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Summer Childcare Aide

Position Title: Summer Childcare Aide

Building: James C. Harvey Education Center

Reports to: Director of Community Education


About Mason Public Schools:


Located in the heart of Michigan, minutes from the State Capitol and Michigan State University, Mason Public Schools serves more than 3,200 students across six school buildings.  A team of 500 talented educators and support staff serve our schools, exhibiting a high level of commitment to our students.  Mason Public Schools is proudly supported by our community through the Mason Public Schools Foundation and the approval of a bond to improve classrooms, safety, transportation, technology, facility infrastructure, and furniture and equipment.  

Your journey starts here: Every Student. Every Day.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI): Through authentic learning opportunities, Mason Public School is committed to an inclusive environment. Our students, staff, and community respectfully acknowledge and value the diverse cultures, lifestyles, experiences, perspectives, and identities of each other.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Positive attitude and rapport with students and staff
  • Must be dependable, neat, and organized
  • Ability to follow directions and take initiative with activities 


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children 4 years old to 5th grade
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Current CPR Certification


Job Description

  • Perform duties assigned by the lead teacher
  • Assist in promoting and supervising the emotional, social, intellectual and physical development of each child
  • Responsible for maintaining confidentiality for all school-related information
  • Interact with children and parents in a positive, caring, and concerned manner
  • Able to independently handle the responsibilities of a group of children, while maintaining a safe environment during group activities
  • Willingness and physically capable to walk distances and participate in all field trips and playground activities
  • Must follow all childcare license rules and regulations


Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • This position requires long periods of standing, sitting, and walking
  • The position requires occasional lifting of supplies and movement of classroom furnishings during the course of the day
  • Work takes place both indoors and outdoors, with some travel to other schools or field trip locations


Available: June 10, 2024 - August 8, 2024 (some meeting and prep work before/after those dates will be required). End date could be extended depending on when the first day of school takes place.                   
                  ** Closed July 4 & 5, 2024 for holiday

Schedule: 5 hour shifts M-F (between 7am-6pm. Some morning, some afternoon shifts)                        ** No weekends
Wages: $15.00 per hour (no signing bonus)