YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Assistant Teacher (SACC, EL)

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/7/2018 10:53 AM)
    # of Openings
    West Seattle YMCA - Preschool
    Early Childhood Education
    Schmitz Park Elementary
  • Overview


    Imagine being a part of one of the most respected non-profit organizations in the world – while at the same time improving the overall health and vitality of our community.  For more than 130 years the YMCA of Greater Seattle has been transforming lives, encouraging healthy lifestyles and developing future leaders.  Enabling people of all ages to achieve their potential and instilling that spirit in others – is at the core of everything we do.  We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization:  Respect, Responsibility, Honesty & Caring.



    Assists with supervision of and implementing activities with a group of children in an early childhood or school aged child care site. Various hours available Monday-Friday between 7:00am-6:00pm.


    1. Assists in supervision of a group of children.
    2. Provides assistance in planning and implementation of program activities.
    3. Performs general housekeeping tasks.  Helps maintain clean and safe area.
    4. May prepare and serves snacks.  Cleans snack area.
    5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergency procedures.
    6. Attends staff meetings and training programs.



    1. 16 years of age or older.
    2. Current state approved first-aid certification.*
    3. Current state approved infant/child (or community if school aged) CPR certification.*
    4. TB test by Mantoux method.**
    5. HIV/AIDS training certification.*
    6. Completion of minimum STARS required training. *
    7. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful. 

    *         At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 90 days after employment.)

    **        Prior to beginning child care duties.



    Program participants will be supported in a safe and healthy learning environment.



    Cause Driven Leader Level: Leader


    Strengthens the Y’s culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work. 

    Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. 

    Develop Self and Others

    Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development. 

    Quality Results

    Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

    Change Capacity

    Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y’s mission.

    Inspire Others
    Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships


    Come join the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.  Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes free YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement fund contribution, when eligible. 

    The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion and equity.  We are a drug-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.






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