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Job Code: CE

Child Care Teacher

Category: Child Care & Camp
Location: Central YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Michelle Lorton


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


The Lake County YMCA is seeking a childcare teacher for the Central Y location. The job description and qualifications are listed below. This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Monday- Friday 7am-1:30pm.

Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Interested parties should submit a resume 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. 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 position and to safely supervise children’s activities.

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