Assistant Child Care Teacher Part Time Tri-City YMCAPOSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. This position will develop, organize and coordinate high quality YMCA program(s). OUR CULTURE:
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming:
we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine:
we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful:
we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing:
we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined:
above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VQUALIFICATIONS:
- Follow general direction and perform other duties as assigned by the Child Care Teacher or Director.
- Implements curriculum within the established guidelines
- Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging in children and relationships among children and families
- Provide children opportunities to build self-help and independence skills.
- Ensures ongoing, systematic observation of individual children and consistently completes developmental assessments.
- Ability to be able to support children in need.
- Engages parents/families connecting them to the YMCA.
- Utilize sound judgment and discretionary skills in accordance with the Gateway Region YMCA policies.
- Maintain positive relationships with many diverse people, including staff, parents, volunteers and program site administration and demonstrate strong public relation skills.
- Ensure YMCA policies and guidelines are followed at all times.
- Maintain an environment that ensures children's safety and well-being.
- Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities.
- Ensure zero tolerance for abuse and actively participate in the protection of youth and teens.
- Performs all other duties assigned.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Preferred to be working toward CDA; Associates or Bachelor's Degree related to Early Childhood Education or equivalent
- Preferred at least 1 year of experience in child care
- Ability to relate to children, families, branch staff members and volunteers
- Physical mobility: walking, climbing, stairs, standing, kneeling, bending, leaning, stooping and sitting for extended periods of time
- Physical Dexterity: ability to use telephone, computer, electronic equipment
- Lifting: ability to lift up to 50 pounds
- Sensory Requirements: ability to hear, listen, speak, smell, touch, taste, see and distinguish colors
- Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
Posting ID: 583004178Posted: 2020-10-29