Post Date:  Apr 11, 2024

Minneapolis, MN, US

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Job Title: Family Learning Child Care Worker - Teen Parent Services  and Requisition ID number: 101108

Close Date: 11:59 PM on  

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.




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.



  • 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.


Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED


5 years of experience working with children that meets Minnesota Child Care Licensing Guidelines.




An Associate's degree in a related field


2 years of experience working with children that meets MInnesota Child Care Licensing Guidelines.


Applicants with an equivalent amount of experience/education, as determined by Human Resources, may also be considered.



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: | 12:01 AM On | Teen Parent Services (10000725) | Longfellow HS (Dist. Alt.) (0353) | Paraprofessional 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis