YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Assistant Program Supervisor, Kids University

    Job Locations US-WA-Redmond
    Posted Date 2 days ago(2 days ago)
    ID
    2018-7096
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    # of Openings
    1
    Location
    Bellevue Family YMCA - Ben Rush Elementary
    Category
    Youth and Family Programs
    Address
    6101 152nd Ave NE
  • 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

     

    Job Summary

    As the Assistant Program Supervisor of our Kids University programs you will plan and implement activities and step in as the lead onsite when the Program Supervisor is not present. Kids U is a set of enrichment classes such as art, sports, cooking, chess, and science. Children sign up for specific classes based on their interests and passions that are led by program instructors. 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. 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.

     

    Where you’ll work…

     

    You’ll be based out of one of our 13 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 has Kids U programs throughout the Seattle area.  The programs are located in Seattle Public Schools and other community buildings.  Programs use classrooms, multipurpose rooms, gyms, and outdoor spaces. This role will be the Assistant Program Supervisor for the Kid U program at:

     

    6101 152nd Ave NE
    Redmond, Washington 98052

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Plans and implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA. May be responsible for the quality and completion of program plans including lesson, behavior and event plans. 
    2. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.
    3. Supervises instructors/volunteers. Maintains required staff/child ratios.
    4. Professionally communicates confidential and evaluative information with parents/guardians including newsletters, individual parent communication and parent/teacher conferences.
    5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
    6. Maintains professional relationships with families, facility personnel and the community. May plan and conduct events for parents.
    7. May maintain required records according to YMCA, including attendance records, registration information, accident reports and discipline records.
    8. Assists in recruiting new enrollments.
    9. May ensure that site supplies are maintained and purchased as necessary.
    10. Ensures developmentally appropriate classrooms including appearance, décor and cleanliness of site.
    11. May prepare and serve snacks.
    12. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.
    13. Other duties as assigned.

    Who are you?

     

    If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your time impacting the lives of children.  You thrive on the energy of children and are ready to jump in and lead activities.  You are always looking for ways to offer support.  You are comfortable with individual youth 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. 

    Qualifications

    You are 21 years of age or older and should have:

    • 2 years or more of experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching, etc.
    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 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 Youth Enrichment Team if you:

    • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong
    • Are adaptable and flexible, and like that every day is a little different
    • Are excited to see youth grow 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; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

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