The Preschool Teacher must demonstrate a commitment to the Mission and goals of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County and must demonstrate an ability to work effectively with people and be a team member. The Preschool Teacher must have attained a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree from an accredited college or university or a CDA. A 40-hour HRS course is required to be started within 3 months of employment and 24 in-service hours per year of continuing education courses must also be completed. It is preferred that the Preschool Teacher have a knowledge in CLASS and Teaching Strategies GOLD.
The Preschool Teacher must also have:
• The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with parents, child Development Director and other staff.
• The ability to lead a class successfully with the help of an assistant.
• The ability to plan lessons effectively so that students may participate in activities, which enhance readiness skills in various subject areas, (Language Arts, Math/ Science, Manipulation, Gross Motor, Arts, etc…).
• Responsible for the discipline of his/ her class. Discipline must adhere to the school’s policy. If consistent negative behavior occurs the Director should be notified and the teacher should document such behavior.
Under the direction of the Preschool Director and in accordance with the general policies, goals and standards established by the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, the Preschool Teacher is responsible for implementing the Creative Curriculum and providing a nurturing, well-supervised and safe environment for the preschool children.
Monday though Friday 40 hours per week with benefits.