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Lead Daycare Teacher at Capital District YMCA in Clifton Park, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The Capital District YMCA is seeking Full-Time Lead Teachers for our Early Learning Centers!
Our Lead Early Learning Teacher structures a developmentally appropriate educational experience in the classroom using methods such as storytelling, games, and activities. As a Lead Teacher, you will provide a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among other youth and within families.


REQUIREMENTS:



  1. AAS in Child Development, Elementary Ed, Physical Ed, Recreation or related field with no prior experience OR Child Development Associate Credential WITH one year prior experience OR 9 college credits in Child Development, Elementary Ed, Physical Ed, Recreation or related field WITH two years direct experience with children.

  2. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

  3. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

  4. Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.

  5. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.

All certifications, diplomas and/or credentials must be presented in the documents section for consideration.


Receive $150 Day One Plus $150 Day 90 the Y!


Through this December, we’ll start you off with a $150 bonus just for joining our team, and add another $150 bonus after just 3 months with us. Apply today!


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Experience

Required

  • 1 - 3 years: Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

  • 1 - 3 years: Working with children in a developmental setting

Education

Required
  • High School Diploma/GED or better
Preferred

  • Associates or better in Early Childhood Education or related field

  • Bachelors or better in Early Childhood Education or related field

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • First Aid

  • AED

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

  • CPR

Skills

Required

  • PC Experience

  • Work in diverse community

  • Problem Solving

  • Organizational

  • Communication

  • Artistic

Behaviors

Required

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Required
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Preferred
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

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