Teacher Assistant

Posted October 15, 2018

If you have a passion for teaching, then we are looking for you! Somerset Hills YMCA needs your expertise in molding the young minds of our future leaders. We are currently seeking a caring, creative, and passionate Teacher Assistant. Our Teacher Assistants share our commitment to nurture and support children, promote youth development, and foster a sense of social responsibility. 

Benefits of working full-time at Somerset County YMCA include: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 12% retirement contribution after eligibility period
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance subsidized by our YMCA
  • 100% contribution towards Life Insurance and Long Term Disability 
  • Optional life insurance and dependent life insurance available at low rates
  • Community volunteering opportunities
  • A fun, friendly, inclusive environment
  • Complimentary Family Membership
  • Up to 50% off discount on Child Care & Programs

Hours: M, W, F: 8:30am - 6:00pm; T, TH: 8:30am - 3:30pm


  • Reports to the Head Teacher and assists with children ages 3 – 4 years of age
  • Creates a positive atmosphere to build meaningful relationships with children, parents, and staff
  • Encourages and motivates children to learn and grow
  • Implements developmentally appropriate lesson plans
  • Assists with daily routines including diapering, potty training, and general classroom duties
  • Assists in adherence to daily classroom schedule


  • Must have HS Diploma or equivalent 
  • Must have 1 – 2 years of experience working with children (toddler aged preferred)
  • Must have classroom management skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate well with children, parents, and staff
Contact Information
  1. Sally Roser