Assistant Daycare Teacher - Duanesburg Early Learning Center at Capital District YMCA in DUANESBURG, New York

Posted in Education 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Our Duanesburg Daycare is Hiring!!!

Our Assistant Teacher helps with the planning and implementation of a developmentally appropriate childcare program curriculum. Assistant Teachers provide a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.


  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • HS Diploma/GED required.

  • One year experience working with children required.

  • 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.

  • Excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills. Basic knowledge of computers.

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

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

Full-Time Positions available in Delanson with full Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pension!



  • 2 year(s): Direct experience with children under age 13.


  • 1 year(s): Previous experience with diverse populations.

  • 1 - 2 years: Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting.

  • 1 year(s): Experience in a supervisory capacity.



  • High School Diploma/GED or better

  • Some college or better in Elementary Education or related field

  • Associates or better in Early Childhood Education or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Child Development Assoc.


  • CPR

  • First Aid

  • AED

  • Bloodborne Pathogens



  • Leadership

  • Supervision

  • Work in diverse community

  • PC Experience

  • Communication

  • Organizational

  • Problem Solving



  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

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

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



  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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