After-School Program Educator (YMCA Beyond the Bell)

YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford

The Beyond the Bell Educator reports directly to the Beyond the Bell Supervisor. This position is responsible for the supervision of children, creating and facilitating the delivery of safe, age appropriate programming in an after-school program. The Educator is dedicated to improving children’s academic competencies, values and physical well being.

Salary (newly increased):
$17.00/hour

Position Status:
Part-Time Placement: Immediately

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures safe, quality programs for participants and staff
    Collaborates with other staff, including the Supervisor, to ensure compliance of YMCA program standards
  • Responsible for the completion and submission of weekly reports, evaluations and daily documentation with a focus on detail and accuracy
  • Maintenance and evaluation of program equipment and materials
  • Will identify problems and ensure issues are addressed by the appropriate manager/supervisor
  • Models and complies with policies, procedures, best practices and employee expectations as established by the YMCA
  • Works closely with the Beyond the Bell Supervisor ensuring program plans and activities are coordinated and meet the developmental and academic requirements of the program participants
  • Available to work a regular schedule from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., however, is able to maintain flexibility in his/her schedule to manage issues, concerns and problems as they may arise
  • Attends staff training and professional development activities as required

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education enrollment in a college or university program, preferably in child development and related fields
  • 2 years experience working with children in direct program delivery
  • Valid certificate in Standard First Aid and CPR-C preferred
  • Commitment to delivering programs for children
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Effective time management skills; must be able to plan and prioritize work assignments
  • Self motivated and able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of child development and related “new” research
  • Ability to manage physical requirement of moving, unpacking and setting up program supplies and equipment on a regular basis
  • If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid Human Rights exemption.
  • Vulnerable Sectors Screening Police Check required

To apply for this job please visit www.ymcahbb.ca.