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17 Jun 2019

Full-Time Preschool Assistant Teacher

 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The primary tasks of the preschool classroom assistant are to prepare the classroom for each group, to assist the teacher, and work with the teacher in providing a warm and enjoyable place to learn and play.
Assisting the teacher in the general supervision and management of a class of preschool children (be involved with the children, welcome the children and parents when they arrive, assist children who have trouble separating from parents, etc…);
Assisting the teacher in any other appropriate ways, always watching where help might be needed. This includes trips to the bathroom and assisting with ill children;
Assisting in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the teacher. This includes preparing snacks, making sure all art materials are out for the day, supervising lunch and snack time, cleaning, nap time routines, etc.
Assisting in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers preparing needed materials and supplies, preparing bulletin boards, and displaying children’s work;
Supervising the classroom when the teacher is out of the room;
Helping with general housekeeping tasks (cleaning room equipment and toys);
Treating all children with dignity and respect;
Understanding all school policies and working accordingly;
Attending the recommended training program and/or conference

We have three open positions for the 19-20 school year. All would involve working with our program which serves students ages 24 months – 5 Years. The available shifts are (when school is in session, Monday-Friday) 7:00AM-3:30PM, or 8:00AM-4:30PM or 10:00AM-6:00PM. Please indicate in your interest letter which time you would prefer if any.

Job Qualifications: Work effectively and collegially with others Is at least 18 years of age and be a mature, responsible person is able to relate well to children Is willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the policies of the school and Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services (Rule 3).

Organizational Name: St. Alphonsus Catholic School

Organizational City: Brooklyn Center

Position Contact Name: Kari Staples

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 763-561-5101

Benefits: Information Not Provided

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Urban

School Enrollment: 101-250

Minnesota Teacher's License: Not Required

Number of Classrooms: 11-25

Number of Faculty: 1-25

How to Apply

Please submit resume, letter of interest and any recommendations to Kari Staples, Principal at

Job Categories: Preschool / Childcare. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Commensurate with Experience.

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