Job: Childcare Assistant Teachers

Job Title: Childcare Assistant Teachers

Reports to: Childcare Director

Status: Part Time (flexible – up to 29 hours per week)

Schedule: Various shifts available Monday-Friday between 7:00am-6:00pm

Compensation: $9.65 per hour


  • Treat all children with love, respect and dignity
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and appropriate physical environment, ensuring the safety of all children at all times and compliance with all State of Michigan Licensing requirements
  • Assist the lead teacher with implementing daily lesson/activity plans
  • Complete incident and accident reports as necessary
  • Know appropriate emergency and safety procedures
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Be familiar with procedures of reporting suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with children, families, teachers, and all staff
  • Exemplify the YMCA core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty
  • Help with other tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Serve as a representative and role model for the YMCA maintaining a professional demeanor


  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
  • Must qualify under State of Michigan licensing to work in a childcare setting including obtaining 24 hours of training each licensing year
  • Prior experience working with children required
  • Training in early childhood development is preferred
  • Fingerprinting, background check and TB Test required
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred


Email cover letter and resume to Rachael England:

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