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Assistant Teacher

  • Long Island
  • Location:
  • Glen Cove, Huntington, Great South Bay, Patchogue 121 Dosoris Lane Glen Cove , New York, 11542 Google Maps

  • Region : Long Island
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Job Description:

    The Assistant Teacher will support the Lead Teacher to ensure that families receive quality services which provide for growth in academics, social and emotional development, and that the program meets the educational, physical and developmental needs of the program participants. The Teacher’s Assistant will assist the Lead Teacher in planning, scheduling and implementing the daily program, and making daily observations of the children.  Responsibilities also include communicating effectively with the parents/guardians by keeping them up to date on their children’s progress and providing a nurturing and caring environment for the children.



    • Glen Cove
    • Huntington
    • Great South Bay
    • Patchogue




    • Assist the Lead Teacher in maintaining healthy and safe classroom environment of children.
    • Assist the Lead Teacher in maintaining the organization/appearance and décor of the assigned classroom (bulletin boards, displays, storage areas, general cleanliness, etc.).
    • Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing an age appropriate curriculum.
    • Work with the different age groups and classes upon request.
    • Participate in YMCA sponsored special events.
    • Participate in staff meetings, training and workshops to enhance professional growth.
    • Provide consistent interaction, encouragement, nurturance for all children on all levels (floors, sitting at tables, etc.)
    • Model relationship-building skills in all interactions. Assist in response to all parent inquiries and concerns in timely manner.
    • Attend trainings and meetings in absence of Lead Teacher, and at other times as requested or appropriate.
    • Perform other job-related duties as requested and necessary.
    • Adhere to all Department of Health and YMCA of Long Island standards, expectations and regulations.
    • Maintain hygiene habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.


  • Required Skills/Experience:


    • Minimum of a High School Diploma, 9 college credits/degree preferred.
    • One to two years related experience in a group setting with preschool children.
    • Maintain training requirements as required by the Office of Licensing.
    • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
    • Experience in assisting with curriculum implementation and being a contributing team member is essential.
    • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications.
    • Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.








    For immediate consideration, please email a resume if available and/or a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications to the specific contact below at your desired location:




  • How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention ofHR@ymcali.org New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Hiring Manager
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