Instructor, Community Learning Center

Ymca Of Greater Seattle Auburn , WA 98092

Posted 7 months ago


Who are we?

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace, and beyond.

  • 13 branches

  • 2 overnight camps

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites

Where you'll work

You'll be based out of one off the 13 branches that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home, if you like!). Specifically the Seattle Y offers Programs throughout the greater Seattle area. The programs are located in Seattle Schools using classrooms, multipurpose rooms, gyms, outdoor spaces and take several field trips throughout the summer.

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!


What you'll be doing

As the Community Learning Program Instructor you will be planning, implementing and developing academic curriculum activities for groups of youth. Working on a team of educators and YMCA staff to help determine the academic and enrichment focus of your classes. You will co-lead Small Group classes consisting of enrichment activities that focus on relationship building, leadership and fun.

Principle Activities:

  • Developing and implementing appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.

  • Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with academic teachers and teacher's assistants to ensure that objectives are reached.

  • Adhering to all YMCA and school district professional expectations and compliance issues.

  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.

  • Communicates with, develops, and maintains positive relationships with youth and families.

  • Provides day-to-day leadership to staff and volunteers.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your time impacting the lives of youth and their families you have a desire to enable people of all ages to achieve their potential. You have the ability to build strong relationships on an individual level and with communities. You have a track record of being able to develop and implement quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others.


You should be 18 years of age and have:

Current state approved first-aid certification.

  • Current state approved community CPR certification.

  • Experience in working with youth the same age as those to be supervised. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices. Knowledge of Seattle School District Academic Learning Standards for the age group and designated subject area. Knowledge of core curriculum components of assigned school.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong

  • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different

  • Are excited to see youth grow and thrive

  • Truly enjoy being of service to others

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

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