Job Code: EE

Child Care Teacher

Category: Child Care & Camp
Location: YMCA Perry Child Care

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Lindsay Covell


Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focus on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.



The Lake County YMCA is seeking a childcare teacher for Perry Child Care. This is a part-time non-exempt position that works in the toddler room from 12:30-6pm. The job description and qualifications are listed below. Applications are being accepted until positions are filled.

Interested parties should submit a resume or completed application outlining qualifications to [email protected]. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
  3. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.
  4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  5. May conduct parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with
    parents. Engages parents as volunteers.
  6. Maintains program site and equipment.
  7. Maintains required program records.
  8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.


  1. High school degree or equivalent. Meets educational and experience qualifications established by state law.
  2. At least 18 years of age
  3. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of
    hire date.
  4. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  5. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
    program activities.
  6. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships
    with people from different backgrounds.


Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions of the position and to safely supervise children’s activities.