All Elementary Sites
ACES is a child care program for elementary age students in various schools throughout the district.
Responsibilities include working under site leadership to lead a safe and engaging environment for children enrolled in the program. This position is responsible for independently implementing age-appropriate activities as planned by site leadership for a group of up to 15 children and/or jointly responsible for leading larger groups in cooperation with other staff members.
Supervise and lead a group of students
Provide appropriate behavior guidance and disciplinary action as needed
Build a community and establish a welcoming, engaging, respectful, and cooperative environment
Teach and model social skills, personal responsibility, problem solving, respect and other life skills
Assist with set up and clean up as directed
Maintain strong verbal, non verbal and written communication with program staff and stakeholders
Work to maintain a safe, positive, environment for the continual well-being of each child
Must participate with children in active indoor and outdoor recreational activities including swimming and walking
Maintain a clean, attractive environment in all programming areas
Attend all staff meetings and required trainings
Other duties as assigned
Must be 16 years of age or older
Must pass a background check through the Minnesota Department of Human Services
Must have the ability to work as a team and independently
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
Current First Aid and CPR certification or must be obtained within first 90 days of employment
Must be physically working in the building
Experience in child care program
Other Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrate positive and effective working relationships with children, staff, administration and the school community. Maintain professional composure while dealing with a variety of personalities and situations. Communicate clearly and concisely in a professional manner. Show initiative as a self-starter. Responsible for confidential information regarding children and families.
The ability to work in a busy and noisy environment with constant interruptions.
Child Care Assistants report to the Site Lead and Site Specialist.
Part-time positions are available for ACES Child Care Assistants at every elementary school during the school year. Part-time to full-time positions are available at select locations during the summer.
6:15am – 8:00am (Bridges shift ends at 8:20am)
2:15pm – 5/6:00pm (Bridges shift begins at 2:35pm)
Scheduled Non-School Days & Summer:
The program operates from 6:30 am-6:00 pm on scheduled non school days and during the summer at select locations.
Shifts are subject to change based on attendance trends and student needs.
Rate of Pay:
School year 2023-24
Starting pay will be $11.50/hour for 17 years of age and younger
Starting pay will be $13.00/hour for 18 years of age and older
For further information on the position contact Samantha Schirmers, 507-387-5501.