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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.
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.
Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
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.
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.
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
High School Diploma/GED or better
Associates or better in Early Childhood Education or related field
Bachelors or better in Early Childhood Education or related field
Licenses & Certifications
Work in diverse community
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
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility