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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Newburyport, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Job Description

Educator, Early Education Center (Pre-School Childcare Center)
JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION/TITLE: Educator, Lead Educator or Assistant Educator (depending on
experience)
ROLE TYPE: Full Time and Part Time options available
WORK WEEK/HOURS: Monday through Friday (staff schedules may vary)
REPORTS TO: Early Education Director
About YWCA Greater Newburyport
As one of the oldest non-profit community organizations in the area, the YWCA Greater Newburyport
has been providing safe, affordable and supportive childcare and youth development, housing and
wellness opportunities.
About the Early Education Center
Our licensed Early Education Center program offers full day care to infants through preschoolers and
provides a warm and caring atmosphere for staff, parents, and children. We are a team of dedicated,
enthusiastic, collaborative professionals who love children and work to immerse them in the joy and
wonder of childhood. Our programs are open to all children regardless of color, race, economic status,
religious background, or family composition and children are accepted unconditionally.
Who you are:
• You possess a genuine love of children and a personal commitment to making a positive
difference in their lives.
• You have an enthusiastic personality and enjoy working in a team.
• You are dependable and organized.
• You adapt to change quickly and are able to perform multiple tasks in a busy environment.
• For Lead Educator and Educator roles: you have professional experience with educating
children.
• For Assistant Educator roles: we prefer that you have experience with educating children, but if
not, we’re willing to train you.
mission statement of the ywca
YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism,
empowering women and promoting peace, justice,
freedom and dignity for all.
What you will do:
Our Educators are responsible for the direct care and education of children enrolled in our Early
Education programs. As part of your role, you will be responsible for different aspects of the daily
operation of our classrooms, ensuring that each classroom functions at the highest quality standard.
Your responsibilities include, but may not be limited, to the following:
▪ Nurture, encourage and guide children through age-appropriate learning and social
experiences.
▪ Collaborate with other Educators in carrying out our program curriculum to help children learn,
grow and play.
▪ Recognize and protect children from any hazards that are a threat to their physical safety and
their emotional well-being.
▪ Be responsible for the overall condition of your classroom (i.e., safe, clean, neat).
▪ Develop and maintain relationships with parents and participate in ongoing parent
communication, conferences and family nights.
▪ Be an integral part of our collaborative, close-knit, and fun team by attending our scheduled staff
meetings
▪ Participate in other YWCA and YWCA Children’s Center programming or events as requested.
▪ Continually increase your childcare skills and competence by taking advantage of ongoing
training opportunities.
▪ Promote the values and mission of the YWCA in all interactions with children, parents and staff.
Our Benefits:
We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team well!
Our Full-time team members (working 40 hours/week) receive an attractive benefits package
consisting of:
▪ Competitive salary
▪ Paid vacation and sick time
▪ Health and Dental insurance contributions
▪ Pension Plan
▪ Life Insurance
▪ Short- and long-term disability insurance
Our Part-time team members working over 30 hours/week receive benefits consisting of:
▪ Competitive hourly rate
▪ Health insurance contributions
▪ Pension Plan
Apply for this role:
Please send your resume to our Early Education Center Director, Nicole Brennan, at:
nbrennan@ywcanewburyport.org
OR submit an employment application by following this link:
YWCA Greater Newburyport Employment Application Form
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status,
disability, or Veteran status. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage candidates from
historically underrepresented groups to apply.