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YMCA of Greater Seattle Academic Advisor & Tutor in Seatac, Washington


Job Summary

As the Academic Advisor & Tutor in our Community Learning Program you will be planning, implementing and developing academic curriculum activities for groups of youth.Working on a team of educators and YMCA staff to help determine the academic and enrichment focus of your classes. Youwill co-lead Small Group classes consisting of enrichment activities that focus on relationship building, leadership and fun.

General Schedule: Monday - Thursday from 2-4:30 w/occasional Friday field trips/events.


  • Developing and implementing appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.

  • Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with academic teachers and teacher’s assistants to ensure that objectives are reached.

  • Adhering to all YMCA and school district professional expectations and compliance issues.

  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.

  • Communicates with, develops, and maintains positive relationships with youth and families.

  • Provides day-to-day leadership to staff and volunteers.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your time impacting the lives of youth and their families you have a desireto enable people of all ages to achieve their potential.You have the ability to build strong relationships on an individual level and with communities. You have a track record of being able to develop and implement quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others.


You should be 18 years of age and have:

  1. Current state approved first-aid certification.
    1. Current state approved community CPR certification.
    1. Experience in working with youth the same age as those to be supervised.
  1. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred.

  2. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.

  3. Knowledge of Seattle School District Academic Learning Standards for the age group and designated subject area.

  4. Knowledge of core curriculum components of assigned school.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • 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

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana .

child care, educator, after school, para-educator, substitute teacher, mentor, early learning, youth development, recreation

ID 2019-8896

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 2

Location Education Initiatives - Tyee Educational Complex

Category Youth Education

Address 4424 S 188th St