Sioux Falls Catholic Schools

After School Teacher Assistant (1172)

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Job Details

TitleAfter School Teacher Assistant
Posting ID1172

After School position for Christ the King School


Hours:  3:00-6:00: Monday-Friday



Responsible for assisting the Leader with the planning and

implementation of activities that promote cognitive, social/emotional,

language, physical and self-help growth in a loving environment.



  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for children
  • Understand and apply child development to situations
  • Guide children in a positive way
  • Use a positive and preventative approach to discipline: redirection, setting positive limits, clearly stating expectations, encouragement and praise.  Provide choices, allowing children to problem solve, etc.  Reserve the use of “time out” for when children need to regain control as opposed to a punishment.
  • Effectively model ways of handling anger and frustration through reinforced positive behavior
  • Maintain and follow current lesson plans and goals, matching the lesson plan with the age, skill and developmental level of the children in the classroom
  • Provide regular and varied outdoor/big room activities.  Bring materials in these areas to create new play interests.
  • Monitor and stay aware of what is going on in the activity areas
  • Supervise and interact during activities
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times
  • Maintain effective communication with parents
  • Maintain good rapport and promote teamwork with all the staff
  • Sanitize toys on a regular basis


  • Experience:  Previous child care experience preferred
  • Special Skills:  Strong interpersonal skills beneficial.  Must adapt at caring for children
  • Mental Abilities:  Must be able to comprehend policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Dexterity:  Mobility required
  • Physical Abilities:  Will be required to set up and take down tables and to participate in activities with children
  • Enjoy working with children
  • High energy
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • May be exposed to infectious disease, blood and body fluids
  • Must be familiar with and able to operate all equipment utilized in a childcare center


Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationChrist The King School

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/07/2020
End Date08/14/2020