Support Staff | Child Care Aide | East Creek Family Center


SouthWest Metro Intermediate District #288 has an opening for a Child Care Aide/ Child Care Educator Substitute  at our East Creek Family Center in Chaska, MN.

SouthWest Metro serves students in 11 member districts and 6 associate member districts across the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area with programs in Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Care & Treatment, Adult Education, and Alternative Education. We invite you to embrace your own value, potential, and ability at SouthWest Metro, while empowering others to discover theirs. We work to empower ALL learners to realize their self-worth through personalized educational instruction, connection to resources, and access to a supportive learning environment.

Hours of Work:
Shifts are available on weekdays, with the option to work either a 7:00am-3:00pm or 3:00pm-6:00pm shift.  Hours will vary based on need.

Child Care Aid Sub:

Job Summary:
Duties include supervising and interacting during age appropriate activities, positive/professional communication, teamwork and assisting with maintenance and organization.

High School diploma or GED

Ability to work on multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately

Ability to prepare and maintain classroom materials

Ability to communicate effectively with others

Ability to work independently or in teams

Preferred Qualification:

Experience working in a  center-based child care

Child Care EducatorSub:

Job Summary:
Provide support by working directly with students to increase their academic, social/behavioral, communication, and study skills under the direction of the teacher(s).

Associate’s degree in early childhood education or related field
3-5 years of child care experience
Ability to work on multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately.
Ability to prepare and maintain classroom materials;
Ability to communicate effectively with others;

Pay and Benefits:

  • Child Care Aide Sub – Starting pay is $15.85 per hour
  • Child Care Educator Sub –¬†Starting pay is $18.85 per hour
  • This position offers a flexible work schedule!

Application Procedure:
Apply Online at: 

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately until the position is filled. Those selected for interviews will be contacted.