YMCA of Greater Seattle

Before and After School Teacher: School Age (in Seattle)

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Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 1:33 PM)
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
West Seattle YMCA
School Age Child Care
4515 36th Avenue SW
USD $15.45/Hr.
USD $18.00/Hr.


Who are we?

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of men, women and children with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace and beyond.

  • 13 branches
  • 2 overnight camps
  • 10 swimming pools
  • More than 200 program sites

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be based out of one off the 13 branches in our welcoming membership facility that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home, if you like!).  The majority of programs for this role are in Seattle Public Schools building. Programs use classrooms, child care rooms, gyms and outdoor spaces. 


All of our before/after school programs operate out of Elementary Schools in the Central and West Seattle areas.  We are currently hiring for 5 different schools


Fairmount Park Elementary

3800 SW Findlay Street, Seattle WA 98126


Arbor Heights Elementary

3701 SW 104th St, Seattle, WA 98146


West Seattle Elementary

6760 34th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126


Boren Stem K8

5950 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106


Thurgood Marshall Elementary

2401 S Irving St, Seattle, WA 98144


If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!


What you’ll be doing…

Every day hundreds of children stay after school in fun and engaging YMCA programs. Be part of an amazing team of staff who provide enrichment & recreation activities, teach teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn. Child care is more than a safe place after school, it is an exciting, fun filled activities that allow children to reach their fullest potential.  Both Boren and Thurgood Marshall schools have a morning program also from 7am - 9am.  Our afternoon programs from from either 2:25pm - 6:00pm or 1:10pm - 6:00pm.  All programs run Monday - Friday. 

Who are you?     

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your afternoons impacting the lives of children.  You thrive on the energy of groups of children and are ready to jump in and lead activities.  You are always stepping up to offer support at the first sign it's needed.  You are comfortable with individual and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults, and have an interest in and aptitude for learning new ways to work with kids. You have an eye for quality programming and can build a sense of belonging with the groups you work with. 


You should have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny
  • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty
  • Experience planning and implementing group activities

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Child Care Team if you:

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong
  • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different
  • Are excited to see youth growth and thrive
  • Truly enjoy being of service to others
  • 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


The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.


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