Career Services Job Opportunities

Assistant Teacher

Description: • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program, by providing close supervision of all activities. • Assist Head Group Teacher/ Group Teacher with implementation of developmentally appropriate lessons and activities. • Guide students in their academic growth. • Actively communicate with and engage parents and families. • Work as a supportive team member within the Early Childhood Learning Center and the Flushing Branch as a whole. • Maintain a clean and safe classroom environment, by setting up spaces and materials, and reporting and/or removing all potential hazards. • Prepare food for children and maintain a family style setting for eating, conducive to language, cognitive and social development, as well as the development of healthy habits. • Maintain accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, incident/accident/behavior reports, attendance sheets, and sign-in/out sheets. • Maintain equipment, storage, and inventory of supplies, as needed. • Ensure that all YMCA of Greater New York, Department of Health, and Department of Education guidelines are followed. • Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.

Salary $12 - $16.97 Per Hour
Type of Opportunity Part Time
Location Flushing, NY
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted High School Diploma
Special Skills & Requirements • High School diploma or equivalent required. Teacher Assistant certificate preferred. • Minimum of one year of experience working with young children in a group setting. • Knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate practices.
Company Name Flushing YMCA
Contact: Lois Rothstein
Address: 138-45 Northern Blvd; Flushing, New York 11354
About the Company: We are a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That's why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout the five boroughs to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
How To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume with subject line “Assistant Teacher” to
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