Child Development Co Teacher

Posting ID : A1068545669
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Education Teaching

The position is responsible for implementing and supervising all aspects of daily activities for youth and the Co-Teacher is
responsible for working to provide a successful program that will foster Children's social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth
in a safe and well-organized environment.

Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a quality Child Care program.
Must have willingness to care for children in all capacities; including diaper changes, toilet training, sudden illness or injury etc.
?Attend all staff meetings and the YMCA as required to meet educational requirements establishes in-service training.
Assist in the planning and implementing of the daily lesson plans that fit the children's needs and interests.
Takes responsibility for the quality of the supplies, equipment and materials
Report all suspicions of child abuse to proper authorities.
Make sure proper procedures are followed for sign-in/out of children on a daily basis.
Reports all accidents to the Supervisor, and completely fills out proper health log and/or accident/incident form
Direct or assist in the daily maintenance of the childcare area, ensuring safety and cleanliness.
Assume equal share of the regular housekeeping chores such as cleaning, preparing for daily activities and cleaning up after projects.
Ensure that YMCA Character Traits are evident in all activities.
Establish a relationship with each child and know his or her present level of understanding; consider the needs of all the children and treat each child with respect and dignity.
Work toward positive parent/staff relations.
Participates in member retention, special events and fundraising.
Completes all paperwork clearly and concisely.
Remains up to date on emergency procedures and family center policies.
All other duties assigned by Management.

To be successful, you must meet education, training and experience requirements, and you must be able to demonstrate some
critical knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Must be at least 16 years of age or older
? Must have one year of child care experience
? Must possess current CPR and First Aid licensing


? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
? Desire and ability to work with children of all ages.
? Demonstrated responsibility and dependability.
? Follow through actions regarding communication with all parents.


? May be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. in various forms.
? May be required to sit, stand, or maintain physical activity for extended periods of time.
? Must exhibit patience and understanding.
? Receives and follows detailed instructions.
? Must be alert at all times, keeping safety in mind.
? Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor environment and children's well-being.
?Must be capable of working under pressure in a somewhat disruptive environment.

Must complete successful background screening, which includes criminal and drug screening.
? All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable \ accommodation.
The YMCA promotes an equal employment opportunity work place which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.
This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

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