Early Childhood Education - Assistant Teacher
Minneapolis, MN

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YMCA of the North
651 Nicollet Mall Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States

Industry
Education
Application Closing Date
3/6/2022
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
PT/FT
Job Description
 $1500 SIGN-ON BONUS + FREE MEMBERSHIP
 

 

Do you like to teach, play games, lead activities or are you creative?  Do you want to make a difference in your community? The early education child care program offers career development, a great mission to get behind, and is a FUN environment. 

The YMCA early education child care program is more than a daycare.  We are kid focused early education teachers and professionals.  At the YMCA early education child care program we have a passion for having a positive impact on children and families. Our goal at the YMCA early education child care program is to provide kids with a safe, fun space at the Y to thrive. If you want to make a positive impact on children the Assistant Teacher role is the adventure for you.

Apply today for the YMCA early education child care program and ask us about your next adventure and join our team of passionate Assistant Teachers!

 Requirements:

  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Candidate must have some college credits or CDA certificate. 
  • Candidate should have some experience working in early childhood or school age care. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

This is a Full Time Monday through Friday position.

  • Our center is open between 6:30am and 6:00pm with shifts vary depending on the needs of the center. 
  • Candidate will need to be flexible if the needs of the center changes. 
  • $15.00/hour 

Benefits include:

  • $1500 Sign-on Bonus
  • FREE YMCA of the North membership
  • YMCA Program Discounts for your family - including childcare
  • Full-time Benefits (full suite of benefits + company contribution of 6% into your retirement plan even if you do not contribute)

1.  Job Summary:

The Child Care Assistant Teacher will support the teaching staff in implementing childcare programs. The incumbent will assist with carrying out the child care mission and values by providing high quality child care services to children and parents that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

2.  Essential Functions:

  • Assist with the implementation of daily plans and activities.
  • Assist in supervising children and participate with children in activities.
  • Maintain program site and equipment.
  • Communicate with parents on an ongoing basis and assist with parent conferences.
  • Assist with daily observations and child evaluations.
  • Provide guidance for children’s behavior.
  • Maintains CACFP and Minnesota Department of Health Licensing for meals and snacks, if applicable.

3.  Relationships:

The incumbent interacts regularly with children, parents, and staff members. The incumbent will assist in supervising other staff members and program volunteers. This position involves interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

4.  Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Candidate must have some college credits or CDA 
  • Candidate should have some experience working in early childhood or school age care. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

5.  Work Conditions:

  • Perform all physical aspects of the position, including frequently moving around, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.
  • May provide children with assistance in dealing with issues such as personal hygiene, medical needs, toileting, diapering, lifting, writing, feeding, and getting in or out of transportation.
  • May be exposed to verbal outbursts, physical actions or bodily fluids as part of the child care environment.

6.  Additional Notes:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from branch representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the branch or Association success.

Employer
YMCA of the North
Lisa Yahn
651 Nicollet Mall Suite 500
Minneapolis MN 55402
United States
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