Program Assistant, Scarbrough Childcare Center, Full-Time

This position provides child care for Southeast Technical Institute’s students and employees at its on-campus daycare center.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Care for a group of children, within ratio, according to policies and standards of state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare interest centers, instructional materials, and furnish supplies as needed for educational and personal growth of preschool children.
  • Oversee the children's health and nutrition needs which include personal hygiene duties and meal preparation and feeding.
  • Maintain a safe environment for children at all times.
  • Monitor playground and day trip activities.
  • Perform sanitary housekeeping duties relative to daycare centers.
  • Participate in staff training as needed.


  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in Human Development/Early Childhood Education required.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a child care environment desired.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have current South Dakota drivers’ license.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.
  • Requires constant hearing, holding, speaking, standing, and walking. Frequent lifting, carrying, stooping and bending. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Application materials needed for this position:

  • Online Employment Application to include at least one reference from a recent supervisor.
  • Letter of interest
  • Current resume

Apply online here.

Position open until filled. EOE.