Fitness and Health Specialist, After-School Program

Childcare & Education Services, Sioux Falls

2 pm to 6 pm, Monday through Friday.
Flexibility provided if applicant prefers 3 or 4 days per week. Additional hours are available during the summer months.

The fitness and health specialist plans and leads fun and engaging fitness, health and/or gardening activities with students grades K-5. In the after school and summer program, responsibilities also will include:
- Pick up kids at their school.
- Lead children by participating in fitness and health programming and teaching them simple, fun and enriching activities.
- Utlize planning time to create and submit lessons to program coordinator.
- Provide quality, nurturing care to children enrolled in the program.
- Spend time outdoors with children.
- Communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with students, their parents and other staff.
- Assist in preparing and serving snacks, and cleaning areas to ensure clean sanitary conditions and to meet standards.
- Maintain daily paperwork such as attendance records, food program records, fitness and health supply purchasing list.
- Attend in-service training required by licensing and the program.

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Post high school education and experience with children preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age and have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop supportive relationships with very young children. Valid driver’s license with good driving record preferred. Must successfully complete all agency background checks.

Respond by: open until filled

To apply, send application (found on previous page), cover letter and resume to:
Clay Flesner, Program Coordinator
LSS Childcare & Education Services
3400 East 49th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Email (preferred):

An equal opportunity employer.

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