District 196 Elementary and Middle Schools

Distrcit 196 Critical Worker Child Care Staff
Hours may vary between 4 to 6.25 hours/day
Temporary Positions

Effective Date of Employment:
As soon as possible
Job Summary: 

Under the daily direction of the building administrator and Director of Community Education, provide quality, safe, and age appropriate school age care experiences for students including, but not limited to:

  • Provide support for student’s distance learning
  • Lead and participate in play and activities, as appropriate
  • Assist in maintaining accurate attendance records
  • Work as a team with other child care staff putting student needs, first
  • Direct parental concerns to building administrator
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for self, other adults, and children following program health and safety procedures, including Covid-19 guidance and recommendations from the CDC, MDH, MDE and MCEA, including:
    • Teach and role model frequent hand washing
    • Follow social distancing and 6 ft perimeter between children and staff, minimal contact with others in the building
    • Wear cloth facial covering when in the presence of children and adults
    • Follow rotating daily schedule to ensure minimal interaction with others in the building
    • Guide strict sanitizing and cleaning of classroom and school materials and environments


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must demonstrate positive interpersonal skills and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with parents/guardians and school staff.
  • Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency working with a culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse school community is preferred.

Application Procedure:
All applicants apply online
Apply Online at http://www.district196.org/
Responsible To:
Community Education Manager and Building Principal

$17.00 / hour. 

District 196 is a public school district of choice located in the southern suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is the fourth largest school district in Minnesota, serving 30,000 students and more than 150,000 residents. The district’s 110 square miles encompass all or part of the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville, and Empire and Vermillion townships.
District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies at the Minnesota Zoo for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center for students who are more successful in a non-traditional high school setting; a K-12 special education school for students with emotional and behavioral challenges, and a special education school serving young adults ages 18-21. The district also operates two learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education, and offers robust community education programs and classes for life-long learners of all ages.
In District 196, the sky’s the limit. That’s because our committed team of educators is dedicated to helping learners explore the outer limits of their vast potential. District 196 is nationally recognized for providing boundless opportunities in which students can learn and grow. Whether they have an affinity for academics, arts and/or athletics, our goal is to expose students to the infinite possibilities that exist for their futures. Together, we encourage students each day to pursue excellence as they experience their exciting journey along the road of life.

Equal Opportunity Employer
District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups. The Director of Human Resources (651-423-7859) has been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education (651-423-7782) and the Director of Secondary Education (651-423-7712) have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education (651-423-7629) has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068.