Preschool Teacher's Assistant

Employer
City of Eagan
Location
Apple Valley, Minnesota, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 10, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2310179119
Sector
Government
Discipline
Finance
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Preschool Teacher's Assistant

Parks and Recreation

Pay: $12.49+ hour, DOQ

Part-Time, Up to 20 Hours per Week

Year-round position, not benefit eligible

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Approximate Position Start Date: Wednesday, September 1st

The City of Eagan is hiring two Preschool Teacher's Assistants!

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic candidates who love working with young children. This position is responsible for assisting Preschool Teachers with implementing and conducting play-based recreational preschool classes for children ages 3 to 5.

Monday - Thursdays mornings from 9:00am - 12:30pm

-OR-

Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00am - 12:30pm

POSITION FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist in carrying out the day-to-day curriculum for classes up to 20 children
  • Assist in creating a wholesome, caring atmosphere in which the activity occurs
  • Assist with set-up, cleaning, take-down, and use of facility, equipment, and materials
  • Assist with the supervision of participants
  • Provide his/her own transportation to program site(s)
  • Communicate with parents and the public in a professional and courteous manner
  • Respond to work direction from teachers and program supervisor

POSITION EXPECTATIONS:
  • Relay information to Teacher and Recreation Supervisor regarding parent communications, supply inventory, and behavior issues
  • Respond to staff schedule changes and work with a range of Teachers and teaching styles
  • Available for scheduled work hours listed above


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous paid work experience with preschool aged children and/or parent-child classes
  • Valid Driver's License


DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Coursework or in-service hours in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
  • Current Certification in CPR and First Aid


PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, write, hear, balance, run, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, dance, sing and other movements in a variety of environments. Vision abilities required include close vision, distant vision, color vision and peripheral vision. Employees may also be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • 75% indoors, and 25% outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Possible exposure to debris and blood borne pathogens


Located in the Twin Cities metro area, Eagan is home to about 68,000 people. The City operates under a Council-Administrator form of government, employing 250 regular full-time employees, and up to 400 seasonal and part-time employees. Regarded as a great place to live, work and play, the City of Eagan prides itself on exceptional customer service and employs a stable workforce with experienced and professional staff. Areas of employment include finance, engineering, law enforcement, fire safety, parks and recreation, forestry, public works and utilities, community development, sports and fitness, arts and preschool education, etc. Visit our website to learn more at www.cityofeagan.com!

The City of Eagan is an Equal Opportunity Employer