Kids' Company Child Care Program Lead Associate - School Age

Job | Posted 3 months ago
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Watertown – Mayer Community Education

Kids' Company Program Associate Job Posting

Watertown and Mayer Sites

Approximately 15-30 hours per week




Qualified applicants must demonstrate the following:



High school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience working with children.

A degree in the field of Elem Ed,ECE, SEd  or a related field preferred

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job


Preferred Qualifications

Experience and demonstrated success working with families and children

Minimum of one year experience working in Community Education Preschool or School Age Care program

Knowledge of School Age Care Core Competencies, NAEYC Accreditation Standards, and Department of Human Services Rule 3
Degree in a related field strongly preferred

Experience with Curriculum Development

Familiarity with computer technology

Flexible Schedule

assignments may vary.)

1. Child management responsibilities include the following:

  • actively engaging with children during all program hours;
  • demonstrating an understanding, patient, warm, and receptive attitude toward all children;
  • using appropriate child guidance techniques when interacting with children;
  • encouraging conversation and problem-solving among children by using effective communication, reinforcement, redirection, and role modeling;
  • assisting with and implementing accommodation plans as necessary for student success
  • leading group activities as directed by the Site Supervisor.

2. Site management responsibilities include the following:

  • setting up and putting away games, equipment, and supplies as directed by the Site Supervisor and weekly program schedule;
  • providing input for program planning and activities;
  • implementing policies and procedures;
  • maintaining records such as tracking logs, behavior, accidents, and timesheets;
  • assisting with child nutrition procedures
  • keeping program and storage areas orderly.

3. Communication responsibilities include the following:

  • greeting parents and children during check-in and pick-up times;
  • explaining program guidelines and expectations to children;
  • communicating positive feedback to parents on a regular basis;
  • attending regularly scheduled staff meetings;
  • attending 2% of total annual hours in in-service training;
  • observing confidentiality
  • maintaining professional boundaries at all times.

4. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


Posted By

Watertown-Mayer Public Schools

1001 Highway 25 NW , Watertown, MN 55388

At the following locations

Watertown-Mayer Public Schools

1001 1001 Hwy 25 NW, Watertown, MN 55388

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,408

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 200