School District #001 Family Learning Child Care Worker - Teen Parent Services (2017-2018) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position. Job Title: Family Learning Child Care Worker - Teen Parent Services (2017-2018) and Requisition ID number: 49659 Close Date: 11:59 PM on 05/25/2017 Organizational Unit: Teen Parent Services (10000725) Site: Longfellow HS (Dist. Alt.) (0353) FTE: 1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time Union: ESP(28) Functional Area: Paraprofessional Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position. **************************************************************************************** SUMMARY Under general supervision, assists MPS program staff and school personnel with child care programs for children of MPS student parents; leads child care and educational programs, plans activities, supervises children, coordinates parent communication and maintains program records. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Assist MPS staff to deliver age-appropriate curriculum in MPS child care programs to meet the social, emotional, and intellectual needs of the children of student parents. * Assist in creating a safe, nurturing, educational and recreational experience where children are encouraged to develop social skills, independence, and confidence. Supervise, observe and assist with positive interactions between parent and child. * Observe, evaluate and report childrens' developmental progress, health and well-being; assure the classrooms promote learning in a safe environment for the children. * Assist students in learning and recreational programs; reinforce positive behavior, provide individual assistance, encourage socialization and good English language communications. * Deliver classroom and recreational services; assist with attendance, work assignments, clerical duties, behavior management, and classroom preparation and setup. Assist in developing and communicating curriculum and schedules of events. * Provide customer service to parents and guardians; assist with parenting skills and developmental issues, answers questions, and explains school rules. * Coordinates the work of Assistant Child Care Workers and volunteers. Perform office duties, maintain and organize files, keep records and assist with reports. Knowledge of * Rules and regulations of the Minnesota Department of Education, Department of Human Services, and Minnesota Child Care Licensing Guidelines and Administrative Rules 9503, et al. * Classroom policies and procedures. Methods and techniques to assist students with educational and recreational programs. * Local community resources, regional community services programs, and regional training programs. * Principles of record keeping and records management. Personal computers utilizing standard software. * Safety rules and regulations. EDUCATION Associate's Degree in Child Development, Education or related field AND two years of experience working with children that meets Minnesota Child Care Licensing Guidelines. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS First Aid/CPR training is required. Additional health and safety training may be required. **************************************************************************************** Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientatio