School Age Care - Assistant Teacher

Posted: 11/20/2022

Care is provided at Stevens Point public schools before and after school for children grades K-6. As a School Age Assistant Teacher, your role is to facilitate the daily curriculum activities, ensuring that the individual interests, needs and safety of all children are met. You will also have the opportunity to work in our full-day school-age care programs held at the Y during the year when school is not in session.
 
PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS
Skills:
You must have experience working in programs for children age 5 – 12 years. Post high school training in school-age care or related coursework is required.

Competencies:
Most important, you must enjoy spending time with groups of school-age children, and have an understanding of their behaviors and group dynamics. Other critical competencies include high energy levels, patience, creativity, problem-solving skills, strong communication skills, enthusiasm and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. You must exhibit the Y core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.

Certifications:
CPR w/AED and First Aid is a position prerequisite, but you are allowed 60 days post-hire to obtain. Must meet the qualifications for Assistant Teacher under the DCF 251 Licensing Rules for Group Child Care Centers. 

Physical Requirements:
Prior to work, all staff will be required to provide a Physician-signed health examination and complete a fingerprint background check.

Age: Minimum age is 18
 
SCHEDULE
Monday – Friday 6:25 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
(Must be able to work a minimum of 3 shifts per week, and occasional no-school days when school is not in session)
 
WAGE
Starting at $10 per hour. Includes fully-paid adult YMCA membership.

ABOUT THE Y
At the Y, we work hard but have fun doing it! The Y is about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Employees describe working at the Y as family-friendly, supportive, welcoming, fast-paced, and meaningful. The Y is more than just a job; we are a cause to embrace, designed to serve our community. We are conveniently located within blocks of downtown Stevens Point, UW-Stevens Point, and Mid-State Technical College.
 
HOW TO APPLY
A fully completed Stevens Point Area YMCA Employment Application is required, along with a copy of your transcripts. If you are a student, a school schedule is also required. Applications are available at the Member Services desk or online at www.spymca.org, JOBS tab.