School District #001 Family Learning Assist 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 Assist Child Care Worker - Teen Parent Services (2017-2018) and Requisition ID number: 49663 Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis. Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled Full/Part Time: Varies Union: ESP(28) Functional Area: Paraprofessional This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool. There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions. Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position. **************************************************************************************** Bilingual candidates preferred SUMMARY Under general supervision, assists MPS program staff and school personnel with child care programs for children of MPS student parents; supervises children, maintains classroom and play environments, performs sanitary and safety checks, and assists with parent communication and program records. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assist MPS staff to provide a safe and positive educational learning environment for infants, pre-school and early classroom services for MPS student parents. Assist teachers in greeting, guiding, and supervising children; assist with classroom learning, exercise, outdoor time, and field trips. Assist children in development of language and social skills; perform toileting and diapering duties in accordance with the MVNA (Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency (MVNA) standards; respond to health issues, classroom injuries; clean classrooms and work areas to assure a safe and sanitary environment. Prepare and clean up school lunches in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child Care Food Program (CCFP) guidelines. Observe development progress, health, and well-being of children and report significant observations. Perform office duties, maintain and organize files, keep records and assist with reports. Provide customer service to parents and guardians; assist with parenting skills and developmental issues, answers questions, and explains school rules. Knowledge of Classroom policies and procedures. Methods and techniques to assist children with educational and recreational programs. Basic principles of record keeping and records management. Personal computers utilizing standard software. Safety rules and regulations. EDUCATION High School diploma or GED equivalent AND one year of experience working with children. College courses in Early Childhood Education are preferred. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS May be required to meet the Minnesota State Department of Welfare Center licensing requirements for assistant teachers. First Aid/CPR training is required. Additional health and safety training may be required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual Spanish preferred SALARY INFORMATION FMLRACW $12.92/hour **************************************************************************************** Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date] | [Varies] | [Varies] | Paraprofessional 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 o