YMCA of San Diego County

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Preschool Teacher - Full Time

at YMCA of San Diego County

Pay: $14 to $15/hour
$14.00 - $15.00/Hour
Posted: 12/4/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9684
Keywords: high school

Job Description

Pay Range:
$14.00 - $15.00/Hour

Job Type:
Full Time

Status Comments:
Full Time with Benefits

Location:
Offered at multiple locations

# of Openings:
5

Application Deadline:
12/31/17

Current Preschool Teacher Opportunities:

  • Copley Price YMCA - Central (City heights)
    • (1) Infant/Toddler Teacher - Education must include Infant/Toddler course and experience with Infant/Toddler age group

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The YMCA is looking for candidates passionate about Early Childhood Education to support our open Preschool Teacher opportunities. YMCA preschool programs are located throughout San Diego County, at either a YMCA facility or adjacent site and follow a creative curriculum approach to teaching. Preschool Teachers create and implement age-appropriate programming that engages youth and creates endless opportunities for participants to discuss, learn and grow. Teachers have the education & experience to work independently with a group of their own or work as a team to support a larger groups of youth. This role requires all candidate to be highly skilled with both written & verbal communication, creativity, problem solving and several other professional skill sets that are helpful in career advancement.

Preschool Teacher positions can either be full-Time or Part-Time, depending on the needs of the branch.

  • Part-Time staff receive a free family membership, paid sick leave (once accrued) and paid professional development opportunities and training.
  • Full-Time employees receive all Part-Time benefits, but also health benefits (including medical, dental & vision options), paid vacation and an automatic 12% 401k contribution (once vested).

All YMCA staff have a great opportunity to be a part of an organization that positively impacts the lives of others!   

What a Preschool Teacher Does…

  • Ensure the safety and supervision of a group of children 2 - 5 years of age at all times.
  • Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the developmental, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students.
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of the creative learning environment, establishment of interest centers, and preparation of needed material and supplies
  • Effectively communicate, in a timely manner, with parents/guardians to create and foster a positive relationship
  • Record and monitor the daily activities of children in your care

What We Look for in a Preschool Teacher…

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and a high school graduate.
  • 12 CORE units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) required. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience working with youth in a preschool setting.
  • Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire, unless specified otherwise on contract, and must be from one of the following certifying organization: American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
  • Must have a warm and friendly personality and the sensitivity to meet the needs of a diverse population.
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Application Instructions

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