Program Assistants | Adventure Club special needs assistant | Adventure Club | Closing: Open until filled



Special Needs Assistant for Adventure Club 
32.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 52 weeks
Split shift hours vary between 6:30am – 10:am and 1:30 – 6:00 pm
$17.68 – $22.79 based on program assistant terms and conditions.  Currently staff receive additional compensation through a grant up to $1000
Various elementary school sites: Neill, FAIR Pilgrim Lane, Lakeview, School of Engineering and Arts, and Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion


  • Assist in the development of quality programming and curriculum implementation in various areas.
  • Assist in developing and facilitating effective guidance and support for all children regardless of ability or special needs. Work with elementary aged students in a group setting indoors and outdoors.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Accountable for:
    • providing documentation of required annual training.
    • knowledge and following both Adventure Club and District 281 policy and procedures.
    • information as defined in the Adventure Club Staff and Parent Handbooks.
    • personal annual goals.

May be eligible for a large discount on childcare in the Adventure Club program if your child attends a Robbinsdale elementary school and is in grades K-5.


  • Completed coursework in elementary education, social work or other child-related field preferred.
  • Experience in and supervising children in a school age care setting.
  • Experience working with children that have special needs.
  • Knowledge of anti-bias curriculum and the National School Age Care Standards for Quality Care and Accreditation Standards.
  • Evidence of strong written and oral communication and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to multicultural, gender fair and differing ability awareness.
  • Current CPR, First Aid training certificate or within 14 days of hire.

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. 

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of District 281 core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District 281 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.

Anh Tran
Human Resources
4148 Winnetka Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55427