YMCA of Greater Seattle

Program Supervisor: School Age

Job Locations US-WA-Shoreline
Posted Date 1 day ago(6/30/2022 4:20 PM)
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings
Dale Turner Family YMCA
School Age Child Care
19290 Aurora Avenue
Minimum compensation
USD $24.00/Hr.


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

As the Program Supervisor of our School Aged programs you will lead and develop our before and afterschool elementary child care staff. This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and curriculum are provided to the participants. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality child care program providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program site. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining required staff/child ratios and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships with families, facility/school personnel, and the community. This position is a regular on going positon that works within our youth enrichment programs throughout the year, in our before and after school programs during the school year and within one of our summer camps during the summer.


Job Sites Include: Woodway Elementary (9521 240th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98020 ) or Westgate Elementary (9601 220th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98020) Locations. You will be asked to support and/or substitute at nearby sites when needed.


Position Type/Location

This is an in-person, Full-Time role. Shifts are a combination of AM programming (7am to 9am) and afternoon programming (2pm to 6pm M-F, with Wednesday starting at 1pm). Administrative hours are provided and AM shifts are variable due to program need.  The position is based out of Woodway Elementary location.


What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle for you and your household
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • Retirement with generous employer contributions
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire
  • Discounts on qualifying YMCA of Greater Seattle childcare and day camp programs

*Some benefits only available to full-time staff


Minimum compensation for this role is $24.00/hour


YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.


As of March 12, 2022 COVID Vaccinations Requirements for this role are Required. This position requires proof of vaccination in compliance with local state and federal guidelines unless a submitted medical or religious exemption is approved. To see requirements for each program within our association, click here.

MMR Vaccination Required: Licensed School Age Programs require Mumps, Measles and Rhubella immunization in accordance with Department of Children, Youth and Family requirments. This task is assigned as part of onboarding with your Covid-19 Immunization tasks. 



What you'll be doing

  1. Ensures planning and implementation of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA. Is responsible for the quality and completion of all program plans, including lesson, behavior and event plans. 
  2. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates child care site staff/volunteers. Is responsible for professional development planning. Conducts staff meetings and organizes trainings. Maintains required staff/child ratios.
  3. Professionally communicates as needed confidential and evaluative information with parents/guardians including newsletters, individual parent communication and parent/teacher conferences.
  4. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  5. Maintains professional relationships with families, facility/school personnel and the community. May plan and conduct events for parents.
  6. Maintains required child/staff ratio. Provides direct supervision to a group of children.
  7. May maintain required records according to YMCA and DEL standards, including attendance records, immunization records, registration information, accident reports, discipline records and fire evacuation records.
  8. Recruits new enrollments.
  9. Ensures that site supplies are maintained and purchased as necessary.
  10. May assist with developing and monitoring department budgets.
  11. Ensures developmentally appropriate classrooms including appearance, décor and cleanliness of site.
  12. May supervise a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.
  13. May prepare and serve snacks.
  14. Recruits and supports members of Parent Advisory Group.
  15. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What we're looking for in an applicant

  1. Three years or more of experience working with childre, camps, childcare, tutoring or nannying.
  2. One year or more of supervisory experience.
  3. High school graduate or equivalent. 
  4. Have completed 30 credits of 100-level or above college-level coursework.
  5. 21 years of age or older.
  6. Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
  7. Experience planning and implementing group activities.

Preferred Education/Experience

  1. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.).
  2. Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful. 
  3. 45 or more college credits in programming related to child development preferred. 

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.

Our Mission

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


YMCA of Greater Seattle's Core Values

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Passion for Excellence

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.


All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.


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