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.
What you’ll be doing…
Every day hundreds of children are welcomed into our fun and engaging YMCA early learning child care programs. Be part of an amazing team of staff who provide a learning environment for children in which they feel secure, comfortable, and important. You will be a part of providing a nurturing child-centered environment through enrichment and activities while also supporting the children as they grow and learn. The Lead Teacher is responsible for classroom leadership, supervising a group of children, in addition to overseeing the activities of other groups. We are currently hiring Teachers for age groups, 6 weeks-12 months, 12-23 months, 24-36 months and Preschool/PreK 30 months- 5 years.
Where you’ll work…
The early learning programs at the Greater Seattle YMCA are 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!). The location for the early learning programs are typically located in a facility off-site from the branch in the local community that the branch serves.
These current openings are located in the Lea Hill Center in Auburn. Seeking Teachers with availabilty Monday-Friday between 6:30 am- 6:30 pm.
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.
You should have:
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Child Care Team if you:
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.\