About the Role:
Greater Hartford YMCA-Teacher's Aide - Before & After School
Hartford, CT, USA
Under the general direction of the Head Teacher, the Teacher’s Aide works for the YMCA of Greater Hartford and is responsible for on-site activity leadership, working directly with children. Must enjoy working with children, be a team player, be dependable and possess knowledge of positive behavior management techniques. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. Ages 16+ encouraged to apply.
Assist Teacher in the preparation and delivery of daily activities by completing assigned tasks.
Serve our diverse communities equitably and act with an inclusive, anti-racist lens at all times; promote a brave, respectful culture at the Y.
Actively participate with children in all activities and during play times, ensuring premier quality and innovation.
Be responsible for clean-up and maintenance of toys and materials after each activity.
Communicate immediately any problems or concerns with the program, staff, children or parents to immediate Supervisor.
Maintain confidentiality of information provided by parents, staff and administration.
Report immediately to supervisor any evidence of child abuse including physical, mental, emotional and/or neglect.
Attend the minimum number of training hours per year as required by State law and/or accrediting agencies, as approved by supervisor.
Consistently provide friendly, courteous assistance, exceeding customers’ expectations every day, which includes building and maintaining healthy
professional relationships with parents, children, host agencies, and staff.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Provides a quality experience for everyone, including but not limited to Health Seekers, Members, Participants, Internal Customers, Fellow Staff
Members and others.
Treats everyone with courtesy, respect, and consideration; displays integrity; listens actively and genuinely; communicates in a clear and pleasant manner; embraces differences among people; demonstrates an active willingness to learn and grow; accepts constructive criticism; works as a team member.