Job Code: CC

School-Age Child Care Classroom Aide

Category: Child Care, Child Development
Location: Wayman Palmer YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time


Under the direction of the Site Director and/or Assistant Director and Lead Teacher, the School-Age 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 personnel, and the center guest when needed and as assigned by the 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.


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

Please apply by June 30, 2018.

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