Teacher's Aide - #399208

YMCA of the North

Date: 08/12/2022 09:30 AM

City: Chatfield, Minnesota

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Get paid to play!

The YMCA child care program is hiring fun, energetic, individuals that love working with children and families , NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

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

The YMCA child care program is more than a daycare. We are kid focused activity daycare leaders. At the YMCA child care program we have a passion for having a positive impact on children and families.

As a child care program daycare staff you can get paid to play with the kids. You will have fun teaching kids a love of reading, leading art activities, leading a gym activity, teaching good sportsmanship and social skills. Engage with children and help them discover the fun in playing, learning and making new lifelong friends.

Our goal at the YMCA 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 daycare staff role is the adventure for you.

The daycare staff role is a great job for students, someone who has retired or someone in the community who wants to make a difference in the lives of youth and families!

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

Benefits include:

  • YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities membership
  • YMCA Program Discounts for your family

1. Job Summary:

The Child Care Teacher’s Aide provides assistance to the Child Care Teacher and Assistant Teacher in implementing child care center programs. The incumbent assists 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.
  • Supervise children and participate with children in activities.
  • Contribute to activity preparation and clean up and room maintenance.
  • Maintain program site and equipment.
  • Communicate with parents on an ongoing basis.
  • 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 assists with the supervision of the children. The position involves interaction with parents, children, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

4. Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 16; preferred 18.
  • Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED Certifications within 30 days of hire date.
  • Strong commitment to quality child care.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A commitment to working with children in a developmental setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
  • Ability 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 the branch representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the branch or Association success.

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