YMCA of Superior California

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Preschool Teacher

Job Type: Full Time

Category: YMCA Child Care

Location:

Sacramento Central YMCA
2021 W Street
Sacramento, CA 95818

Job Description

Provides guidance for staff overseeing the activities of several groups of children. Supervises a group of children. Promotes a positive environment for children, parents and staff. Demonstrates an understanding of the developmental needs of children and families, and strong communication skills.  Exhibits good judgment, and the ability to create an inclusive environment.

Job Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, current standard first aid and community CPR, Fingerprint/Child Abuse Index clearance, work related physical and TB test clearance.
  • For Early Childhood programs: 12 or more college quarter credits in early childhood/child development, or possesses an equivalent educational background, or is a certified child development associate (preferred).
  • Experience in working with children the same age as those to be supervised, one year of experience or more in program planning preferred and knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.
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Principal Activates:

  1. Plans and implements program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA. Coordinates activities, which fit the children’s developmental needs.
  2. Provides leadership for staff overseeing the activities of several groups of children.
  3. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety, and to provide for a positive experience for each child.
  4. Communicates with and maintains positive relationships with families. May conduct conferences.
  5. Provides day-to-day leadership to staff and volunteers.
  6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  7. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

Qualifications:

  1. 18 years of age or older.
  2. Current state approved first-aid certification. *
  3. Current state approved community CPR certification. *
  4. TB test
  5. For Early Childhood programs: 12 or more college quarter credits in early childhood/child development, or possesses an equivalent educational background, or is a certified child development associate (preferred).
  6. Experience in working with children the same age as those to be supervised.
  7. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred.
  8. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices

Additional Information:

FSLA: Non-Exempt

Position Type: Full Time and Part time openings

Submit your employment interest by sending your resume and cover letter, Attn: Preschool Teacher Employment Application, to Nancy Fugate, Sacramento Central YMCA Child
Development Director, at 
nfugate@ymcasuperiorcal.org to be considered.

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