City of Troy Michigan
  • 16-Jul-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • $11.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Recreation Aide - Preschool (Part-time)

Recreation Department

Starting at $11.50/hr.

The Rainbow Preschool is located inside the Troy Community Center. Preschool Aides assist Preschool Instructors to develop the social and communication skills of children and provide a safe and secure environment in which the child can learn. They focus on optimum child development and preparation for a successful transition to primary school education.


  • Assist instructors to implement developmentally appropriate instruction for children ages 3 5 years old.
  • Keep children engaged.
  • Attend to children's basic needs.
  • Work as a team member, collaboratively solve problems with the team.
  • Assist with daily tasks including cleaning toys and classroom surfaces.
  • Prepare activities for children, make copies and other hand-on work.
  • Performs related work as required.


  • At least 18 years of age, high school degree or GED equivalent.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and with children, families, and staff.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid Certified within 90 days of hire.
  • Possess and display enthusiasm and energy about and around children.
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen (including marijuana) and be found eligible through a federal law that requires a comprehensive background check that is completed through fingerprinting.


  • Previous experience working with children, especially ages 3 5 years old.
  • CPR and First Aid Certified at time of application


Approximately 20 - 25 hours per week September - May. Work times vary between 8:00 AM 3:30 PM Monday Friday. Limited summer hours July - August.


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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.

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