Community Education | Northrop Community Education Center | Closing: Until Filled


Are you looking for rewarding part time work where you can make a difference in the lives of adults with special needs?

WORK DAY/YEAR:  2 – 3 evenings per week during the school year or as available. Ranging from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

REPORTS TO:  Enrichment Coordinator for the Adults with Exceptional Abilities Program

SALARY:  $15-$19 per hour based on previous experience


  • Northrop Community Education Center
  • All Rochester Public School Buildings

If you have questions regarding a job posting, contact the Office of Human Resources @ 507-328-4270 or email

Job Summary:

  • Assists in leading classes for adults with special needs. These can include crafting, cooking, art, trips and other social activities.
  • Ensure the safety of class participants at all times.


  • Experience working with adults with special needs preferred.
  • Ability to maintain focus and enthusiasm while being responsive to participant’s needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with participants, care givers and other staff.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work as a cooperative team member.
  • Regular, on-time attendance is required.

Required Dispositions:
In addition, the specific skills/educational qualifications for this include:

  • Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
  • Works with great integrity.

Commitment to Equity:
Rochester Public Schools is committed to diversifying its workforce to better reflect the community we serve.  We believe the practices used in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, supporting, and promoting staff must include and honor, at every level, those who represent the diverse identities of our schools and community.

Common and Shared Accountabilities for All Positions 
Employees of the Rochester Public School District #535 are expected to support the goals, model and promote an environment that is respectful for all, and work collaboratively with other staff to focus on the needs of the learner. A quality, customer focus that conveys a welcome attitude, an adaptability to change, and a desire for continuous improvement is also expected of all employees. In addition, staff are to respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the schools, and be dependable and accountable employees.

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