Assistant Teacher - Goodwill Job at YMCA of Metro Denver, Aurora, CO

  • YMCA of Metro Denver
  • Aurora, CO

Job Description


Hours: Goodwill is open 8am-5pm. Monday-Friday Hours will depend on availability


Under the direction of the Manager of Education and Engagement at the Goodwill/YMCA Center, the Assistant Teacher will plan, organize, conduct and deliver a quality age-appropriate program for children. The Assistant Teacher will work as part of the Early Childhood Team to deliver world-class customer service and relationship building skills to create a welcoming environment at the YMCA. The incumbent will also exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the YMCA.


To be the welcoming and transformative place - beyond work and home - where people feel most able to be their true selves; explore their purpose, dreams and goals; achieve health and wellness for their spirit, mind and body; connect with their community and feel a sense of belonging and possibilities like nowhere else.



  • Accountable for children in care and operating within the Goodwill/YMCA program
  • May be responsible for opening and closing responsibilities of the center
  • Maintain Center in clean and hazard free state; proactively clean and/or repair areas
  • Present self as a positive role model, maintain neat and clean appearance
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and training
  • Report on suspected child abuse situations to the Manager
  • Assist in other classrooms as necessary
  • Maintain classroom records regarding accidents, medications and attendance
  • Actively participate in children's activities which promote the Center's goals and objectives
  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of the YMCA annual support campaign, and general procedures and policies, including personnel guidelines, facility access procedures, membership policies, and emergency plans


  • Employee will frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger to handle or feel objects, tools, controls, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear and taste and smell
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions
  • Required to lift 10-50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities are required including accurate sight up close, distant, peripheral and focus
  • Noise level in the work environment is moderate to high


  • Knowledge and Experience working with youth under the age of 12
  • Certified in First aid and CPR?
  • Must possess oral, auditory and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults?
  • Prior experience working with young children e.g., babysitting, church Sunday school, etc.?preferred

  • Free individual membership
  • Program discounts
  • Generous Retirement Contribution Options -Includes company contribution of 6% once eligibility is met
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked
  • Paid Time off for those scheduled and working 20+ per week

Posted Salary Range:
USD $19.00 - USD $19.00 /Hr.

Job Tags

Work from home, Outdoor, Sunday, Monday to Friday,

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