Job ID:  26421680

Company:  Missouri Valley Family YMCA

Application Type:  Seeking Part-time (non-Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  Summer Kinder Camp Teaching Assistant

Description:  CHANGE LIVES. INCLUDING YOURS. Lisa Atkinson, YDC Teacher said, "I love working with young children, helping them learn new skills, watching when the master something new, seeing when the "light bulb" comes on for letters. I am honored to be trusted by parents to have a chance to assist them in the growth of their children. Each day brings new excitement, challenges and fun." We offer our staff a fun, rewarding work environment and FREE YMCA Membership! The Summer Kinder Camp Teaching Assistant provides care and early childhood education for 4-5 year olds in a part time preschool center environment. This job is located at our main location at 1608 N. Washington St. in Bismarck. Be a role model. Assist in curriculum facilitation as instructed by classroom Teacher. Conduct and monitor activity programs designed for preschool children. Prepare learning materials and assist children with projects. Guide children in development of age-appropriate skills. Use appropriate disciplinary methods. Prepare and serve family-style breakfast, lunch and snacks. Observe children and effectively communicate observations to teachers and parents. Attend and be an active participant at staff meetings. Part Time, June 3rd-August 2nd: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-12:15 pm We are looking for someone who displays the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Previous experience working in an early childhood setting preferred. Must have the ability to handle competing demands and take direction from the Teacher. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with parents and Teacher regarding the child's activities, behavior, eating, etc. The ability to work a dedicated schedule Monday through Friday for the duration of the program preferred. Summer Kinder Camp is a part time Kindergarten Readiness option for families with children ages 4-5, located at the Main YMCA Youth Development Center at 1608 N. Washington St. in Bismarck. YMCA Youth Development Center is a high-quality, values-oriented, state-licensed childcare and preschool education facility for children ages newborn to pre-kindergarten with a safe atmosphere and a caring staff.

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