Assistant Teacher - Group Child Care

Posted: 11/21/2021

Assistant Teachers are critical to the success of our child care program. You will assist the Lead Teacher in all aspects of the care of the children. This includes implementing curriculum, actively interacting with the children, monitoring activities to ensure safety, nurturing the children through encouragement and gentle redirection, assisting in classroom set-up, clean-up and maintenance. Dependent on age, you will perform, assist or direct children in personal care activities.

You must have experience working with children ages 6 weeks – 6 years. Educational requirements include completion of high school or its equivalent, along with post high school early childhood coursework.
You must enjoy interacting and be comfortable interacting with children ages 6 weeks – 6 years. Other critical competencies include high energy level, patience, creativity, problem-solving skills, enthusiasm, and demonstrated success as a team player. You must exhibit the Y core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.
CPR w/AED and First Aid is a position prerequisite, but you are allowed 90 days post-hire to obtain.
Minimum age is 18
Variety of shifts available Monday-Friday
At the Y, we work hard but have fun doing it. The Y is about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility--with emphasis on the core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring. Employees describe working at the Y as family-friendly, supportive, welcoming, team atmosphere, fast-paced, and meaningful. The Y offers more than just a job; it offers a cause to embrace. We are conveniently located within blocks of Downtown Stevens Point and UW-Stevens Point.
A fully completed Stevens Point Area YMCA Employment Application is required. If you are a student, a school schedule is also required. Applications are available at the Member Services desk or online at, JOBS tab.