Recruitment #23-110-4341


Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services (PRCS) is dedicated to connecting all communities through exceptional people, parks, and programs. Our goal is to make Loudoun the community of choice through outstanding experiences while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We celebrate the strengths of individuals and collaborate to deliver programs and community services that provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Come be a part of something that matters!

Job Description

We're seeking qualified applicants to fill the Preschool Aide position. This (10) month position provides care and assistance to preschool-aged children within the preschool program; assists students; maintains open communication with children, parents, and staff, and ensures safety and plan activities. Our team embraces the uniqueness of each child, inclusive of all individual abilities or needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Supervises children's behaviors, communication, and involvement in program activities
  • Adheres to staff-to- student ratios
  • Follows established policies and procedures for supervision, interactions, and disciplinary issues
  • Supports, encourages, and interacts with children in classroom activities
  • Engages children in exploration and play
  • Communicates with parents, staff, and site school personnel and participates in team meetings
  • May perform other essential job functions specific to the position and department assignment

Work schedule will vary between Monday to Friday, from August to June.

Available hours may vary by locations:

  • Philomont,
  • Lovettsville,
  • Lucketts,
  • Purcellville,
  • Bluemont,
  • Leesburg,
  • Sterling,
  • South Riding

Some positions may qualify for partial benefits depending on the number of hours per week assigned. 

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent; six (6) months of programmatic experience with children. 
Must be physically able to keep up with participants and lift 50 pounds.

Special Requirements


  • One year's programmatic experience, including previous supervisory experience, is strongly preferred
  • Child Development Association (CDA) certification
  • First Aid/CPR Certification

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Successful candidates will undergo a criminal background and child protective services check. 
  • Must obtain certification in CPR and First Aid within 30 days of hire. 
  • Pass the TB test within 30 days of hire and each year thereafter. 
  • Have or take OSHA (Bloodborne pathogens) training within 30 days of hire. 
  • Must annually complete a sworn disclosure statement or affirmation disclosing any criminal convictions or pending criminal charges.