Assistant Teacher - Full Time

West Chester Area YMCA, 605 Airport Rd., 605 Airport Rd, West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1653
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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Job Title:  Assistant Montessori Teacher - Full-Time 
Branch: West Chester Area YMCA
Location: 605 Airport Road West Chester, PA
Shifts/Availability: Monday-Friday, full-time
Starting Pay: $13.00-$16.00/ hour 

About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine: 

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of eight YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all. 

Position Purpose: 

The West Chester Area YMCA is currently seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work in our Montessori program as an Assistant Montessori Teacher. 


  • Deliver curriculum and instruction for children in Montessori program 
  • Demonstrate Montessori work as needed to program staff 
  • Keep records on each student as requested by supervisor 
  • Deliver positive communication with parents of Montessori students 
  • Assist with preparation of scheduled parent conferences 
  • Assist supervisor with parent special events, fundraising opportunities, parent conferences and other projects as requested 
  • Responsible for the safety of the children in his/her care with the ability to predict an prevent, identify and respond to safety problems 
  • Model YMCA Character Values at all times and incorporate into classroom and summer day camp curriculum 
  • Assist with the daily operation of summer day camp programs as needed 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor 


  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older 
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and 30 credit hours of early childhood, elementary or related human services field education, or 15 college credit hours and one year experience related to the care and development of children or high school diploma and 2,500 hours of childcare experience 
  • Must obtain required clearances and provide a yearly health assessment 
  • Ability to effectively use technology for programmatic needs 



The YMCA of Greater Brandywine currently offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a free YMCA family membership, free employee medical insurance on select plans with minimal cost dental and vision insurance along with a generous employer contribution to the retirement savings plan.  Also offered are program discounts on YMCA of Greater Brandywine programs, camps, childcare, and continuing education classes at Immaculata University, as well as up to four free hours of Child Watch per day. 


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

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  • West Chester Area YMCA, 605 Airport Rd., 605 Airport Rd, West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America