Post Date:  Jun 28, 2024

Minneapolis, MN, US

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

Job Title: Family Learning Assist Child Care Worker - Teen Parent Services  and Requisition ID number: 101761

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Teen Parent Services (10000725) 

Site:  Longfellow (0139) 

FTE 40 hours/week, 41 weeks; 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.



Bilingual candidates preferred



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.



  • 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.



High School diploma or GED equivalent AND one year of experience working with children. College courses in Early Childhood Education are preferred.



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.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT Work is performed in a classroom environment and requires working with children; requires moderate physical requirements, occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree. Must be able to lift 30 pounds; may be required to physically restrain students if they are at risk of hurting themselves or others.





Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee.  Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
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 orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.


Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date]  | Teen Parent Services (10000725)  | Longfellow (0139)  | Paraprofessional

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis