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Lead Teacher (YMCA Elgin-*NOT YWCA)

Company: YWCA Chicago
Location: Elgin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Do you love kids? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children? Do you have a need to give back to the community?

We are assisting our Headstart Partner Organization-YMCA in Elgin. We are working he finding great candidates.

Do you love kids? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children? Do you have a need to give back to the community?

Golden Corridor Family YMCA is currently hiring Lead Head Start Teachers for its Taylor Family branch in Elgin, IL. Join a forward-thinking non-profit organization in furthering our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Join a forward-thinking non-profit organization in furthering our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Design and implement daily lesson/activity plans
* Supervise children, classroom, and all activities, ensuring safety of all
* Make ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
* Conduct in parent conferences and maintain positive relationships and effective communication with parents
* Maintain program site and equipment. Report all needs/problems to maintenance and the Director
* Maintain required program records and paperwork.
* Attend and participate in program activities, staff meetings, and staff training
* Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree in child development or early childhood education required. Equivalent in related coursework will be considered.
* Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials required.
* Will accept a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential
* Will accept individuals enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire.

EXPERIENCE:

* Minimum of 1 year related child care, classroom based experience required
* Previous experience working with children in a development setting required

SKILLS:

* Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities
* Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds with coworkers, parents, and children

The Y: We're for Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance

Work Location:

* Taylor Family Branch-Elgin

Pay: $17.00- $20.00 per hour

All interested applicants can send their resumes to:

Tina Loayza-Head Start Director

tina.l@gcfymca.org or visit www.gcfymca.org

(Golden Corrider Family YMCA-Taylor Branch).

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email message.

Keywords: YWCA Chicago, Elgin , Lead Teacher (YMCA Elgin-*NOT YWCA), Other , Elgin, Illinois

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