JobID 4389 : Student Aide (Child Care) (#1977080)

Job | Posted 3 months ago
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About Spring Lake Park Schools
Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- “High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. 
Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system – a culture with a methodology and set of processes – where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success.
Position Overview
Under the direction of the OST Youth Programs Coordinator and daily guidance of the OST Manager, the Child Care Student Aide assists in the set up of the child care location and environment in preparation for daily program events, activities, and functions.  The Child Care Student Aide assists in implementing and monitoring activities to assure the safety of participants and staff, the adherence to program rules and guidelines, and the quality of service.  
Successful candidates for this position firmly believe:

  • all students can and will learn, and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control;
  • in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, and district leaders throughout the system, aligning the work of adults around improving student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students;
  • in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously improve practices to enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and
  • in personalizing learning for students, meeting academic, social, and emotional needs and aspirations so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success

Primary Responsibilities
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

10% Assists in the set up of the child care location and environment.
65% Implements, monitors, and supervises activities, and participates in child care program, activities, and daily operational aspects of the program.
10% Communicates with and passes on information to appropriate staff.  Informs appropriate personnel of problems or concerns that arise during the course of the day.
10% Follows child care program protocols, guidelines and rules in carrying out assignments, in supervising activities and participants, and in the handling/reporting of incidents.
3% Attends staff meetings, in-services and training sessions to discuss site or program issues, problems, concerns or to enhance knowledge and skills pertaining to the job.
2% Performs other comparable duties of a like or similar nature as assigned.

No previous experience required.  Six months previous experience working with school aged youth or directly related work experience preferred.
Must meet eligibility requirements for an “Aide” under Minnesota DHS licensing requirements for child care centers.

How to Apply
Application deadline is open. Position will remain open until filled.
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at
For any inquiries or questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Neil Brown, OST Youth Programs Coordinator, at or (763) 600-5056.


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Spring Lake Park Public Schools

1415 81ST AVE NE, SPRING LAKE PARK, MN 55432-2111
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,314 (USD)

State Average: $13,408 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 200