Employment

Current Position Openings at A Chance To Grow:

Infant Assistant Teacher

We Are Currently looking for an Assistant teacher for Infants
Starting at $14 an Hour

Become part of a hard working, highly dedicated team of teachers!

What are some things that make Turnquist great?

  • Garden with outdoor teaching experiences
  • Science room
  • S.M.A.R.T program
  • Infant room that includes a “habitot”
  • Full size Gym
  • Family fun nights (great opportunities to meet with families and get to know them)
  • Therapy programs on site run by A Chance To Grow
  • Passionate, fun staff
  • THE KIDS!

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for working with young children
  • 1 year in a teaching or assistant teaching position in Early Education Setting
  • Some college credit
  • Ability to work between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm
  • Ability to plan and implement high quality, interactive lesson plans
  • Ability to work well with others on the team
  • Ability to lift, stand, sit, kneel
  • Current CPR and First Aid

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Certificate or Degree or in progress
  • Experience working with diverse backgrounds
  • Interest in working and teaching outdoors

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary Starting $14 an hour
  • PTO
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Paid Training and more!!!!

Turnquist Child Enrichment Center is a program of A Chance to Grow, Inc., a human service non-profit agency.

Developmental Optometrist

We are currently looking for an optometrist to start part-time and possibly work into a full time position.  Currently ACTG has a part-time optometric practice that provides vision exams for children, infants and adults, developmental visual testing, vision therapy, and preventative eye care.   Please consult our website for more information regarding our innovative programming at www.actg.org

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Motivated to grow the existing optometric practice with the help and support of staff at ACTG.
  • Strong desire to collaborate and work with other professionals to help provide a multidisciplinary approach for helping children and adults reach their highest potential.
  • Licensed to practice optometry in the state of Minnesota

If interested in this unique optometric practice opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter.  In your cover letter please describe the nature of your experience as an optometrist and why your experience is well suited to the nature of the work described above.  

Lead Preschool Teacher

Are you a highly motivated and energetic Early Education Teacher?  Turnquist Child Enrichment Center is currently seeking enthusiastic Preschool Room teacher to join our talented staff at our childcare program in NE Minneapolis.


Required Qualifications:

- At least one year of experience in a childcare setting

- BA/BS degree, Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Child Development

- Ability to create and follow lesson plans

- Ability to think on toes with an adaptable personality

- Fun, engaging personality

- Ability to lead a classroom of children and assistant teachers

- Punctuality

Preferred Qualifications:

- Early Childhood license

- Knowledge of DHS Rule 3

- Knowledge of NAEYC

- Knowledge of Development and programming

- Knowledge of Creative Curriculum

- Experience working with at risk children

This is a year round, full time position.  Shift will be between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm, with some flexibility required.  A few evenings a year for family events/staff meetings are required.

We offer:

- Competitive Salary, starting at $16 per hour!

- PTO

- Health and Dental Benefits

- Paid Training and more!

Our philosophy is to encourage children to be actively involved in the learning process, to experience a variety of developmentally appropriate activities and materials, and to pursue their own interests in all areas which will help them reach their maximum potential. We provide a stimulating environment that allows for play in all areas of development: cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and language.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:

Turnquist Child Enrichment Center
1800 2nd Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Fax: 612-706-5555
Email: jobs.actg@actg.org


Full description here


Assistant Toddler Teacher

Become part of a hard-working, highly dedicated team of teachers! Turnquist Child Enrichment Center, a Strong Beginnings, NAEYC Accredited Child Care Center in NE Minneapolis is looking for a DHS Rule 3 qualified Assistant Toddler Teacher.(https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules/?id=9503.0032)

Required Qualifications:
- Passion for working with young children
- 1 year in a teaching or assistant teaching position in Early Education Setting
- Certification or degree in Early Childhood Education completed or in progress (or comparable experience)
- Ability to work between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm
- Ability to plan and implement high quality, interactive lesson plans
- Punctuality

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working with diverse backgrounds
- Interest in working and teaching outdoors

We Offer:
- Competitive Salary
- PTO
- Health and Dental Benefits
- Paid Training and More!

This is a year-round, full-time position. Shifts will be between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm, with some flexibility required. A few evenings a year for family events/staff meetings are required.

To apply for this position please send cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:

Turnquist Child Enrichment Center
1800 2nd Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Fax: 612-706-5555
Email: jobs.actg@actg.org

Occupational Therapist (School Based)

A Chance To Grow is a non-profit agency based in Northeast Minneapolis. ACTG's mission is to promote the maximum development of the whole child and adult through innovative, individualized and comprehensive brain-centered programs and services.

A respected leader within our industry, we currently have an opening for a 1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist to join our growing team. This position is a contracted position at a well-established Charter School in the Minneapolis, MN area.

Working for ACTG offers:

- Competitive Pay
- Continuing Education opportunities in innovative, research-based treatment techniques
- PTO to be used at your discretion
- Paid holidays throughout the year
- Opportunity for Full benefits including Medical and Dental
- Flexible schedule that you are able to set to meet your needs
- Supportive and collaborative environment for learning and developing clinical skills with other experienced clinicians across multiple disciplines (e.g. SLP, vision therapy, neurotechnology, etc.)

Requirements/Experience:

- OT License with Minnesota Dept of Health with good standing
- NBCOT certification
- Minimum of 1-2 years experience in school-based setting

Please contact irene.christenson@actg.org for more details or for any questions
Please consult our website for more information regarding our innovative programming at www.actg.org

"A Chance To Grow, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Chance To Grow, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, compensation and training."

 

Personal Care Assistant (PCA) for Home Based Services

Are you Compassionate? Dependable? Reliable? Adaptable? Patient? Dedicated? Willing to Learn? Our Home Based Services program seeks Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) to provide direct support to meet the health and safety needs of special need individuals in the home and in the community. Early morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours are often available. Qualified applicants must be 18 years or older and have experience working with special need individuals, a DHS background check, access to a reliable vehicle, car insurance if transporting is requested for open positions and must complete DHS PCA certification test. We currently have openings in the following areas. Please indicate the area in which you are interested.

  • Elk River:
  • Working with a 4 year old female
  • Mon-Thur 6-9 pm
  • Fri 5-9 pm
  • Sat 10 am to 8 pm
  • Sun 8am - 6 pm
  • Maple Grove:
  • Working with a 13 year old male
  • Mon-Fri 4pm-9pm
  • Maple Grove :
  • Working with a 7 year old male
  • Mon-Fri 6:30 am-10:00 am
  • Arden Hills:
  • Working with a 10 year old male
  • Mon-Fri3pm-5pmwith flexible weekend hours
  • Maple Plain:
  • Working with a 13 year old male
  • Mon-Fri 4 pm-7 pm and 6 hours either Sat or Sun.

Full description here

Apply in person:

A Chance To Grow
1800 Second Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418 
Fax: 612-706-5555
Email: jobs.actg@actg.org

 

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