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Teacher’s Aide

Way to Grow


Organization Summary:


For over 25 years, Way to Grow, Inc. has been one of the preeminent early learning programs in the Twin Cities. We focus on the most important stages of life — from prenatal to third grade and parenting. We firmly believe that every child should be born healthy, stay healthy and have the equal opportunity to succeed in school and life. And that can only happen with parents’ active participation. Through our in-home and center-based programming, we help parents create a healthy home and become their children’s first and most important teachers.



Location: Twin Cities Metro Activity Area: Education Related
Category: Health/Human Services Workforce Closing Date: open until filled
Job Type: Part Time Salary: $11.00 to $11.50 an hour
Hours: 15 hours per week. 9:30-1:15 pm. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from bus time and class time.  

Primary Duties:

 Summary of Position:  The Teacher’s Aide will support the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher by reinforcing the academics taught in the classroom. The Teacher’s Aide will assist in the overall functioning of the classroom and ensure that students needs are  met. The Teacher’s Aide will be an active participant in the daily operations of the preschool classroom.



Work responsibilities:


-          Assist Mr. Willy to maintain the order of the bus concerning safety.

-          Assist children (If needed) with backpacks, coats, boots, etc. upon arrival

-          Assist the teachers in independent booktime by reading with students

-          Assist the teachers by reinforcing the learning during instruction times

-          Assist in running a small group each day (activity will be provided by the teacher, no planning required by the Teacher’s Aide

-          Assist the teachers by being a participant at playtime with the students

-          Assist children in washing hands and preparing/delivering snacks

-          Assist children in following safety measures when going upstairs or outside for gross motor play

-          Assist the teachers in reinforcing the learning during storytime

-          Assist the teachers to help the students prepare to leave and load the bus at the end of the day


Additional Info:


Physical Demands Required to Successfully Perform Job : The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that are necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic chemicals, and the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Way to Grow, Inc. is an Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, familial status, age, disability, marital status or status with regard to public assistance.

How To Apply:


To apply, please resume to Mark Henderson at




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