YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • LIT teaching assistant

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2018 3:44 PM)
    ID
    2018-6808
    Type
    Seasonal
    # of Openings
    1
    Location
    Education Initiatives - KCHA
    Category
    Teen Summer Programs
    Address
    12910 SE 273rd St
  • Overview

    Who are we?

    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.

    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 branches 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!).  Specifically the Seattle Y offers summer camp programs throughout the greater Seattle area.  The programs are located in community parks, schools and other community buildings.  Programs use classrooms, multipurpose rooms, gyms, outdoor spaces and take frequent field trips.

     

    The Seattle Y offers a competitive pay range and part time or full time benefit packages, as eligible.

     

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

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll be doing…

    Assisting in the LIT program.  Helping the teacher with their Math and/or Humanities lessons to 7th and 8th graders.  Help plan curriculum alongside the teacher and assist with grading assignments.  Keep in contact with program leaders about status of students and lesson plans.

    Who are you?

    If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your days 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 programing and can build a sense of belonging with the groups you work with.

    Qualifications

    You should have:

    • Prior experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching
    • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honest
    • Experience planning and implementing group activities

    You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Youth Enrichment 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 grow and thrive
    • 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; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

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