Community Education Assistants/Instructors | Kid Connection/Stepping Stones Substitute | Various locations | Closing: Open


2023-2024 school year 
$18.00 per/hr

Qualifications:  Worked in school age child care, preferred. 

  • Ability to work effectively with children ages 5-12
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and children
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Dependability
  • Knowledgeable about the developmental needs of children
  • Ability to mediate and problem solve
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to become First Aid and CPR certified

Job Summary: To provide guidance, enrichment and supervision to students in the Kid Connection program in the absence of the regular Instructor.


  • Understands and implements the Kid Connection program philosophy, policies and procedures, aligning with the Staff and Parent Handbooks, School Age Quality Standards, and CCAP guidelines 
  • Will maintain a safe and healthy environment for self, other adults, and children following program health and safety procedures
  • Leads developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive activities using Minnesota School Age Core Competency guidelines and the National Afterschool Association Standards for Quality School-Age Care, as provided by regular Instructors
  • Assists in development of environment, curriculum and daily schedule that allows children to assume responsibility for successful peer interactions and choices and that meets the interest and developmental needs of each child. Adjusted it as needed in the absences of regular instructor
  • Promotes and maintains a positive attitude that supports the philosophy and mission of Kid Connection school age care and the strategic plans of Farmington Area Schools and Community Education. 
  • Actively engages with adults, children, and staff members following the guidelines of Farmington Area Schools and Community Education
  • Promotes a positive image of the program by maintaining open and positive communication between Kid Connection staff, school staff, parents and community. 
  • Teaches and demonstrates appropriate social skills to children through planned curriculum, role modeling, and positive reinforcement.
  • Responds to accept or decline Substitute Instructor shifts in a timely manner

If you are interested in the above listed position, please apply online