Kidstop | Kidstop ESP | To Be Determined | Closing: Until Filled


Job summary: To be responsible for assisting in the supervision of the Kidstop children.  Our program supports our mission to inspire and prepare each and every scholar with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning. 

Four Star Express School Year Sites:  Basswood, Cedar Island, Fernbrook, Oak View, Rice Lake, Rush Cree, Weaver Lake, Woodland

Kidstop School Year Sites:  Basswood, Cedar Island, Edinbrook, Elm Creek, Fernbrook, Oak View, Rice Lake, Rush Creek, Weaver Lake, Woodland

Responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Follow¬†all district, building and program health and safety procedures while creating a positive, welcoming, engaging environment.
  • Ensure that vulnerable scholars¬†are adequately supervised, which may include extra support.
  • Operate¬†adaptive equipment (i.e., wheelchairs, and augmentative communication devices, assistive technology) and ensure¬†their safe and proper use as needed.
  • Assist¬†scholars¬†with the self-care tasks of feeding, dressing, and toileting. Lifting, moving and transitioning may be necessary for repositioning and/or functional tasks as needed. Under the direction of a licensed school nurse or registered nurse, perform basic medical procedures to include, but not limited to, tube feedings, seizure recognition and precautions, etc
  • Work with the instructors and program manager to support and assist in leading a variety of enriching activities that promote the health, social skill building and wellness of scholars.
  • Work with staff to¬†implement a schedule of activities based on the needs and ages of the scholars. Participate in activities.¬†Activities include, but are not limited to, language arts, science, physical fitness, movement, games and events.
  • Support group activities like clubs, camps, reading, science, social skills, games, or other areas as needed
  • Participate enthusiastically in the activities with the scholars.
  • Be a positive role model and an excellent leader to staff and scholars.
  • Great customer service skills.¬† Greet the families and scholars.
  • Communicate¬†verbally and in writing accidents or incidents concerning scholars or staff in conjunction with the site and program leaders.¬† Observe, collect, document¬†and report¬†data as directed through an IEP if applicable.
  • Help families with signing in and signing out. Laptop and Ipad experience is preferred.¬†
  • Be knowledgeable of the program.
  • Work with and support all scholars¬†in the program.
  • Maintain¬†confidentiality and privacy of scholars¬†and families.¬† Communicates with appropriate personnel as dictated by Federal Education Reporting Practices Act (FERPA) and District policy.
  • Carry out the philosophy of Kidstop, District 279 Mission, and the policies and procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings, in-service workshops, and Kidstop sponsored events and complete required training that is needed.¬†

Minimum qualifications include: 

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must have knowledge of and be able to assist the instructor to plan and lead activities¬†
  • Must be able to assist in implementing program wide initiatives in the areas of health and fitness.
  • Must have knowledge in and ability to lead groups.
  • Must be energetic, have strong communication skills and organizational skills.¬† Must¬†be confident, patient, sensitive, understanding and able to work with elementary aged scholars.
  • Must believe in the mission of District 279 and have the desire to build on the strengths of the district.
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate with all ages.
  • Must love working with all scholars and have previous working experience. Child development knowledge is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications include: 

  • Experience working with students¬†


Salary:  View Classification II (2) salary grid on page 4, section 2, and classification, page 5, section 2 on Educational Support Professional contract ; $17.00 to $22.58/hourly? depending on experience
Job Type:  Part-time, school year
Work Hours:¬† Positions will vary from¬†1.5-3.5 hours/day; 5 days/week — Hours assigned will be between 6:15am – 9:45am. ¬† Hours will be determined and notified no later than August 15, 2023.¬†¬†Currently Kidstop is at the following at elementary sites Basswood, Cedar Island, Edinbrook, Elm Creek, Fernbrook, Oak View, Rice Lake, Rush Creek, Weaver Lake, and Woodland.
Bargaining Unit: Educational Support Professional

Osseo Area Schools offers:

  • Meaningful and impactful work¬†
  • Opportunities to grow professionally
  • A variety of benefits
  • Mentorship programs for teachers and educational support professionals
  • Summer opportunities
  • and more¬†

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy. 

Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application. 

Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at or call 763-391-7007.

Background Check Upon Conditional Offer: 
Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required.  Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.