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Child Watch Associate

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

 

Child Watch Attendants are responsible for providing a safe, caring and enriching environment for member's children to enjoy while their parents use YMCA Facility. All Child Watch staff will be responsible for the overall successful day-to-day running of the Y Child Watch program, as well as be responsible for high-quality childcare. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

 

FT Early Learning Associate Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time

Collaborates with and supports primary teacher in lesson planning and daily routines. Provides direction for the program and classroom, and assists in the implementation of program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  • Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
  • Follows guidelines on parent communication routines to ensure effective communication about daily activities, nap, eating habits, progress and skills that are being worked on, etc.
  • Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.
  • Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child and reports observations to the Lead teacher.
  • Maintains program site and equipment.
  • Maintains required program records.
  • Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
  • Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
  • Changes diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.
  • Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.

 

FT Early Learning Lead Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Collaborates with and supports assistant teacher(s) in creating, planning and implementing daily activities, field trips and curriculum. Ensures that curriculum and daily activities encourages the growth of children in their cognitive, physical, linguistic and social/emotional development. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  • Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans utilizing a wide range or methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing and age appropriate tools to enhance children’s learning.)
  • Creates and guides parent communication routines to ensure effective communication about daily activities, nap, eating habits, progress and skills that are being worked on, etc.
  • Supervises the safety of all children, classroom, and all activities.
  • Trains new employees on center/classroom procedures, including Childcare Licensing Regulations.
  • Provides leadership and assist teachers, aides and volunteers in the classroom to ensure licensing standards, policies and procedures are met properly.
  • Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child. Creates individual portfolios for children to monitor progress and assessment records.
  • Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents. Engages parents as volunteers.Maintains program site and equipment.
  • Maintains required program records.
  • Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
  • Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with fellow teachers, YMCA staff and colleagues.
  • Change diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.
  • Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.