Under the supervision of the Youth and Family Coordinator, the Gym Ventures staff will be responsible for planning and leading a class of babies (16 months- 3 years) or toddlers (3-5 years) in our Gym Ventures program. The Gym Ventures Teacher is also required to develop a curriculum using creative play and movement exploration designed to enhance and develop flexibility, strength, balance, coordination and social skills using climbing mats and equipment, songs and games. Set up and clean up of the mats and equipment is a requirement of the job.
This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and its core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and caring as well as commitment to building developmental assets in adults and youth. Additionally, this candidate should value diversity, youth, teens and have a broad vision of health and wellness, which is enhanced by relationship building. Teacher will be responsible for creating curriculum and guiding the children through the lessons.