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YMCA of Greater Seattle Teacher, Early Learning in Woodinville, Washington

Overview

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

This position works alongside the Lead Teacher in implementing engaging activities for groups of children. Supervises groups of children according to program and state requirements.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines. YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations. All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021; All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA. Coordinates activities which fit the children's developmental needs.

  2. Provides leadership for staff overseeing the activities of several groups of children. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety, and to provide for a positive experience for each child.

  3. Communicates with and maintains positive relationships with families. May conduct conferences.

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

  5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.

  6. Provides assistance to supervisor and may fill-in during temporary absences.

  7. Maintains ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, cleanliness, and learning environment of site.

  8. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

  9. Assists in recruitment of members for the Parent Advisory Group.

Qualifications

  1. 18 years of age or older.

  2. Experience in working with children the same age as those to be supervised.

  3. Completion of minimum STARS required training

    1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  1. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred.

  2. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.

  3. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

  • At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 60 days after employment.)

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.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

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Job Locations US-WA-Woodinville

Posted Date 3 days ago (9/21/2021 2:16 PM)

ID 2021-12367

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 4

Location Woodinville Early Education Center & Preschool

Category Early Childhood Education

Address 13205 NE 175th Street

Minimum compensation USD $16.69/Hr.

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