This position is responsible for helping to maintain a safe, clean environment; ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. The teacher will provide a positive role model to children within the philosophy of YMCA standards and expectations with emphasis on character counts philosophy.
Must embody and demonstrate the Y's core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility.
This position is supervised and work under the direction of the Child Development Director or designee.
This position is responsible for preparing age and developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities to enhance children's physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development.
Other responsibilities include planning and implementing all daily activities for children.
Age: Must be 18 years of age or older
Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must also have 12 core units in ECE*: Child Development, Child, Family and Community, Curriculum, Principles and Practices & Infant and toddler teachers must also have Infant/toddler growth and development.
*You may be hired with 6 ECE units, you must enroll and complete 3 units a semester until you have completed 12 ECE units to become a fully qualified teacher
Availability: Must be able to work in different shifts earliest starting 7:00 am to 4 pm or later shifts including 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. Flexibility in work schedule is required.
Related Experience: Minimum of 6 months working with young children or Familiar with Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Licenses & Certifications: First Aid & CPR, within 90 days of hire (YMCA can certfiy)
Education: AA or BA in Child Development/Early Childhood Education preferred.
Experience: At least 2+ years of experience working with young children
Language Skills: Fluency in English and other language such as Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, etc.
Related Experience: Experienced or familiar with Reggio Emilia, NAEYC Standards and antibias curriculum
Gateway Child Development Center
559 Gateway Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080