benefits, and continuous training to our employees, while emphasizing the balance between being responsible and having fun at work. We invite you to consider your next childcare career move as you explore employment. Applicants must be 18 years of age, possess High School Diploma or GED, have the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, the ability to follow directions, the ability to plan and implement age appropriate children activities, and the ability to supervise children activities in different settings.

Human Resources is accepting applications for our Extended Day Child Care Aides Applicant Pool ; Hourly-At-Will position(s), part-time hours, work schedules vary depending on assignment. Some incumbents may be hired at as "Trainee" or "Substitute" basis, until they qualify for an "Aide" assignment. NOTE: work site location, work schedule/hours, contract work days, etc. are subject to change, depending upon the needs of APS. Interviews will be scheduled on a regular as needed basis during the 2018-2019 School Year.


  • Planning, preparing and implementing a program of age appropriate activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, clubs, etc.

  • Supervising groups of up to 20 children during program hours, in a variety of settings, such as playgrounds, multipurpose rooms, gymnasiums and classrooms.

See "Qualifications." NOTE: There are many things in life that can make one happy, but none are more rewarding than working with children in a safe fun environment that both challenges and inspires. Our Extended Day programs are a host to thousands of children every year and as one of our Aides you will be responsible for making sure their time with us is one that they will remember for a lifetime! Arlington Public Schools Extended Day Program offers a rewarding and different job where you will learn as much as you teach. You will also get a chance to enrich our students' skills with challenging and inspiring activities whether outdoors or in a small classroom setting and encourage them to develop their newly learned abilities. The education and care we provide in each of our programs directly relates to the high quality of our opportunities with APS Extended Day Program.

A p pl i cation Process: Applicants must submit an online classified application, include (2) letters of recommendation and a copy of High School Diploma, or GED, or college transcripts. Applications will be considered incomplete without this information. NOTE: It is the policy of the Arlington School Board, as stated in Policy G-2.30, Employee Relations Equal Employment Opportunity - that Employment opportunities shall not be restricted, abridged or otherwise adversely affected on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability."

APPLY TO: All applicants must follow instructions listed above.

Extended Day Care Aide hourly rate ranges from $14.84 to $21.55, depending on work experience. Hourly rate for Trainees is $14.50; Hourly rate for Substitute is $13.20; (For details on pay setting information see SBP 35-8.1 Salary and PIP 35-8.1 Payroll - Other Employee Setting.)


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