Part-Time Trail Point Kids Zone Caregiver

Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny Campus
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Job Title:

Part-Time Trail Point Kids Zone Caregiver


Ankeny Campus

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Part-time Temporary Staff Positions

Application & Position Information Call:

Amanda J. Magie at [email protected]

Salary Information:

$9.50 per hour

Job Summary:

You will help us create a safe and engaging environment for children in a fun and nurturing atmosphere. This job is great for candidates that thrive in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about providing quality care to children.

Working for Trail Point Kids Zone you’ll receive the following: free individual or reduced rate family membership at Trail Point, access to state-of-the-art workout facility, flexible scheduling, and fitness casual dress code.

Essential Functions:

Engage in meaningful conversation and play with children. Use positive guidance strategies to support children’s understanding and follow through of classroom rules and expectations. Follow program policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for children. Work collaboratively alongside a dedicated team, practicing strong communication and being inclusive of others.Make connections with families by engaging in friendly and genuine conversations at drop-off and pick-up. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Must be at least 16 years of age. Ability to complete Universal Precautions Training Certification within 10 days of hire. Ability to complete CPR/First Aid Certification within 60 days of hire. Ability to complete Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training Certification within 30 days of hire.

Desired Qualifications:

Early Childhood Education coursework/degree.Experience in an early childhood group setting.

Work Schedule:

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm & 4:00 pm – 7:00 pmSaturday: 8:00 am –12:00 pmSunday: 9:00 am –12:00 pm

Posting Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected].

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DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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