Employment Opportunities

Job Code: EE

Child Care Teacher

Category: Child Care
Location: East End YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Abby March


The Lake County YMCA is seeking child care teachers at the East End YMCA in Madison. This is a part time non-exempt position.  The following shifts are currently available:

MORNINGS: Monday - Friday, 7:30am – 1:00pm

AFTERNOONS: Monday - Friday, 1:30am – 5:00pm

Interested parties should click view this job and complete the Employment Interest form by clicking the Want More Info. button located at the bottom of the page or submit a resume outlining qualifications to [email protected]

Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.


  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 (if the state sets requirements. The YMCA should establish minimum qualification standards if the state has no requirements).
  2. At least 18 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law).
  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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