Job Code: CC

Early Childhood Classroom Aide

Category: Child Care, Child Development

Job Type: Part-Time


Under the direction of the Site Director and/or Assistant Director and Lead Teacher, the Preschool Teacher Aide is responsible for carrying out the day to day tasks assigned by the Lead teacher at the specified site.  She/he will be responsible for helping in leading program activities, assessment, snack preparation, and communicating effectively with the children, their parents, YMCA/JCC personnel, and the center guest when needed and as assigned by the lead teacher.


  1. Maintain safe and secure environment for children, being aware of child activities at all times.
  2. Work as a team member with other staff.
  3. Help to maintain a learning environment with developmentally appropriate activities.
  4. Communicate effectively with children, their parents, other YMCA/JCC staff, and center guest.
  5. Report any concerns to your supervisor.
  6. Respond to emergencies according to YMCA/JCC procedures.
  7. Maintain confidentiality regarding personal information on children and staff.
  8. Take direction from Lead Teacher.


  • An understanding and knowledge of children, their behavior and development.
  • Specific knowledge in developmentally appropriate practices for the age group.
  • Must have or enroll in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention, and Prevention of Infectious Diseases.
  • Warm and friendly personality and the willingness to interact with the children.
  • Meet ODJFS licensing qualifications in training and background check.

If interested, please send resume electronically to Alicia Schlieman at