Preschool Teacher's Assistant

Job Locations US-MN-Eagan
Part-Time, Year Round (Recurring)

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Preschool Teacher’s Assistant

Parks and Recreation

Pay: $15.25 per hour

Part-Time Recurring (Year-Round), Up to 20 Hours per Week

Not Benefit Eligible


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We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic candidates who love working with young children for our open Preschool Teacher's Assistant position.
This position is responsible for assisting Preschool Teachers with implementing and conducting play-based recreational preschool classes for children ages 3 to 5.


This position is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 8:30am - 12:30pm


Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Summary

In This Position You Will:

  • Assist in carrying out the day-to-day curriculum for classes up to 20 children
  • Assist in creating a wholesome, caring atmosphere in which the activity occurs
  • Assist with set-up, cleaning, take-down, and use of facility, equipment, and materials
  • Assist with the supervision of participants
  • Provide his/her own transportation to program site(s)
  • Communicate with parents and the public in a professional and courteous manner
  • Respond to work direction from teachers and program supervisor
  • Relay information to Teacher and Recreation Supervisor regarding parent communications, supply inventory, and behavior issues
  • Respond to staff schedule changes and work with a range of Teachers and teaching styles
  • Be available for scheduled work hours listed above   


What is needed to apply for this job?

  • Previous paid work experience with preschool aged children and/or parent-child classes
  • Valid Driver’s License


You may be a great fit if you have:                   

  • Coursework or in-service hours in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
  • Current Certification in CPR and First Aid


Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, write, hear, balance, run, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, dance, sing and other movements in a variety of environments. Vision abilities required include close vision, distant vision, color vision and peripheral vision. Employees may also be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Working Conditions:

  • 75% indoors, and 25% outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Possible exposure to debris and blood borne pathogens




Located in the Twin Cities metro area, Eagan is home to about 68,000 people. The City operates under a Council-Administrator form of government, employing 300 regular full-time employees, and up to 400 seasonal and part-time employees.  Regarded as a great place to live, work and play, the City of Eagan prides itself on exceptional customer service and employs a stable workforce with experienced and professional staff. Areas of employment include finance, engineering, law enforcement, fire safety, parks and recreation, forestry, public works and utilities, community development, sports and fitness, arts and preschool education, etc. Visit our website to learn more at!


The City of Eagan is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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