K4 Wrap Teacher

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  • Full-Time
  • Sussex, WI
  • 8/14/22
  • Job Type Details: K4 Wrap Teacher

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Now Hiring: Full Time 4K Teacher and Summer Day Camp Staff

Wage: $18.00-$23.00 per hour (based on meeting minimum education requirement and experience) Range increases in correlation to education and experience

Location(s): Hamilton School District

Hours: 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday. Times vary per program location.


  • Ensure that the care of the participants is a key priority through direct supervision of children by providing a nurturing and fun program environment that engages children and families
  • Assist the Director and 4K Staff in the overall development and growth of the programs
  • Maintain accurate records and reports in compliance with state licensing and program requirements, such as sign-in check-out sheets, lesson plans, child enrollment and progress reports, attendance sheets, newsletters, etc.
  • Responsible for adherence to all child care/day camp policies and procedures
  • Direct supervision of group leader(s)/counselors at site including participating in the hiring, onboarding, training, and evaluation
  • Develop and ensure implementation of curriculum, daily schedule, licensing regulations are being followed and monitored at program site
  • Monitor and order supplies, snack, forms, and first aid equipment
  • Possess working knowledge of YMCA mission, purpose and goals, childcare policies and YMCA standards; clearly and effectively communicate to parents, principals and program participants; promote other YMCA programs
  • Maintain current certifications, staff file and continuing education requirements per state licensing, YoungStar and YMCA policies for self and all site staff.
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor and/or leadership staff

Skills and Abilities:

  • Enjoys working with children
  • Proven ability to have initiative, good judgment and ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in and with diverse populations
  • Must possess organizational skills
  • Able to provide mature leadership
  • Ability to create a fun environment, be flexible and share enthusiasm with teachers, participants, families and community
  • Exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all aspects of their work
  • Competent computer skills necessary to perform job; Microsoft Office experience preferred
  • Current driver’s license, current automobile insurance and reliable transportation is required; ability to travel between multiple centers


  • DPI Licensure in Education preferred or a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Outdoor Education, Recreation, Social Work, Child Development, Youth Ministry or related field is preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Required Trainings: Provided by the YMCA
  • CPR-Pro, AED, and First Aid Certification is required- YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee provides(if not present, must be obtained within 6 months)
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome is required-YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee provides course
  • Knowledge and integration of Wisconsin Early Model Learning Standards into daily routine preferred
  • Must complete fingerprinting requirement prior to first scheduled shift
  • Must have 1 year previous experience working with children in a formal setting
  • Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience or administration preferred


  • 12% Fully Paid Retirement Plan (following 2 year vesting period)
  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan
  • Comprehensive Health/Dental/Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance Options
  • Free Individual Membership or Household Membership
  • Discounted YMCA Programs
  • Discounted YMCA Child Care
  • Discounted YMCA Camp

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Equal Opportunity Employer


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