YMCA of Greater Seattle Teacher: School Age (in Seattle) in Seattle, Washington

Overview

Who are we?

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of men, women and children with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace and beyond.

  • 13 branches

  • 2 overnight camps

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be based out of one off the 13 branches in our welcoming membership facility that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home, if you like!). The majority of programs for this role are in Seattle Public Schools building. Programs use classrooms, child care rooms, gyms and outdoor spaces.

Sand Point Elementary School is located on NE 60th Street next to Magnuson Park. Our program focuses on diversity, social responsibility, fun and learning through art, stem and play. Teachers work with children ages 5-12 that come from a very diverse background. Teachers

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing…

Every day hundreds of children stay after school in fun and engaging YMCA programs. Be part of an amazing team of staff who provide enrichment & recreation activities, teach teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn. Child care is more than a safe place after school, it is an exciting, fun filled activities that allow children to reach their fullest potential.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your afternoons impacting the lives of children. You thrive on the energy of groups of children and are ready to jump in and lead activities. You are always stepping up to offer support at the first sign it's needed. You are comfortable with individual and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults, and have an interest in and aptitude for learning new ways to work with kids. You have an eye for quality programming and can build a sense of belonging with the groups you work with. Teachers are in ratio daily and leading activities on a daily basis. Program hours are 2:15pm - 6pm and 12:30pm - 6pm on Wednesdays, during break camps and non-school days our program operates from 7am - 6pm.

Qualifications

You should have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny

  • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty

  • Experience planning and implementing group activities

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Child Care Team if you:

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong

  • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different

  • Are excited to see youth growth and thrive

  • Truly enjoy being of service to others

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 1 month ago

ID 2017-5933

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 8

Location University Branch - Sandpoint Elementary School

Category School Age Child Care

Address 6208 60th Ave NE

Min USD $15.00/Hr.

Max USD $18.00/Hr.