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Early Learning Center Toddler Teacher Assistant - Caylor-Nickel Foundation Family YMCA


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The Wells County Early Learning Center of Whitley County Family YMCA is a seeking part-time Teacher Assistant that is enthusiastic, organized, and compassionate with a strong desire to positively impact the lives of toddlers. 

Under the supervision of the Early Learning Lead Teacher, the Teachers Assistant will help plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for an assigned group of toddlers and be responsible for their care.

They will also help develop friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and promote a healthy, emotional, social, intellectual, and physical environment of each child.

Within one year of hire, the Teacher Assistant will need to have 20 consecutive hours of training; this is an annual requirement.



Starting pay range: $9.25 to $9.75 depending on experience

Hours Available at the Wells County Early Learning Center of Caylor-Nickel Foundation Family YMCA, 550 West Dustman Road Bluffton, Indiana 46714

  • Afternoon Shift
  • Monday through Friday
  • 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.



  • Minimum of 18 years of age with a diploma
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Organized, creative, consistent, compassionate.
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a teachers assistant for the early learning center.
  • Promote diversity by including all students - believing diversity is an asset, rather than a burden to be tolerated.
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of students in regard to age, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the YMCA



  • Free Membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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