Early Childhood Teacher Assistant (weekdays)


Westside Family YMCA
920 Elmgrove Road Rochester NY 14624

Salary Range: $8.75-$9.00
            Grade: 5

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Early Childhood Teacher Assistant performs any combination of the following duties when attending children in the designated area; observes and monitors play activities, reads, plays games, administers meals and snacks, keeps area and children clean and tidy. Assistant will accompany children on walks or other outings assist lead teacher with implementing activities and always ensures safety and well being of children in their care.

 

Greets everyone by names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times. The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA of Greater Rochester is conveyed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate must enjoy children and have experience working with groups of children.  Must demonstrate competence in taking charge of children, have discretion when supervising play.  The candidate should bring to this position maturity, responsibility, and a sincere interest in working with children.  The candidate must possess a general knowledge and understanding of the YMCA, its goals, and its mission.  The candidate should be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.  The candidate must meet all guidelines and requirements for Assistant Teacher mandated by the Office of Children & Family Services. 

 

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

The member relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be the number one priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of health seekers, members, and all people within the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner.