YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Teacher

Teacher

ID 
2017-2589
YMCA 
YMCA ELC - Immanuel CHI
Job Location 
US-NE-Omaha
Category 
Childcare
Type 
30 Plus

More information about this job

Overview

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Teachers/Facilitators provide a quality experience for children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging among youth and within their families.

Responsibilities

  1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  2. Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging.
  3. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Follows all procedures and standards.
  4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  5. Cultivates positive relationships, conducts parent conferences, and maintains effective communication with parents. Engages parents as volunteers and connects them to the YMCA.
  6. Maintains required program records.
  7. Maintains a clean and safe program site and equipment.
  8. Supports fundraising efforts.
  9. Actively participates in program events and activities as assigned.
  10. Actively participates in department, branch and association meetings and trainings.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Qualifications

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Classroom/recreational environment. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking and playing with children at their level are required. 
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program.
  • Hours will include evening and weekend work.
  • Reliable transportation and travel among local branches and off-site facilities required.

I ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND:

  • Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind, and that my employment is at-will.
  • The job description provides a general summary of the position in which I am employed, that the contents of this job description are job requirements and, at this time, I know of no limitations which would prevent me from performing these functions with or without accommodation. I further understand that it is my responsibility to inform my supervisor at any time that I am unable to perform these functions.
  • Job duties, tasks, work hours and work requirements may be changed at any time.
  • Acceptable job performance includes completion of the job responsibilities as well as compliance with the policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.