Posted in Management 30+ days ago.
How this role contributes to the Y’s mission:
As a Y Substitute Teacher for Head Start, you will work collaboratively with the classroom teacher to ensure successful operation of a classroom. You will be called upon when needed and will be asked to work at various locations throughout the Y’s Head Start areas of operation. You’ll be responsible for ensuring the health, welfare, and safety of the children in the program. You will contribute to the creation of an environment which fosters the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of each child in your care. As a Y Substitute Teacher for Head Start, you’ll contribute to the Y and to the broader community we serve by working with our littlest participants who are economically disadvantaged and help them prepare for success in school and life.
This work is right for you if you have:
• An interest in the well-being and education of young children, enthusiasm, patience, good humor, good judgment and a good spirit
• Some prior early childhood experience
• The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates